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The Packers’ Century: Wed Sept. 19

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Green Bay Packers! Jim Rice, author and Packers historian, will give a presentation on The Packers’ Century oat 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 19, at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library … Continue reading

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A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian

Michael Flanagan, Director of Crossman Gallery, will talk about “A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 26, as part of the Spring 2018 Fairhaven lecture series, which has the theme … Continue reading

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Andersen Library (Building) at 65

On February 26, 1953, campus and community members helped carry books from UW-Whitewater’s Old Main library into the new Andersen Library building. 65 years, two additions, and myriad changes later, Andersen Library still strives to provide students with resources and … Continue reading

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Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism

F. Peter Wagner, Associate Professor in the Political Science Dept., will talk about “Back to the Future: The Great War, Nationalism, Imperialism, and the Failure of Internationalism” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Sept. 18, in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior … Continue reading

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The Iron Brigade talk Aug. 10

Eric Schlehlein will talk about “Forged in Blood: How The Iron Brigade Earned Its Metallic Moniker” on Thurs., Aug. 10, from 6-7:30pm in the community room at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater). This is … Continue reading

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Trafficking in Persons

The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has been issued, and previous reports since 2001 are available online as well. The website states that [T]he Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments … Continue reading

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Women of the Revolution

Pilar Melero, UW-Whitewater Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures and Coordinator of Race and Ethic Studies, will talk about “Women of the Revolution” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., May 2, in UC275A. It’s the last installment of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … Continue reading

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American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes

Dr. Anthony Gulig, Dept. of History, will talk about “American Indian Treaties of the Upper Great Lakes: How We Know What We Know” at 7:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 14, at the Fort Atkinson Club (211 S. Water St. E, … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 7, 2017

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky TS1090 .K87 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor One of my favorite kinds of historical scholarship is the history of commodities. My shelves at home are filled with titles like Cotton, Gin, Salt, … Continue reading

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