Wisconsin Book Festival

    University Place lecture series.

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    Manifesto for a New Economy

    James Gustave Speth analyzes America’s political economy.

    Manifesto for a New Economy

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    A Nation of Moochers

    Charles Sykes questions entitlement in the United States.

    A Nation of Moochers

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    Historical Poetry

    Frank X. Walker reads from collections of historical poetry.

    Historical Poetry

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    Into Sunlight: The Connections of War and Peace

    Dance and history come together in this study of two days during the Vietnam War.

    Into Sunlight: The Connections of War and Peace

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    Wisconsin Agriculture: A History

    Jerry Apps explores the influences that helped shape the farming industry in Wisconsin.

    Wisconsin Agriculture: A History

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    America During the Great Depression

    A panel of authors discuss the Great Depression.

    America During the Great Depression

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    Two Wisconsin Authors

    Authors Jane Hamilton and David Rhodes present excerpts from their latest works.

    Two Wisconsin Authors

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    For the Love of a Farm

    Learn about a history of one farm from the time of the last glacier till present.

    For the Love of a Farm

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    For a Limited Time Only and Home

    Two of the Midwest's most beloved writers present their work.

    For a Limited Time Only and Home

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    Picturing Indians

    Learn the Ho-Chunk perspective on Steven Hoelscher's recent book.

    Picturing Indians

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    Aldo Leopold Foundation Presents: Earth Lessons

    From the Leopold Foundation, David Orr and Andrew Revkin speak at annual book festival.

    Aldo Leopold Foundation Presents: Earth Lessons

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    Bragging Writes: Ten Great Wisconsin Writers

    Ronnie Hess, John Lehman and Margot Peters discuss ten of Wisconsin’s great writers.

    Bragging Writes: Ten Great Wisconsin Writers

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    Culture, Identity and the Natural World

    Kimberly Blaeser, Debra Kang Dean, Maria Melendez, Lauret Savoy and Patrick Thomas--panel.

    Culture, Identity and the Natural World

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    Human Evolution and the Environment

    Paul Ehrlich brings a message about the earth's inability to support life as we know it.

    Human Evolution and the Environment

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    ECOpreneuring

    ECOpreneuring is a new economic model that sustains personal and environmental well-being.

    ECOpreneuring

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    Young and Muslim: How Does It Feel to be a Problem?

    Learn about struggles of young Arab and Muslim Americans.

    Young and Muslim: How Does It Feel to be a Problem?

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    Sports & Resistance, Meet Sudden Anthem

    Explore consequential links between sports and politics in America.

    Sports & Resistance, Meet Sudden Anthem

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    Wendell Berry

    Hear Wendell Berry read his short story, "Making it Home."

    Wendell Berry

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    Studs Terkel's "Working"

    Join the discussion about the first graphic adaptation of Studs Terkel's "Working."

    Studs Terkel's "Working"

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    The Enduring Relevance of the Wisconsin School

    A discussion of William Appleman Williams through several authors publications.

    The Enduring Relevance of the Wisconsin School

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    A Serious Look at Comics

    Paul Buhle, James Danky, and Linda Barry discuss comics in relation to our culture.

    A Serious Look at Comics

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    My Germany

    Son of Holocaust survivors makes pilgrimage to his parents' meeting place.

    My Germany

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    Science & Decision Making

    Learn about what can science teach us about decision-making.

    Science & Decision Making

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    And Then Came the Liberators

    Join the book discussion with Kathleen Stokker, Solveig Shavland and Richard Quinney.

    And Then Came the Liberators