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January 2017

Open Textbook and Open Educational Resources Workshop

January 17 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open Textbooks are no/low-cost alternatives to traditional textbooks. Open Textbooks can help alleviate the burden of textbook costs for students and provide faculty with content that can be customized for their course. Open Textbooks are full, real textbooks, used by many faculty across the…

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Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

January 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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 locate…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussion

January 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Tzu Selections from The Art of War (5th century BCE) 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 2017

UWM’s Academic Adventurers: “‘I continue speaking my language’: Filming and Producing a Documentary Sequel on the Maya Movement in Guatemala”

February 10 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Julie Kline, Associate Director, UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean 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…

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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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March 2017

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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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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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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April 2017

2017 Holzheimer “Maps & America” Lecture

April 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Presented by Christopher Lane. This will be the 28th “Maps and America” lecture, supported by an endowment created by Arthur and Janet Holzheimer.

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