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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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Effigy Mounds – Tour and Learn

The Whitewater Landmarks Commission will provide a guided, family-friendly and moonlit walking tour of the Effigy Mounds Preserve (288 S. Indian Mound Parkway, Whitewater) on Fri., Sept. 16, from 7-8 p.m. Learn about the history of the site and its … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 5, 2016

The Bingo Queens of Oneida How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin By Mike Hoeft E99.O45 H78 2014 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Ever wonder how Native American communities and casinos came together in Wisconsin? This book shares the story … Continue reading

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Tennis, anyone?

Did you know? On July 6th in 1957, Althea Gibson became the first African American Wimbledon champion when she won the women’s singles title. Later that year she won the U.S. Open as well. You can learn more from the … Continue reading

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