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.


Carl A Grant Scholars Lecture

Derrick R. Brooms, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati

January 28, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture

Kent McIntosh, Professor of Special Education, University of Oregon

January 30, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Carl A Grant Scholars Lecture

Derron O. Wallace, Assistant Professor, Brandeis University

February 18, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259


2019 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

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


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture

Jennifer Langer-Osuna, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

March 1, 2019, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Carl A Grant Scholars Lecture

Jennifer Morton, Assistant Professor, The City College of New York

April 15, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Carl A Grant Scholars Lecture

Dana Miller-Cotto, Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh

May 2, 2019, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences, Room 259



Past Events

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