Save the Date

April 4, UWM Anthropology Department Colloquium

“Training Leaders: An Ethnography of Contemporary Global Health Education” Pierre Minn, Department of Anthropology, University of Montreal.

April 28, Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Discussion Series

“Engaging Ethnic Minority Communities for Health Improvement: Building Academic-Community Partnerships in Addressing Health Disparities”

April 25, “Women, Children, and Community Health in Malawi and Thailand”

Students will share stories and photos about their study abroad experiences in Thailand and Malawi.

April 11,The Scholar and the Library Lecture Series

“Gender, Ethnicity, Prestige and the Fur Trade in Early 19th Century Indiana: The Creation of Miami Chief John B. Richardville and His Wife Natoequah.”

April 9, Directions in Digital Humanities lecture

“GlobalMKE: Using Digital Pedagogy to Explore a City”

April 10, 2014 Holzheimer “Maps and America” Lecture

“The Ixtepeji Scroll: Mapping the Cultural Landscape of a Zapotec Noble Lineage” presented by Michel Oudijk and Sebastián van Doesburg, both of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

April 7, Friends of the Golda Meir Library Spring Used Book Sale

The Friends Used Book Sale is open to current UWM students, faculty and staff ONLY, on Mon., Apr. 7, from noon to 6pm. The sale is open to the public on Tue., Apr. 8 from 10am to 6pm, and on Apr. 9 from 10am to 4pm. For more information, visit

April 23, “A Walk to Beautiful” film and discussion

In this award-winning documentary, a difficult journey that begins in hopelessness and shame for thousands of women in Ethiopia ends in a productive new life.

April 18, Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956

Time: 12:00-1:00 Location: Cunningham 795 Professor Ellen Amster from the UWM Department of History will discuss her new book which provides the first history of medicine, health, disease, and the welfare state in Morocco

April 17, Spring Book and Media Sale

The Office of Enrollment Management is raising money for a local Milwaukee charity serving the poor and homeless.