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August 2017

Successful Strategies for Improving Student Research: Workshop

August 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This continuing education session is designed to equip instructors with tools and strategies for improving student research projects. Participants are encouraged to bring a course assignment to workshop. Participants will develop effective instructional approaches, design successful assessment strategies, and locate…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

August 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Homer Iliad. The Battle of Paris and Menalaus Book 3 and Book 4 (up through line 222 only) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these stories may be used to prepare for discussion,…

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September 2017

Doors Open Milwaukee

September 24 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The UWM Libraries will join Doors Open Milwaukee on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit three outstanding collections located in the UWM Golda Meir Library and view some of their rare and fascinating treasures. The…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Wilkie Collins “House to Let” (1858, written with Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Adelaide Anne Procter) “The Ghost in the Cupboard Room” (1859) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these…

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October 2017

Data Management 101

October 6 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Does your research data need a little love? Come to this session to learn how to manage it better with good backups, documentation, and much more!

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

George Bernard Shaw Major Barbara (1905) Optional: See the UWM Theatre Department production of Major Barbara in November, directed by Rebecca Holderness, date and venue TBA. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these…

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2017 Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture

October 26 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Assistant Professor, UWM Department of Africology, presents "Afro-Brazilian YouTubers & Digital Social Justice Activism." Mitchell-Walthour examines Afro-Brazilian Women YouTubers’ social activism through their YouTube channels. Her lecture considers how Afro-Brazilian women YouTubers use African American leaders and media…

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November 2017

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Marcel Proust Selection from the first part of In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, volume 2 of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past). (1914) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the…

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December 2017

Data Visualization 101

December 1 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

With the trend toward collecting ever more data, it’s increasingly important to present that data effectively. Often, that means with a chart. This session reviews how to pick the right chart for your data and how to streamline that chart…

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January 2018

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Anton Chekhov The Seagull (1895) Optional: See the UWM Kenilworth 508 production of Aaron Posner’s 2013 adaptation of The Seagull, Stupid Fucking Bird, directed by Jim Tasse, February 28-March 4. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected…

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