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April 2017

4th Annual International Dessert Competition

April 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greene Hall, 3347 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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All undergraduate and graduate students at UWM are invited to participate in the 4th annual international dessert competition at UWM. Registration opens on Monday, March 27 and closes on April 10. The event will be held on Monday, April 17,…

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March 2017

UWM MALLT and Translation Alumni Panel: Transitioning from Student to Professional Translator

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Curtin 209, 3243 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Two alumni of UWM’s graduate programs in Translation & Interpreting Studies will return to campus to discuss their experiences and share insights about starting a career as a professional translator. Meghan McCallum is a French>English freelance translator specializing in corporate…

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Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya

March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UWM Libraries, Special Collections (4th fl), 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Crisis in Burundi: A Talk and Discussion with Carine Kaneza Nantulya, Women and Girls Movement for Peace and Security in Burundi Political unrest hit the East African country of Burundi in 2015 when President Pierre Nkurunziza opted not to step down at the end of…

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February 2017

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
Free

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

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
Free

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
Free

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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