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September 2021

Exhibit: How Not to Preserve Records!

September 1 @ 8:00 AM - November 30 @ 5:00 PM

Caution: evil archivists have hijacked our exhibit case and replaced our “How to Preserve Records” exhibit with “How Not to Preserve Records!” In this exhibit visitors will learn unfortunately easy and effective ways that our professional doppelgangers speed up the…

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October 2021

Exhibit: UWM Libraries’ Distinctive Collections Celebrate American Archives Month

October 1 @ 8:00 AM - October 31 @ 5:00 PM

O-gî-mäw-kwě mit-i-gwä-kî (Queen of the woods). Also brief sketch of the Algaic language by Chief Pokagon. (1899). Special Collections. We are highlighting Distinctive Collections for American Archives Month. Check out a few of our treasures and learn more about the…

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Exhibit: Immigrant Journeys from South of the Border ¡Mi travesía hasta Wisconsin!

October 21 @ 8:00 AM - November 4 @ 5:00 PM

As our nation debates when and why people from other countries should be allowed to come to the United States, this exhibition invites you to meet eight immigrants whose journeys began in Columbia, Mexico, Uruguay and Honduras, who are living…

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UWM at Waukesha Library Open House

October 26 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
UWM at Waukesha Library, 1500 N University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States

Join us for tours of the Waukesha Library (on the quarter hour) highlighting the completion earlier this semester of six new group study rooms.

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Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

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

Ivan Turgenev “Bezhin Meadow” (1852) “The Dog” (1866) 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 your convenience links to online versions are…

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November 2021

2021 Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture: Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County

November 4 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, and online, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211

The 2021 Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture will be presented by Anne Bonds, associate professor, UWM Department of Geography and Derek Handley, assistant professor, UWM Department of English, with Reggie Jackson, journalist and educator/consultant, Nurturing Diversity Partners, LLC, and Lawrence Hoffman, GIS…

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Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture

November 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, and online, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211

The Ettinger Book Artist Series resumes this year with book artist, papermaker, letterpress printer, and UWM Art & Design Lecturer Melissa Wagner-Lawler. In her presentation, Wagner-Lawler will discuss her process and practice, and her reasons for choosing the book as…

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Fall into Research: Discovery & Access—A Discussion and Workshop

November 12 @ 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

The UWM Libraries are hosting a discussion and workshop, "Fall into Research: Discovery & Access," on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. in the Digital Humanities Lab on the 2nd floor east wing of the Golda Meir…

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Wingspan: A Conversation about Birds and Games

November 16 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A conversation with game designer Elizabeth Hargrave about her work developing Wingspan, which focuses on birds and ecology and features collaborative game play. We'll discuss Hargrave's work in a male-dominated industry, and her success developing a climate and ecology focused game.…

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