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February 2021

Africa at Noon: THE DRAFT AS GENRE IN KIVU RUHORAHOZA’S EUROPA: BASED ON A TRUE STORY

February 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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“WHEN WOMEN WEAR SLACKS” WITH JACQUELINE-BETHEL MOUGOUÈ

February 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

TOPIC: “When Women Wear Slacks”: Gender and Embodied Nationalism in Africa DATE: Thursday, February 25, 2021 TIME: 12-1:30P PLACE: Zoom, register here African Cultural Studies Professor Jacqueline-Bethel Mougouè will present at Eye on Africa, an MSU…

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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PODCAST SERIES: GENERATIONAL DIVERSITY

February 26, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Student Employment Podcast Series is intended to discuss equity, inclusivity, and diversity as it relates to our work as supervisors. Join us for our discussion on generational diversity.

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

February 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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ALL-CAMPUS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

February 27, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Attend the 25th annual All-Campus Leadership Conference! The All-Campus Leadership Conference (ACLC) will be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 virtually. ACLC is a great way to grow your leadership capabilities, build your resume, and…

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March 2021

Africa at Noon: ANIMALS AS DIASPORIC BODIES IN AFRICAN STUDIES

March 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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CSA SPRING VIRTUAL LECTURE SERIES: LOMARSH ROOPNARINE (PROF, LATIN AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN STUDIES, JACKSON STATE UNI.)

March 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Indo-Caribbean Migration, Cultural Continuity, Change and Identity Formation Zoom link   Between 1838 and 1920 western colonial governments transported about 500,000 indentured Asians from India to the Caribbean. The arrival of these indentured laborers was…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

March 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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SOCIAL JUSTICE PANEL: GROWING OUR ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY FOR MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN(MMIW)

March 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join a moderated panel of local activists, scholars, and community members discuss the importance of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement and ways to grow your capacity to engage in activism and advocacy…

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WHO ME BIASED? The Reality and the Solutions to Unconscious Bias in Medicine

March 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Dr. Narjust Duma, MD, MPH, will present on how we can reduce unconscious bias in medicine. Her research is focused on understanding the challenges faced by underrepresented groups in medicine, improving the diversity of our…

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“WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THERE”: AFRICAN WOMEN, AGENCY, AND RESISTANCE

March 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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Breaking the Olympic Standard: A Conversation with Ibtihaj Muhammad

March 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Breaking the Olympic Standard: A Conversation with Ibtihaj Muhammad Lecture & Discussion Wednesday, March 10 7:30 - 8:30 pm  Virtual/Online  Cost: Free Join us for a conversation with Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad! Buy Tickets Ticket…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

March 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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ONLINE: SOCIAL JUSTICE HUB HOUSING EQUITY ACTION TEAM MEETINGS Intro to the Housing Equity action team

March 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Come join the Social Justice Hub Housing Equity Action Team to learn more about homelessness in Madison.

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NORTH-SOUTH PARTNERSHIPS AND POSTCOLONIAL LESSONS FOR AFRICAN STUDIES

March 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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DECOLONIZING CARE IN POPULATION HEALTH

March 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

2020 - 2021 HEALTH SCIENCES EQUITY&DIVERSITY LUNCH&LEARN SERIES Join our health science community for a series of free workshops and conversations focused on topics related to equity, diversity and inclusion that deeply impact our work and…

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RECKONING WITH RACISM IN PROTEST COVERAGE SJMC Emerging Scholars Speaker Series

March 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Kilgo’s research suggests protest coverage should be a part of that reckoning, as her work routinely finds that antiracism movements like Black Lives Matter are given less legitimacy than most other protests. In this talk,…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

March 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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THE WAY OF THE NEOGRIOT: A JOURNEY TOWARDS A TRUE AFRICAN AMERICAN THEATER

March 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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Debra Beebe Memorial Lecture – Black Males Need a New Deal: Centering Psychiatric Healing in the Context of Social Mobility

March 24, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Dr. Sean Joe, Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Sean Joe Recent scholarship has highlighted the changing patterns in suicide among Black Americans, noting…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

March 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PODCAST SERIES: LGBTQ

March 30, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Student Employment Podcast Series is intended to discuss equity, inclusivity, and diversity as it relates to our work as supervisors. Join us for our discussion on LGBTQ.

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SCHOOLING AS UNCERTAINTY: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC MEMOIR

March 31, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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April 2021

INDIGENOUS SPEAKER SERIES: KELSEY JOHN The Stories they Tell About Us: Disrupting Settler Narratives of Native & Horse Histories

April 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Kelsey John will explore several aspects of horse origin stories through a Native American epistemology. Centering American Indian Studies theoretical work on the more than human world, she highlights some important misconceptions about the horse's…

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ASM Grassroots Organizing Academy

April 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 2, 2021

Free

Are you interested in creating change on campus? Join the Grassroots Organizing Academy with the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) to learn essential skills for organizing at UW-Madison and beyond! We're offering an 8-week virtual workshop series…

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Unsettling Language Barriers: Redefining Communicative “Problems” and Reimagining Decolonial Possibilities

April 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

SLA Lecture Series: Critical Approaches to Applied Language Studies JONATHAN ROSA ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, CENTER FOR COMPARATIVE STUDIES IN RACE AND ETHNICITY, AND, BY COURTESY, DEPARTMENTS OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS, STANFORD UNIVERSITY…

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JLC: Leadership-Followership Workshop

April 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Participants will explore vulnerability in leadership and assess their ability to create inclusive, supportive environments at any level. It doesn’t just mean following directions or blindly accepting everything a leader says. Good followership is characterized…

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BECOMING A POPULATION: SEEING THE STATE, BEING SEEN BY THE STATE, AND THE POLITICS OF EVICTION IN CAPE TOWN

April 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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BIPOC GRADUATE STUDENT PANEL DISCUSSING COMMUNITY ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP

April 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us and hear from a panel of BIPOC graduate students discussing the different ways they do community engaged scholarship. Please register for the event by following the link.

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STUDENT GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 10, 2021 - April 11, 2021
free

  Dear Partners & Colleagues, We are delighted to announce that registration for FIE's Student Global Leadership Conference 2021 is now open! Please visit our new conference website at www.fie.org.uk/SGLC to check out Conference Sessions, Conference Presenters,…

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DEVELOPMENT, (DUAL) CITIZENSHIP AND ITS DISCONTENTS IN AFRICA

April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Africa at Noon seminar series will hold virtually this semester. All are welcome. Click here to join the event on Zoom. You may find the dial-in information here. Please note that this is a webinar, and guests’…

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JLC: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Gendered Galaxy

April 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Have you ever wondered what factors resulted in today's wage gap, the talent gap, and the glass ceiling for women? More importantly, what can we do to blaze the trail, and to stand strong and…

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7TH ANNUAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH EVENT -BREAKING THE SILENCE: ADDRESSING DEMENTIA IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR Meet the People where they are, Continuing the Dialogue on Inclusivity in Research

April 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

On behalf of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Regional Milwaukee Office, it is with great pleasure to invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Minority Health Month Dialogue, Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in…

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VIRTUAL APIDA HERITAGE FESTIVAL Community Discussion

April 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The APIDA Heritage Month Committee invites you to join us for our fourth annual Kick-off Event: the APIDA Heritage Festival! Join us in a community discussion between our diverse 32 APIDA Student Organizations to celebrate…

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VIRTUAL APIDA PANEL Allyship and Action

April 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

APIDA Heritage Month Planning Committee invites you to a panel discussion on APIDA Allyship and Action. This panel will open a dialogue on what it means to be an ally to the APIDA community, how…

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JLC: Validation Workshop

April 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Learn about validation and how it can be applied to the development of yourself and others. Validation is the process of proving something is worthwhile. From a leadership perspective, validation is how we justify that…

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DECOLONIZING CARE IN HEALTH EQUITY

April 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

2020 - 2021 HEALTH SCIENCES EQUITY&DIVERSITY LUNCH&LEARN SERIES Join our health science community for a series of free workshops and conversations focused on topics related to equity, diversity and inclusion that deeply impact our work and…

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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT PODCAST SERIES: TRAUMA INFORMED CARE

April 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Student Employment Podcast Series is intended to discuss equity, inclusivity, and diversity as it relates to our work as supervisors. Join us for our discussion on trauma informed care.

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September 2021

Using Frameworks to Examine Race in Higher Education

September 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

With the public spotlight on Critical Race Theory, we will explore how this framework and others can help us understand the historical context of race and racism in higher education as well as steps we…

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Global Health Tuesday- White Saviorism and Decolonizing Global Health

September 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Anna Kalbarczyk, a global health researcher and practitioner from Johns Hopkins University will discuss white saviorism, decolonizing global health and what that means for training and education. This seminar will explore the meaning of saviorism…

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INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORTATION, AND JUSTICE

September 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

The way we get from place to place touches every aspect of our lives, from the burdens of commuting to the access we have to basic services like health care and food. And it’s inextricably…

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Towards Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence: Harnessing AI to Improve Human Decision-Making

September 29, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Free

University of Chicago Assistant Professor Chenhao Tan will present recent efforts in developing best practices for incorporating AI into human decision-making, using deceptive review detection as a testbed. The results demonstrate a tradeoff between human…

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Treaties: How we come to be where we are

September 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us for a one-hour live roundtable discussion with the Ho-Chunk Nation's leading legal experts to learn about the most important documents in any community––treaties––and how our ongoing nation-to-nation agreements with the Ho-Chunk Nation are…

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Everyone’s Earth: Conversations on Race and Environment

September 30, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a conversation with those leading the nation’s effort to address racism and the outdoors. Together, we will explore ways we can increase diversity and equity as it relates to outdoor accessibility and…

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A Roadmap for States to Build an Effective Prenatal-to-3 System of Care

September 30, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Cynthia Osborne, Associate Dean for Academic Strategies, Director of the Child and Family Research Partnership and its national Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center, University of Texas at Austin will present this seminar as part of the…

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October 2021

Decolonizing the Curriculum in STEAM

October 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Discover new approaches to teaching in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) disciplines that can elevate historically marginalized perspectives and scholarship.

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Cooperative Business Resources for Entrepreneurs and Researchers

October 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

What is a co-op? You’d be surprised to see that co-ops are a part of everyday life. Think about your local credit union, going to REI for a new tent, or the cranberries in your…

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Virtual talk: The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

October 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Hazel Thornton, Programme Officer for the United Nations (UN) Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 2021 marks the start of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration – a ten-year effort to prevent, halt, and reverse…

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Course Success Series: Cultivating inclusive communication

October 6, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Free

Promoting and maintaining inclusive interaction and communication takes effort. We may not get it right every time, but by setting carefully considered ground rules for our students and consistently checking in with our class, we…

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Hot Topics in Public Health symposium: “Immigrant Health: An Insider’s View”

October 6, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

All are welcome to tune into this virtual symposium. Panelists Patricia Téllez-Girón, MD and Andrea Suarez, MD will shared their lived experiences with the US health system from the viewpoint of immigrants. The discussion will…

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South Korean Foreign Policy Innovation: The New Southern Policy and Beyond

October 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

This panel will examine South Korea’s foreign policy innovation under President Jae-in Moon, including (but not limited to) the New Southern Policy. With the growing importance of South Korea in terms of both economy and…

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Can Ranked-Choice Voting Work in Wisconsin?

October 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Free

Ranked-choice voting is being debated around the country and in Wisconsin. Join us for a virtual “breakfast briefing” featuring a panel of experts who will review lessons learned elsewhere to help inform policymakers and the…

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Seven Generations Inter-Tribal Leadership Summit Innovation in Education

October 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 8, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Free

The Seven Generations Inter-Tribal Leadership Summit will take place October 7-8, 2021 at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College, in partnership with the College of Menominee Nation and the University of Wisconsin System. The leadership series…

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The Legacy of Slavery and the Impact of Family Structure on Black-White Inequality in Poverty

October 7, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Regina Baker, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, will present this seminar as part of the Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar Series. Register for the Online Zoom Webinar Here: https://www.irp.wisc.edu/connect/

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Bring an Inclusive Mindset to Your Teaching

October 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Learn about inclusive teaching approaches that build upon inclusive design frameworks, case studies, and educational research in this one-session workshop. This workshop will model and discuss approaches that can be readily implemented in any class…

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Virtual talk: Building an Ecosystem of Equity: Advancing Climate Justice to Protect People and Create a Prosperous Planet

October 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome, founder of Empowering a Green Environment and Economy, LLC. Dr. White-Newsome will discuss how not leading with equity and justice can contribute to degraded ecosystems, climate, and public health. She will outline…

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Course Success Series: Teaching with equity and inclusion

October 13, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Free

Equity and inclusion should be considered in all aspects of your course design and teaching. This session will explore four core elements of equitable, inclusive teaching (relationship, access, design, and pedagogy) and help instructors identify…

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Why Global Languages Matter More Now Than 10 Years Ago: A Virtual Conversation with Steve Leveen, Author of America’s Bilingual Century

October 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Who knows better than educators how strong the push for STEM has been? But in the global economy and environment that are here to stay, today’s college students need to embrace more than STEM to…

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Jordahl Public Lands Lecture

October 14, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

We invite you to join us for a conversation with Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson, who will be joining us virtually to discuss the stories we tell and how those stories are critical to…

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CUGH’s Virtual Summit

October 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Co-hosted by UW-Madison, this free virtual symposium will include presentations from experts around the world who will share high impact solutions that will address climate change and improve health outcomes. Leaders from the African continent…

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Exploring How Undocumented Immigrant Youth Navigate Racialization in the U.S. South

October 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Brown Bag Talk by Sophia Rodriguez, assistant professor of urban education and education policy at the University of Maryland, College Park and a recent visiting scholar at the Center for the Social Organization of schools at…

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Wellbeing and Self-Care Awareness

October 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

In this session, we will discuss how wellbeing means something different to everyone, and talk about how a person’s environment, social community, and lived experiences play a role in wellbeing. You will spend time reflecting…

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Building Equity and Community in the Workplace

October 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

In many cases, inequity exists in the workplace, which doesn’t always allow for individuals to bring their full self to the space or be their best self. This conversation will talk through ways in which…

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Polypharmacy and Deprescribing

October 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - October 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Free

Lecture Series Objectives: learners as members of the healthcare team will be able to: 1. Equip learners with skills to use best practices and evidence-based interventions for common age-related conditions. 2. Identify recent scientific advances…

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LGBTQ+ Student Worker Bill of Rights

October 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Join Gender and Sexuality Center staff to build out a best practices document to share with your campus employer. What do you need and want from your workplace to feel affirmed and bring your authentic…

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Coal, Gas and Public Health: On the electric sector & environmental justice

October 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

It is generally well known that coal generation has a negative impact on public health and wellbeing. As utilities try to make the case for gas, public health and climate advocates are pushing back to…

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Virtual talk: Lindsay Heights: An Urban Restoration Story

October 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Francesca Dawson, community advocate and mentor. Poverty, predatory lending, food deserts, and low unemployment created community challenges in this Milwaukee neighborhood. Learn how people of all ages organized to reclaim and redevelop their community and…

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UW-Madison DREAMers Organization

October 20, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

Undocumented and DACA students face many challenges in higher education. This ranges from financial barriers, mental health, the US immigration system, the lack of information and resources for staff, navigating college with fewer resources, etc.…

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Teaching for Well-Being Practices

October 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This introductory workshop to health-promoting pedagogies will present strategies to support both student learning and well-being by cultivating a welcoming, trusting, and empowering learning environment. Join us to explore evidence-based health-promoting practices and to consult…

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DISSEMINATION & IMPLEMENTATION SHORT COURSE 2021- Ready, $et, Sustain

October 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Free

This is event is currently full. Join the waitlist here: https://redcap.ictr.wisc.edu/surveys/?s=A4YT7RL83JNCFCAH The University of Wisconsin Madison Institute for Clinical and Translational Research’s Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Launchpad invites you to attend the 2021 D&I Short Course…

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Health Sciences Equity & Diversity Lunch & Learns- Decolonizing Access

October 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join our health science community for a series of free workshops and conversations focused on topics related to equity, diversity and inclusion that deeply impact our work and our practice. Back, by popular demand, is…

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Seminar Series: Asymmetry in Civic Information

October 20, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Free

Presenter: Paul Dower, assistant professor, Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics, UW–Madison Asymmetry in Civic Information: An Experiment on Tax Participation among Small and Informal Firms in Togo In low-income countries, tax collection practices can give…

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International Student Panel

October 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Join current students as they share their experiences as international students at UW-Madison. Come learn about student life, student employment, and the transition to Madison. Participate in our discussion to learn how to support international…

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Nurse Advocacy, Social Justice, and Health Equity: A Call to Action

October 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Free

As an African American man, nurse, and the American Nurses Association (ANA)’s first male president, Dr. Grant is purposeful and inspirational in advancing education, promoting health, and advocating for social justice. Dr. Grant’s presentation, “Nurse…

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Memories Matter Livestream: Supporting Research, Health Equity and Patient Care

October 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Register to join the UW Initiative to End Alzheimer’s (IEA) for an online panel discussion about its mission to end Alzheimer’s disease through research, health equity and patient care. Speakers will include Sanjay Asthana, MD,…

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Privilege and White Identity

October 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

In this session, folx will be exploring the concepts of privilege and whiteness. It is a space for white folks to address our privilege, confront our biases, and identify the change we want to be…

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Chartering Exploitation: 21st Century Black Schooling and the (Re)making of a Southern City

October 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

In this talk, Rachel Williams draws upon qualitative and spatial methods to examine how new modes of segregation, such as exploitative housing policies and county secession, shape the trajectory of charter growth from 2002 to…

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Being and Advocate for Change

October 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Nalah McWhorter will be taking us through her journey of being an advocate for change while sharing how others can play a role in advocacy. Changing things in very complicated systems can often be a…

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Waste Siege: The Life of Infrastructure in Palestine, with Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins (Bard College)

October 25, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Free

Based on Sophia’s book, Waste Siege: The Life of Infrastructure in Palestine, this talk offers an analysis unusual in the study of Palestine: it begins with the environmental, infrastructural, and aesthetic context in which Palestinians…

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Grasslands for bioenergy and ecosystem health

October 25, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

In this Sustainable Energy Seminar, Randy Jackson, Professor of Agronomy, will discuss the potential for perennial grasslands to support more sustainable food and energy systems, as well as the barriers to transformative change in grassland…

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Conflicts of Interest in Professional Careers: Building Awareness and Paths Forward

October 25, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Conflicts of Interest in Professional Careers: Building Awareness and Paths Forward is free and open to the public. UW-Madison legal experts Sam Leinweber and Stephanie Leroy shed light on new and longstanding policies for researchers…

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The Academy and the Economy: Connecting Higher Education and Economic Development

October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Free

Join the Thompson Center and the Center for European Studies for a virtual event on the economic impact of the university, challenges in improving the connection of higher education and economic development, and possible leadership…

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ESCAPE TO DESPECIALIZATION The shapes that art takes on the edges

October 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Presented by Alejandro Meitin, co-founder of the art collective, Ala Plastica This presentation will focus on certain transdisciplinary initiatives that integrate the artistic way of thinking and action in their constitution and development, analyzing some…

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Plants are Our First Teachers: Climate Change and Indigenous Ways of Knowing

October 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Tackling global issues like climate change through US education means looking to Indigenous peoples for best practices regarding caring for the natural world. This talk will be about relationships between human and plant communities, situated…

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Re-Indigenizing the UW–Madison Campus

October 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Daniel Cornelius, outreach specialist and deputy director, Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center, UW–Madison Law School. Since 2019, cross-campus collaborations have resulted in the establishment of an Indigenous Research Garden and sugarbush at the Arboretum. These…

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Women, Leadership and Social Change: A Conversation with Celena Roldán, MSW

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Celena Roldán, the CEO of the American Red Cross of Illinois, the second largest Red Cross region in the country, will share her insights and experiences in this one-hour discuss with Seungmi L. Cho, PhD…

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Understanding Trauma: How childhood experiences can shape your life

October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including both negative experiences and trauma, can have a significant effect on children's well-being and throughout life. This presentation will explore a model of trauma and recent research on examples of…

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“This is How We Show Up For Our Relatives”: Understanding How Indigenous Relative Caregivers Embody Traditional Kinship

October 28, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

The UW Native American Center for Health Professions (NACHP) will host their first Distinguished Lecture of the semester on Thursday, October 28, 2021. The session will feature Cary Waubanascum, PhD, (Oneida Nation, Menominee, Forest County…

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It’s Who You Know: How Teachers Use Social Networks to Find Jobs in Decentralized Labor Markets

October 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Dr. Huriya Jabbar presents results from a recent study examining how teachers use their social networks to find jobs in decentralized labor markets, using data from interviews with 128 teachers in New Orleans, Detroit, and…

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November 2021

Fall 2021 Public Child Welfare Dialogue

November 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Dr. Marilyn Zimmerman, Senior Director of Policy and Programs at the National Native Children’s Trauma Center, will provide a talk titled, “Impacts of Trauma on Caregiving /Parenting and Support Strategies to Build Resilience for both…

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Unsettling: Learning of Equity in Creative Expression and Teaching

November 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Xia Gao presents her work and her exploration of equity through her practice. “I would never feel confident to say that my work centers on equity. I would often say that it addresses cultural, social,…

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Student Employment Supervisor Series-Ableism

November 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

Student Employment Supervisor Podcast Series is intended to discuss equity, inclusivity, and diversity as it relates to our work as supervisors of student employees. Join us for our discussion on ableism which will feature the…

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Global Conversations

November 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

James Crall (Entomology) - Using computer vision and artificial intelligence to support pollinators in agroecosystems Valentin Picasso (Agronomy) - Going global with Kernza perennial grain Global Conversations is a monthly one-hour talk, hosted by CALS…

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Health Sciences Equity & Diversity Lunch & Learns- Decolonizing Curriculum

November 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join our health science community for a series of free workshops and conversations focused on topics related to equity, diversity and inclusion that deeply impact our work and our practice. Back, by popular demand, is…

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Documentation Status Socialization Among Latinx Immigrant Parents

November 18, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Fernanda Cross, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Michigan will present this seminar as part of the Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar Series. Register Here: https://www.irp.wisc.edu/connect/

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Ficciones endeudadas latinoamericanas: el poder mimético y ficcional de la deuda (presented in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation)

November 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This lecture,  will explore functions of debt as a literary motive in cultural productions from Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Cuba. The presenter will argue that debts are used as instruments of coercive power. This indebted…

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December 2021

Equity Early: Exploring Issues of Race and Poverty During the Early Years

December 2, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Stephanie Curenton, Associate Professor, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development, Boston University will present this seminar as part of the Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar Series. Register Here: https://www.irp.wisc.edu/connect/

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Queer-Jewish-Muslim: Constructing Hyphenated Religious Identities through Tactics of Intersubjectivity

December 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Katrina Daly Thompson is Professor of African Cultural Studies at UW-Madison, with affiliations in MESP, Anthropology, Religious Studies, and several other programs. Her research concerns language, gender, and sexuality in Muslim communities in East Africa,…

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Peace Corps Thought Leaders Series: It’s Not Just an Environmental Thing

December 9, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

This panel discussion brings together an exceptional group of RPCVs who are leading efforts across multiple sectors to address climate change. They will share their expertise on climate change within their sector, thoughts on how…

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Health Sciences Equity & Diversity Lunch & Learns

December 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join our health science community for a series of free workshops and conversations focused on topics related to equity, diversity and inclusion that deeply impact our work and our practice. Back, by popular demand, is…

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