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 go.wisc.edu/smphdiversitysummit. 

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.

UW–Madison’s Diversity Forum

UW Madison

The Diversity Forum welcomes the campus and greater community annually for a two-day, conference-style event that is free and open to the public. The goal of the Diversity Forum is to impart the latest knowledge and research in the diversity and inclusion fields, educate about perspectives and best practices for equity and social justice, and activate attendees to make positive changes in the world.

Sustainable Development

@ 11:00 am

Lunch and Learn Talk by Elizabeth Buckner This talk examines sustainable development as a new mandate for universities worldwide. Drawing on a random sample of 3,000 universities worldwide, it examines what types of universities are most likely to explicitly include sustainability and sustainable development in their mission and vision statements and how they frame these commitments.