Washington Co., WI – Each fall, UWM at Washington County presents a lecture series that focuses on a different country. Faculty experts and professionals share their knowledge with lectures that dive into related topics.
This year there will be a series of five one-hour lectures exploring France.
Admission is free, and no registration is required. A Q&A session follows each lecture. All presentations are at the UWM at Washington County campus and begin at 6:30 p.m. The first lecture takes place in the campus theater. The subsequent lectures are in Room 201.
Oct. 2: French Culture and Food
Speaker: Lawrence A. Kuiper, associate professor of French, UW-Milwaukee
Oct. 9: French Firms Doing Business in Wisconsin – Panel Discussion
- Andrea Jett Fletcher, executive director, French-American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago (moderator)
- Delphine Laporterie Domenget, director of human resources, Manitou Group, West Bend
- Janice Lampron, executive assistant, Lesaffre Yeast Corp., Milwaukee
- Severine Zaslavski, senior information technology executive, Manpower Group
Oct. 16: French Criminal Justice System
Speaker: Ken Farmer, attorney and author (Real Lawyers, Chez Betty)
Oct. 23: Underbelly of Impressionism
Speaker: Graeme Reid, director of collections & exhibitions, Museum of Wisconsin Art