AADS Seminar: The Psychic Life of Violence

Please join us for a special seminar called, “the Psychic Life of Violence,” by assistant professor of philosophy at Marquette University, Dr. Kimberly Ann Harris. The seminar presentation will take place on March 27, 2020, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the Winston Van Horne Conference Room, Mitchell Hall, room 206. … Continue Reading »

PBS Independent Lens Film Screening | Always in Season

Please join us at Sheboygan’s John Michael Kohler Arts Center to watch the PBS Independent Lens film,Always in Season.After the screening, UWM Alumna Dr. Deborah Blanks will facilitate a panel made up of DAADS Assoc. Lecturer, Dr. Biko Baker, and graduate students, Jackline Kirungi and Maria Grace Hamming. The evening showing of the film will take place on Thurs., Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m.Continue Reading »

Upcoming Event | Blackness and Place

Please join us for the upcoming panel titled, Blackness and Place, sponsored by The Department of African & African Diaspora Studies in honor of Black History Month. The Panel will take place on February 5, 2020, from 5:00-6:30 pm in the Fireside Lounge at UWM’s Student Union. … Continue Reading »

November 20: Black Consciousness Day in Brazil

The Department of African & African Diaspora Studies (AADS) with support from the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies will host a panel in honor of Black Consciousness Day in Brazil on November 20th, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room at UWM’s Student Union. Three Brazilian scholars will discuss their research on Afro-Brazilian media and education. Dr. Sales Augusto dos Santos and Dr. Ivonete da Silva Lopes are visiting scholars in AADS at UWM and Dr. Alexandra Lima da Silva is a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne. … Continue Reading »