2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards

Our department is honored to be the home of two professors who are recipients of the College of Letters & Science 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award. Creative Writing Professor Amaud Johnson has been awarded the Chancellor’s Inclusive …

Good News for Leila Chatti

We would like to celebrate Creative Writing instructor Leila Chatti’s recent good news: a poem published in the New York Times Magazine  and winning a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts!   …

Welcome!

Welcome to the Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison! As department chair, I am privileged to work with outstanding faculty, staff, and students to shape humanistic inquiry and deep learning at one of …

English Major Awards 2020

Printable awards ceremony program Writing Prizes Chesler Prize for Excellence in Writing Margaret Johnson “Predators as Family: Animal Representation in Anishinaabe Traditional Stories” “Margaret Johnson’s passion for animals and their uncertain fate in our endangered …