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May 2018

Workshop: MUDs, MOOs, and Why They Still Matter

May 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Geoff Gimse and Kristopher Purzycki (English) In this workshop, participants will explore the so-called "multi-user dungeon" (MUD) and "MUD object-oriented" (MOO) not as a curiosities of computer gaming's golden age but rather as a digital community space that still offers…

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UWM Libraries Scholarly Communication Series: Beyond Journal Publishing

May 14 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The UWM Libraries and SAGE Publishing invite you to "spice up" your summer research plans. Join us for lunch (compliments of SAGE Publishing), information and inspiration on getting started as an academic author through options Beyond Journal Publishing.  The workshop features a…

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Map Society of Wisconsin Talk: “Historic GIS at the American Geographical Society Library”

May 16 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

A presentation by Belle Lipton, AGS Library GIS student intern and UWM graduate student. Learn how web mapping projects at the AGSL breathe new life into old materials. Seamlessly explore all of 1910 Milwaukee with our new Sanborn mapping application,…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Giovanni Boccaccio The introduction to and all ten stories from the First Day of The Decameron (ca. 1350) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected texts.  Any version of these stories may be used to prepare for discussion, but…

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June 2018

AGSL 40th Anniversary at UWM Celebration: Panel Discussion and Reception

June 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The UWM Libraries celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the American Geographical Society Library's arrival at UWM with a panel discussion that commemorates the end of World War I and the role that the AGSL and the American Geographical Society played…

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Look Here! Opening Reception at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

June 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Reception at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 6 - 8 p.m. Talk by Curators Ann Hanlon, Marc Tasman, and Max Yela at 7:00pm. Tarot readings by exhibitor Anja Sieger throughout the evening. The exhibition opening is FREE for…

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July 2018

Look Here! Walk and Talk Series: Milwaukee Digital: Reinterpreting Local Spaces

July 5 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave.
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Walk and Talk Series Join curators and department heads from UWM Libraries' distinctive collections along with artists in Look Here! as they discuss their work in the show, their approach to the Look Here! project, and the Libraries' perspective on the benefits of the…

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Talk: “An Ecological Approach to Interactivity”

July 13 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Andrew Goodman, "Flume," installation view, Blindside Gallery, 2016. Dimensions variable, fabric, wire, boards, Perspex, ultraviolet LEDs, generative sound, speakers, custom electronics. Image courtesy of the artist. Australian artist Andrew Goodman will discuss his recent artwork that attempts to ‘rethink’ interactivity…

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August 2018

Look Here! Walk and Talk Series: Maps and Artifacts: Mining the Collections of the American Geographical Society Library

August 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave.
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Walk and Talk Series Join curators and department heads from UWM Libraries' distinctive collections along with artists in Look Here! as they discuss their work in the show, their approach to the Look Here! project, and the Libraries' perspective on the benefits of the…

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Look Here! Walk and Talk Series: The Contents of Books: Reprocessing Pattern and Image

August 8 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave.
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Walk and Talk Series Join curators and department heads from UWM Libraries’ distinctive collections along with artists in Look Here! as they discuss their work in the show, their approach to the Look Here! project, and the Libraries’ perspective on the benefits of the…

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