Category Archives: Libraries

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 […]

January 8th, 2018

The Friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries is pleased to offer several one month residential grants intended to offset expenses for out-of-town scholars wishing more deeply utilize the rich […]

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 […]

November 1st, 2017

The scene is a bustling one: people come from all over the region to snap up bargains, discover new treasures, and stumble upon long-forgotten but much-loved volumes that stir fond […]

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 […]