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March 2017

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

March 29 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carson McCullers "The Sojourner" (1950) Grace Paley "Goodbye and Good Luck" (1959) Tillie Olsen "I Stand Here Ironing" (1960) Joyce Carol Oates "Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?" (1966) The Great Books Roundtable Discussions are sponsored by UWM’s…

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Git and GitHub: Version Tracking for the Humanities

March 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Geoff Gimse, UWM English. This workshop will provide a basic introduction to Git, version tracking, and the GitHub platform and why these tools have become so useful for scholars in the digital humanities. Participants will learn how to…

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Serious Play: Consoles, Platforms and Identity (and Your Student Loan)

March 31 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
April 2017

The Challenges of Digital Humanities

April 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College Law School. Come to the DH Lab for an informal discussion with Dr. Mary Sarah Bilder about the Challenges of Digital Humanities projects. Prof. Bilder will discuss aspects of the digital research for her prize-winning book Madison’s Hand: Revising…

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Somos Latinas

April 3 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presented by Eloisa Gómez, M.S., and Dr. Andrea Teresa “Tess” Arenas. The Somos Latinas History Project is a community based research project comprised of interviews and archival collections of Latina activists of Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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GIS Data for the Social Sciences and Humanities Workshop

April 13 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by Stephen Appel, American Geographical Society Library.

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2017 Holzheimer “Maps & America” Lecture

April 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

"Flows of Illusion: Waterways to the Pacific," presented by Christopher Lane, owner  of the Philadelphia Print Shop West located in Denver, Colorado. For three and a half centuries, from the earliest days of the discovery of North America, the notion…

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Year One to R1: UWM’s Challenging Ascent

April 19 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Presented by former University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of History John Schroeder. Schroeder will describe how UWM overcame obstacles to rise from a fledgling university in 1956 to a major research university in 2016. His talk will focus…

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Document Management and Workflow Using GitHub

April 20 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Geoff Gimse, UWM English. This workshop will focus on the use of GitHub and Git for document management and development. As part of the workshop, users will learn about different markup languages (AsciiDoc, reStructuredText, and Markdown), why they…

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Serious Play: Game Studies – A Career in That?

April 21 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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