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March 2015
Free and open to the public

UWM’s Academic Adventurers Series

March 6 @ 3:00 AM - 4:00 PM

“Burma Then and Myanmar Now: A Thirty Year Perspective on Political Change and Religious Life,” presented by Ingrid Jordt, Associate Professor, UWM Dept. of Anthropology. Professor Jordt will discuss how politics in Burma are shaped by Buddhism and what this means for Myanmar following…

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Increase Lapham, Mapmaker

March 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Martha Bergland and Paul G. Hayes, co-authors of a recently published biography of Wisconsin’s first scientist, Increase Lapham (1811-1875), offer a presentation on Lapham’s remarkable life and achievements, focusing on his significant work as a mapmaker, on Sunday, March 8,…

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Digging Into Data Workshop: Data Analysis with Open Source GIS

March 11 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

When you think of desktop GIS software, your first thought might be the ability to visualize large sets of data and make maps. GIS does that, but its true power lies in its use as an analysis tool. Have you…

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UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony

March 11 @ 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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Methods in Digital Humanities: Imageplot

March 24 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Matt Russell, co-director of the UWM Digital Humanities Lab.

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

March 25 @ 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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Serious Play: Grim Fandango

March 26 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Unraveling Ersatz Facts: Methods for Online Fact Checking

March 27 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Olga Yurkova and Tatiana Matychak (Stopfake.org).  Sponsored by the Social Studies of Information Research Group.

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The Scholar and the Library

March 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, Room E281, Second Floor East Wing,
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Sahar Hosseini, PhD candidate in Architecture and Urban Planning and a recipient of the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Golda Meir Library Scholar Award.

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April 2015

Invited Talk/Workshop: Ben Grosser

April 2 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Presented by Ben Grosser, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Sponsored by the Digital Arts and Culture certificate program.

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