Upcoming Events

November 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion
Marcel Proust
Place Names: The Place, Part 2” from Within a Budding Grove (1918)

January 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion
Chinua Achebe
The Madman (1972)
The Voter (1965)
The Sacrificial Egg (1959)

February 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion
Marco Polo
The Court of Kublai Khan,” Book II, Chapters 1-12 of The Travels (1298/99)

March 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Great Books Virtual Roundtable Discussion
Lynn Nottage
Sweat (2015)
Optional: See the UWM Theatre performance of Sweat in Kenilworth 508, April 19-23.

Regular Event Series

Special Collections hosts regular monthly, annual, and semi-annual events.

Ettinger Book Artist Series
(Formerly the Book FOR[u]MS Book Artist Speaker Series)

Fromkin Memorial Lecture
Recent Research in Social Justice and Human Rights

Great Books Roundtable Discussions
An informal gathering to discuss classic works of literature.

UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony
A biennial event for UWM authors whose publications have been added to the UWM Authors Collection

Current Exhibits

Our current exhibition is UWM Creates, featuring a collection of work by UWM faculty, students, and alums from UWM Special Collections and the UWM Union Art Gallery Collection. The exhibition will be on display from mid-July through the Fall Semester 2022 in the 4th floor exhibition hall.