University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Union: Sociocultural Programming

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Tuesday, September 16th, 2:30-3:30pm
Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 198)

Did you know that UWM is home to approximately 1500 international students from 90 different countries? Also, approximately 600 UWM students participate in Study Abroad programs. Join these globally-minded students for coffee once a month to network and learn about folks with different experiences from around the world.

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Tuesday, September 23rd, 7pm
UWM Union Wisconsin Room

Sherman Alexie, a preeminent Native American poet, novelist, performer, filmmaker, and author of UWM’s 2014 Common Read, visits UWM this fall to share “The Partially True Story of the True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.”

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Various dates, times and locations
See Semester Series page for details

A series of creative writing workshops that use the late Dr. Maya Angelou’s body of work and life story as a springboard for discussion and inspiration to create original work of any written form. Participants will be invited to perform at Lyrical Sanctuary presents In Memoriam: Maya Angelou on December 10 from 8-10pm in the UWM Union Fireside Lounge.

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Latina Student Reception

Latina Student Reception

Tuesday, October 7th, 6-8pm
Union Fireside Lounge

This annual tradition begins and ends with time for refreshments, socializing and community building among Latina students and Latina faculty, staff and community leaders. A panel discussion will inspire all! Learn about campus and community resources available to support you. For more information, contact Sue McCarthy, UWM Women's Resource Center: 414-229-2852 or suzimac@uwm.edu. Sponsored by UWM Multicultural Student Centers, Union Sociocultural Programming, the UWM Women's Resource Center and the Inclusive Excellence Center.

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Lyrical Sanctuary

Lyrical Sanctuary

Wednesday, October 8th
7-7:45pm Writing workshop @ Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 198)
8-10pm Open mic & performance @ Union Fireside Lounge

This month’s feature, the Dynamic Duo, is poetry's favorite crime fighting pair! Heralded for their high energy live performances involving complex dual voice work, comedy, and emotionally raw poetry, Panama Soweto and Ken Arkind have brought their show to both coasts and all points in between. Their work covers subjects from politics and video games, depression and comic books, racism and relationships, proving that poetry can be a powerful vehicle for personal expression. Co-sponsored by the UWM Campus Activities Board.

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