Tag Archives: politics

Confederate flag controversy

Would you like to learn more about the controversy over the flag of the Confederacy? Andersen Library can help! Search Research@UWW to find books such as Colors and blood: Flag passions of the Confederate South, Confederate Symbols in the Contemporary … Continue reading

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Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Dr. William Jones, Professor of History at UW-Madison, will talk about Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights on Tues., Feb. 3, 2015, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series and … Continue reading

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Whiteness in U.S. political culture

Dr. Matthew Frye Jacobson, professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, will talk about the history of “whiteness” in U.S. political culture at 7 pm on Wed., Oct. … Continue reading

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United Nations Day

Happy birthday, UN! Friday, October 24, is United Nations Day, the anniversary of the UN Charter creating this body going into effect. The Secretary-General issues a statement every year in honor of this anniversary. How will you celebrate? Learn more … Continue reading

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Race Unplugged

Ruha Benjamin, professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Boston University and author of People’s science: Bodies and rights on the stem cell frontier, will talk about “Race Unplugged: Beyond racial sound bites of pundits, politicians, and pop culture” … Continue reading

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Asian Americans & Politics

Sichan Siv, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and White House official, will talk about “Asian American Impact on Politics” on Tues., Feb. 18, at 3:45pm in UC 259A. It’s part of the Southeast Asian Heritage Lecture Series. Andersen … Continue reading

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Lincoln: Legacy and Lessons

The Spring 2014 Fairhaven Lecture Series theme is “The Legacy and Lessons of the Age of Lincoln.” These free lectures are weekly, on Mondays at 3pm, in the Fairhaven Retirement Community’s Fellowship Hall (435 W Starin Rd). Videos of the … Continue reading

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State of the Union 2014

Did you miss President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday night? It’s not too late! A transcript of the President’s prepared speech is available via National Public Radio. You can listen to it from the NPR site too. Or, … Continue reading

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2014 State of the State

Tell the truth: Did you watch/listen to Governor Walker’s State of the State Address on January 22nd?? I’ll confess that I only saw part of it. Well, it’s not too late! You can listen to the 2014 State of the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, UN!

October 24 is United Nations Day because the United Nations was officially established on October 24, 1945 when its charter was ratified. The purpose of the new organization was to maintain peace. You can learn all about the United Nations … Continue reading

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