Events

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AFRICA AT NOON: Ashley Currier 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Ashley Currier @ L155 Education Building
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Ashley Currier @  L155  Education Building
“Looking for Solidarity: Lessons from African Feminist and LGBTI Organizing.” BIO Ashley Currier is a professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at the University of Cincinnati. She researches gender and sexual diversity politics in …
Imani Winds Performance 7:30 pm
Imani Winds Performance
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm
Get to know Imani Winds, a woodwind quintet from NYC who bridge African, Latin American, European, and American traditions in their spirited performances. Imani Winds will perform in UW-Madison’s Shannon Hall on February 1st at 7:30pm. …
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AFRICA AT NOON: Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué @ 206 Ingraham Hall
“When Women Wear Slacks”: Gender, Sexuality and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon” Biography Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué is an interdisciplinary feminist scholar of Africa who is particularly interested in how constructions of gender inform the comportment and performances …
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FLAS APplication Deadline
FLAS APplication Deadline
Feb 11 all-day
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Six-Legged Livestock? Edible Insects for Global Health 4:30 pm
Six-Legged Livestock? Edible Insects for Global Health @ Medical Sciences Center, Rm. 110
Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm
Most Americans think of insects as pests, vectors of disease, or perhaps pollinators. But for millions of people across the globe, insects are also an important part of the diet. While the concept of eating …
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Africa at Noon: Amanda Stronza 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Amanda Stronza @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Amanda Stronza @ 206 Ingraham Hall
“Conflict and Coexistence: A Story of People and Elephants in the Okavango” Amanda Stronza Associate Professor, Texas A&M University Co-Director, Applied Biodiversity Science Program Co-Founder, Ecoexist Project, Botswana Director, Amazon Field School DESCRIPTION In the …
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Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company Presentation 7:00 pm
Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company Presentation @ Madison Public Library, Central Branch, Room 301
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
During this lecture, learn more about Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company headquartered in Milwaukee that works closely with chocolate production in Ghana. This event has a relationship to the UN Program Goals: 8: Decent Work and …
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Africa at Noon: Kathy A. Perkins 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kathy A. Perkins @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Kathy A. Perkins @  206 Ingraham Hall
“In Search of African Women Playwrights” Kathy A. Perkins Professor Emerita of Theatre University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill DESCRIPTION During the 1980s, Kathy A. Perkins had the privilege …
Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Françoise Vergès 7:30 pm
Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Françoise Vergès @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm
Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Françoise Vergès @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
 ” Liquid Decolonial: Seas, Oceans, and Rivers in the Age of Racial Anthropocene ” Though there is a very interesting body of work on access to water as a “human right,” on the racialized and …
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Planned to fail or failed in Planning? The Commune Program and Development Challenges of Pastoral areas in Ethiopia 4:15 pm
Planned to fail or failed in Planning? The Commune Program and Development Challenges of Pastoral areas in Ethiopia @ 1163 Mechanical Engineering
Feb 21 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
On February 21 at 5:15PM, Dr. Samuel Tefera Alemu will present his talk, “Planned to fail or failed in Planning? The Commune Program and Development Challenges of Pastoral areas in Ethiopia,” as part of UW-Madison’s …
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Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind 8:00 pm
Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind @ Bartell Theater, Drury Stage
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm
Lorraine Hansberry Artist-in-Residence and Africa at Noon speaker Kathy Perkins and African Studies affiliate Professor Sandra Adell have collaborated with the Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theater to put on a production of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress from February …
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Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind 8:00 pm
Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind @ Bartell Theater, Drury Stage
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
Lorraine Hansberry Artist-in-Residence and Africa at Noon speaker Kathy Perkins and African Studies affiliate Professor Sandra Adell have collaborated with the Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theater to put on a production of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress from February …
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Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind 2:00 pm
Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind @ Bartell Theater, Drury Stage
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm
Lorraine Hansberry Artist-in-Residence and Africa at Noon speaker Kathy Perkins and African Studies affiliate Professor Sandra Adell have collaborated with the Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theater to put on a production of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress from February …
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A Human Right to Health: From Public Health to Constitutional Litigation 4:30 pm
A Human Right to Health: From Public Health to Constitutional Litigation @ UW School of Nursing
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
A Human Right to Health: From Public Health to Constitutional Litigation @ UW School of Nursing
Half of the world’s population is lacking access to getting the necessary health services they need. Repeatedly, the World Health Organization has called for health care to be a fundamental human right. In this talk, …
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Africa at Noon: Alessandra Williams 12:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Alessandra Williams @ 206 Ingraham Hall
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon: Alessandra Williams @  206 Ingraham Hall
“Global Perspectives: Afro-Asian Practices in Dance”  Alessandra Williams Inclusive Excellence Fellow in Women’s and Gender Studies and Theatre and Dance University of Wisconsin-Whitewater DESCRIPTION In dances such as the 2009 piece Saudade by David Roussève, choreographers have …
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Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Emily Wilson 7:30 pm
Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Emily Wilson @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm
Center for the Humanities Lecture Series: Emily Wilson @ H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building | Madison | Wisconsin | United States
“Faithful: Translating the Classics” The talk will describe Emily Wilson’s approach to translating the Odyssey, and use this project as a springboard for further reflections on the practice and theory of translation within the world …
Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind 8:00 pm
Black Arts Matter Festival: Trouble in Mind @ Bartell Theater, Drury Stage
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Lorraine Hansberry Artist-in-Residence and Africa at Noon speaker Kathy Perkins and African Studies affiliate Professor Sandra Adell have collaborated with the Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theater to put on a production of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress from February …