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March 2017

Why Is It So Hard to Agree on the Facts? Objectivity, Institutional Facts, and the Contested Epistemology of Fact-Checking

March 3 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presented by Lucas Graves, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison. What a journalism review called the “fact-checking explosion” in American journalism revolves around a very specific mission: to hold public figures accountable for false or misleading…

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UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony

March 7 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Data Visualization 101: Make Better Charts

March 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it's increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This sessions reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart to best tell…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: “Incidents of Travel in Cuba: One Academic’s Quest to Build Bridges in a Post-Cold War Era”

March 10 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Michael Martin, Adjunct Professor, UWM Urban Studies. 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 with light refreshments, sponsored by the Friends…

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GIS Data for Earth and Environmental Sciences Workshop

March 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

March 29 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carson McCullers "The Sojourner" (1950) Grace Paley "Goodbye and Good Luck" (1959) Tillie Olsen "I Stand Here Ironing" (1960) Joyce Carol Oates "Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?" (1966) The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s…

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Serious Play: Consoles, Platforms and Identity (and Your Student Loan)

March 31 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
April 2017

Somos Latinas

April 3 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Eloisa Gomez and Dr. Andrea Teresa “Tess” Arenas. The Somos Latinas History Project is a community based research project comprised of interviews and archival collections of Latina activists of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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GIS Data for the Social Sciences and Humanities Workshop

April 13 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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2017 Holzheimer “Maps & America” Lecture

April 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Presented by Christopher Lane. This will be the 28th “Maps and America” lecture, supported by an endowment created by Arthur and Janet Holzheimer.

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