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February 2020

The Harlem Renaissance: 100 Years Later: Exhibit

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - February 29 @ 5:00 PM

In celebration of Black History Month, an exhibit of materials on the Harlem Renaissance, drawn from the Libraries' general collections.

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The History of Theater in Milwaukee: Exhibit

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - April 3 @ 5:00 PM

Scene from Milwaukee Repertory Theater performance of Fences (1989-90) This exhibit highlights the history of theater in the City of Milwaukee and is drawn from several UWM Archives' local theater collections including the Pabst Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater and the…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: Milwaukee Harbor: Mapping Unseen Underwater Habitats and Highways

February 21 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Presented by Freshwater Sciences professor John Janssen, Peck School of the Arts associate professor Kim Beckmann and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources water resources specialist Brennan Dow. Milwaukee’s harbor has been at the center of our region’s prosperity for hundreds of years.…

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Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as Revelation and Recovery

February 26 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Mvskoke poet Jennifer Elise Foerster presents a craft talk on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. in Special Collections, located on the fourth floor of the UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave. Her lecture will discuss the…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

February 26 @ 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

Urgent Archives: Communities, Representation, and the Fight Against (Symbolic) Annihilation

March 5 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Presented by Michelle Caswell. Michelle Caswell is an Associate Professor of Archival Studies in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles where she is Director of UCLA’s Community Archives Lab. She is the author of Archiving…

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Bagel Hour with Michelle Caswell

March 6 @ 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us for an informal discussion over bagels and coffee with Michelle Caswell. See the March 5 event listing for her presentation, "Urgent Archives: Communities, Representation, and the Fight Against (Symbolic) Annihilation."

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Collaborative Digital Open Access Publishing and Community Building: In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies

March 12 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Jessica Kirzane, Editor-in-Chief of In geveb, and Assistant Instructional Professor in Yiddish at the University of Chicago. In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies was founded six years ago by a group of then-graduate students to be a central…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

March 25 @ 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

DH Teaching Fellows Panel and Showcase

April 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join the DH Lab’s Teaching Fellows as they discuss their integration of DH methods and tools in their fall 2019 classes. Join us at 2:00 p.m. for an informal “open house” featuring projects and assignments; panel discussion at 3:00 p.m.…

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