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Explore France at UWM at Washington County Community Lecture Series

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.


UWM Community Lecture Series

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

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