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.


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


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


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


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


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

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


Wisconsin Idea in Education Series Lecture CANCELLED

Kara Mitchel Viesca, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Sponsor: WCER, Early Career Faculty

October 17, 2018, 12:30-1:30, 159 Education Building


The Importance of Meaning: Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Turn Big Data into Real Understanding

David Williamson Shaffer, Director & Principal Investigator, Epistemic Analytics, Sponsor: E.I. Initiative and DoIT

October 16, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00, Union South (See TITU for room details), 1308 W. Dayton Street