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April 2020

MOVED TO ONLINE — Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

THIS EVENT HAS MOVED ONLINE A Great Books Roundtable Discussion on David Mulroy's new translation of Lysistrata by Aristophanes Wednesday, April 29, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Zoom Our April Great Books Roundtable Discussion will be held virtually on Zoom to discuss our co-moderator David Mulroy's new…

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CANCELLED — 2020 “Maps & America” Arthur Holzheimer Lecture

April 30 @ 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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THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED Tom Patterson, US National Park Service Cartographer (Ret.), presents "Mapping Grand Canyon National Park" on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 6 p.m. (with a reception at 5:30 p.m.) in the American Geographical Society Library, located on…

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May 2020

Disinctive Collections Teams Presentation: “Popular Culture in Primary Resource Instruction” with Katie Stollenwerk, Special Collections Intern

May 8 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Katie Stollenwerk, Special Collections Intern at the UWM Libraries, will walk us through her process in creating a new digital exhibition for the Special Collections department, "Angels and Handmaidens: Beyond Nurse Stereotypes." The exhibition grew out of her own thesis…

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Distinctive Collections Teams Presentation “Lost and Found in the Map Library: Ena L. Yonge and the History of Map Librarianship” with Georgia Brown, AGSL Graduate Intern

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

Join Georgia Brown, graduate intern in the American Geographical Society Library, to discuss her history master's thesis entitled "Lost and Found in the Map Library: Ena L. Yonge and the History of Map Librarianship." Her talk will include some history…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

THIS EVENT HAS MOVED ONLINE. Our April Great Books Roundtable Discussion will be held virtually on Zoom to discuss William Shakespeare's play Richard II. Our discussion will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on…

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July 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

July 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Three Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway This Great Books Roundtable Discussion will be held virtually on Zoom to discuss three Nick Adams short stories by Ernest Hemingway, representing three phases of the character's life: childhood, young adult, middle age. "The Doctor and…

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Humanities Data in R Workshop

July 29 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

"Humanities Data in R " will provide an introductory overview to the R programming language and its applications in the Humanities, especially regarding text analysis and visualization. The workshop is synchronous and will be presented virtually. Please note: Attendance is…

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August 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

The August Great Books Roundtable Discussion will be held virtually on Zoom to discuss "The Myth of Er" by Plato (Book 10, 613d to 621 of The Republic, ca 375 BCE). No expertise or prerequisites are required. We only ask…

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September 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussion

September 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The September Great Books Roundtable Discussion will be held virtually on Zoom to discuss "What Calls for Thinking?" (1952) by Martin Heidegger from Basic Writings. The discussion will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on…

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October 2020

R for Social Science: Virtual Workshop

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab will host a virtual workshop on R for Social Science, October 13-14, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Registration is required and seats are limited. R is a powerful and free…

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