Events

WCER and its projects host dozens of lectures, panels discussions and other events throughout the year, including the Wisconsin Ideas in Education and Carl A. Grant series, and the annual UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair.

Nearly all these events are free, and open to the campus community, as well as to other educators, community leaders and members of the interested public.

You can scroll event descriptions beginning with the most current on this page, get a larger view and subscribe to WCER’s Google calendar, visit the individual pages for each type of event or use the search.


Brownbag Talk: On Community Engagement and Public Scholarship

Eve L. Ewing, Sociologist of Education, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

December 5, 2018, 12:15 - 1:30, Lathrop Hall, First Floor, Virginia Harrison Parlor


Eve L. Ewing Presents Ghosts in the Schoolyard

Eve L. Ewing, Sociologist of Education, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration

December 5, 2018, 6:00 - 7:00, Madison Central Library, 201 W Mifflin Street, Madison, WI


WIES Lecture Featuring Benedikt Harrer

Benedikt Harrer, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy Physics Education Research, San Jose State University

December 5, 2018, Noon - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


2019 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 22, 2019, 10:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.



Past Events

ITP Seminar Series “Student Absenteeism and the Opportunity to Learn”

Jaymes Pyne, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Sociology, UW-Madison

November 16, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259 1025 West Johnson Street


Exploring Immigrant-Origin Multilingual Students’ Languages and Literacies

Amanda Kibler, Associate Professor of Education, Oregon State University

November 14, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


K12 Education in Wisconsin: An Overview

Thomas McCarthy and Emilie Amundson, Communications Director, WI DPI (Thomas), and Chief of Staff, WI DPI (Emilie)

November 14, 2018, 11:00 - 12:00, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Wisconsin’s Demographic Changes: Impact on Rural Schools and Communities

Sarah Kemp, Researcher, UW-Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory (APL)

November 13, 2018, 11:30 - 1:00, Educational Sciences, Room 259 1025 West Johnson Street


Unbundling the Teacher: Race, Hypervisibility, and Affective Labor in New Orleans Charter Schools

Christien Tompkins, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University–New Brunswick

November 7, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Future Ready: Why Schools Will Matter in the Digital World

S. Craig Watkins, Professor of Radio-Television-Film and the Center for African and African American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

November 5, 2018, Noon - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Internships and Experiential Learning in a Chinese University: A Report from the Field

Matthew Hora, Director of CCWT and Assistant Professor of Adult and Higher Education, UW-Madison

November 5, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Interdisciplinary Training Program CANCELLED

Julie Booth, Temple University, Sponsor: ITP

October 19, 2018, noon to 1:30 p.m., 253 Educational Sciences


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America

Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow, Economic Policy Institute & Senior Fellow, Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sponsor: CEE

October 18, 2018, 4:30 - 6:00, 2120 Kellner Hall, Graingiere Hall


The Vocational Significance of Cultural Identity

Angela Byars-Winston, Professor, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Sponsor: CCWT

October 18, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, 259 Educational Sciences, 1025 W. Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Excellent Content Teaching for Multilingual Students

Kara Mitchell Viesca, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education, University of Nebraska

October 17, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall