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Date: 
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 5:30pm to Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm

Join UW-Madison graduates as they take part in one of two ceremonies:

DOCTORAL DEGREE CANDIDATES
May 11, 2018
5:30pm, Kohl Center

BACHELOR'S & MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
May 12, 2018
12:00, noon Camp Randall Stadium

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Location: 
1418 Van Hise Hall
Date: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

Black Panther and Afro-Futures: Film Show & Public Forum

In this public forum, we share ideas about the many ways Black Panther is serving as a catalyst for conversations about African America, Africa, race, racialization, black identities, and global African and African diaspora relations.

Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Featuring Professor Katrina Daly Thompson

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Sponsored by the Middle East Studies Program

Location: 
The French House: 633 N Frances
Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:30am to 9:00pm

Four years ago, the then Department of African Languages & Literature convened a lively retrospective assessment of the first half-century of African languages and literature instruction at UW Madison, and in part, explored new directions and best practices for language and culture instruction going forward. A lot of conscientious hard work by faculty, staff, and students has been going on since then.

Location: 
1255 DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery
Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:00am

The African Cultural Studies Students Association (ACSSA) hosts its annual conference.

Location: 
L140 Elvehjem
Date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 4:00pm

A lecture by Louise Meintjes, Associate Professor of Music and Cultural Anthropology at Duke University

Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

Join us for Africa at Noon featuring Louise Meintjes, Associate Professor of Music and Cultural Anthroupology at Duke University.

Meintjes will also give a keynote presentation on ululation and its relationship to black cultural theory and sound studies on Thursday, April 5.

Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00am to Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Black Arts + Data Futures workshop (UW-Madison) presents Hyphen-Labs.com on campus for two days. 

Location: 
1418 Van Hise Hall
Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The African Cultural Studies Student’s Association invites you to join us in conversing about trending topics in African Studies and ways to carry our research interests beyond the classroom. Each conversation will begin with a short presentation on the topic at hand and then the floor will open for informal discussion. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: 
Pyle Center, Room 213
Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

Professor Katrina Daly Thompson will be participating in this roundtable, discussing her research on the (mis-)representations of Swahili speakers in textbooks and her development of online Swahili materials about gender and sexuality focused on not only queering our understanding of Swahili culture but also making learning materials of greater relevance to all Swahili-learners, including LGBT students.

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