Webinar | “Combating Systemic Racism and Sexism through Black Activism in São Paulo” with Guest Speaker, Douglas Belchior

Join us for the fourth session in our on-going webinar series, “Black History and Black Activism in Brazil & the United States,’ where Douglas Belchior will give a talk on combating systemic racism and sexism through Black activism in São Paulo, Brazil. Belchior is a Brazilian educator, activist, and founder of the UNEafro-Brasil Movement, an NGO that works to empower Black youth in Brazil. The event will be hosted via Zoom and free registration is required. Click here to register.Continue Reading »

Webinar | “Black Activism in Milwaukee” with Dr. Monique Liston

Join us for the third session in our on-going webinar series, “Black History and Black Activism in Brazil and the United States,’ where Dr. Monique Listion will give a talk on Black Activism in Milwaukee. Dr. Liston is an experienced evaluator and program designed. She founded UBUNTU Research and Evaluation as a professional learning community that prioritizes Black women and their leadership in building beloved communities. Click here to registerContinue Reading »

Virtual Student Internships | 2-Part Webinar Series

The Department of African & African Diaspora Studies and our campus partners want to support students in understanding the great opportunities that exist for remote work experiences and tips for success. Join us for one or both free webinars on virtual internships where students will learn about the advantages of virtual internships and ask key questions as they review their opportunities for internship placements. Parts one and two of this series will take place on November 13th and 20th @ noon, respectively, and will be hosted via Zoom. *Free registration required.Continue Reading »

AADS Ph.D. Graduate, Dr. Charmane M. Perry, publishes two articles in the International Journal of Bahamian Studies

Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Charmane M. Perry, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has recently published two articles: an article in the most recent issue of the International Journal of Bahamian Studies: “‘You can’t speak Creole in here. English only’: Experiences of Stigma and Acts of Resistance among Adults of Haitian Descent in the Bahamas” and another in the journal Ethnicities: “‘Kouri, kouri! Bis la ap vini!’: Reflections on the stigma of being Haitian at primary and secondary school in the Bahamas.”… Continue Reading »

Under the African Skies: Uganda

Jackline Kirungi (Ph.D. student in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at UWM) will explore gender, marriage, family, and racism in different communities. In Uganda, she researched gender and health, gender and education in adolescents, gender and feminism studies in Africa, gender and migration, gender and local government, and water. … Continue Reading »

Webinar | “Black History and Black Politics in Brazil with Dr. Flávia Rios

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 @ 3:00 pm (CST) for our upcoming Zoom webinar event with Dr. Flávia Rios, as she discusses Black History and Black Politics in Brazil. TDr. Rios (Ph.D, USP) is a Professor of Sociology at the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Brazil. She was a Visiting Student Reasearcher Collaborator (VSRC) in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University (2013). Her main interests are Social Movements, racial inequalities, Affirmative Actions and Black thought. Flavia’s current research focuses on intersections between gender, race and democracy Click here to register. Continue Reading »

Webinar | Talking About Race: Understanding Racial Identity Development and How It Affects US

The Shorewood Public Library and Shorewood School District will how a webinar with AADS Associate Professor, Erin Winkler. Dr. Winkler will share racial identity development models and explain how our understanding of-and reactions to-racialized issues in our daily lives are related to our own racial identity development process. Further, she will discuss some ways in which racial identity development affects children and youth specifically. Click here for more information … Continue Reading »

Webinar Series | Black History and Black Activism in Brazil & the United States

Join us for our upcoming webinar series with Black Brazilian and Black American experts and activists who will share their knowledge of Black history and experiences of Black activism to combat racism and sexism in two of the world’s largest democracies. This series is co-sponsored by the Department of African & African Diaspora Studies and the Black Student Cultural Center at UWM.… Continue Reading »