UWM Libraries

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Where and When

6th Annual Shakespeare Birthday Celebration: "We Few, We Happy Few" With a presentation by UWM Theatre Dept. Lecturer Jim Tasse, exhibit of rare Shakespeare texts, and birthday cake.

Special Collections
Fourth Floor
Friday, April 25, 2014
5:00 - 6:45 p.m.

Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys: American Stories "The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam" by G. Willow Wilson. Reading and discussion series, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about the Muslim Journeys program in Milwaukee.

* * * Islamic Resource Center * * *
5235 South 27th St., Milwaukee
Sunday, April 27, 2014
2 p.m.

Great Books Roundtable Discussions Vladimir Nabokov "Colette" ["First Love"] (1948), "Signs and Symbols" (1946) and "The Vane Sisters" (1951).

Special Collections
Fourth Floor
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Directions in the Digital Humanities Stuart Moulthrop, Professor, UWM Dept. of English, "Sea and Spar and Portals Between."


Digital Humanities Lab
Second Floor, East Wing
Thursday, May 1, 2014
4:00 p.m.

The Scholar and the LibraryHelene Fischman presents an artist's talk on her work featured in the exhibit "Art from the Ashes: Finding Light in the Shadow of the Shoah," on view in the Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, Feb. 17-May 30, 2014.

Room E281
Second Floor, East Wing
Friday, May 2, 2014
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Friends of the Golda Meir Library Annual Program "The State of the County: Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Sheldon Lubar in Conversation"

Conference Center
Fourth Floor
Thursday, May 15, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Great Books Roundtable Discussions William Shakespeare The Taming of the Shrew (between 1590 and 1592).

Special Collections
Fourth Floor
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Get Aboard the Agape: Richard R. Pieper, Sr. & Friends Share Stories of Their Voyage Around the Globe! Entrepeneur, community leader and philanthropist Richard Pieper presents a program will several fellow sailors about his adventures circumnavigating the world in a sailboat.


American Geographical Society Library
Third Floor, East Wing
Thursday, May 29, 2014
5 p.m.


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