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November 2017

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

November 16, 2017 @ 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

November 21, 2017 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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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#HOTLunch Mapathon

November 29, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hosted by the UWM GIS Club. The mapathon uses OpenStreetMap to map buildings, roads and other features that aid with humanitarian responses to natural disasters. Please come to learn more and to help create useful data to help aid efforts! If…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

November 29, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Marcel Proust  Selection from the first part of In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, volume 2 of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past). (1914) Last year the Great Books Roundtable completed Swann's Way, the first volume in Marcel Proust's massive novel In…

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December 2017

Data Visualization Workshop

December 1, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Kristin Briney, Data Services Librarian, UWM Libraries. With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This session reviews how to pick the right chart…

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“Working on it” Research Round Tables: The World After Us: Speculative Media Sculpture Project

December 6, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Nathaniel Stern, UWM PSOA and Carol J Hirschmugl, UWM Physics. Tentatively titled “The World After Us,” Physics Professor Carol J Hirschmugl and Art and Design Professor Nathaniel Stern are working towards a multidiscplinary project that will hopefully have outcomes in the forms of…

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Art and Fair Use Workshop

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Please join us for a workshop that explores how artists (and everyone else) can reuse and transform materials to make new work, and how fair use does and doesn’t apply. Tomas Lipinksi, an expert in intellectual property law and Dean…

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January 2018

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

January 31 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Anton Chekhov The Seagull (1895) Optional: See the UWM Kenilworth 508 production of Aaron Posner’s 2013 adaptation of The Seagull, Stupid F**king Bird, directed by Jim Tasse, February 28-March 4. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected…

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February 2018

Master Chats: A Series for Advanced Learning

February 9 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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"The Reunion of Marriage" Presented by Dr. Andrea Westlund, Undergraduate Advisor & Associate Professor at UWM, Philosophy and Women's & Gender Studies.  UWM’s Master Chats feature distinguished professors and alumni speakers presenting on a range of engaging topics. Sponsored by…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: “From Silver Crystals to Landscape Pixels”

February 9 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Joseph Mougel, Associate Professor, Photography & Imaging, Peck School of the Arts, UWM. In his artwork Joseph Mougel examines his own identity as a first generation American and a former Marine through still imagery, sound, video, and installation,…

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