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April 2019

50 Years of Black Studies at UWM: Exhibit

April 1 @ 12:00 AM - May 31 @ 12:00 AM

1968 was a year of widespread upheaval, and the sphere of higher education  was no different. Marginalized students and allies across the country  began organizing coalitions and demonstrating for better representation on campus, culturally relevant courses, improved access to higher …

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Imagining the Moon: A History of Lunar Visualizations

April 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Join Marcy Bidney, curator of the UWM Libraries' American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), as she explores the history of visualizing the moon, from pretelescopic observations that imagined what the moon might look like to lunar cartography up through the space…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

April 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lillian Hellman The Children’s Hour (1934) Optional: See the UWM Mainstage performance of The Children’s Hour, directed by Raeleen McMillion, May 1-5. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free…

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30th Annual Presentation of Maps & America: The Arthur Holzheimer Lecture Series

April 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Chet van Duzer, independent scholar, presents "Depicting and Concealing Unknown Regions at the Northern Limits of North America on Early Maps," and Lauren Beck, professor of Hispanic studies at Mount Allison University, presents "Indigenous and European Visualizations of the North…

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Podcasting the Past: An Evening with Ben Franklin’s World

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Liz Covart A conversation on podcasting the past with Liz Covart -- Digital Projects Editor for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and host of the popular "Ben Franklin's World" -- and Mitch Teich, host of WUWM's…

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May 2019

Podcasting Workshop with Liz Covart

May 1 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Liz Covart Join us to learn directly from podcasting expert Liz Covart about what it takes to make a great podcast that reflects on the past and speaks to the present. Liz Covart is Digital Projects Editor for the Omohundro…

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Art, War & Peace: Celebrating a Major Gift of French WWI Posters from the Van Alyea Family to the American Geographical Society Library at the UWM Libraries

May 1 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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The Friends of the UWM Golda Meir Library present a discussion with former Alliance Française de Milwaukee president Mary Emory and UWM Professor of History Neal Pease. In 2018, the Van Alyea family donated 35 French World War I posters to the American Geographical…

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Ethics, Technology, and Human Rights

May 2 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Sabelo Mhlambi, Fellow, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and Carr Center for Human Rights. Technological advancements in fields such as Artificial Intelligence present significant ethical questions and implications for societies around the world. Join us…

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Academic Publishing with IEEE: A Breakfast Workshop

May 10 @ 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM

IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology. This free breakfast session will highlight tools and specialized filters within the IEEE Xplore database and IEEE publishing tools to save you time and effort, and help to elevate…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Fyodor Dostoevsky “The Crocodile” (1865) Franz Kafka “The Great Wall of China" (1917) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts. These discussions are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit…

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