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February 2017

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 22 @ 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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Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture: “Transforming Justice: Youth-led Analysis of Mass Criminalization in Milwaukee”

February 23 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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"Transforming Justice: Youth-led Analysis of Mass Criminalization in Milwaukee" is presented by Anne Bonds, Associate Professor, UWM Department of Geography Lorraine Halinka Malcoe, Associate Professor, UWM Zilber School of Public Health Jenna M. Loyd, Assistant Professor, UWM Zilber School of Public Health…

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Email Records Management

Did you know your emails are records, too? Proper Email management saves you time searching, protects you against legal action, and keeps you in compliance with the Wisconsin Public Records Law. UWM Records Officer Brad Houston will help you identify…

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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
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