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October 2017

The Américas for Children’s and Young Adult Literature Browsing Hour With Special Guest Jorge Argueta

October 21 @ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Jorge Argueta. Meet world renowned Salvadoran poet and writer, Jorge Tetl Argueta, and browse the new Americas Award winners added to our Curriculum Collection! Jorge Argueta is the author of several children books including Talking to the Mother Earth, A Moie in my Pillow,…

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Open Access Week Workshop: “Can I Share My Article?”

Looking for a way to make your scholarly articles more visible? Green Open Access is the practice of depositing authors' manuscripts in a repository such as UWM Digital Commons. Content archived in Digital Commons can be searched in Google/Google Scholar…

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Open Access Week Workshop: “Leveraging ORCID in Your Research Workflow”

ORCID is quickly becoming standard within scholarly systems as a way to track publications and to disambiguate researchers with the same name. Many funding agencies and journals now request a researcher's ORCID number when submitting proposals and articles. This workshop…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

George Bernard Shaw Major Barbara (1905) Optional: See the UWM Theatre Department production of Major Barbara in November, directed by Rebecca Holderness, date and venue TBA. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these…

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2017 Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture

October 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Assistant Professor, UWM Department of Africology, presents "Afro-Brazilian YouTubers & Digital Social Justice Activism." Mitchell-Walthour examines Afro-Brazilian Women YouTubers’ social activism through their YouTube channels. Her lecture considers how Afro-Brazilian women YouTubers use African American leaders and media…

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2017 Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture: Peter and Donna Thomas

October 31 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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"Not Paper" (2010) Peter and Donna Thomas Book artists, papermakers, and letterpress printers Peter and Donna Thomas of Santa Cruz, California, formed their business partnership in 1977. Over the next forty years they produced more than 500 editioned, one-of-a-kind, and collaborative books…

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November 2017

Directions in DH: Victorian Prehistory of the Digital

November 2 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Jason Puskar, UWM English. Many people associate the digital with the computational binarism of ones and zeroes, but this talk will trace the emergence of the digital from the earlier and more rudimentary binarism of nineteenth-century buttons and…

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Master Chats: A Series for Advanced Learning

November 3 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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"Climate Change and the Great Lakes" Presented by Dr. Paul Roebber, UWM Distinguished Professor, Mathematical Sciences. UWM’s Master Chats feature distinguished professors and alumni speakers presenting on a range of engaging topics. Sponsored by the UWMAA Emeritus Board, Presidents’ Circle,…

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Map Society of Wisconsin Talk

November 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Donna David,  Associate Professor in Communication Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York City. Donna David has always been drawn to the visual language of maps. During a sabbatical year abroad studying maps and mapping,…

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Freedom of Information Act Panel

November 7 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Led by Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian, UWM Libraries.

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