Save the Date

April 19-20, Conference of the IGU Commission on Gender & Geography

The conference is an exploration of gender, difference, and power relations in contemporary and historical urban landscapes.

April 23, George F. Kennan Distinguished Lecture

“Who Owns Great Ideas? The Untold Story of Human Rights After WWII

April 23, Dean’s Distinguished Lecture in the Natural Sciences

“Seeing with the Mind as Well as the Eye,” Professor Emeritus Robert Greenler.

April 23, Confronting the Carceral Crisis: Policing, Prisons & Permanent War

Jordan Camp, University of Massachusetts-Lowell and Princeton University’s Center for African American Studies.

April 19-20, Conference: Gendered Rights to the City

The UWM Dept. of Geography will host a conference of the International Geographical Union’s Gender & Geography Commission at the AGS and UWM Libraries

April 27, UWM’s 2nd Annual International Dessert Competition

Come and watch UWM students compete in the 2nd Annual International Dessert Competition. Individuals and teams will be judged by local professionals.

Italian Film Festival, April 24-26

Enjoy the local premieres of recent, critically-acclaimed Italian films at the 2015 Italian Film Festival USA of Milwaukee.

April 17, Troubling silences: the rhetoric of ‘global health’ volunteering

Claire Wendland, M.D. Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medical History & Bioethics at UW-Madison

April 23, luncheon with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett

UWM is co-sponsoring a talk with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who is expected to discuss a variety of issues a year out from his re-election race. The April 23 event organized by will be held at the UW-Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health, 1240 N 10th St., Milwaukee, just north of the county courthouse in the […]

April 21, The Distinguished Lecture Series

“The Audacity of Despair: The Decline of the American Empire and What’s in it For You,” David Simon, creator of The Wire.