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March 4, 2013

Evolving Directions Lecture on Senses & the Arts

The intersection of the senses and the arts is the theme for the next Evolving Directions lecture, scheduled for this Friday, March 8, from 1:30-3:00pm in Memorial, Rm. 126. Please mark your calendars to attend this very special presentation by Prof. Henry Drewal and Faisal Abdu’allah on their teaching and research on the senses and [...]

February 27, 2013

On Wisconsin, On Film: Historic Films from the University Archives

As part of their “Treasures of the UW-Libraries” series, the Friends of the Libraries will present an evening of campus film clips on Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at Memorial Library, Room 460. “On Wisconsin, On Film” will delight you with a selection of historic films providing glimpses of campus life from [...]

February 18, 2013

Wednesday Nite @ the Lab presents Fallout: The Making of a “Radioactive” Exhibit

Micaela Sullivan Fowler is famous on campus for creating exhibits at Ebling Library that enhance the experience of reading UW’s Go Big Read titles each year.  The first, titled “It’s Good for You,” was created in conjunction with Michael Pollen’s In Defense of Food, and the second, “Informing Consent: Unwitting Subjects in Medicine’s Pursuit of [...]

February 8, 2013

The Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture Announces “Feminist Ryan Gosling” Colloquium

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 [...]

January 22, 2013

Parallel Press author Doug Rosenberg at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

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 [...]

December 10, 2012

Evolving Directions talk, Friday December 14

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 [...]

October 22, 2012

Celebrating the Friends of the Libraries

Happy National Friends of the Library week! We couldn’t let this week go by without featuring our own supportive group of Friends of the UW–Madison Libraries. Friends groups serve as the fundraising body for libraries of all sizes and types. Here at UW–Madison, the support from the Friends makes it possible for the Libraries to [...]

October 15, 2012

Go Big Read Author Presentation

Not able to attend the presentation by Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss? Check out the video of the event. Original post, Monday October 15: A friendly reminder that Lauren Redniss, author of this year’s Go Big Read book, speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Union South’s Varsity Hall. Get all the details on the [...]

October 9, 2012

Submit your questions for Go Big Read author Lauren Redniss

Go Big Read, UW-Madison’s common book program, wants to hear from you! Dying to know something about the Go Big Read book, Radioactive? You can submit a question for the book’s author, Lauren Redniss, to be considered for the (moderated) Q & A portion of her presentation on Monday, October 15. Post your question on [...]

October 4, 2012

Year of Innovation kicks off October 9

The Year of Innovation is a year-long celebration of creativity and invention at UW-Madison. Programs, events, competitions, and discussions all over campus will promote historic and current successful innovations while also facilitating new ideas and collaboration. Innovation U, an afternoon of exhibits and free short talks, serves as the Year’s official kick-off, 12:00 – 5:00 [...]

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