Campus Happenings April 7-13

Student Affairs is providing weekly events, opportunities, and activities that Badgers can join online or in person. Building community is key to finding your home on campus. We encourage students to engage with others and find people to connect with at UW–Madison.

Join us this week for the following events and opportunities.

Highlights of the week:

  • Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month 2021: This April 2021, APIDA Heritage Month will be exploring the many ways that APIDA identity is shaped both within and outside the community. The Spaces in Between will center on the lived experiences of Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans to illustrate how identity continues to be situated and reimagined in a changing world. Join as we bridge The Spaces in Between us within the APIDA community!
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and PAVE-UW has put together a calendar of events for students, faculty, and any interested community members to attend.  

7: Virtual Asian Awareness Panel–  Alpha Kappa Delta Phi will be hosting a panel with four UW-Madison affiliated guests to explore Asian American refugee/immigration, the LGBTQ+ Community, and human trafficking in Asia. Join on Zoom. 5 p.m.

8: Intersections: Creativity, Identity, and Activism– Join University Housing for a virtual showcase and panel discussion of artists on how art, identity, and activism intersect. Streaming live on YouTube and Facebook. 6:30-8 p.m.

9: Feeling Asian American Virtual Lecture– The APIDA Student Center is excited to celebrate APIDA Heritage Month with guest lecture and author of “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning”, Cathy Park Hong! Please RSVP by April 8th 4 p.m. CST. Zoom access information will be provided the day before the event. This event is open to all.

10: National Library Week: There’s no better time than #NationalLibraryWeek to discover the treasures within your library! Discover @uwmadlibraries many resources or just #AskaLibrarian. 

11: What’s Past is Prologue: The Unfinished American Conversation– Join University Opera as they present the encore of this program featuring staged and filmed songs and song cycles with social and racial justice themes. Steamed on the Mead Witter School of Music YouTube channel. 2 p.m.

12: Chanel Miller: Know My Name – Join PAVE as they welcome their sexual assault awareness month keynote speaker Chanel Miller. Chanel Miller is a writer and artist. Her memoir, Know My Name, was a New York Times bestseller. Join on Zoom. 6:30 p.m. Register here.

13: Change is Brewing X Visibilitea – Gender-Based Violence in the APIDA Community– Join PAVE to discuss the prevalence of gender-based violence in the APIDA Community as we examine the detrimental effects of the Demasculinization of Asian men and fetishization of Asian women. This event is co-hosted with the APIDA Student Center. On Zoom. 6 p.m. Register here.


Ongoing Activities:  

  • Badger Talks – Badger Talks is pleased to present a LIVE series of talks on topics that intend to inspire, delight, and pleasantly distract in a time we are all needing positive experiences. Tune in to hear UW–Madison faculty and staff experts on a variety of interesting and engaging topics. Watch the live events here on Facebook. Not able to watch the live talks? Watch previous Badger Talks LIVE events on YouTube.