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.



Past Events

WIES Lecture Mutual Survival: Education Reform & Economic Change in Rural Wisconsin

Jennifer Seelig, Assistant Director, Rural Education Research & Implementation Center, WCER

February 6, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall


Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar: Enhancing Students’ Mathematics Learning

Martha Alibali, Professor, Dept. of Psychology, UW-Madision

February 1, 2019, 6 - 7:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CCWT:  Experiences of Hmoob American Undergraduate Students

Stacey Lee and Cindy Cheng, UW-Madison

February 1, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall


BROWN BAG: Mentoring, Advising and Navigating the Academy as Grad Students

Derrick R. Brooms, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati

January 29, 2019, 12:00 - 1:15, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Carl A. Grant Scholars:  #BlackOnCampus, Campus Racial Climates & Black Men’s College Exper

Derrick R. Brooms, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati

January 28, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Network Book Talk:  Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education

Gary Orfield, UCLA and Nick Hillman, UW-Madison

January 24, 2019, 11:30 - 12:45, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture: Studying the Fine Details of Multimodal Learning Interactions

Virginia Flood and Benedikt Harrer, University of California, Berkeley; San Jose State University

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


Eve L. Ewing Presents Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Free & Open to the Public

Eve L. Ewing, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

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


Brown Bag for UW-Madison Students, Staff & Faculty: On Community Engagement and Public Scholarship

Eve L. Ewing, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

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


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