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.


Smart Restart | A Smart Return to Campus Fall 2020

We all have a role in protecting the health and safety of our Badger community., Check out the Smart Restart Plan!

September 2, 2020 – December 11, 2020, Times vary as scheduled, Providing a mix of in-person and remote courses


WCER Future Events

To be announced as scheduled, Online or in other formats

September 7, 2020 – December 11, 2020, On hold for fall semester 2020, On hold


ICQE2020-21 | International Conference on Quantitative Ethnography 2020-21 @ICQEConf

Simon Buckingham Shum; Abigail Wooldridge, University of Technology Sydney; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

January 3, 2021 – February 7, 2021, Session times vary, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA



Past Events

CANCELLED | Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture |  April 22, 2020

Thalia Goldstein, Assistant Professor, Applied Developmental Psychology, George Mason University

April 22, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


CANCELLED | Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture |  April 16, 2020

Winston Thompson, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology

April 16, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


CANCELLED | CCWT | Supporting Higher Education and Career Success for Refugees in Wisconsin

To be rescheduled for the fall

April 10, 2020, 9:30 am-4 pm, Madison College Truax Campus, Room D1630, 1701 Wright Street Madison, WI


CANCELLED | Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture |  April 8, 2020

Michelle J. Bellino, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Education

April 8, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


CANCELLED | Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture |  March 25, 2020

Elizabeth Todd-Breland, Associate Professor, History, University of Illinois at Chicago

March 25, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 159, Education Building


CANCELLED | Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture |  March 23, 2020

Zandra de Araujo, Associate Professor, University of Missouri College of Education

March 23, 2020, 12 - 1 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


CANCELLED | What Drives Racial/Ethnic Disparities in School Discipline?

Jayanti Owens, Assistant Professor of Psychology, International and Public Affairs, Brown University

March 13, 2020, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


CANCELLED FOR PUBLIC: The Power of Humanizing Pedagogy on Minoritized Youth

Jessica Stovall, PhD student in Race Inequality and Language in Education program, Stanford University

March 12, 2020, Noon - 1pm, Educational Sciences Room 259


CANCELLED | UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

Jessica Stovall, PhD student in Race Inequality and Language in Education program, Stanford University

March 12, 2020, 10 am - 1:00 pm, Town Center | Discovery Building, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.


WIES | Fostering Community-Engaged Partnerships to Develop, Evaluate & Disseminate Interventions

John Begeny, Professor of School Psychology, North Carolina State University

March 11, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WEPOP/Annalee Good Book and Policy Discussion

Annalee Good, WCER researcher and evaluator

March 10, 2020, 4:15 - 5:45 p.m., Memorial High School, 201 S Gammon Road, Literacy Center


ITP & MEP | Working with School Districts

Katie Eklund, Kira Hicks, Erica Halverson, Percival Matthews, Annalee Good, Chris Harrison, Jay Affeldt, Casey Pellien, University of Wisconsin--Madison, Madison Metropolitan School District

March 6, 2020, 12:30 - 2 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison