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March 2019

UWM’s Academic Adventurers “Covering the Campus: 40+ Years of Photos”

March 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer, UWM Photo Services (Retired). UWM's Academic Adventurers is a continuing series of informal Friday afternoon programs that give members of the UWM community the opportunity to hear of their colleagues’ adventures abroad and afield. UWM’s Academic…

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Getting Started with Open Textbook

March 7 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Faculty and instructors can learn about Open Educational Resources and Open Textbook adoption in this introductory workshop. Amy Mangrich, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Kristin Woodward, UWM Libraries, will present best practices for identifying open content and…

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From immigrant to migrant — the politics of (French) hospitality with Azouz Begag. A conversation in English and French with readings from his work.

March 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

French novelist, essayist, sociologist, and former French government minister and diplomat Azouz Begag will read from his most recent works, and offer a discussion on immigration, its challenges, and its potential success. Sponsored by Alliance Française de Milwaukee, with support…

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Digital Humanities Teaching Fellows Panel and Open House

March 12 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the Digital Humanities Lab's Teaching Fellows as they discuss their integration of DH methods and tools in their fall 2018 classes. Join us at 1:00 p.m. for an informal "open house" featuring projects and assignments; panel discussion at 2:00 p.m. 2018…

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2019 UWM Authors Recognition Celebration

March 14 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Every two years, the UWM Libraries join with the Graduate School and the Office of Research to honor recent UWM authors at a special event. The next UWM Authors Recognition Celebration will be held on March 14, 2019 at 4…

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What is Collaborative Ethnography? And how do you start doing it?

March 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Elizabeth Campbell, Appalachian State University, and Eric Lassiter, Marshall University. Campbell and Lassiter will introduce what collaborative ethnography is (and what it is not), cover contemporary fields of collaboration, briefly survey the different kinds and approaches to collaborative research,…

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Is This All Made of Light? An Introduction to the Immersive Media Lab

March 26 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Chris Willey Presented by Chris Willey, UWM Peck School of the Arts. Chris Willey is Director of Immersive Media Lab in the Kenilworth Square East building. He will discuss the work and thinking behind the Immersive Media Lab, how it all works,…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Djuna Barnes “A Night Among the Horses” (1919) and “How It Feels to Be Forcibly Fed” (1914) Flannery O’Connor “A Temple of the Holy Ghost” (1959) and “Good Country People” (1959) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you…

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“Letters from Spain in a Space/Time Box: Understanding 19th Century Travel Through Writing, Old Maps, and Virtual Reality”

March 31 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Professor Eugenia Afinoguénova, Spanish Language & Cultural History,  Marquette University; Andrea Ballard, The Spanish Travelers Project associate, American Geographical Society Library; Chris Larkee, 3D visualization expert, Marquette University Visualization Lab; Mackenzi McGowan, graduate research assistant, Marquette University; and Noel Hincha,…

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April 2019

Imagining the Moon: A History of Lunar Visualizations

April 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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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