2017 Annual Morris J. Fromkin Memorial Lecture: Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Assistant Professor, UWM Department of Africology, presents “Afro-Brazilian YouTubers & Digital Social Justice Activism.”
2017 Ettinger Book Artist Series Lecture: Peter and Donna Thomas discuss 40 years of work.
Great Books Roundtable Discussion: Selection from the first part of In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, volume 2 of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past). (1914)
Great Books Roundtable Discussion: The Seagull (1895) by Anton Chekhov.
Optional: See the UWM Kenilworth 508 production of Aaron Posner’s 2013 adaptation of The Seagull, Stupid Fucking Bird, directed by Jim Tasse, February 28-March 4.
Accessing History: Unmasking the Process of Preservation.
“From the decisions made about storage, to restoration, and environmental monitoring, this exhibit offers a glimpse into how we maintain our collections to ensure they are available to the public for years to come.”Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, Golda Meir Library. Accessible 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday – Friday.
Atlases and Maps in the Historical Curriculum Collection.
This exhibition offers examples of geographical textbooks used in classrooms from the 1890s to the 1980s.
On display in the Curriculum Collection, 2nd Floor East, Golda Meir Library during regular library hours.
Regular Event Series
Special Collections hosts regular monthly, annual, and semi-annual events.
Fromkin Memorial Lectures
Recent Research in Social Justice and Human Rights
The Scholar and the Library
Recent Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences
UWM Authors Recognition Ceremony
A biennial event for UWM authors whose publications have been added to the UWM Authors Collection