Category Archives: Political History

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 […]

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 […]