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.
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.
UWM alumna Mia Phifer is helping the museum navigate the challenges of operating a museum amid a pandemic and the national conversation about racial justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Plenty of cities have an encyclopedia-style history online, but few have a resource like Milwaukee now does. Curated by UWM’s History Department, the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee tells the city’s story through an expanding catalog of narrative histories written and edited by experts.
UWM professor Elana Levine takes a close look at daytime soap operas in her new book, and she found that the influential genre reveals quite a lot about American women and social identities.
Chris Cantwell and his UWM history students are building the COVID-19 MKE archive, an online repository that is documenting history as it’s happening, collecting submission from metro Milwaukee giving glimpses of life in quarantine.
It can be difficult to talk with children about race and racism, but it’s vital to do so, says Erin Winkler, associate professor of Africology and urban studies at UWM.