Come to 260 Bascom Hall for a round table event featuring alumni who transformed their interest in the continent into substantial careers. These alumni have a wealth of experience to share with students interested in Africa-focused careers.
Featured Alumni Include: J. Stephen Morrison, Catherine Thompson, Ambassador John E. Lange, Anthony Carrol, and Leslie Zelenko.
We hope to see you there on October 20th at 12:00 PM.
On Monday, October 2nd, at 12:00pm, the Havens Center for Social Justice is proud to present Michael McCarthy’s talk: “Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and Retirement Income since the New Deal.” Why have capitalist markets come to play a growing role in the distribution of retirement income in the US since the New Deal? Drawing on rich archival data that covers more than fifty years of American history, this talk argues that the critical driver was policymakers’ reactions to capitalist crises and their political imperative to promote capitalist growth. The event is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, October 4th, at 12:00pm, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Information Science, Nidrangu Wachanga will be holding a lecture on “The Poetry and Activism of Micere Mugo” as part of the African Studies Program’s series “Africa at Noon.” See poster for details.
The Havens Center for Social Justice Presents:
What’s Wrong with Capitalism?
Tuesday, September 26, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White
Where Do We Want to Go? How Might We Get There?
Wednesday, September 27, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White
Open Seminar for students, faculty, and public
Thursday, September 28, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science Continue reading
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is presenting a free gallery talk. UW-Madison professor Timothy Yu will discuss “Poetry and Politics: Making Silence Speak” at 1 pm on September 28 in conjunction with the exhibition, Taking Sides.
Steven Olikara, a UW-Madison Political Science alum and recent Forward Under 40 recipient, is giving a talk entitled “The Future of Political Leadership and the Role of Public Universities” on Tuesday, September 19th at 12:00PM in Room 159 of the Education Building. Learn more.
Students are invited to view and engage in a live stream panel featuring filmmaker, Ken Burns, Admiral Michael Mullen, General Barry McCaffrey, filmmaker, Lynn Novick, and Evan Thomas on September 12th at 11am EST.
Panelists will be focusing on the history of the Vietnam War and how the war affected foreign policy. There will also be a remote Q&A with students at the US Naval Academy and the US Military Academy.
The live stream can be viewed here
David Rank, the former acting U.S. ambassador to China, will discuss and answer questions about his experiences in government, his decision to resign, and the current state of the U.S. State Department at 2:00pm on Friday, July 14th, at the La Follette School of Public Affairs. Learn more.
In conjunction with Taking Sides: Social Critique in Modern and Contemporary Art, Professor Katherine Cramer will discuss the difficulty and importance of ordinary citizens encountering opposing political viewpoints. Professor Cramer’s talk will occur on June 23, from 6:30pm to 7:00pm at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.