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February 2017
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20th Annual Festival of Films in French

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - February 26 @ 7:00 pm
UWM Union Cinema, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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To mark the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Festival of Films in French, the UWM French program is proud to be screening a special selection of 20 films. Tributes to cinema open and close the festival (Voyage à…

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Festival of Films in French 20th Anniversary Opening Celebration

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Zelazo Center, 2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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On opening night, please join us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration of the UWM Festival of Films in French with guest of honor and festival founder Professor Emerita Gabrielle Verdier. Friday, February 17 5:00pm - 6:30 pm UWM Helene Zelazo…

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First meeting of the new Comparative Literature Student Organization!

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gasthaus, UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for the first official gathering of the Comparative Literature Student Organization (CLSO)!! We’re having a casual get together at the Gasthaus on campus in the Union basement. We will be meeting and greeting members and inviting new people…

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The Art of Translating Literature

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Greene Hall, 3347 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Comparative Literature Student Organization presents The Art of Translating Literature with Profs. Nicolas Russell and Caroline Seymour-Jorn of the Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature Friday, February 24, 6:00pm Greene Hall, UWM co-sponsored by the Department of French,…

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November 2016
Free

Overcoming the Dark Side: What Every Academic Needs to Know About Detecting, Documenting and Preventing Plagiarism

November 21, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Curtin Hall, 321, 3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Overcoming the Dark Side: What Every Academic Needs to Know About Detecting, Documenting and Preventing Plagiarism--Just in time for finals! Presenter: Amanda Seligman, History While technology can be a force of great good, it has also made stealing other people’s…

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Directions in Digital Humanities: The Digital Yiddish Theater Project

November 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Libraries, Digital Humanities Lab, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Directions in Digital Humanities: The Digital Yiddish Theater Project, Joel Berkowitz, Director, Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies Wednesday, November 16 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Digital Humanities Lab (2nd floor of Golda Meir Library) The Digital Yiddish…

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October 2016

Digital Commons Provides Opportunities for UWM Faculty

October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UWM Libraries, Digital Humanities Lab, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Philosophy Senior Lecturer Matthew Knachel wanted to offer his students a free textbook. Comparative Literature Associate Professor Caroline Seymour-Jorn needed a way to digitally enrich a novel she was teaching. Both UWM faculty found an open access solution utilizing the…

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Bake sale in support of Haitian community devastated by Hurricane Matthew

October 20, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
UWM Union Atrium, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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THURSDAY OCT 20: 12:30-2pm -- UWM Student Union Atrium  BAKE SALE to SUPPORT HAITIAN COMMUNITY DEVASTATED BY HURRICANE MATTHEW (NOTE CHANGE IN START TIME) The Department of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature (FICL) and the students' French club; the Center…

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Free Donuts for Graduate Students!

October 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Mitchell 261, 3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stop by the Graduate School for free donuts on the morning of October 6!

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September 2016
Free

The Great Red Island: Rediscovering Madagascar with Gabrielle Verdier and Juan-Marcos Rodriguez-Luis

September 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, 3rd floor), 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Gabrielle Verdier, professor emerita of French and coordinator emerita of MALLT, will speak about her recent travels to Madagascar, where she spent much of her youth, in this Academic Adventure Series discussion hosted by the American Geographical Society Library.

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