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Health disparities and race in the time of COVID-19 (live on Jan. 18 @6:30 p.m.)

Dr. Damon Tweedy will talk about Health Disparities and Race in the Time of COVID-19 on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. This live program, sponsored by the Bridges Library System (of which Whitewater’s public library is a member), … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Chancellor Dwight C. Watson – Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs

One in a series of reviews contributed by Chancellor Dwight C. Watson Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World by Alan Downs Emerson stated that “there is properly no history; only biography.”  I … Continue reading

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How to Be Less Stupid About Race

Crystal Marie Fleming, author and Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at SUNY Stony Brook, will talk about “How to Be Less Stupid About Race” on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 7pm in the Irvin L Young Auditorium. It’s … Continue reading

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Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture

Bee Vang, Program Director of the TRIO Upward Bound program at UW-River Falls and recipient of a UW System Board of Regents’ Diversity Award, will talk about “Participant to Practitioner: A Personal Narrative” on Tues., Oct. 30th, 2018, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian

Michael Flanagan, Director of Crossman Gallery, will talk about “A Photographer’s Life: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian” at 3 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 26, as part of the Spring 2018 Fairhaven lecture series, which has the theme … Continue reading

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Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery

Ryan Sallans will talk about “Becoming Ryan: Eating Disorder Recovery” at 7 pm on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 in the University Center’s Hamilton Room. Ryan shares his transition story where he explores the intersections of identity as his identities changed. … Continue reading

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Life of a Refugee: Results of the Secret War in Laos

Mrs. Mai Yer Yang, UWW alumna and Assistant Director of the Inclusive Excellence Center at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will talk about “Life of a Refugee: Results of the Secret War in Laos” on Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017, from 3:30-4:30pm in … Continue reading

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Native American Spirituality

Mr. Randall Cornelius will talk about Native American Spirituality on Thurs., Nov. 16th, 2017, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride Lecture Series. Preceding the talk will be a reception from 1-3:30pm in the UC Warhawk … Continue reading

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Women of the Revolution

Pilar Melero, UW-Whitewater Associate Professor of Languages & Literatures and Coordinator of Race and Ethic Studies, will talk about “Women of the Revolution” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., May 2, in UC275A. It’s the last installment of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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“How much Indian are you?” talk

Dr. Jill Doerfler, Associate Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth, will talk about “‘How much Indian are you?’ The Problem with Blood Quantum and Racialization of Native Peoples” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Tues., Mar. 7 … Continue reading

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