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November 2019

Congresswoman Gwen Moore to Deliver 50th Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Congresswoman Gwen Moore U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore will deliver the 50th Annual Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the fourth floor Conference Center of the UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.,…

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Interviewing Subjects: Journalistic

November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Jane Hampden Daley. Please join us to learn techniques for interviewing subjects for specific topics and events - journalism-style. Jane Hampden Daley is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies (JAMS). Before that, she…

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Interviewing Subjects: Oral Histories

November 20, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by Nan Kim, Dept. of History.

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Academic Research Luncheon – Fall Into Research with the UWM Libraries and Web of Science: UWM at Waukesha Library

November 21, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
UWM at Waukesha Library, 1500 N. University Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188 United States
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Two free sessions. Free lunch (WAIT LIST ONLY) is included for advance registrants, compliments of the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics Company. REGISTER HERE All sessions will be held in the UWM at Waukesha Library, Library Classroom (L108)…

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The Building and Re-building of Notre Dame de Paris

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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A presentation and conversation with Richard Leson, UWM Associate Professor of Art History, and Larry Kuiper, UWM Associate Professor of French. Following the devastating April 15 fire in Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, French President Emmanuel Macron boldly pledged to rebuild…

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December 2019

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Marcel Proust Within A Budding Grove Part 3, volume 2 of Proust's In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past) (1914; published in 1919) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free…

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Doing Public History Across Grassroots and Institutional Settings: Challenges and Opportunities

December 16, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A presentation from history PhD candidate Will Tchakirides connecting two public history projects he collaborated on during his time at UWM: “200 Nights of Freedom: Building the Milwaukee We Need” and “Stitching History from the Holocaust.” Drawing on these experiences,…

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January 2020

Great Books Roundtable Discussions

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

Steve Gooch Female Transport (1972) Optional: See Female Transport, directed by Bill Watson, in the Kenilworth Five-0-Eight black-box theatre, February 26-March 1. No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the selected text. These discussions are free and open to the…

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February 2020

Deus ex Poiesis: A Manifesto for the End of the World and the Future of Art and Technology

February 14 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Ed Shanken, Associate Professor of Digital Art and New Media at the University of California Santa Cruz. Ed Shanken writes and teaches about the entwinement of art, science, and technology with a focus on interdisciplinary practices involving new…

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UWM’s Academic Adventurers: Milwaukee Harbor: Mapping Unseen Underwater Habitats and Highways

February 21 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
American Geographical Society Library, E370, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Presented by Freshwater Sciences professor John Janssen, Peck School of the Arts associate professor Kim Beckmann and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources water resources specialist Brennan Dow. Milwaukee’s harbor has been at the center of our region’s prosperity for hundreds of years.…

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