Wisconsin Book Festival

University Place lecture series.

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Sports & Resistance, Meet Sudden Anthem

Explore consequential links between sports and politics in America.

Sports & Resistance, Meet Sudden Anthem

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Aldo Leopold Foundation Presents: Earth Lessons

From the Leopold Foundation, David Orr and Andrew Revkin speak at annual book festival.

Aldo Leopold Foundation Presents: Earth Lessons

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ECOpreneuring

ECOpreneuring is a new economic model that sustains personal and environmental well-being.

ECOpreneuring

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Picturing Indians

Learn the Ho-Chunk perspective on Steven Hoelscher's recent book.

Picturing Indians

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For a Limited Time Only and Home

Two of the Midwest's most beloved writers present their work.

For a Limited Time Only and Home

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Human Evolution and the Environment

Paul Ehrlich brings a message about the earth's inability to support life as we know it.

Human Evolution and the Environment

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For the Love of a Farm

Learn about a history of one farm from the time of the last glacier till present.

For the Love of a Farm

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My Germany

Son of Holocaust survivors makes pilgrimage to his parents' meeting place.

My Germany

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Science & Decision Making

Learn about what can science teach us about decision-making.

Science & Decision Making

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Studs Terkel's "Working"

Join the discussion about the first graphic adaptation of Studs Terkel's "Working."

Studs Terkel's "Working"

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The Enduring Relevance of the Wisconsin School

A discussion of William Appleman Williams through several authors publications.

The Enduring Relevance of the Wisconsin School

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A Serious Look at Comics

Paul Buhle, James Danky, and Linda Barry discuss comics in relation to our culture.

A Serious Look at Comics

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Two Wisconsin Authors

Authors Jane Hamilton and David Rhodes present excerpts from their latest works.

Two Wisconsin Authors

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Wendell Berry

Hear Wendell Berry read his short story, "Making it Home."

Wendell Berry

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America During the Great Depression

A panel of authors discuss the Great Depression.

America During the Great Depression

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Into Sunlight: The Connections of War and Peace

Dance and history come together in this study of two days during the Vietnam War.

Into Sunlight: The Connections of War and Peace

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Voices of Labor and Social Justice in Wisconsin

Join Bruce Mouser and Paul Boyer to hear about the roots of labor activism in Wisconsin.

Voices of Labor and Social Justice in Wisconsin

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And Then Came the Liberators

Join the book discussion with Kathleen Stokker, Solveig Shavland and Richard Quinney.

And Then Came the Liberators

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Portraits of Manhattan before and after 9/11

Join Richard Quinney and Susan Fox for a look at life in Manhattan before and after 9/11.

Portraits of Manhattan before and after 9/11

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Culture, Identity and the Natural World

Kimberly Blaeser, Debra Kang Dean, Maria Melendez, Lauret Savoy and Patrick Thomas--panel.

Culture, Identity and the Natural World

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Bragging Writes: Ten Great Wisconsin Writers

Ronnie Hess, John Lehman and Margot Peters discuss ten of Wisconsin’s great writers.

Bragging Writes: Ten Great Wisconsin Writers

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Sports and Dreams in America

Dan Manoyan and Joe Schuster discuss the world of professional sports.

Sports and Dreams in America

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Finding Humanity on the Cambodian Killing Fields

Patricia McCormick tells the story of a boy who survived the Killing Fields of Cambodia.

Finding Humanity on the Cambodian Killing Fields

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The Immigrant Artist at Work

Edwidge Danticat discusses her book, "Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work."

The Immigrant Artist at Work

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Lost Stories of Frank Lloyd Wright

Ron McCrea, Sarah Leavitt, Mariamne Henken Whatley, Elissa R. Henken & Jonathan T. Henken.

Lost Stories of Frank Lloyd Wright

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A Nation of Moochers

Charles Sykes questions entitlement in the United States.

A Nation of Moochers

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Historical Poetry

Frank X. Walker reads from collections of historical poetry.

Historical Poetry

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Maraniss on Obama

Author David Maraniss discusses his biography of President Barack Obama.

Maraniss on Obama

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Insights into Campaign Music History

Eric Kasper and Benjamin Schoening focus on the music used in presidential campaigns.

Insights into Campaign Music History

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A History of Protest

Paul Buhle, Mary Jo Buhle, Ruth Coniff, Robert McChesney, John Nichols &Matthew Rothschild

A History of Protest

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Manifesto for a New Economy

James Gustave Speth analyzes America’s political economy.

Manifesto for a New Economy

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande and Anne Strainchamps explore quality of life issues, death and dying.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

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Wisconsin Agriculture: A History

Jerry Apps explores the influences that helped shape the farming industry in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Agriculture: A History