Special Collections at UWM Libraries


Upcoming Events

October 27
Great Books Roundtable Discussion
Ivan Turgenev
Bezhin Meadow” (1852)
The Dog” (1866)

November 4
Morris Fromkin Memorial Lecture
“Mapping Racism and Resistance in Milwaukee County: Struggles over Racism and Real Estate in the Urban North”
Presented by:
Anne Bonds, Associate Professor, UWM Geography
Derek Handley, Assistant Professor, UWM English
Reggie Jackson, Journalist and Educator/Consultant, Nurturing Diversity Partners, LLC
Lawrence Hoffman, GIS Program Manager at Groundwork Milwaukee
Click here to register for the event.
Click here to join the virtual event on November 4.

November 9
Ettinger Book Artist Series Presentation
Melissa Wagner-Lawler
, Lecturer in Print & Narrative Forms and the First Year Program in the UWM Art & Design Department
In her Ettinger presentation, Melissa will discuss her process and practice, and her reasons for choosing the book as her primary art medium.The event will be held both in person and virtually.
Click here to register for the event. 
Click here to join the virtual event on November 9.

December 1
Marcel Proust
Place Names: The Place,” Part I from Within a Budding Grove, Volume 2 of In Search of Lost Time (1919)

Current Exhibits

Our next exhibition is currently being developed! Check back soon for more information.  


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 Lectures
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