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Scholar and the Library
Friday, February 28th, 2014
From 2:00-3:00pm Room E281, Golda Meir Library
"James Joyce's Ulysses and the Birth of Biopolitical Subjectivity."
Michael Beebe, PhD Candidate, UWM Dept. of English

2013 Fromkin Lecture: David Pate
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 4pm
4th Floor Conference Center
Golda Meir Library, UW-Milwaukee

Ettinger Book Artist Series Presentation: Karen Kunc
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7pm
Special Collections, 4th Floor
Golda Meir Library, UW-Milwaukee

Great Books Roundtable Discussion
October 30
Christopher Hampton
Les liaisons dangereuses [Dangerous Liaisons] (1985 stage adaptation of the 1782 epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos)
OPTIONAL: See the UWM Mainstage production of Les liaisons dangereuses, directed by Rebecca Holderness, November 20-24.

Jewish Latin American Writers: A Symposium
October 23, 2013

The Symposium will include a full day of readings, class workshops, and an evening panel discussion. There will also be a major exhibition featuring Jewish Latin American artists' books from the collection of Steve Sadow and from the UWM Book Arts Collection in Special Collection at the UWM Libraries. All events are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

"La Mano y el Judío: A Bilingual Reading of Jewish Latin American Writing"
2:00 - 3:30pm, Fireside Lounge, UWM Student Union
Open Master Class with Marjorie Agosín, José Kozer, and Stephen Sadow
4:30 – 6:00pm, Fireside Lounge, UWM Student Union
Panel Discussion: "Jewish Thought, Latin Flavor: Jewish Literature in Latin America"
7:00 – 8:30pm, 4th Floor Conference Center, Golda Meir Library
Library Exhibition: "Escribir la Experiencia Judía: Writing the Jewish Latin American Experience"
October - January, 4th Floor Exhibition Gallery, Golda Meir Library

Shakespeare's Birthday Party
Shakespeare: Unrehearsed
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 From 4:30pm-6:45pm
UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Room

Scholar and the Library
Friday, April 26th, 2013 From 2:00-3:00pm
"Milwaukee County Institution Grounds Burial Identification: Integrating Library Resources with Archaeological Data"
Brooke Drew, PhD Candidate, UWM Dept. of Anthropology

UWM Author’s Celebration
Sponsored by the UWM Libraries and the UWM Graduate School
March 13th, 2013 From 3pm-5pm
UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Room

2013 SGC International Conference
March 20th – 23rd, 2013
Sponsored by the UWM Peck School of the Arts
and Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
www.printmke2013.org

Ettinger Book Artist Series Presentation:
Sarah Bryant
November 13, 2012, 7:00pm
In Special Collections, 4th Floor
Golda Meir Library, UW-Milwaukee

Scholar and the Library presentation:
"Cross-linguistic Naming Patterns and Historical Change in the Human Linmbs."

Kelsie Pattillo,
November 9, 2012,
2 p.m.
Golda Meir Library, Rm E281

Shakepeare's Birthday Celebration
from Page to Stage
Friday, April 23rd, 5-7 p.m. 2010
Fourth Floor Special Collections
UWM Libraries

UWM Author's Dinner
Sponsored by: UWM Graduate School and UWM Libriaries
April 16th, 2010
Wisconsin Room, UWM Student Union Building

Foreclosing the Future: Victorian Degeneration and the Spinster Menace,Carrie Wadman
PhD Candidate UWM. Dept. of English
2009-10 Chancellor's Golda Meir Library Scholar Award
Fri. April 2, 2010. 2-3 p.m.
Golda Meir Library, Room E281( adjancent to the Music Library
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee UWM Libraries

The Cuban Artists Books of Ediciones Vigia: A Panel Discussion
In conjunction with the joint exhibitions on the artists books of
the Cuban publisher Ediciones Vigia at Latino Arts, Inc.
and the UW-Milwaukee Libraries
Thursday, February 4, 2010, 7:00 pm
Special Collections
4th Floor, Golda Meir Library
UW-Milwaukee
2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee

Panelists:

Dr. Juana Goergen
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
De Paul University, Chicago

Dr. Linda S. Howe
Director of WFU Cuba Project,
Professor of Latin American Literature
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Max Yela
Head, Special Collections
UW-Milwaukee Libraries,
Adjunct Associate Professor, Book Arts
UWM Department of Visual Art

Friday, March 27, 2009
Scholar and the Library
"A Grain of Truth Mixed with a Bushel of Falsehood: Untangling the "Truth" about Prostitutes and Lumberjacks in Northern Wisconsin, 1887 - 1913"
Laura Luepke, History Department.
UWM Libraries, Room E281
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Friday, April 10, 2009
Scholar and the Library
A talk by Rashi Sharma, Geography Department
Recipient of the Chancellor's Golda Meir Library Scholar Award
UWM Libraries, Room E281
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 19, 2008
Sunday, July 20, 2008

Milwaukee Zine Fest
Conference Center, Fourth Floor, UWM Libraries
Sat: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Monday, June 30, 2008
Great Books Roundtable Discussion
Special Collections, Fourth Floor, UWM Libraries
7:00 - 9:00 pm

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