Under the African Skies Event with Guest Speaker Susan Murabana

Manfred Olsen Planetarium 1900 E Kenwood Blvd #139, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us on February 23rd from 7 pm to 8 pm at UWM's Manfred Olsen Planetarium for an entertaining presentation by Astronomer Susan Murabana. Susan, the President of the African Planetarium Association, will unveil the captivating beauty of the Kenyan night skies in connection to her country and rich cultural heritage.

Milwaukee Public Library, Mitchell Street Branch, Community Room, 906 W. Mitchell Street

Join UWM colleagues and community members on March 5, 2024 @, 4:30-6:00 pm for a rich, interactive dialogue about the intersection between culture and language with a particular focus on exploring similarities and differences between the experiences of diverse Deaf individuals and hearing individuals who have emigrated to the US. The event will be held at the Milwaukee Public Library, Mitchell Street Branch, Community Room,
906 W. Mitchell Street

Time: Tuesday, March 5, 4:30 - 6:00pm

A Community Café Conversation with Human Rights Education Specialist Elana Haviv

Lynden Sculpture Garden 2134 W Brown Deer Rd, River Hills, United States

Join moderators Nicole Plalasz of UWM’s Institute of World Affairs (IWA) and Kim Khaira of HOME for a global café-style conversation series featuring guests from around the globe. Each program is organized as an open dialogue, with an opportunity to …

Becoming a Global Panther: An International Careers Event

Union Ballroom

Join us on Tuesday, April 9 from 4-6:30 in the Union Ballroom to learn more about global skills, hear from professionals and interns about their experiences in the international careers space, practice talking about and sharing your global skill set with others and connect with resources that will help you prepare for a global workplace. Refreshments will be provided. Click here to register

Religion in Medieval Chinese Society

Curtin Hall, B74

Please join us on April 10 for a presentation by Dr. Huaiyu Chen, Professor of Buddhism & Chinese Religions at Arizona State University. His talk will illustrate how Buddhism has shaped Chinese knowledge and experience of animals after it gradually took root in Chinese society in the medieval periods. The event will take place 2:30-4:00 p.m. in Curtin Hall B74 Questions? Please contact Dr. Jue Chen (chen348@uwm.edu)

Robo-Buddhism: Kokoro, Technology, and Spirituality in Japan Today, Distinguished Lecture by Jennifer Robertson

Lubar Hall, Room S151

Please join us on April 10 @ 4p-5pm CDT in Lubar S151 for an Association for Asian Studies NEAC distinguished lecture by Professor Jennifer Robertson, professor emerita, University of Michigan. Her talk will explore how religious technologies and affective human-robot relations are conjointly imagineered theoretically and in practice.

United Nations Schools of International Learning (UNSIL) WORLD FAIR

Baird Center 400 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

You’re Invited to the United Nations Schools of International Learning (UNSIL) U.N.S.I.L WORLD FAIR Come and join MPS 4th – 8th grade students as they present almost 1500 projects about member countries, organs, cultures, and goals of the United Nations. …

Dalit History Month Book Lab

Union Room 119

Join us on April 15, 2024, in the student union (Room 119) for a book give away in honor of Dalit History Month! Drop by anytime between 9a-5p to learn more about the anti-caste resistance, histories, and powerful narrative traditions!

Teaching About the Armenian Genocide: A Professional Development Workshop for Educators

University Wisconsin Milwaukee, Northwest Quadrant Building D, Room 1871 2025 East Newport Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Click Here to Register!   Workshop Description: This one-day professional development seminar will provide support for teachers as they work to meet Wisconsin’s Act 30 genocide education mandate requirements for the classroom. During the day, educators will explore the interconnected …