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Challenges black lawyers face when representing black clients

David Hart, Public Defender, will deliver a talk called “Bar none: The challenges black lawyers face when representing black clients in the criminal justice system” on Thursday, October 6, at 3:30 p.m. in University Center room 275A. It’s part of … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 31, 2016

Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America by Tamara Draut HD8072.5 .D73 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Tamara Draut’s latest work outlines the evolution of working class Americans over the past 50 years. While the core of … Continue reading

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Adopting the New Forest Guardian in America: The ‘No Trespassing’ Sign

Pao Vue, Ph.D. student in UW-Madison’s Department of Geography, will talk about “Adopting the New Forest Guardian in America: The ‘No Trespassing’ Sign” from 3:30-4:30pm on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in UC275A. It’s the last Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture for … Continue reading

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Why being who you really are is a radical act

Bridget Birdsall, an author and artist, will talk about “Why being who you really are is a radical act” from 6:30-8pm on Tues., Apr. 12 in the UC Hamilton Room. Birdsall will talk about her young adult novel Double exposure, … Continue reading

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The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America

Dr. Alfonso Morales, Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will talk about “The Economic Contribution of Immigration in America” on Tues., Mar. 29, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Latino Heritage … Continue reading

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Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty

Dr. Doug Kiel, UW-Whitewater alumnus and Assistant Professor of American Studies at Williams College (MA), will talk about “Economic development and the limits of indigenous sovereignty” on Wed., March 16, from 3:30pm-4:30pm in the UC Summers Auditorium. It’s the last … Continue reading

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Transforming Cultures to Create Gender Equity

KaYing Yang, social justice activist, as well as co-founder of the artisan community support site RedGreen Rivers™ and the community campaign Building Our Future that focuses on ending gender-based violence, will talk about “Transforming Cultures to Create Gender Equity” at … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — February 23, 2016

The Tyranny of the Meritocracy Democratizing Higher Education in America by Lani Guinier LA227.4 .G85 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Lani Guitier’s new book attempts to answer the question of why our so-called meritocracy can often be so unfair to … Continue reading

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Critical Issues Facing African American Students

“Critical Issues Facing African American Students in Education” will be discussed on Tues., Feb. 23, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC275A. The alumni panel includes Dr. Alisia Moutry, Executive Director of Milwaukee Teacher Education Center, Dr. Tremayne Clardy, Principal of Sennett Middle … Continue reading

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Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty

Dennis Puzz, Staff Attorney in the Legal Department of the Forest County Potawatomi Community since 2012, will talk about “The Evolution of Tribal Sovereignty” on Tues., Feb. 9, 2016 from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the Native Pride … Continue reading

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