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  • African Conference

    Honoring Ancestors in Africa: Arts & Actions

    Honoring Ancestors in Africa: Arts & Actions A Conference hosted by the African Studies Program The conference spans a wide variety of disciplines and your department/program was identified as potentially interested in this exciting event. …

  • Grant Harris

    Africa at Noon – Grant Harris

    “Why Africa Matters to U.S. National Security” Grant Harris CEO of Harris Africa Partners LLC Former Senior Advisor on Africa to President Obama Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 PM 206 Ingraham Hall Lunch, …

  • Tariq Ali

    Lecture: Tariq Ali

    “1917-2017: Wars and Revolutions” Tariq Ali Writer, Journalist, Filmmaker Monday, April 2, 2018 7:00 PM Elvehjem L160 (Philips Auditorium) TARIQ ALI is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on …

  • Toro Martinez

    History of Science Brown Bag – Irene Toro Martinez

    “‘Unfortunately, he did not survive to keep that appointment’: Death, Prison Protest and Health Care Reform at Fox Lake, WI, 1972-1975” Irene Toro Martinez UW-Madison, History Department Graduate Student Friday, March 23, 2018 12:00-1:00 PM …

  • Event Poster: Aaron Rubin

    Lecture – Aaron Rubin

    “Jewish Languages, Past and Present” Aaron Rubin Penn State University Monday, March 19, 2018 4:00 PM Pyle Center This presentation is devoted to the rich array of languages other than Hebrew that have been written …

  • David McDonald

    David McDonald chosen to receive Distinguished Teaching Award

    David McDonald has been chosen to receive a Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award!! In his nearly 30-year teaching career at UW-Madison Prof. McDonald has guided students through topics ranging from Imperial Russia to baseball in the …

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Upcoming Events

Wed 21

Graduate Program Event

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed 21

Africa at Noon

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 22

Lecture – Pernille Ipsen

March 22 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 23

History of Science Brown Bag

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 24

Spring Break

March 24 - April 1

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Merle Curti Lecture Series

The annual Merle Curti Lectures commemorate our late colleague Merle Curti, a pioneer in the practice of American intellectual and cultural history, as well as a beloved member of our department for nearly half a century until his death in 1996.