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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

Oral History in the Digital Age: A Workshop on Oral Histories and DH

August 26 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please join us in the Digital Humanities Lab for a workshop on collecting, editing, preserving, and disseminating oral histories in a digital environment. The workshop will be led by nationally recognized expert Doug Boyd, and hosted by Troy Reeves, Head…

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Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

August 26 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  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…

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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 Stigma 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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November 2015

GIS Day 2015

November 18 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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