Professor Kimberly Blaeser was recently recognized by the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Destiny Thomas, an urban planner and social justice advocate recognized as a national thought leader in designing just cities, will deliver the 2021 Charles Causier Memorial Lecture at UWM’s School of Architecture & Urban Planning.
To recognize the unrelenting efforts of health care workers, UWM Peck School of the Arts students joined in on the Hand Medal Project, a global effort to give a symbolic helping hand to those working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Margaret Noodin, professor of English and American Indian Studies at UWM, will be one of the presenters in a series of four online discussions that explore the cultural and philosophical roots of American democracy.
Fifteen years after a trove of 350 letters written by Milwaukee beer brewing royalty were unearthed, two UWM grad students tackled the task of translating the difficult to understand German script.
That shelf of cookbooks in your kitchen might actually be a library of political declarations in disguise. In fact, said UWM political science professor Kennan Ferguson, even a collection recipes from church friends makes a political statement about in-groups and community identity.
The Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books will continue its longstanding tradition, but virtually and in a more limited way this year.
A report from the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UWM found that 40% of arts nonprofits in Wisconsin have been forced to provide programs or services at a “severely reduced” capacity.
ArtsECO – which stands for Arts Education/Community Ecosystem – supports teaching through the arts, placing a particular focus on social justice and the concept of developing teachers as changemakers.
The season must go on despite the pandemic. The Peck School of the Arts is opening its fall 2020 season Sept. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual performance that features a collaborative program of dance, film and an original composition.