Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)

Tuesday, April 18 at 7PM CST

UWM Union Wisconsin Room – 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, 2nd Floor

An Evening with George Takei

George Takei is a social justice activist, social media superstar, Grammy- nominated recording artist, New York Times bestselling author, and pioneering actor. He has appeared in more than 40 feature films and hundreds of television roles, most famously as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek. With an uncanny eloquence and signature wit, Takei shares the story of his family’s forced internment as Japanese Americans during WWII—a seemingly forgotten part of American history. He also takes audiences through his rise to celebrity as a sci-fi icon, his remarkable journey as social media mega-power, and his passionate fight for LGBTQ rights and marriage equality in America empowering others to beat the odds and make a difference.

Tickets are required for this event and are available for purchase at the Student Union Information Desk or online HERE.

Cost Advance Day-Of
Non-UWM Students $5 $8
UWM Employees $10 $12
General Public $12 $15

A sign language interpreter will be provided.

For more information, call UWM Student Involvement: 414-229-5780 email activities@uwm.edu

Sponsored by Student Union Student Involvement in partnership with the the LGBTQ+ Resource Center and the AAPI Heritage Month Committee.

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