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February 2015
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The Scholar and the Library

February 6 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Lara Ghisleni, PhD candidate in anthropology and a recipient of the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Golda Meir Library Scholar’s Award, will discuss her ongoing dissertation research on changing landscape configurations after the Roman conquest of Britain (AD 43). Ghisleni’s work builds on recent…

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Efficient Search and Replace with Regular Expressions: Workshop

February 11 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Data clean up often requires finding a subset of values and replacing them with new values. Normal search-and-replace is a fairly blunt tool. Regular expressions, however, offer a highly flexible way to find and replace information. In this hands-on workshop,…

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The #BlackLivesMatter Tipping Point: The Praxis and Power of the Global Black Liberation Movement

February 12 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, 53211
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A talk by Opal Tometi, Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigation and co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter. Co-sponsored by UWM Comparative Ethnic Studies, Urban Studies, Transforming Justice, Associate Vice Provost for Global Inclusion, Center for 21st Century Studies, YES!…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

February 20 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“Exploring the Early Animal Fossil Record in SW China and Western Mongolia” presented by Stephen Q. Dornbos, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Geosciences. The fossil record of early animal evolution is well-preserved in Asia. This presentation will explore that fossil record in southwest China and western…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Virginia Woolf “A Haunted House” (1921) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91m/chapter1.html “A Society” (1921) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91m/chapter2.html “The Duchess and the Jeweller” (1938) http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/virginia/w91h/chapter12.html The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great Books, and are hosted by…

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Using Copyright to Your Advantage in the Digital Humanities

February 27 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are copyright questions increasing in your research and teaching activities, especially in the use of digital objects such as transcripts, images, audio and video clips, etc.? Do you wonder who to believe when you read about copyright in the news…

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March 2015
Free and open to the public

UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

March 6 @ 3:00 AM - 4:00 PM

“Research in Risky Places: Fieldwork in Burma,” presented by Ingrid Jordt, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Anthropology. Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third floor, east wing of the Golda Meir Library. A reception…

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UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony

March 11 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, 53211
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This event, which has been held every two years since its inception in 1992, is a significant campus tradition. The celebration honors UWM faculty and staff whose published monographs and recordings have been added to the UWM Authors Collection during…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

March 25 @ 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

William Shakespeare Love’s Labour’s Lost (1597) http://shakespeare.mit.edu/lll/ OPTIONAL:  See the UWM Mainstage production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, directed by Bill Watson, April 15-19. The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great Books, and…

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The Scholar and the Library

March 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Sahar Hosseini, PhD candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning and a recipient of the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Golda Meir Library Scholar Award.

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