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UWM Student Union WG-93

2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

September 2015

Welcoming Multicultural Women

September 16, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us in welcoming UWM women-identified students of color and international women students to campus with time to meet a multicultural group of individuals, learn about Sister Talk, the Intersections Film Series, and other programs and resources designed to support…

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Intersections: Women and Multicultural Film Series – “The Mask You Live In”

September 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes…

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October 2015

Intersections: Women and Multicultural Film Series – “Strength to Resist & Slaying the Dragon Reloaded”

October 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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“Strength to Resist” and “Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded: document the portrayal of women in media and advertising. Slaying the Dragon: Reloaded specifically analyzes the portrayal of Asian and Asian American women in US media and film throughout the past 25…

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Intersections: Women and Multicultural Film Series – “Wadjda”

October 28, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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10-year-old Wadjda, a rebellious Saudi girl, is determined to challenge a neighborhood boy to bicycle race, despite the potentially dire repercussions. When Wadjda’s mother refuses to purchase her a bicycle, the young girl defiantly enters a Koran recitation competition to earn…

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November 2015

Intersections: Women and Multicultural Film Series – “The Coat Hanger Project & We Always Resist”

November 11, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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These films capture the current and historical state of reproductive justice and the pro-choice movement. “The Coat Hanger Project” documents changes since the passage of Roe vs. Wade, looking at groups and movements that threaten to dismantle women’s reproductive freedom.…

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December 2015

Intersections: Women and Multicultural Film Series – “Not My Life: Human Trafficking”

December 2, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Not My Life is the first film to depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents, in a dozen countries, Not My Life takes viewers into a world where…

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February 2016

Sister Talk

February 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Coffee Talk for Graduate Women

February 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Graduate Women’s Coffee Talk is an informal, monthly social gathering for UWM’s women-identified graduate students, students interested in graduate school, and allies. Coffee Talk is an opportunity to share wisdom, gain inspiration, network and meet other graduate students, UWM faculty…

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Intersections Film Series “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes”

February 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Intersections explores aspects of women's lives and experiences focusing on diversity, identity, and social justice issues and offers a variety of highly praised and thought-provoking films. Each screening is followed by conversation with as special guest host. Popcorn and punch…

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Sister Talk

February 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Intersections Film Series “Dark Girls”

February 24, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This series explores aspects of women’s lives and experiences focusing on diversity, identity and social justice issues and offers a variety of highly praised and thought provoking films. Each screening is followed by conversation with a special guest host. Popcorn…

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March 2016

Sister Talk

March 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Coffee Talk for Graduate Women

March 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Graduate Women’s Coffee Talk is an informal, monthly social gathering for UWM’s women-identified graduate students, students interested in graduate school, and allies. Coffee Talk is an opportunity to share wisdom, gain inspiration, network and meet other graduate students, UWM faculty…

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Intersections Film Series “Women Next Door”

March 9, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This series explores aspects of women’s lives and experiences focusing on diversity, identity and social justice issues and offers a variety of highly praised and thought provoking films. Each screening is followed by conversation with a special guest host. Popcorn…

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Sister Talk

March 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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April 2016

Coffee Talk Series for Graduate Women

April 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Graduate Women’s Coffee Talk is an informal, monthly social gathering for UWM’s women-identified graduate students, students interested in graduate school, and allies. Coffee Talk is an opportunity to share wisdom, gain inspiration, network and meet other graduate students, UWM faculty…

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Intersections Film Series “NO! The Rape Documentary”

April 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This series explores aspects of women’s lives and experiences focusing on diversity, identity and social justice issues and offers a variety of highly praised and thought provoking films. Each screening is followed by conversation with a special guest host. Popcorn…

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Sister Talk

April 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Intersections Film Series “The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo”

April 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This series explores aspects of women’s lives and experiences focusing on diversity, identity and social justice issues and offers a variety of highly praised and thought provoking films. Each screening is followed by conversation with a special guest host. Popcorn…

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May 2016

Coffee Talk for Graduate Women

May 6, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Graduate Women’s Coffee Talk is an informal, monthly social gathering for UWM’s women-identified graduate students, students interested in graduate school, and allies. Coffee Talk is an opportunity to share wisdom, gain inspiration, network and meet other graduate students, UWM faculty…

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September 2016

Graduate Women Coffee Talk

September 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2016

UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Join us at this informal, monthly social gathering to hang out, meet new friends, share your wisdom, and get inspired by women students who are also pursuing graduate degrees at UWM! Each coffee talk is hosted by female campus leaders…

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Sister Talk

September 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 16, 2016

UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Intersections: Multicultural Film Series|Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes

September 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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A film by former college quarterback, gender violence prevention educator, longtime hip-hop fan Byron Hurt, this piece critically examines representations of masculinity in hop-hop culture. While paying tribute to hip-hop, this documentary challenges destructive media tropes that glamorize sexism, violence…

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October 2016

Sister Talk

October 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Intersections: Multicultural Film Series|Persepolis

October 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Based on Satrapi's graphic novel about her life in pre and post-revolutionary Iran and then in Europe. The film traces Satrapi's growth from child to rebellious, punk-loving teenager against the backdrop of growing tensions of the political climate in Iran…

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November 2016

Sister Talk

November 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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Intersections: Multicultural Film Series|Pretty

November 9, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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A digital postcard from women around the world to women around the world as told through a weekly documentary series. It explores just how nuanced beauty can be by not only taking a look at how beauty standards vary from…

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Intersections: Multicultural Film Series|The Mask You Live In

November 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. The gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and…

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December 2016

Sister Talk

December 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

Sister talk is a multicultural discussion group for women-identified students of color and their allies. come when you an, stay for a little bit or the whole time! This is a healing and nourishing space just for you, to share…

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September 2019

WRC Fall Open House

September 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for free food and find your campus community at the WRC Open House!

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October 2019

Tea Time: Discussions about Hot Topics

October 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The tea is hot, but the environment and other social issues are hotter so let’s talk about it! Join us for Tea Time: Discussions about Hot Topics, a monthly gathering at the WRC dedicated to giving womxn-identified folk a brave…

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November 2019

Proposal Writing Workshop

November 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Interested in presenting your research or creative work? Join the WRC and the Office of Undergraduate Research for a workshop on how to craft conference proposals for our upcoming Black Feminist Symposium! Attendees will learn more about the conference submission…

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February 2020

Ambassador Program Spring 2020

February 14 @ 8:00 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Are you looking to learn more about feminism? Are you looking to practice feminism with the UWM Women's Resource Center? This semester, the WRC invites you to join us for the Ambassador Program, an experience-based learning program that will help…

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March 2020

Girls In Film. Film Festival

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UWM Student Union WG-93, 2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the WRC to celebrate International Women's Day! Local Film festival for one day only that showcases the work of women of the UMW film department in celebration of Women's History Month.

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