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October 2017

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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Getting Access to Public Information: Demystifying the Open Records Process

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

Jessica McBride Senior Lecturer Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies Julie Kipp UWM Public Records Custodian Matt Richardson SmartWave CEO and Milwaukee Open Data advocate Have you ever thought that your research would be improved by incorporating public information or data?…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: “Exploring Chicago’s Streets with New Tools and Old: Using the Archive and the Internet to Reconstruct Problems & Solutions in the Modern City”

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

Presented by Amanda Seligman, Professor, Department of History. 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 of…

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GIS Day 2017 at UWM

November 15

The UWM GIS Council has planned a full day of activities on campus that showcase Milwaukee-area GIS projects and resources. All sessions are free, but registration is appreciated. Go to uwm.edu/gisday. The keynote speaker is Professor Mark Manone, Northern Arizona…

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Directions in DH: The Overpass Light Brigade and Spaces of Appearance

November 16 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Presented by Lane Hall and Lisa Moline. Lane Hall (UWM Professor, English) and Lisa Moline (UWM Associate Professor, Art & Design) are co-founders of the Overpass Light Brigade, a tactical media performance project that has grown into national prominence within art and…

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Native American Identity & the Politics of the Poetic Image: A Craft Talk by Santee Frazier

Free and open to the public. For more information, call 414-229-4345 or email libspecial@uwm.edu   Santee Frazier, along with fellow Cherokee poet and UWM PhD candidate Franklin K.R. Cline, will also give a reading at:   Woodland Pattern Book Center 720 E.…

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