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November 2016
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Overcoming the Dark Side: What Every Academic Needs to Know About Detecting, Documenting and Preventing Plagiarism

November 21 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Jamie Richards – Translation Superhero?

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Arts & Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago St.
Madison, WI 53704
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Join translator Jamie Richards for a talk about translating academic research, based on her translation of Marco Arnaudo's The Myth of the Superhero. Good for anyone curious about powers behind translation! This talk made possible by superpowerful technology — bringing Jamie to Madison from her home in Milan, Italy!

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May 2016

Call for Papers (CFP) – Landbody: Indigeneity’s Radical Commitments

May 5 - May 7

A Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) Conference (May 5-7, 2016) Deadline for proposals: January 15, 2016 The C21 conference landbody considers the implications of Native ontologies and epistemologies, emphasizing the animate, living nature of place and the conceptual primacy of connection and locale.…

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April 2016

Katie Vater on Enrique Vila Matas’s Kassel no invita a la lógica

April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtin Hall, 766, 3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States
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Katie Vater from Spanish and Portuguese will speak on her recent work on Enrique Vila Matas's Kassel no invita a la logic (2014).

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Alumni Panel

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtin Hall, 124, 3242 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What can you do with a degree in language? Come and find out! Meet people who found their dream jobs after earning a Master's degree in Language, Literature, and Translation from UWM: Alaina Brantner Spanish Translator & Translation Services Manager…

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