Category Archives: Author Talk

September 12th, 2018

The Friends’ annual Schewe Lecture, in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival, is pleased to announce 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Fraser— editor of the Library of America edition of […]

November 17th, 2017

“The war not only encouraged self-sacrifice, but it also brought out the bullies, the super patriots, the true believers who found it easier to persecute those with whom they disagreed […]

October 11th, 2017

Take one UW-Madison philosophy professor, add an illustrator with a penchant for “comic art,” shake vigorously, and the result is Heretics! The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy.  Steven […]

August 30th, 2017

Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 28, 2017.  The Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries is pleased to host author and former UW-Madison faculty member, Tim Tyson, as the speaker for […]

September 13th, 2016

Join the Friends at the Wisconsin Book Festival! During this fall’s Festival weekend we will be sponsoring four events that will be presented as part of the Year of Shakespeare in Wisconsin. These […]

March 18th, 2016

Speaker Professor Kathy Cramer, Director Morgridge Center for Public Service April 28th, 2016, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Varsity Hall II, Union South Join the Friends for the annual Douglas Schewe Lecture with […]

February 18th, 2016

Italian Jews Under Fascism, 1939-1945: A Personal and Historical Narrative  Thursday, March 17 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. University Club, 803 State St, Madison The Friends of the UW-Madison Libraries will be […]

October 7th, 2015

Folksongs from Another America: Lost Sounds from the Upper Midwest Talk and Screening with Author Jim Leary Thursday, November 12, 6:30 pm Room 126 Memorial Library     728 State Street […]