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January 2015

Workshop: Search@UW for PantherCat Users

January 22, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Library Instruction Room A,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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PantherCat, our venerable local catalog, will be shut off at the end of the 2014 calendar year. Search@UW is our new shared UW System catalog, or “resource discovery layer.” Search@UW not only replaces the retiring PantherCat, but offers many additional…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

January 28, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lu Xun “A Madman’s Diary” (1918) http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1918/04/x01.htm  “Kong Yiji” (1919) https://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1919/03/x01.htm “The True Story of Ah Q” (1921) http://www.marxists.org/archive/lu-xun/1921/12/ah-q/ 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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February 2015
Free and open to the public

UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

February 20, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

“Exploring the Early Animal Fossil Record in SW China and Western Mongolia” presented by Stephen Dornbos, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Geosciences. Academic Adventurers talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library, third floor, east wing of the…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

February 25, 2015 @ 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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March 2015
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UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

March 6, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 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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April 2015
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2015 Arthur Holzheimer “Maps and America” Lecture

April 23, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee,
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Steven Hornsby presents the 2015 Arthur Holzheimer “Maps and America” Lecture on Thursday, April 23, 2015 in the American Geographical Society Library, located on the third floor east wing of the UWM Golda Meir Library. A reception at 5:30 p.m.…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

April 29, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Arthur Miller The Crucible (1953) http://asbamericanlit.edublogs.org/files/2011/10/21078735-The-Crucible-Arthur-Miller-2hmdzot.pdf OPTIONAL:  See the UWM Mainstage production of The Crucible, directed by Jim Tasse, April 29-May 3. 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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May 2015
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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

May 27, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Herman Melville Benito Cereno (1855) http://www.pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/benito.pdf 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. No expertise or…

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