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April 2018

“Maps and Travel Guides: Complementary or Contrary? The Case of the Baltic States”

April 10 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Map Society of Wisconsin presents a talk--"Maps and Travel Guides: Complementary or Contrary? The Case of the Baltic States"--by Brent McKenzie, MBA, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Marketing & Consumer Studies, College of Business and Economics, University of Guelph…

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An Evening with Author Lisa See

April 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 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, with co-sponsor Boswell Book Company, are hosting author Lisa See on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the fourth floor Conference Center of the Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford…

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Cheap 3D Scanning Workshop

April 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dr. Gabriel Menotti, Lecturer in Editing and Multimedia at Ufes (Brazil), Fulbright Visiting Scholar at C21-UWM. This workshop introduces techniques for 3D scanning with photogrammetry, which employs regular photographic cameras and consumer-grade software. Participants will be able to explore the…

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Film Premiere: Anne Morgan’s War / L’autre chemin des Dames

April 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, fourth floor, 2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, 53211
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Girl with bread. From the Anne Morgan archives at Franco-American Museum, Château de Blérancourt, Picardy, France. The UWM Libraries invite the public to the premiere of the documentary film, Anne Morgan's War / L'autre chemin des Dames, with Elaine Leary…

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“Carry: Violence, Land, and Indigenous Women’s Stories” A Lecture by Toni Jensen

April 25 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Author Toni Jensen will give a lecture about her research on missing and murdered indigenous women at 2:00 pm in Special Collections, 4th floor, UWM Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Ave. Toni Jensen’s first story collection is From the Hilltop.…

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Great Books Roundtable Discussions

April 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

John Muir “Through the Foothills with a Flock of Sheep” and “The Yosemite” from My First Summer in Yosemite (1911) Aldo Leopold “The Land Ethic” from A Sand County Almanac (1948) No expertise or prerequisites are required.  We only ask that you read the…

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Opportunities with High Performance Computing in the Humanities

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

Dan Siercks, L&S IT Learn how high performance computing resources can support research questions in the humanities - what is a neural neighbor and how can that concept help with humanities questions? what are the possibilities for working with historic…

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2018 Maps & America: The Arthur Holzheimer Lecture Series

April 26 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

"18th Century Missional Maps in the Amazon Basin: The Case of the Ocopa Monastery in Peru," presented by Carme Montaner, Head, Unitat Cartocarteca de Catalunya, Institute Cartográfic i Geològic de Catalunya, Barcelona. This will be the 29th “Maps & America” lecture,…

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Mapathon

April 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Led by the UWM GIS Club. Map a task for people in need: Join coordinated humanitarian mapping projects by taking a task and mapping a part of the world in OpenStreetMap. Communities, organizations, and governments worldwide have access to these maps…

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Videographic Criticism: What is it, Why you should be doing it

April 27 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

 Dr. Bridget Kies and Allain Daigle, UWM English. Join us for a workshop designed to introduce media scholars to the practice of videographic criticism. The workshop will provide an overview of video criticism models, free resources, and participants will engage…

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