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July 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

July 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fyodor Dostoevsky "The Grand Inquisitor" from The Brothers Karamazov (1880)  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 the Special Collections Department at UWM’s Golda Meir Library.…

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August 2016

Druck und Verlag von George Brumder: Reception and Gallery Talk

August 18 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Please join us to celebrate Druck und Verlag von George Brumder: An Exhibit of Milwaukee German-Language Publishing on Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Special Collections, fourth floor, UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave. There will be a gallery talk…

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Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

August 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This continuing education session is designed to equip instructors with tools and strategies for improving student research projects. Participants are encouraged to bring a course assignment to workshop. Participants will develop effective instructional approaches, design successful assessment strategies, and locate…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

August 31 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Curtin Hall, Room 839,
3243 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Homer Books 9 and 12 of the Odyssey (late 8th century BCE) Note: Curtin Hall, Room, 839 3243 N. Downer Ave. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts…

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September 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

September 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Arthur Schopenhauer First Book from The World as Will and Idea (also titled The World as Will and Representation) (1819) 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…

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October 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

October 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brian Friel Translations (1980) Optional: See the UWM Mainstage production of Translations, directed by Jenny Wanasek, November 16-23. 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 the Special Collections…

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Author Appearance: Simon Winchester, “Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators and Fading Empires”

October 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Golda Meir Library, UWM Libraries and Boswell Book Company. Free and open to the public.

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November 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

November 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Marcel Proust "Place Names: The Name," Part 4 of Swann's Way (1913) 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 the Special Collections Department at UWM’s…

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January 2017

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

January 25, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Tzu Selections from The Art of War (5th century BCE) 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 the Special Collections Department at UWM’s Golda Meir…

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February 2017

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 22, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ivan Turgenev A Month in the Country (Brian Friel's 1992 version of Turgenev's 1855 play) Optional: See the UWM Kenilworth 506 production of A Month in the Country, directed by James Tasse, February 22-26. The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate…

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