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February 2022

Computational Humanities Series: Text Analysis

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Presented by Ann Hanlon, UWM Libraries; Karl Holten, UWM Libraries and L&S Web and Data Services; and Dan Siercks, UWM L&S Web and Data Services. The identification of meaningful patterns and anomalies across large bodies of text has long been…

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March 2022

Computational Humanities Series: GIS and Mapping

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Presented by Stephen Appel, UWM Libraries. Maps are a familiar tool of humanities research. Maps of places and spaces can provide useful context, help connect information based on location, and visualize patterns through time and space. Geographic Information Systems provide…

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UWM Faculty Forum: The Invasion of Ukraine

Join a panel of UWM faculty experts in the UWM Libraries’ American Geographical Society Library for an interactive discussion of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. While you’re there, explore the American Geographical Society Library’s curated collection of Ukraine-related materials. Panelists include:…

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Computational Humanities Series: Game Design

Presented by Ryan House, UWM English. In our “Ludic Century,” information surrounds us, abstracted into immensely complex, global institutions and technologies through which we go about our daily lives, intimately entangled systems of data just moving around to the (algo-)rhythmic…

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April 2022

Exhibit: Art and Poetry Inspired by UWM at Waukesha Field Station

April 1 @ 12:00 AM - April 30 @ 12:00 AM
UWM at Waukesha Library, 1500 N University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States

The UWM at Waukesha Library is hosting an exhibit of works created in Summer – Fall 2021 during workshops and write-ins facilitated by Margaret Rozga, the 2021 Field Station Artist / Scholar in Residence at the UWM at Waukesha Field…

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Celebrate the UWM at Waukesha Field Station & the Earth: A Reading and Conversation with the Artists

April 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
UWM at Waukesha Library, 1500 N University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States

Come celebrate and share in the drawings, photographs, and poetry created by fourteen poets and visual artists as they were inspired by the UWM at Waukesha Field Station. The featured works were created in Summer – Fall 2021 during workshops…

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2022 Maps & America: Arthur Holzheimer Lecture

Dr. Katherine Parker, research officer at Barry Lawrence Ruderman Rare Maps Inc., presents “Mapping Difference and Distance: Indigenous Presence on European Maps of Southern Patagonia in the Early Modern Period," on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6 p.m. in the…

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A New History of Modern Computing: Book Release

Join us to celebrate the release of UWM Professor of History Tom Haigh’s newest book, A New History of Modern Computing (co-authored with Paul Ceruzzi), from MIT Press. The event is offered in-person and online. Those attending in-person will have the…

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June 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

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

Agatha Christie The Tuesday Night Club (1928) The Kidnapped Prime Minister (1923) The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb (1923) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected texts. Any version of the text may be used to…

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July 2022

Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion

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

William Faulkner Dry September (1931) The Bear (1942) That Evening Sun (1931) No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask that you read the selected texts. Any version of the text may be used to prepare for discussion, but for your convenience…

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