The Black Radical Tradition and Decolonial Return

Please join us next Friday, November 5 @ 12:30 CST for a webinar Q&A with Dr. George Barganier, Associate Professor at the Department of Criminal Justice Studies at San Francisco State University for a presentation on decolonial theory and the Black Radical Tradition. Free registration is required to join via Zoom and participate in the Q&A. Click here to register.

Webinar | The Impact of Militarization in the Lives of Black Women in Brazil

Join us next Friday, December 3 @ 12:30 CDT with Marcelle Decothé, Advocacy Coordinator at the Marielle Franco Institute in Rio de Janeiro. Her presentation titled, "The Impact of Militarization in the Lives of Black Women in Brazil," will be moderated by Dr. Gladys Mitchell-Walthour and will be hosted via Zoom and streamed live to the department's Facebook page. Click here to register.

Writing Workshop and Lyrical Sanctuary Gives Back Featuring Adisa Simone

Please join UWM's Self Care Club (SSC) and Sociocultural Programming this evening (12/8) for a writing workshop (7:00-7:45 pm) at the Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 119) and Lyrical Sanctuary featuring Adisa Simone (8-10 pm) at the Union Alumni Fireside Lounge.  *Be sure to stop by the POL SCI office if you've not yet […]

“Hope” A Black-ish Film Screening | Africology NOW

Lubar S165

The Africology Now club invites you to join them next Thursday for a screening of Black-ish's episode, "Hope." The event is free and open to all UWM Students. The screening will be held from 6-8pm CDT in Lubar Hall S165, […]

Dissertation Defense – Dalila Negreiros

Dalila Negreiros will defend her PhD dissertation, Institutional Quilombos? Black Studies in Brazil and the United States. The thesis supervisor is Associate Professor Gladys Mitchell-Walthour. Venue: Zoom (Webinar ID: 924 1242 7726) Please open the link below to follow the Ph.D. dissertation […]

Graduate Student Panel | African History is Black History

Please join us next Friday, February 4, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. CDT for our first Black History Month event titled, “African History is Black History,” sponsored by the UWM Department of African and African Diaspora Studies and the African Studies Forum. Please […]

Embody. Embrace. The Black Youth Experience

Join us on International Women's Day @ 11:30 am CDT for a virtual discussion on the lived experience of Black youth immigrants and refugees. The event is sponsored by The Links, Incorporated, and co-sponsored by UWM's Department of African and African Diaspora Studies.