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.


WCER Lunch and Learn | Get to Know the CIRTL Network

CIRTL researchers, WCER, UW−Madison

May 25, 2022, Noon-1 pm, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom



Past Events

School of Education Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Open House

May 11, 2022, 12:30-2:30 pm CT (Reception 12:30-1 pm), Room 145, Education Building


ITP | The Effects of Full-Day Prekindergarten: Experimental Evidence of Impacts on Children and Families

Dr. Allison Atteberry, University of Virginia

May 6, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Reframing Design in Education: Preparing Teachers as Agents for Change

Douglas Clark, University of Calgary

April 29, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


WCER Lunch and Learn | 4K During a Pandemic: Stories from Dane County

CRECE researchers, WCER, UW−Madison

April 20, 2022, Noon-1 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture - Integrating Social Science and Behavioral Genetics to Understand the Antecedents and Consequences of Racial Discrimination

Dr. Juan Del Toro, Research Associate at the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC), University of Pittsburgh

April 15, 2022, Noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time, Educational Sciences Room 259


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture - Rethinking Racial Domination in Education: A Critical Approach

Quentin Wheeler-Bell, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education, Indiana University

March 7, 2022, Noon to 1:00 p.m. Central Time, Educational Sciences Room 259 and on Zoom.


ITP | Advanced Placement Gatekeeping and Racialized Tracking (Online only)

Noah Hirschl, ITP Fellow

December 10, 2021, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Mitigating the Effects of Invalid Survey Responses in Estimating LGBQ-heterosexual Youth Risk Disparities

Joseph Cimpian, New York University Steinhardt

October 8, 2021, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


Brown Bag Talk | Scripting the Moves; Culture & Control in a “No-Excuses” Charter School

Joanne Golann, Vanderbilt University

October 8, 2021, Noon-1 pm Central time, online only, Online


ITP | Partnerships in Times of Transition: Challenges and Opportunities

Carl Frederick, Annalee Good, Beth Vaade, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison Metropolitan School District

October 1, 2021, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


The Fugitive Life of Black Teaching: A History of Pedagogy and Power

Jarvis R. Givens, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education Faculty Affiliate, African & African American Studies Harvard University

September 24, 2021, Noon-1pm, Wisconsin Idea Room - 159 Education Building, Zoom link: https://go.wisc.edu/givenslecture


ITP | Engaging Policymakers: Best Practices From Those Who Study It and Do It

Dr. Karen Bogenschneider, Rothermel-Bascom Professor Emeritus of Human Ecology, UW-Madison

September 24, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Access denied: The effect of geographic boundaries on White-Black gaps in access to educational opportunity

Dr. Peter Rich, Assistant Professor, Cornell University

September 17, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Higher Education and the Black-White Earnings Gap

Dr. Xiang Zhou, Harvard University

September 10, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences