My Odyssey: Conversations with Romare Bearden

This year, Ron Harris’s students in English 155 “Myth and Modern Literature” produced more visual projects than might be typically expected in an English class. Students reimagined the work of Romare Bearden who reimagined Homer’s The …

Literati 2019: Contemplations

MUSE, the Madison Undergraduate Society for English, held its annual conference on Sunday, April 7th this year. Take a look at the program here, and look below for some pictures from the event.

MadLit: Annual Graduate Conference

Join the UW-Madison English Department for its annual conference for graduate students: MadLit. The event opens up on Friday the 22nd at 4:00pm with a Keynote Address (Queer Affect in Crip Landscapes: Disability, Desire, Devastation) from Professor …

Literati Call For Papers (MUSE)

The Madison Undergraduate Society for English (MUSE) has put out the Call for Papers and submission information for our annual Literati Undergraduate Writing Conference. Conference Date: April 7th, 2019 Submission Deadline: March 3rd, 2019 Contemplation. …

Faculty Publications, 2018

Monographs Postcolonial Paris: Fictions of Intimacy in the City of Light Laila Amine University of Wisconsin Press, 2018 “In the global imagination, Paris is the city’s glamorous center, ignoring the Muslim residents in its outskirts …

Recognizing Excellence in the Department

Our own Professor Cherene Sherrard-Johnson received a 2018 Outstanding Women of Color Award. The award recognizes the extraordinary work done by women of color from across campus and in the larger Madison community. Prof. Sherrard-Johnson “drew …