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September 2022

[Exhibit] UWM Creates: Art and Artists’ Books by UWM Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni

September 14 @ 8:00 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm

“UWM Creates” is a retrospective of student/alumni- and faculty-created artwork spanning nearly 65 years from UWM Special Collections and the UWM Union Art Gallery Art Collection. These UWM artists used many different media to grapple with a wide variety of…

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November 2022

[Exhibit] Native American Literature from Special Collections

November 14 @ 8:00 am - December 11 @ 5:00 pm
[detail] "Buffalo Dance" by Kiowa artist Jack Hokeah reproduced in pochoir in Kiowa Indian Art, published in 1929 by C. Szwedzicki in Nice, France in an edition of 750 copies.

To commemorate Native American Heritage Month, this exhibition presents selections from the Native American Literature Collection in Special Collections, one of the largest such collections in the upper Midwest. The exhibition, curated by Special Collections graduate intern Olivia Hickner, will…

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January 2023

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

January 25, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chinua Achebe The Madman (1972) The Voter (1965) The Sacrificial Egg (1959) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected texts. Any version of the texts may be used to prepare for discussion, but for your convenience…

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February 2023

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

February 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marco Polo “The Court of Kublai Khan,” Book II, Chapters 1-12 of The Travels (1298/99) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected text. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion,…

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March 2023

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

March 29, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Lynn Nottage Sweat (2015) Optional: See the UWM Theatre performance of Sweat in Kenilworth 508, April 19-23. No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected text. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion,…

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April 2023

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussions

April 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Anne Sexton Consorting With Angels (1963) Crossing the Atlantic (1965) 45 Mercy Street (1974) Maxine Kumin Morning Swim (1962) How It Is (1974) The Archaeology of a Marriage (1978) Ruth Fainlight To See the Matter Clearly (1968) The Wild Hunt (1973) Friend’s Photos (1997) No expertise or prerequisites are…

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May 2023

2023 “Maps & America” Arthur Holzheimer Lecture

Karen Lewis, chair of Undergraduate Studies in Architecture and associate professor of architecture at Ohio State University, presents the 2023 "Maps & America": Arthur Holzheimer Lecture on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 6 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library,…

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Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

May 31, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

William Shakespeare Henry V (ca. 1599) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected text. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion, but for your convenience a link to an…

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