Against Technoableism: A Roundtable with Dr. Ashley Shew

Disability Cultural Center, 702 W. Johnson St.
@ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Disability Cultural Center for a discussion about disability and technology with Dr. Ashley Shew, author of Against Technoableism. Dr. Shew will pose and respond to questions about how technoableism functions in an age of technological advance. All students, staff, and faculty welcome! If you have questions or access requests, please email Helen at

Mastering Masa: A Taste of Tradition

Babcock Hall Food Lab, Babcock Hall
@ 5:00 pm

This Latinx Heritage Month event and collaboration with WUD Cuisine serves as a safe and educational space for students to have hands-on cooking experience with cultural foods. Participants will learn how to prepare, cook, and take home a Latin dish taught by a local Latinx chef. In addition to learning a Latinx recipe, students will be able to interact with each other and the chef(s) to better understand the significance of food, and its impact on our collective Latinx culture.

Queer Brown Vegan: A Conversation with Isaias Hernandez

Play Circle Theater, Memorial Union
@ 12:00 am

To culminate the celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, the Latinx Heritage Month Planning Committee, in addition to our sponsors, are pleased to present keynote speaker, Isaias Hernandez. Isaias identifies as a queer, Latinx climate educator, researcher, and activist from Los Angeles. Through the creation of their platform Queer Brown Vegan, Isaias helps to educate people on the intersectional nature of the climate crisis. This event is free and open to the public.

“Diversity Summit 2023 Protecting and Advancing Trans Health”

Health Sciences Learning Center
@ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome to UW SMPH and UW Health 2023 Diversity Summit on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. This year's focus is Protecting and Advancing Trans Health. For the most current information and detailed schedule, please visit 

Visiting Scholars Program Lecture Series: International Development, Global Migration & the Rise of Economic Imperialism

8108 Sewell Social Sciences & Online
@ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Immanuel Ness is Research Associate at the Centre for Sociological Research & Practice and Visiting Professor of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg and Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York. He is the author of books and collections on labor, globalization, migration and protest movements, including Migration as Economic Imperialism: How International Labour Mobility Undermines Economic Development in Poor Countries (Polity 2023).

Multiliteracies, Identity, and Second Language Spanish Learning in a Historically Black College

@ 12:00 pm

An invited lecture for language educators Dr. Gabriela Zapata Associate Professor, School of Education University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Friday, October 27, 12:00 pm CDT On Zoom REGISTER HERE About the talk In her recent survey …

Learning Whiteness

@ 12:00 pm

Whiteness is not innate – it is learned. The systems of white domination that prevail across the world are not pre-given or natural. Rather, they are forged and sustained in social and political life. In this talk, Dr. Arathi Sriprakash will explore the material conditions, knowledge politics, and complex feelings that create and relay systems of racial domination. She'll invite us to reckon with past and present politics of education in order to imagine a future thoroughly divested from racism.

Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle of the 1940s

Auditorium, Wisconsin Historical Society
@ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Journalist and author Samuel Freedman, a UW-Madison alumnus, tells the dramatic story of young Hubert Humphrey, his allies, and his adversaries in the battle for a better nation in his new book, Into the Bright Sunshine: Hubert Humphrey and the Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle of the 1940s. Professor Kathryn McGarr of the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication joins him to discuss the complex implications of this struggle that continue to plague us today.