C21 Event: “By Every Measure”: Discussion with Tarik Moody and Reggie Jackson, Sept. 25 @ 3:30-5:30

The Center for 21st Century Studies (C21) will host a virtual event for an exciting conversation with 88.9 Radio Milwaukee’s Tarik Moody and journalist Reggie Jackson on their new podcast about systemic racism, By Every Measure. The virtual event will take place on September 25 @ 3:30-5:30 pm and African & African Diaspora Studies professor Anika Wilson will moderate their talk… Continue Reading »

AADS Webinar with Representative David Bowen

Please join us for our first 2020-21 webinar event with Representative David Bowen, Wisconsin State Assemblyman of Milwaukee district 10. He will discuss policy issues he thinks most important for Black Milwaukee followed by a Q&A discussion. The webinar will take place on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, from 1:00-2:00 p.m.Continue Reading »

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 »