Information about upcoming events and exhibits related to or hosted in some part by the Libraries.
Events and exhibits in this category are open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Includes longer retrospective articles about events that have already taken place.
The Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture announced the first Spring 2013 Colloquium this week. The event, titled Co-opting Theory: How Feminist Ryan Gosling Saved my Academic Life, will be presented by Danielle Henderson, a PhD candidate in the UW-Madison School of Gender and Women’s Studies and creator of the popular Tumblr, Feminist [...]
DesignLab is hosting an Open House tomorrow, February 8th from 2:30-5pm. Librarians, faculty, staff and students are invited to stop in any time between 2:30 and 5:00pm for tours of the spaces, opportunities to ask questions and talk with instructors and consultants, and to enjoy conversation (and treats). Last November, we shared an in-depth overview [...]
UW’s Go Big Read choice for 2012-2013 is the remarkable Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss. One of Ebling Library’s most popular exhibits has been “Fallout: The Mixed Blessing of Radiation and the Public Health,” which was imagined in response to Radioactive. The Friends of the University [...]
The Winter Festival of Poetry is a Madison tradition. For more than 25 years, the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, which has about 500 members across the state, has sponsored the series, scheduling local poets to read their work on Sunday afternoons throughout the winter months. This year, a number of Parallel Press authors and advisers [...]
The UW-Madison School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is holding a scholarship Fundraising Party for alums, friends, and students on Monday, February 4th– the evening before Library Legislative Day.According to Professor and Director Kristin Eschenfelder, “Changes to student loan laws have made graduate school more expensive than ever. This past year we saw an [...]
Back in November, we shared the news about Steenbock Library’s lunchtime charity knitting program which supports Warm Up America, a non-profit that provides blankets for people in need. Now, we’re delighted to share the news that the lunchtime Knitting Social at Steenbock will continue into the spring semester! The group attracts more than 20 knitters [...]
Parallel Press author Doug Rosenberg (The International Journal of Screendance) will be present a talk titled “Jewish Identity and the Arts” at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee on Thursday, January 24th, at 11:00 AM. Rosenberg is an award-winning visual artist and Founding Director of the Conney Project on Jewish Arts at the Mosse-Weinstein Center for Jewish [...]
We are all linked together. Information, ideas, and culture are being shared around the globe in ways unprecedented in human history. The art, discoveries, literature, music, politics and problems of nations are not isolated to their borders—they are interconnected. This global reality provides a rich setting for myriad stories of adaptation, conflict, collaboration, cultures clashing [...]
“Parts and Wholes” is the current exhibit on display in Special Collections. The exhibit runs until March 2013. From the Special Collections website: What is a part? What is a whole? How are issues of hierarchy, time, and relationship conveyed or at issue in print? This exhibit — presented in conjunction with the workshop, “What [...]
The Evolving Directions in Academic Research and Resources series is a lecture series for faculty, instructors, and library staff on issues and developments in teaching and research. Professor Pamela Oliver (Department of Sociology) will be the next speaker. Her presentation will be held on Friday, December 14, 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Memorial Library, Room 126. Professor [...]