Virtual Event: Sisters Like Me | Black Girl Magic

Sisters like me is an event for Black womxn-identified students to facilitate community and bonding. Join us for an afternoon of Black Girl Magic! Black womxn leaders on and off campus will be facilitating discussions and sharing their experiences with self-care as a radical and important act, especially during this current climate. Presented by UWM Women’s Resource Center and UWM Black Student Cultural Center. … Continue Reading »

Zoom Webinar: The Powerful Youth-led Protest Movement

Join us Friday, June 26th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.in a town hall to discuss a new generation of young leadership embodied in the current mass demonstrations. Our panelists are local activists, officials, and academics who will discuss what is special about this moment, their bold strategies confronting violent and racist structures, and what they think is needed going forward to truly effect the transformation of our institutions… Continue Reading »

Join Academics for Black Survival and Wellness Week

Join Academics for Black Survival and Wellness Week, “a weeklong personal and professional development initiative for academics to honor the toll of racial trauma on Black people, resist anti-Blackness and white supremacy, and facilitate accountability and collective action.” Beginning Juneteenth, Friday, June 19 through Thursday, June 25, Academics for Black Lives will hold a series of trainings, which will include readings, lectures, personal reflections and group dialogue with academics around the world.… Continue Reading »

Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice: Faculty Insights

AADS Associate Professor and Chair Dr. Anika Wilson will participate in a panel discussion sponsored the Division of Global Engagement and Inclusion and the Divison of Student Affairs entitled “Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice: Faculty Insights”. The virtual panel discussion will take place on Friday, June 12 @11 a.m.… Continue Reading »

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 »