Category: Scholars

The Bracero Program

Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. Waukesha County Technical College, Broadway Campus 327 E. Broadway, Waukesha The Bracero Program was a cooperative agreement between Mexico and the U.S. designed to address worker shortages during World War II. This was the beginning of migrant labor in the U.S. Local expert Michael Goodman discusses the history and the …

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Food for Thought … Snacks and Scholars

Literary, Historical and Cultural Connections with the Novel Monday, October 21, 6:00 p.m. Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha Join us for refreshments and an intriguing discussion with local scholars. Reluctant Amazons: Narratives of Women Without Men Elizabeth Zanichkowsky (UW-Waukesha) Hybrid Language of a Hybrid Identity: Spanish, English, and Spanglish in Into the Beautiful …

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Food for Thought…Snacks and Scholars

Impact of Film: Inside and Outside the Novel Monday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha Join us for refreshments and an intriguing discussion with local scholars.   Irish on One Side, Mexican on the Other. . . and Me in the Middle: The Role of Popular Narratives in Framing …

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Sundays with TED.com

Let’s Take Back the Internet and Tracking the Trackers Sunday, October 14 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha View TEDTalk videos by Rebecca MacKinnon (New America Foundation) and Gary Kovacs (Mozilla), who look at issues of internet privacy and your right to know what data is being collected about you. Explore …

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