Fall 2001/Spring 2002
These UWM humanities and social science scholars will discuss their recent research activities, and how library resources and services helped facilitate the research process.
All presentations are free and open to the public, and will be held in:
Room 281, UWM Libraries
October 12, 2001: "Police and Society: A Multicultural Perspective"
David Barlow, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
Professors Barlow will discuss the research behind their recent publication, Police in a Multicultural Society: An American Story. The book explores how the police maintain social order by regulating the activities of individuals and how the practices of the police themselves are shaped by the society in which they operate. The Barlows discuss the traditional role of the police, police-community relations, urban riots, and marginalized police officers.
November 16, 2001: "For the Birds: Research for Film Production"
Cecelia Condit, Professor, Department of Film
Cecelia Condit is an internationally known video and film artist whose works include Beneath the Skin (1981); Possibly in Michigan (1983); Not a Jealous Bone (1987); and Oh, Rapunzel (1996). Condit will be discussing the research process behind her most recent, as yet untitled film, an environmental piece that uses birds as a metaphor for loss and transformation.
December 14, 2001: "The Welfare to Work Challenge for Adult Literacy Educators"
James Fisher, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Administrative Leadership
2002: "Documenting the African American Immersion
Cheryl Ajirotutu, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
March 29, 2002: "Caregiving After the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) Program"
Stacey Oliker, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
April 26, 2002: "Build It and They Will Come, Research It and They Will Read: or, Researching Baseball and Ballparks as Cultural Institutions"
Gregg Hoffmann, Lecturer, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
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