Events

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AFRICA AT NOON FALL 2019 WELCOME EVENT 11:45 am
AFRICA AT NOON FALL 2019 WELCOME EVENT @ Ingraham Hall 206
Sep 4 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON FALL 2019 WELCOME EVENT @ Ingraham Hall 206
Join us for West African cuisine, announcements of events & awards, and to meet & reconnect with members of the UW Madison African Studies community.
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A Tip or Two from Peace Corps 5:00 pm
A Tip or Two from Peace Corps @ Memorial Union Terrace
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm
If you are interested in applying to the Peace Corps, make sure to attend this Fall Welcome Event from the Peace Corps recruiting office on campus!
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Film Screening: The Films of Paulin Soumanou Vieyra (Benin/Senegal) 7:00 pm
Film Screening: The Films of Paulin Soumanou Vieyra (Benin/Senegal) @ Cinematheque
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Cinematheque represents UW-Madison academic departments and student film groups and is dedicated to showcasing the best in international cinema history and fine films which would otherwise never reach Madison screens. This coming Saturday, they …
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Second Annual Jan Vansina Memorial Lecture 12:00 pm
Second Annual Jan Vansina Memorial Lecture @ Ingraham Hall 206
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Second Annual Jan Vansina Memorial Lecture @ Ingraham Hall 206
The African Studies will host the second annual Jan Vansina Lecture this Fall in honor of the pioneering Africa historian. The lecture by Emery Kalema on “The Mulele ‘Rebellion’ (DR Congo), Bodily Pain and the Politics of Death” will open the African Studies Program’s weekly seminar series, Africa at Noon.  Kalema …
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Sawyer Seminar: A Roundtable On Land 7:00 pm
Sawyer Seminar: A Roundtable On Land @ Wisconsin Historical Society Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
This roundtable is a part of the Sawyer Series: Interrogating the Plantationocene. It will feature Tania Murray Li (U of Toronto), Rafael Marquese (Universidade de São Paulo), and Monica White (UW-Madison), and will be followed …
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World Music Festival 3:00 pm
World Music Festival @ Memorial Union Terrace
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – Sep 14 @ 10:30 pm
This is the 16th annual free Madison World Music Festival. It features artists from around the world, including many from the continent of Africa. Be sure to check it out! MEMORIAL UNION 3pm | Southern …
Sawyer Seminar: Land Workshop 9:00 am
Sawyer Seminar: Land Workshop @ 7191 Helen C. White Building
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
This workshop is a part of the Sawyer Series: Interrogating the Plantationocene, and will feature Tania Murray Li (U of Toronto), Rafael Marquese (Universidade de São Paulo), and Monica White (UW-Madison). Register here.
Film Screening: “In the Shadow of Ebola” 5:30 pm
Film Screening: “In the Shadow of Ebola” @ Signe Skott Cooper Hall, School of Nursing
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Gregg Mitman, a filmmaker and William Coleman Professor of the History of Science, produced “In the Shadow of Ebola” in the wake of the 2015 Ebola crisis in Liberia and neighboring countries. The documentary weaves …
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Peace Corps Application Workshop 3:30 pm
Peace Corps Application Workshop @ Pyle Center
Sep 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Peace Corps Application Workshop @ Pyle Center
If you are a Senior and considering your options when you graduate, the time is NOW to apply to Peace Corps. Apply by October 1, and you will find yourself in one of 60+ countries doing work …
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AFRICA AT NOON: Jimma University Officials 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Jimma University Officials @ Ingraham Hall 206
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Jimma University Officials @ Ingraham Hall 206
“Jimma University (Ethiopia): An Introduction and Opportunities for Collaboration” Dr. Jemal Abafita Dr. Abafita is both the President of Jimma University and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics. His research interests center around …
STUDY ABROAD FAIR 1:30 pm
STUDY ABROAD FAIR @ VARSITY HALL, UNION SOUTH
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Discover why so many Badgers make study abroad a part of their experience at UW-Madison. The Study Abroad Fair features over 90 exhibits highlighting 200+ programs, including faculty- led programs, exchanges, international internships, research opportunities …
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Kola Hour 12:00 pm
Kola Hour @ Ingraham 336
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm
 
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Tackling Climate Change with a Gender Lens: Tools for Success Across the Globe 5:30 pm
Tackling Climate Change with a Gender Lens: Tools for Success Across the Globe @ 1010 Medical Sciences Center, Global Health Institute
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tackling Climate Change with a Gender Lens: Tools for Success Across the Globe @ 1010 Medical Sciences Center, Global Health Institute
Join the 4W Initiative and the Global Health Institute for a bite to eat and a graduate student colloquium with visiting Fellows Marie-Josée Hoénou from Côte D’Ivoire. Learn about climate change, gender analyses, and practical …
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AFRICA AT NOON: Lara Vojnov 12:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Lara Vojnov @ Ingraham Hall 206
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
AFRICA AT NOON: Lara Vojnov @ Ingraham Hall 206
“Public Health Policy and Implementation in Africa” Lara Vojnov Diagnostics Advisor in the HIV and Hepatitis Department  World Health Organization BIO Lara Vojnov, PhD is the Diagnostics Advisor in the HIV and Hepatitis Department at …
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IRIS Fall Welcome Celebration 5:00 pm
IRIS Fall Welcome Celebration @ Wisconsin Historical Society
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The IRIS Fall 2019 Welcome event will be on Thursday, September 26, 5:00-8:30 pm, in the Wisconsin Historical Society theater and foyer. This event is free and open to the public as well as the entire …
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Freedom, Art, and Production: Ibrahim Mahama 3:00 pm
Freedom, Art, and Production: Ibrahim Mahama @ Conrad A. Elvehjem Building L150
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm
Freedom, Art, and Production: Ibrahim Mahama @ Conrad A. Elvehjem Building L150
Ibrahim Mahama is a contemporary artist based in Ghana, and founder of the Savanah Center for Contemporary Art in Tamale. He received the prestigious DAAD fellowship for visual arts in 2017-2018, and his work has …
Madison for Malawi Symposium 3:30 pm
Madison for Malawi Symposium @ Plenary Hall at the School of Human Ecology
Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the 4W Initiative and Project Malawi for their second Madison for Malawi Symposium! The symposium will connect students, faculty, and staff from across campus who are engaged in work in Malawi and will discuss …
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AFRICANISTS AT WORK: LARA VOJNOV 12:00 pm
AFRICANISTS AT WORK: LARA VOJNOV @ Ingraham Hall 206
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm
AFRICANISTS AT WORK: LARA VOJNOV @ Ingraham Hall 206
On Monday, September 30 at 12 noon, the African Studies Program will host Dr Lara Vojnov for a lunch & career development event with UW-Madison students at Ingraham 206. Dr. Lara Vojnov is the Diagnostics …