Under the African Skies: Uganda

Virtual – Live YouTube Stream
Friday, Nov 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM (CT)

Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday features a different guest speaker and country! Cosponsored by UWM’s Sociocultural Programming, African and African Diaspora Studies Department, and the Black Student Cultural Center. All are welcome, although the program is targeted for those ages five and older. 

The YouTube link to join the event is in the email confirmation you receive when you register. For questions, please email planetarium@uwm.edu

Jackline Kirungi (Ph.D. Student in the Department of African & African Diaspora Studies)

This week features Jackline Kirungi of Uganda.

As a graduate student in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department of UWM, Jackline explores 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.

Tickets are offered on a “pay what you can” sliding scale. 

We realize that not everyone may be in a financial position to support us. We still want you to join us in any case. If you are in a position to purchase tickets, you are supporting our talented team of undergraduate students who help design our programs (including this one) and assist with many other aspects of our operations.

Bonus offer:

Pay $15 and get an individual membership with your ticket (a $50 value). A membership gets you free access to all of our shows for one year (online and at the planetarium when we resume in-person programming).