Congratulations to recent Marquette English graduate Michael Welch for winning the Florence Kahn Memorial Award from the National Federation of State Poetry Societies! Michael's poetry collection, But Sometimes I Remember, is now available in print from NFSPS Press.

Dr. Liza Strakhov, Assistant Professor of English and Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Critical Bibliography, received recognition for her interdisciplinary research on the History of the Book. Cheers, Liza!

Dr. Gerry Canavan was interviewed by CBS 58 on Sunday Morning Spotlight (10/9/16) regarding the original manuscripts of famed English author J.R.R. Tolkien being housed on Marquette University's campus. Click here to view the video.

J-Term to feature new UCCS Literature and Performing Arts course "ENGL 2010: Literature and Genre--Crafting the Short Story.

Congratulations to Dr. Gerry Canavan for winning the 2016 Way-Klingler Young Scholar Award!

Marquette English is very pleased to be joined this year by three new assistant professors:

Dr. Elizabeth Angeli (Rhetoric and Composition)

Dr. Lilly Campbell (Rhetoric and Composition)

Dr. Ainehi Edoro (Global Anglophone Literature)


The Fall 2016 issue of the English Department's newsletter is now available at http://www.muenglishnews.com​. I would like to thank interns Edwin Morales, Ellen Neiers, and Saul Lopez for their ​hard work on developing this newsletter.

Lisa Bonvissuto, English Department WINE major, has been named Outstanding Senior of the English Department for 2016.


Anything Goes with Shakespeare!, Thursday, April 6 at 5 pm in the Eisenberg Reading Room, Sensenbrenner Hall. Folks from around campus and around Milwaukee will be reading from Shakespeare (and other works of literature). Followed by opening night of Anything Goes at 7:30 pm in the Helfaer Theatre (buy tickets for Anything Goes here: https://www.showclix.com/event/anything-goes-marquette.

New MUAA Mentor Pilot Program

List of M.A. and Ph.D. graduates