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April 2018

Cheap 3D Scanning Workshop

April 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dr. Gabriel Menotti, Lecturer in Editing and Multimedia at Ufes (Brazil), Fulbright Visiting Scholar at C21-UWM. This workshop introduces techniques for 3D scanning with photogrammetry, which employs regular photographic cameras and consumer-grade software. Participants will be able to explore the…

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Film Premier: Anne Morgan’s War / L’autre chemin des Dames

April 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Girl with bread. From the Anne Morgan archives at Franco-American Museum, Château de Blérancourt, Picardy, France. The UWM Libraries invite the public to the premier of the documentary film, Anne Morgan's War / L'autre chemin des Dames, with Elaine Leary…

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“Carry: Violence, Land, and Indigenous Women’s Stories” A Lecture by Toni Jensen

April 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Author Toni Jensen will give a lecture about her research on missing and murdered indigenous women at 2:00 pm in Special Collections, 4th floor, UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave. Toni Jensen’s first story collection is From the Hilltop.…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

John Muir “Through the Foothills with a Flock of Sheep” and “The Yosemite” from My First Summer in Yosemite (1911) Aldo Leopold “The Land Ethic” from A Sand County Almanac (1948) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the…

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2018 Maps & America: The Arthur Holzheimer Lecture Series

April 26 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

"18th Century Missional Maps in the Amazon Basin: The Case of the Ocopa Monastery in Peru," presented by Carme Montaner, Head, Unitat Cartocarteca de Catalunya, Institute Cartográfic i Geològic de Catalunya, Barcelona. This will be the 29th “Maps & America” lecture,…

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Mapathon

April 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by the UWM GIS Club.

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Slow Burn: A Conversation about Impeachment, the Presidency, and Podcasting

April 27 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
131 Merrill Hall, 2512 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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**Held in Merrill Hall, Room 131** What was it like to live through the Watergate investigation? And what might that tell us about today’s political intrigues? Journalist Leon Neyfakh, a writer for Slate magazine, explored these questions in his wildly…

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May 2018

Scholarly Communication: Copyright Issues in New Publication Models

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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The UWM Libraries invite you to a morning of professional development with Nancy Sims, a copyright subject specialist at the University of Minnesota Libraries, who will lead an interactive group discussion of current topics in copyright and new publishing models.…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

May 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Giovanni Boccaccio The introduction to and all ten stories from the First Day of The Decameron (ca. 1350) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these stories may be used to prepare for discussion, but…

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September 2018

Doors Open Milwaukee: UWM Golda Meir Library

September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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The UWM Libraries will join Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit three outstanding collections located in the UWM Golda Meir Library and view some of their rare and fascinating treasures. The…

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