Events

To publicize an event on our calendar, contact events@africa.webhosting.cals.wisc.edu.

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Writing Algiers 3:30 pm
Writing Algiers @ Rm 212, University Club
Apr 1 @ 3:30 pm
Steven Hutchinson is a Professor of Spanish at UW–Madison. He received his doctorate in Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago, and works primarily on Spanish literature of the 16th and 17th centuries. He has also …
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Africa at Noon: Janis P. Tupesis 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Janis P. Tupesis @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Janis P. Tupesis @  206 Ingraham Hall
“Technology and Meducation… The Changing Paradigm of How We Learn: Implications For Clinical Care in Africa”  Janis P. Tupesis, M.D. Associate Director UW-Madison Global Health Institute BIO Dr. Tupesis completed his residency training at the University …
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Career Conversations with Farha Tahir 10:30 am
Career Conversations with Farha Tahir @ Ingraham Hall 206
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Career Conversations with Farha Tahir @ Ingraham Hall 206
Farha Tahir, an undergraduate and graduate degree holder from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is currently a program officer at the National Endowment for Democracy. She is coming to campus to talk with students about the value …
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Africa at Noon: Kristen Molyneaux 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kristen Molyneaux
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kristen Molyneaux
“Big Bet” philanthropy & Traditional Grantmaking Programs: How private foundations see their role in supporting Africa-based initiatives” Kristen Molyneaux Vice President for Social Impact Lever for Change, MacArthur Foundation DESCRIPTION Individual foundations and private philanthropy …
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African Cultural Studies Student Association Conference: Futuring Africa 9:00 am
African Cultural Studies Student Association Conference: Futuring Africa @ Orchard View Room, Discovery Building
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Each year, the African Cultural Studies Student Association organizes a conference featuring the work of Africanist graduate students across campus. This year’s theme is Futuring Africa. The event will include a keynote address by Jamie Thomas, …
2019 J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture 4:00 pm
2019 J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture @ Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm
2019 J. Jobe and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Lecture @ Alumni Lounge, Pyle Center
Brigitte Baptiste is a biologist from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá and M.Sc. in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida. In addition to being seen as a prominent environmental authority, she is also viewed as …
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The Wisconsin Women’s and Gender Studies Conference and 4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-Being 8:00 am
The Wisconsin Women’s and Gender Studies Conference and 4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-Being
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm
Join the 2019 Women and Gender Studies Conference and 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being, with the theme of Transformative Education: Then. When? Now! Plan to join 100+ presenters: students, faculty, activists, artists, and community members, …
Africa Night of Excellence 7:00 pm
Africa Night of Excellence @ Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm
Africa Night of Excellence @ Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
Join the African Students Association for a night of dinner, performance, and more!
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Power of the Crown Art Exhibition by Rita M. Benissan
Power of the Crown Art Exhibition by Rita M. Benissan @ Art Lofts Common Space
Apr 15 – Apr 19 all-day
Power of the Crown Art Exhibition by Rita M. Benissan @ Art Lofts Common Space
Remember our feature on Rita M. Benissan’s photography exhibit, “The Black Aesthetic,” in Ingraham 206? You now have the opportunity to see even more of Benissan’s work at her upcoming Art Exhibition! All are also welcome …
THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF WARFARE 3:30 pm
THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF WARFARE @ 8417 Sewell Social Sciences
Apr 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The African Studies Program is proud to co-sponsor this fascinating talk by Dr. Bonaventura “Bino” Majolo of the University of London, UK with the UW-Madison Department of Anthropology. “The Evolutionary Origins of Warfare” will discuss  the …
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Global Health Symposium: Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow, 4:00 pm
Global Health Symposium: Health in the Balance: Acting Now for a Healthy Tomorrow, @ Health Sciences Learning Center
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Threats to health continue to increase across the globe—from emerging diseases to a warming planet to humanitarian crises. With its 15th annual Global Health Symposium, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute explores “Health in …
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Africa at Noon: Kaden Paulson-Smith 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kaden Paulson-Smith @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kaden Paulson-Smith @  206 Ingraham Hall
“How Nonnormative Gender and Sexuality Became a Target of Violent Political Repression”     Kaden Paulson-Smith Graduate Student in the Department of Political Science University of Wisconsin- Madison DESCRIPTION Transgressors of gender and sexuality norms have …
AFRICA AT NOON: Kaden Paulson-Smith 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Kaden Paulson-Smith @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Kaden Paulson-Smith @ 206 Ingraham Hall
“How Nonnormative Gender and Sexuality Became a Target of Violent Political Repression” DESCRIPTION Transgressors of gender and sexuality norms have been the targets of violent political repression around the world seemingly since the establishment of …
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Interrogating the Plantationocene: Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing 7:30 pm
Interrogating the Plantationocene: Donna Haraway and Anna Tsing @ Varsity Hall, Union South
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm
This is an evening of conversation with Donna Haraway (Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz) and Anna Tsing (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz). This event …
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Plantationocene Seminar 9:00 am
Plantationocene Seminar @ 7191 Helen C. White Hall
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
This is a seminar event with Donna Haraway (Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz) and Anna Tsing (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz). This event is …
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Africa at Noon: Aili Tripp 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Aili Tripp
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Aili Tripp
“Why do Autocrats Adopt Women’s Rights Reforms? Contrasting the Maghreb and the Middle East” Aili Tripp Professor of Political Science Chair of Gender & Women’s Studies University of Wisconsin- Madison DESCRIPTION Based on a forthcoming …
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Swarm to Table: New Frontiers in Insect Cuisine 1:30 pm
Swarm to Table: New Frontiers in Insect Cuisine @ 1227 Engineering Hall
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm
Swarm to Table: New Frontiers in Insect Cuisine @ 1227 Engineering Hall
In this lecture, Chef Joseph Yoon will share his work with Brooklyn Bugs, where he has developed beautiful and delicious techniques for cooking insects. Photo: Brooklyn Bugs Website Learn More >>
INSECTS FOR FOOD, FEED, AND HEALTH: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 4:00 pm
INSECTS FOR FOOD, FEED, AND HEALTH: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE @ Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Hall
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm
The African Studies Program is proud to co-sponsor this fascinating talk by Arnold van Huis, Ph.D., of Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Van Huis will deliver the keynote address for the three-day edible insects series …
Swarm to Table: Bugs and Brews Tasting Event 7:30 pm
Swarm to Table: Bugs and Brews Tasting Event @ Wisconsin Brewing Company
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm
LA-based edible insect advocate Aly Moore is hosting this tasting, which explores the compatibility of Wisconsin craft beers and edible insects. Sample four to six craft beers matched for flavor with crickets and other insects. Learn More >>
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Expanding Language-Related Undergraduate Research Opportunities in the Humanities and Social Sciences 1:30 pm
Expanding Language-Related Undergraduate Research Opportunities in the Humanities and Social Sciences @ 1418 Van Hise Hall
Apr 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Hear from faculty and students who participated in language-related research mentoring opportunities through the Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS Program) and learn about serving as a research mentor. Panelists Yixian Gan, Undergraduate Research Scholar Rania Huntington, …
Swarm to Table: Student Cooking Workshop 4:00 pm
Swarm to Table: Student Cooking Workshop @ Food Apps Lab, Babcock Hall
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm
The UW Department of Food Science, Wisconsin Union Directorate Cuisine Committee, and Chef Joseph Yoon offer students a chance to get creative in the kitchen with insect ingredients. This student-centered, hands-on event gives participants the …
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