UW-BSC Library Writers Series: Author Genevieve Davis, “Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen”

Interested in authentic Austrian cooking? What about interesting tales of immigration? Author Genevieve Davis read from her book Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen on Monday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m. If you missed it, the audio is available here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/mtogu See some pictures on the library’s Facebook page.

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Cover of Fanni's Viennese Kitchen

Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen

Fanni’s Viennese Kitchen includes authentic recipes from Vienna. This book also includes stories on why Fanni sailed to America from Vienna in 1921, along with stories about how Fanni got her family through the Great Depression with her cooking!

Genevieve Davis is also the author of Secret Life, Secret Death. According to IMDb, Davis produced, wrote, directed, and designed the movie version of Secret Life, Secret Death on her own. Davis enjoys reenacting historical events such as Civil War events, medieval festivals, and 16th century Scottish events. Davis is also a professional artist.

Apfestrudel, one of the recipes from the book.

Apfestrudel, one of the recipes from the book.

Fanni and Hansi

Fanni and Hansi

UW-BSC Library presents: George Papakis

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For those that were unable to attend George Papakis’s presentation, you can listen to the presentation here: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/whohx

George Papakis received his PhD in Urban Studies at UW-Milwaukee. He earned the Scott Greer Award for Outstanding Urban Research on the paper he wrote entitled, The Sobering Realities of the 2004 Olympics: Fiscal Crisis and the Privatization of Land. This fall, he plans to return to Greece to work on the issues highlighted by his research.

Papakis focuses his research on urban governance, globalization, and economic restructuring in Athens, Greece.  During his lecture he expanded on each of this topics. If you’re a person who enjoys learning about the political and economical history of land use, and urban planning of Athens, then this is the lecture for you!

George Papakis speaking during his lecture.

George Papakis speaking during his lecture.