Vaccines and Public Health: Past, Present and Future

@ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The United Nations Association-USA of Dane County (UNA-USA Dane County) will be hosting the April edition of their Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer and a State Epidemiologist for the Wisconsin …

The Color of Asylum: The Racial Politics of Safe Haven in Brazil, with Katie Jensen (UN Association of Dane County Monthly Lecture Series)

@ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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​Brazil has been lauded by the UN as a global vanguard in refugee protection. Jensen will offer an up-close examination of how asylum works in that country, based on years of research with asylum officers, NGO workers, and asylum seekers from over 45 countries. Centering Syrian and Congolese refugees, she details how their experiences obtaining asylum differ, with vital consequences for how they feel about Brazil and their place in it. This talk offers insights in the global refugee landscape, the everyday workings of asylum policies, and the racial ramifications of refugee inclusion.

Learning Whiteness: Education and the Settler Colonial State

@ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Educational Policy Studies and Professor Arathi Sriprakash as she discusses her new book, Learning Whiteness: Education and the Settler Colonial State. In this virtual talk, Professor Sriprakash will explore how our current educational systems …