Society and Culture

Today, February 25, 2018

1-9 p.m.

Wisconsin Iranian Film Festival: Kupal (2017)

The Marquee Cinema, Union South

8:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Iranian Film Festival: Asphyxia (2017)

The Marquee Cinema, Union South

Monday, February 26, 2018

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Sustainable Energy Seminar Series: Nuclear Fusion Research at the University of Wisconsin

The Present and The Terrestrial, The Future and the Extra-Terrestrial

1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute

4-5:30 p.m.

The Tobias Lecture with Nina Caputo

Graphic Differences: Interpreting a Medieval Theological Debate through Comics

325/326, Pyle Center

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Wire Wrapped Cabachon Pendant

Wheelhouse Studios - Lower Level, Memorial Union

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Politics of Blackness. Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil.

Presented by: Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Political Economy Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

206 Ingraham Hall

7-8:30 p.m.

Kiribati: Voices From the Last Generation

Film and panel on environmental issues in Peace Corps countries

Marquee Theater, Union South

7-8:30 p.m.

A Conversation about Russian Influence in U.S. Elections

UW-Madison Faculty Panel Discussion

325/326, Pyle Center

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Political Consequences of Economic Shocks:

Evidence from Poland

La Follette House Conference Room, 1225 Observatory Dr.

3:30-4:30 p.m.

SciMed Speaks: We've Come a Long Long Way Together - A Review of Global Poverty Reduction Trends

Presented by Esteban J. Quiñones, Doctoral Candidate, Agriculture & Applied Economics, Center for Demography & Ecology

1220A/B, DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building

4-5:15 p.m.

FRIT Research Seminar Series

February Edition

TITU , Union South

5-6:15 p.m.

Visiting Artist Colloquium

Nicolas Lampert

Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Rm L160, 800 University Ave, Madison WI 53706

5-7 p.m.

Apron Printing with WUD Cuisine

Wheelhouse Studio G, Memorial Union

6 p.m.

Wednesday dinner at the French House

Weekly French immersion dinner for all levels

The French House, 633 N Frances St.

6:30 p.m.

6:45 p.m.

Social Cinema

Company Town

Marquee Theater, Union South

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Noon-1 p.m.

Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series

"Illicit Sex in a ‘Globalizing’ World: Gender, Mobility, and Law in Eighteenth-Century Marwar" Divya Cherian (Assistant Professor, History, Princeton University)

206 Ingraham Hall

12:15-1:30 p.m.

Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Laura Tach

Social Policy and Family Inequality: An Examination of State and Local Variation

8417 Sewell Social Sciences

12:30 p.m.

STS + Rhetoric: Making Worlds with Fish

with Caroline Gottschalk Druschke, Ph.D., UW-Madison

8411 Sewell Social Sciences

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Nelson Institute Lunch & Learn with WRFI

Wild Rockies Field Institute (WRFI)

15 Science Hall

2:15-4:15 p.m.

Open House at Peace Corps

It's Peace Corps Week!

260 Bascom Hall

4-5:30 p.m.

CREECA Spring Lecture Series

Hate Crimes against LGBT People in Russia: The Current State of Affairs and Prospects for Further Research

206 Ingraham Hall

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Intro to Ring Making

Wheelhouse Studios - Lower Level, Memorial Union

7 p.m.

Cineteca Film Screening - "La siciliana ribelle"

Italian film with English subtitles

L196 Education Building

7:30 p.m.

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

University Theatre

Mitchell, Vilas Hall

Friday, March 02, 2018

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibition: Robert Cottingham – An American Alphabet

Tandem Press, 1743 Commercial Ave, Madison, WI 53704

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Exhibition: Robert Cottingham – An American Alphabet

Tandem Press, 1743 Commercial Ave, Madison, WI 53704

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series

Stephanie Koning, "Structured and Stricturing: Social Patterns of Discrimination, Human Rights Abuses, and Violence Against Women at the Thai-Myanmar Border"

206, Ingraham Hall

5-7 p.m.

Tandem Press Friday Jazz Series

Blue Note Ensemble & Afro-Cuban Ensemble

Tandem Press, 1743 Commercial Ave, Madison, WI 53704

5-9 p.m.

Free Art Friday

Wheelhouse Studios & Der Rathskeller, Memorial Union

6-8 p.m.

Objective Reception

A Master of Fine Arts Exhibition by John Shea

Lofts Gallery, Art Lofts