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November 2019

Native American Women Poets: Exhibit

November 1 @ 8:00 AM - December 31 @ 5:00 PM

In honor of Native American Heritage Month and the appointment of Joy Harjo as the first Native American United States Poet Laureate, the UWM Libraries' Special Collections is exhibiting a selection of books from their Native American Literature and Book…

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100th Anniversary of the Paris Peace Conference: Exhibit

November 8 @ 8:00 AM - December 31 @ 5:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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This exhibit highlights the role of the American Geographical Society at the Paris Peace Conference following WWI. Besides providing thousands of maps, atlases, books and nautical charts from the AGS Library, which were shipped to France for use by the…

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture: Exhibit

November 8 @ 8:00 AM - December 31 @ 5:00 PM

In celebration of the 50th presentation of the Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture, the UWM Libraries have created a digital collection as well as an exhibit in the Golda Meir Library’s Fourth Floor Gallery, that documents the history of the series with photographs…

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December 2019

Doing Public History Across Grassroots and Institutional Settings: Challenges and Opportunities

December 16 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A presentation from history PhD candidate Will Tchakirides connecting two public history projects he collaborated on during his time at UWM: “200 Nights of Freedom: Building the Milwaukee We Need” and “Stitching History from the Holocaust.” Drawing on these experiences,…

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January 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

January 29, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Steve Gooch Female Transport (1972) Optional: See Female Transport, directed by Bill Watson, in the Kenilworth Five-0-Eight black-box theatre, February 26-March 1. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free and open to the…

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February 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

February 26, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Euripides Trojan Women (415 BCE) Optional: See Trojan Women, directed by Marti Gobel, on the UWM Mainstage Theatre, March 4-8. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free and open to the public.…

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March 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sarah Orne Jewett “Poor Joanna Todd“ Chapters 13-15 from The Country of the Pointed Firs (1910) Ellen Glasgow “The Shadowy Third” (1916) “A Point in Morals“ (1898) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts. These discussions are…

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April 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Aristophanes Lysistrata (411 BCE — David Mulroy’s translation) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Great Books Roundtable Discussions website.

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2020 Arthur Holzheimer “Maps & America” Lecture

April 30, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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This will be the 31st annual “Maps & America” lecture, supported by an endowment created by Arthur and Janet Holzheimer. Reception at 5:30 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information or special needs,…

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May 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

May 27, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

William Shakespeare Richard II (1597) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Great Books Roundtable Discussions website.

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