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.


WIES Lecture Featuring Ester de Jong

Ester de Jong, Director, School of Teaching and Learning, University of Florida School of Education

January 24, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture Featuring Megan Luce

Megan Luce, Research Associate, Research in Education & Design (RED) Lab, Stanford University

February 21, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Book Panel: K–12 Education as a Hermeneutic Adventurous Endeavor

Chair: Paula McAvoy, Program Director, The Center for Ethics in Education

February 22, 2018, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


2018 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 23, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


ITP Lecture Featuring Anna Haskins

Anna Haskins, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University

March 2, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Shirin Vossoughi

Shirin Vossoughi, Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy

March 6, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Jorge E. Gonzalez

Jorge E. Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences, University of Houston

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


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Samuel Rocha

Samuel Rocha, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia

April 19, 2018, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture Featuring David Yeager

David Yeager, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

April 20, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Keith Herman

Keith Herman, Professor Educational, School & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri

April 25, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


2018 MSAN Institute

April 26, 2018 – April 27, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, The Madison Concourse Hotel



Past Events

A Facilitated Conversation on the Professional Standards from the American Evaluation Association

January 8, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00 am, Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture

Katherine Magnuson, Professor and Doctoral Program Chair, UW Madison, School of Social Work

December 8, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture Featuring Nelson Flores

Nelson Flores, Assistant Professor, Educational Linguistics Division, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

December 6, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Against the Prison Pipeline: Laboring for Love, Toward Justice, with Joy

Crystal Laura, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education, Chicago State University

December 4, 2017, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street