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The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind

UWM Union Wisconsin Room 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us for an evening with Melissa Kearney. Kearney is a renowned economist, specializing in issues related to social policy, poverty, and inequality. She presents a data-driven argument for the importance of marriage in addressing economic challenges in the United …

Combinatorial Resolutions of Monomial Ideals

UWM EMS Building, Room E495 3200 N. Cramer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Department of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium presented by Dr. Selvi Kara, Bryn Mawr College. One of the central problems in commutative algebra concerns understanding the structure of an ideal in a polynomial ring. Abstractly, an ideal’s structure can be expressed through …

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Examining the urban microclimate effects on urban building energy uses in the city of Milwaukee

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dissertation proposal presentation of Lulu Liu: Over-concentrated urban buildings and energy consumption have become one of the major reasons for the environmental deterioration in urban areas and can directly or indirectly cause urban microclimate changes. Energy consumption in urban areas …

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Integrating social, environmental and mobility factors in studying violence in the city of Chicago

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Dissertation proposal presentation of Matthias Schilli: Violence has been studied as a social and public health issue for a long time. We investigate the violence in the City of Chicago by integrating social, environmental, and mobility factors in spatial statistical …

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The Many Mrs. Maisels – The History of Jewish Female Stand-Up Comedians

UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center 2311 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Before The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, there was a long history of Jewish female comedians, standing up and speaking out. Although stand-up comedy is often described as a ‘boys’ club,’ the truth is that there have always been influential women on …

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Social Policy in India with Cash Transfers – Women’s & Gender Studies Lunch and Learn

UWM Bolton Hall, Room 535B 3210 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Dr. Manabi Majumdar, Political Science faculty member at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. Hybrid program both in person and on Teams: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NWEyNTA4YTEtNzg0Mi00ZGU4LWEwYmUtY2UxMDZkZDEyOTAw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220bca7ac3-fcb6-4efd-89eb-6de97603cf21%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22151ab0d2-df9e-4431-baeb-9e9ab0e92d11%22%7d Meeting ID: 293 851 990 986 Passcode: XP5Ymn

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Navigating Asian/Asian-American Identity in the Midwest, Southwest, and West: Flourishing in Unfamiliar Terrain (Zoom event)

Virtual/Online Event Link will be provided, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the Asia in Conversation Series. Panelist include: Dr. Hyowon Ban, Department of Geography, California State University-Long Beach Dr. Seungyeon Lee, Psychology and Counseling program, University of Central Arkansas Dr. Hyejin Yoon, Department of Geography, UWM Register at: https://wisconsin-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtcumsqjkjGdWnO4d5r4sGxYnBkdJPQwJk#/registration …

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Insignificant Things in the Archives of Atlantic Slavery

UWM Mitchell Hall, Room 195 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

A Friends of Art History Lecture: What forms of visual evidence can, and should, one use to materialize and memorialize the history of Atlantic slavery? In this talk, Matthew Rarey argues that this question, far from being a contemporary ethical …

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Memory Fields and Histories of Circulation

UWM Union Alumni Fireside Lounge 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Part of the Asia in Conversation series. Dr. Kumkum Sangari, Vilas Professor of English and the Humanities at UWM will be in conversation with Dr. Kavita Panjabi, former Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. This event is hybrid with …

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Translating Galician literature into English today: challenges and opportunities

UWM Mitchell Hall, Room 361 3203 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Dr. Kathleen March, emerita professor of Spanish at the University of Maine. Dr. March's long career included scholarly work in translation, Galician studies, contemporary Latin American literature, and women’s studies.

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Robo-Buddhism: Kokoro, Technology, and Spirituality in Japan Today

UWM Lubar Hall, Room S151 3202 North Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Presented by Professor Jennifer Robertson, professor emerita, University of Michigan Kokoro (心) is widely and innovatively used in everyday parlance and figures in many Japanese idioms. Kokoro connotes intellectual, emotional, and spiritual states and attributes. Kokoro is also a key …

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Frontiers of Freedom: Negotiating the Nation in Multiethnic Ukraine 1648-1922

UWM Union Wisconsin Room 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI, United States

From its inception as a Cossack state in 1649, Ukraine’s historical trajectory has been galvanized by the struggle for freedom. Over the following centuries, Ukrainian nation emerged on the edges of the Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian and Russian Empires, spanning a territory …

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The Crime of Menticide: Antisemitism and Hate Speech in American Law

UWM Golda Meir Library, 4th Floor Conference Center 2311 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

In 1977, a group of Holocaust survivors from Skokie, Illinois, filed a lawsuit to stop a planned neo-Nazi march by alleging menticide—the psychological equivalent of genocide. In this lecture, historian James Loeffler reconstructs this curious legal episode and discusses its …

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Complementing Flood Insurance Rate Maps with Community Resilience Estimates Data in Milwaukee County

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thesis presentation of Christopher Archuleta: Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are primarily used for determining flood insurance rates and for determining which properties are required to have flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program. However, they are also flood risk maps …

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Addressing lead exposure disparities in Milwaukee: An analysis of interventions, effectiveness, and equitable strategies

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thesis presentation of Mark Miracle: This study investigates the negative health consequences linked to lead exposure, with a specific focus on interventions implemented in Milwaukee. Emphasizing the heightened susceptibility of young children during organ development, the research examines literature on …

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Spatiotemporal analysis of lung cancer disparity in Wisconsin, USA

UWM Golda Meir Library, AGS Library (3rd Floor, East Wing) 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thesis presentation of Mathew Ugwuanyi: Studies over the United States has shown that disparity still exists in lung cancer mortality. Such disparity has been greatly attributed to several risk factors such as genetics, socio-economic status, comorbidities, amongst others. Primarily, this …

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