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December 2021

Exhibit: AIDS Awareness in Wisconsin

December 1, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - March 1, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

To coincide with World AIDS Day (December 1), the Archives exhibit case in the Golda Meir Library currently has a display on the history of HIV/AIDS awareness in Wisconsin during the AIDS epidemic. The exhibit features posters, photos, flyers, brochures,…

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Exhibit: Celebrate Winter Holiday Traditions Around the World

December 1, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - January 31, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Drawn from the collections of the UWM Libraries, the materials on display offer a sampling of cultural traditions celebrated during the winter months. Holidays featured include Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, Chinese New Year, Soyal, Winter Solstice, and Yalda Night. For more…

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January 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

January 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Epic of Gilgamesh (ca. 22nd century BCE; translated by Maureen Gallery Kovacs in 1989) 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…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers

January 28 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Derek Handley, assistant professor of English, UWM. In collaboration with the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery at UWM, the Academic Adventurers lectures, sponsored by the American Geographical Society Library, this year will focus on the Mathis’ current…

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February 2022

UWM’s Academic Adventurers

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

Presented by Dr. Margaret Noodin, Director, UWM Electa Quinney Institute and professor of English. In collaboration with the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery at UWM, the Academic Adventurers lectures, sponsored by the American Geographical Society Library, this year will focus on…

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Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

February 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Boethius Books 1-3 of The Consolation of Philosophy (523 CE) 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…

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March 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

March 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Clarice Lispector “The Hen” (1964; Translated by Elizabeth Bishop) “The Smallest Woman in the World” (1960; Translated by Elizabeth Bishop) Elizabeth Bishop “What is in His Hand?” (ca. 1934) “In the Village” (1953) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We…

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April 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

April 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Pablo Neruda “Pájaro / Bird” “Un Perro Ha Muerto / A Dog Has Died” “Sueño de Gatos / Cat’s Dream“ Jorge Luis Borges “El Otro Tigre / The Other Tiger” “Un Lobo / A Wolf” Cecília Meireles “Cantarão os Galos…

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May 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

May 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

William Shakespeare Henry IV, Part 2 (ca.1596-1599) 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…

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