Wisconsin Academy Evenings
Academy Evenings are free, public forums held at venues around Wisconsin. Addressing a range of timely topics, these presentations encourage interaction between the state's leading experts, researchers, scholars and artists and its citizens. Academy Evenings are organized by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
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Beyond the U.S. Veil: Women in the Middle East
UW-Madison's Mary Layoun, a professor of comparative literature with an emphasis on the history and culture of the Middle East, draws upon recent works of nonfiction, fiction, film and history...
Run time: 1 hr. 35 min.
Talking Resolution: A Conversation on Violence, Restorative Justice and Human Rights
Two Wisconsin social justice experts discuss efforts to repair the harm caused by criminal behavior, committed both locally and abroad. Janine Geske is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette...
Run time: 1 hr. 19 min.
Fuels Paradise: A Conversation on Nuclear and Renewable Energy Technologies
In the wake of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, does nuclear power look any more appealing than it did after the Three Mile Island accident in...
Run time: 1 hr. 28 min.
Immigration Today: The Problem and the Debate About Solutions
This Academy Evening presentation is the fourth and final installment in the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters' 2007 "Understanding Immigration" series. Speaker Tamar Jacoby addresses some of the...
Run time: 1 hr. 23 min.
Feeling Their Clout: The New Immigration and Political Power
This "Academy Evening" presentation is the third of four installments in the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters' 2007 "Understanding Immigration" series. Presenter Benjamin Johnson is executive director of...
Run time: 1 hr. 15 min.
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