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04

Apr

2021-22 Great World Texts in Wisconsin

Jacqueline Goldsby

04/04/2022 - 5:00pm

Zoom

***CANCELED*** Tonight's public lecture with Professor Jacqueline Goldsby has been cancelled due to illness. We apologize for the inconvenience. We'll reschedule this talk for a later date.

 

James Baldwin’s Creative Process: Theorizing the 1941 Manuscript of Go Tell It on the Mountain

 

Jacqueline Goldsby is the keynote speaker at the 2021-22 Great World Texts in Wisconsin student conference, which takes place on Monday, April 4, 2022. This year, high school teachers and students throughout the state will read and engage with James Weldon Johnson's 1912 novel The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. As part of the program, Goldsby will deliver this special virtual Humanities Without Boundaries lecture, which is free and open to the public. This virtual event is presented in partnership with the UW-Madison Center for Humanities. Please register in advance here: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e0_gi1pTTWmbJkP_4gFpMw

 

 2021-22 Great World Texts in Wisconsin - Jacqueline Goldsby - <span class="date-display-single">04/04/2022 - 5:00pm</span>

12

Jan

Invisible Child

Andrea Elliott Darcey Merritt

01/12/2022 - 1:00pm

Zoom

Presented in partnership with the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Andrea Elliott will appear virtually to discuss her book, Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City in conversation with Professor Darcey Merritt of the NYU Silver School of Social Work. Merritt is a faculty fellow for the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research and has extensive experience as a practitioner in the private and public child welfare systems, and as a researcher with interests including child maltreatment prevention; maltreatment type definitional issues; neighborhood structural impact on maltreatment; and the lived experiences of those served by public child welfare systems..

 

Invisible Child - Andrea Elliott - <span class="date-display-single">01/12/2022 - 1:00pm</span>

14

Oct

Peril

Bob Woodward Robert Costa

10/14/2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom

Watch a replay of this event at: https://youtu.be/rgIaEhjhNKo

 

Join #1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa as they discuss Peril, the extraordinary story of the end of one presidency and the beginning of another. Mindy Marqués, Vice President and Executive Editor, Simon & Schuster, moderated.

 

About Peril: The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. But as # 1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a domestic political crisis.

 

Peril - Bob Woodward - <span class="date-display-single">10/14/2021 - 6:00pm</span>
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