News and Events
Prof. Erin Winkler and graduate students Charmane Perry and Jessica Mirkes present at the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies Borders, Boundaries, and Peace conference March 1st.
8th Annual African American Film Series
The Department of Africology is pleased to cosponsor the 8th annual African American Film Series.
Book Signing by Dr. Erin Winkler
February 14, 3:30-5:00 at the Hefter Center
The Department of Africology invites you to a book talk and book signing of Dr. Erin Winkler's new book Learning Race, Learning Place: Shaping Racial Identities and Ideas in African American Childhoods .
International Focus-World Affairs Roundup
Dr. Jeffrey Sommers was a panelist on WMTV/UWM "International Focus-World Affairs Roundup" on February 3rd. He spoke on the political economy of several global crises, including in Egypt.
The Community Brainstorming Conference
Saturday, January 26, 2013 8:30-11:00am
Saint Matthews C.M.E. Church, 2944 North 9th Street (Parking on 8th Street, Off Chambers)
In Cooperation with the Department of Africology
Invites Your Participation in Its Breakfast Forum
The Subject for Discussion Is
"Two Nations of Black America"
Presenters and Topics:
Dr. Daniel McClure, Assistant Professor, Africology, UWM
"Revisiting Dr. King's Dream"
Dr. Abera Gelan, Associate Professor, Africology, UWM
"Why Racism Persists: The Institutional Factor"
Dr. James H. Peoples, Professor, Economics, UWM
"Occupational Segregation by Race"
CBC Chair: Judge Russel Stamper
A Taste of Africa
February 4th, 2013, 11:30-1:30 in the Union Concourse
The Department of Africology is pleased to co-sponsor: A Taste of Africa.
African American Alumni and Students: Stories of Education and Success
February 7th, 2013 at 7:00pm
The Department of Africology is pleased to co-sponsor: African American Alumni and Students: Stories of Education and Success
Located in the UWM Libraries 4th floor Conference Center
Join us for a panel discussion with UWM African American Alumni and current students reflecting upon their experiences at UWM and its role in their personal and professional development. The event will showcase the perspectives of African American alumni interviewed for a recently completed oral history project.
The project will be on display in the UWM Library Learning Commons throughout the month of February.
Sponsored by the UWM Libraries, the Department of Africology, the Black Cultural Center, the Department of History, Union Sociocultural Programming, and Africology NOW.