Calendar of Events

Spring 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015
What Should We Do?
#BlackLivesMatterUWMKE: What Should We Do?
a community-university discussion
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Friday, February 6, 2015
Jake Kosek (Geography, UC-Berkeley)
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Film Screening: The Last of the Unjust (Claude Lanzmann, dir., 2013)
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Opel Tometi (Ex. Dir., Black Alliance for Just Immigration [BAJI])
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The #BlackLivesMatter Tipping Point: the Praxis and Power of the Global Black Liberation Movement
4:00 pm 4th Floor Conference Room
Golda Meir Library
Cosponsored with Comparative Ethnic Studies, Urban Studies, Transforming Justice, Associate Vice Provost for Global Inclusion, YES! (Youth Empowered in the Struggle), and Golda Meir Library
Friday, February 13, 2015
Janice Radway (Communication, Northwestern)
Friday, February 20, 2015
Lauren Berlant + Lee Edelman
Keynotes: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
The Unbearable: A Postscript
a duet
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Background reading: Lauren Berlant and Lee Edleman, Preface, Chapter 1, Afterwords, Sex, or the Unbearable (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014)
Thursday, February 26, 2015
#BlackLivesMatterMilwaukee Teach-In
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With Anne Bonds (Geography) and Rob Smith (History, Cultures and Communities), organized by Ahmed Teleb (grad student, Political Science),
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Friday, February 27, 2015
Gordon Hutner (English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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The Twenty-First Century American Novel: A Short History
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Cosponsored with the Department of English, College of Letters and Science, Graduate School, UWM Year of the Humanities, the Masters in Liberal Studies (MLS) program, and Distinguished Professor Jane Gallop
Friday, March 6, 2015
Kavita Philip (History, Women’s Studies, UC-Irvine)
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Stephen A. Small (African American Studies, UC-Berkeley)
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Public History and Reparations: Social Mobilization and the Legacy of Slavery in the African Diaspora today.
Time TBD AGS Library
Golda Meir Library, 3rd Floor East

Friday, March 27, 2015
Etienne Benson (History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania)
The Environment: Pasts and Futures of an All-Encompassing Idea
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 175

Brown bag lunch seminar
Friday, March 27
12 noon Curtin 939
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Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
UWM Union Theatre
Friday, April 17, 2015
Matthew Kirschenbaum (English, University of Maryland)
Sand ---- Table / Towards a Genealogy of Speculative Surfaces
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 175

Hands-On Game Design Workshop
Friday, April 17
12 noon, Digital Humanities Lab
2nd Floor East, Golda Meir Library
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Pre-AAG IGU Gender Commission Conference
Golda Meir Library
2311 E Hartford Ave
Organized and hosted by the International Geographical Union Commission on Gender and Geography; Geographic Perspectives on Women AAG Specialty Group; and the UWM Department of Geography
April 23, 2015
Jordan Camp (Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Lowell)
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Confronting the Carceral Crisis: Policing, Prisons & Permanent War
UWM Student Union
Room 191
Cosponsored with the Department of History, Cultures & Comunities Program, Comparative Ethnic Studies Program, and Urban Studies Program
April 30 - May 2, 2015
After Extinction
C21 Annual Conference
Thursday, April 30
Times TBD, Curtin 175 and environs

Friday, May 1
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Curtin 175 and environs

Saturday, May 2
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Curtin 175 and environs
All C21 events are free and open to the public
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