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July 2015

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince (1943) https://archive.org/details/TheLittlePrince-AntoineDeSaintExuperyB00RR30UXA 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 2015

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

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

Rabindranath Tagore “The Hungry Stones” (1916) http://www.readcentral.com/chapters/Sir-Rabindranath-Tagore/The-Hungry-Stones-And-Other-Stories/002 “Cabuliwallah” (The Fruitseller from Kabul) (1918) http://www.readcentral.com/chapters/Sir-Rabindranath-Tagore/The-Hungry-Stones-And-Other-Stories/014 “The Postmaster” (1918) http://www.online-literature.com/tagore-rabindranath/stories-from-tagore/7/ The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great Books, and are…

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September 2015

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

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

William Shakespeare Macbeth (c.1606) http://www.feedbooks.com/book/2935/macbeth Optional: See the UWM Mainstage Theatre production of Macbeth, directed by Raeleen McMillion, October 21-25. The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the Liberal Arts through Great…

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October 2015

Fighting the Stigman of Mental Illness and Promoting the Journey of Recovery: Seeking Solutions for Systemic Change

October 27 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Keynote Speaker: Keris Jän Myrick Director of Consumer Affairs for the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)     Please Join Us for an Exchange of Ideas: Speakers and Workshops /…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

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

Dante Alighieri Selections on “Lust” from The Divine Comedy (1320) 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…

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46th Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture

October 29 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, 53211
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“Da’wa in Milwaukee: Social Justice Activism Among Muslims,” presented by Caroline Seymour-Jorn, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of French, Italian, and Comparative Literature; Anna Mansson McGinty, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Geography and Women’s Studies Program; and Kristin M. Sziarto, Assistant…

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December 2015

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

December 2 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Marcel Proust Part 2 of “Swann in Love,” from part three 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…

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January 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Aeschylus Agamemnon (458 BCE; translation by David Mulroy, 2015) 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 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 24, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Seamus Heaney The Cure at Troy (a verse adaptation of Philoctetes by Sophocles, 1990) Optional: See the UWM Mainstage Theatre production of The Cure at Troy, directed by Jim Tasse, February 24-28 The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by…

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March 2016

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

March 30, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Katherine Anne Porter “He” (1927) http://fullreads.com/literature/he/ “Flowering Judas” (1930) http://www.fumc-hammond.org/files/84/flowering%20judas.pdf “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” (1930) http://www.qcc.mass.edu/booth/255/files/Porter-Jilting.pdf “Theft” (1930) http://thereycenter.org/uploads/3/4/3/2/3432754/theft-porter.pdf “The Grave” (1935) http://www.vqronline.org/fiction/grave The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s Certificate Program in the Study of the…

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