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Sunday, April 20, 2014 |  Madison, WI: 58.0° F  Partly Cloudy
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Event Venue Event Type Date/Time Pick
Sushi, Otters & Mermaids: Race at the Intersection of Animal & Food
UW Elvehjem BuildingWords04/24/14 @ 7:30pmPick
Annual Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities given by Princeton University Prof. Anne Anlin Cheng
Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick
UW Union South-Varsity HallWords04/24/14 @ 7:30pmPick
Wisconsin Union Directorate's Distinguished Lecture Series with the filmmaker & Nuclear Studies Institute director
Line Breaks
UW Lathrop Hall-H'Doubler Performance SpaceWordsDaily until 04/25/14Pick
UW Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives annual free spoken word/hip-hop theater conference, 4/16-25, Overture Center-Promenade Hall, with performances, lectures nightly. Schedule: www.linebreaks.wisc.edu. 608-890-1006
Eloquence & Eminence
UW-Extension Pyle CenterWords04/27/14 @ 2:00pm
Free UW lecture series, "Finding Joy: Art Textiles & Travel," by Emeritus Prof. Leslee Nelson
Community Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Program
Temple Beth ElWords04/27/14 @ 7:15pm
With talk "The Jewish Holocaust & Memorialization of the Nazi Persecution of Gay Men: What & Why are We Remembering?" by University of Colorado Boulder Prof. David Shneer
Sunday Scandinavians
Mystery to MeWords04/27/14 @ 12:30pm
Discussing "The Exception," by Christian Jungerson
Lori DiPrete Brown
A Room of One's Own/Avol'sWords04/27/14 @ 2:00pm
Reading from "Caminata: A Journey," her new book
Friends of the Pinney Library Annual Meeting
Pinney LibraryWords04/27/14 @ 2:00pm
The Notorious Canary-Trainers
Fitchburg LibraryWords04/27/14 @ 2:00pm
"Sherlock Holmes: The First CSI," Sherlock Holmes Society talk, 2 pm, 4/27, Fitchburg Library, followed by discussion of "The Devil's Foot." 608-729-1760
Callen Harty
Broom Street TheaterWords04/27/14 @ 6:30pm
Reading from "My Queer Life," his new book
Kevin Henkes & Laura Dronzek
Mystery to MeWords04/26/14 @ 2:00pm
Discussing their children's books
Make Your Own Zine
Middleton LibraryWords04/26/14 @ 2:00pm
Free workshop for teens
Leslyn Amthor Spinelli
Mystery to MeWords04/25/14 @ 7:00pm
Discussing "Taken for Granted" & "Taken by Surprise," her latest books
Story Slam
Johnson Public HouseWords04/25/14 @ 7:00pm
With host Adam Rostad
Conference on the Public Humanities
Words04/25/14
UW Center for the Humanities event, 9 am-12:15 pm, 4/25, UW Union South-Varsity Hall, and 1:30-6 pm, 4/25, Central Library, with panel discussions, keynote by Christopher Newfield. Free; all welcome. Schedule: www.humanities.wisc.edu. 608-263-3412
UW Yi-Fu Lecture Series
UW Science HallWords04/25/14 @ 3:30pm
"From the U.S. South to the Global South: Practicing Development at Home," by Mona Domosh
Madison Storytellers
Arboretum CohousingWords04/25/14 @ 7:00pm
"Show-and-Tell," listen & share stories about objects
Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick
UW Ingraham HallWords04/25/14
UW Center for Southeast Asian Studies talk by the filmmaker & author, moderated by Prof. Alfred McCoy, noon
Protecting the 4th Amendment So We Do Not Sacrifice Freedom for Security
UW Law BuildingWords04/25/14 @ 4:00pm
UW Law School Fairchild Lecture by 7th Circuit Court of Appeals circuit executive Collins Fitzpatrick
Russia as a Revisonist Power
UW Vilas HallWords04/25/14 @ 4:00pm
UW CREECA lecture by Foreign Policy magazine contributing editor Christian Caryl
Complicating Senses of Gender & Islam in East Java through Music & Dance
UW Humanities BuildingWords04/25/14 @ 4:00pm
UW Persian Student Association lecture by University of Washington Assistant Prof. Christina Sunardi
Melinda Gustafson Gervasi
Verona LibraryWords04/24/14 @ 7:00pm
Discussing "Middle Class Philanthropist: How Anyone Can Leave a Legacy," her book
Anti-Judaism and the History of Thought
UW Union SouthWords04/24/14 @ 4:00pm
UW Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies lecture by University of Chicago Prof. David Nirenberg
Nevada Barr
Central LibraryWords04/24/14 @ 7:30pm
Reading from "The Rope," her latest novel, 7:30 pm, 4/24, Central Library; book club discussion at 6:30 pm (RSVP: www.madisonpubliclibrary.org). 608-266-6350
Book Discussion
Sequoya LibraryWords04/24/14 @ 1:00pm
"The Burgess Boys," by Elizabeth Stroud
Book Discussion
Ashman LibraryWords04/24/14 @ 6:30pm
"A Visit from the Goon Squad," by Jennifer Egan
Debby & Michael Smith
A Room of One's Own/Avol'sWords04/24/14 @ 6:00pm
Discussing "Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA," their new book
Madison Socrates Cafe
Redamte Coffee HouseWords04/24/14 @ 7:00pm
Philosophy dialogue group, with "Do Special Interests Get To Decide Elections?" topic
Lifting Up Low Wage Work
Waisman CenterWords04/24/14 @ 5:00pm
UW School of Social Work's Roberta Gassman Distinguished Lecture by City University of New York Associate Prof. Stephanie Luce
Salad Days Book Club
Chocolaterian CafeWords04/24/14 @ 6:30pm
"The Circle," by Dave Eggers
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