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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
Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211

"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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[Exhibit] Winds of Change: How Cartographic Representations of Wind Evolved Over Time

September 16 @ 8:00 AM - December 3 @ 5:00 PM

This exhibit draws from the collections of the American Geographical Society Library to illustrate how the representation of wind on cartographic objects evolved as scientific knowledge of wind expanded.

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Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

September 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Karl Marx Wage Labour and Capital (1847) 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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Fall into Research: Advancing Open Scholarship at UWM

September 30 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Fourth Floor Conference Center, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Registration is requested: https://tinyurl.com/FallIntoResearch2022 The UWM Libraries and the Office of Research invite you to a discussion about Open Scholarship, what it is, and what applying principles of openness could mean for UWM and for the research enterprise as a…

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October 2022

Home Movie Day 2022 Milwaukee

October 15 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mitchell Hall, B91, 3203 N. Downer Ave.

The UWM Archives and the UWM Film Studies Program are proud to host the city of Milwaukee’s first Home Movie Day. Community members from Milwaukee and the surrounding cities and counties are invited to participate. The public is invited to…

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Building Visual Essays Using Juncture

October 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon, UWM Libraries. Juncture is an open-source framework to build multimedia exhibits that enables authors to build simple or complex narratives, building on other open tools. Tap into existing digital collections and incorporate high resolution images, zooming capabilities,…

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Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

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

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison Selections from the Federalist Papers (1787-88) 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…

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53rd Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture: The Comforts of Heritage–Race and Tourism in the American South

October 27 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fourth Floor Conference Center, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Shevaun Watson, associate professor in the UWM Department of English, presents the 53rd Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 4 p.m. in the fourth floor Conference Center of the UWM Golda Meir Library. The title…

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November 2022

Using Digital Collections: IIIF Images

November 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon and Jie Chen, UWM Libraries. IIIF is a set of open standards for delivering high-quality digital objects online at scale. Hundreds of cultural heritage institutions use this standard to deliver their archival objects online, including the University of…

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Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County: An Update and Discussion

November 7 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Anne Bonds, associate professor, UWM Department of Geography, and Derek Handley, assistant professor, UWM Department of English, will discuss their project, Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County, about the history and impact of racist language in real estate covenants in…

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