Author Archives: Martha

About Martha

Martha is a Reference & Instruction Librarian and the liaison to the Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Languages and Literatures, Mathematics, and Physics Departments

Welcome Back Book Sale

The Welcome Back book sale starts today and runs through February 28. The books are $1 each until Midnight on February 24 at which point the price is lowered to $.25 each for the remainder of the month. Bargain basement … Continue reading

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Book Sale – December 2021

Thank you all for an especially successful November book sale! It brings me happiness to know that those books found a new home and will be read again. The December/winterim book sale has a subject potpourri. On the sales docket … Continue reading

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November Book Sale 2021

The end of October is nigh upon us and soon the ghouls and goblins of yore will walk among us. The spooky old books have been removed, and in preparation for the November book sale, a new set of informative … Continue reading

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King/Chavez Scholars Poster Symposium May 6, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021 The King/Chavez Scholars Program will be holding its annual research poster symposium in the Andersen Library at UW-Whitewater from 8-9:30 am on Thursday, May 6, 2021. The posters are up now and will be available through … Continue reading

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Free Books & More – The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir

As part of the NEA Big Read activities on the UW-Whitewater campuses, both libraries are giving away free copies of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir. The books are first-come-first-serve and will not be held. The books are on tables … Continue reading

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Orient (New Stuff Tuesday)

Nicholas Gulig won the 2017 Open Book Poetry Competition for the poems in this book. In case his name sounds familiar it might be because you know him from campus. He is an Assistant Professor in the Languages & Literatures … Continue reading

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Second Renaissance in Native American Literature

In just two days Whitewater’s own professors Alexis Piper and Rossitza Ivanova will speak about Native American literature in their presentation From Early Orators to Today’s Second Renaissance in Native American Literature: Using Language to Re-Make, Resist, Uplift, and Empower. … Continue reading

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Brothertown Indians: Fighting for Acknowledgement in the Face of Erasure

On Thursday, March 18 at 5 pm the Native American Cultural Awareness Association (NACAA) is hosting a presentation by Danielle McKinney on the Brothertown Indian Nation.  Several hundred years ago, the Brothertown formed as a new indigenous Nation with individuals … Continue reading

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We Are Invisible | WE ARE STILL HERE – COVID-19 Among the Navajo

This Thursday, February 18 at 5 pm the Native American Cultural Awareness Association (NACAA) is hosting a presentation by Carol Schumacher. She will be talking about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on her own family and more broadly the … Continue reading

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Future Home of the Living God (New Stuff Tuesdays)

There are eerie similarities between the world’s COVID-19 pandemic and the premise for this book. Continue reading

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