Blog Archives

  • Queer Cinema Presents: Kuma Hina

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    Where: UWL's Student Union, 120 Theatre

    Kumu Hina is the story of Hina Wong- Kalu, a transgender native Hawaiian teacher and cultural icon who brings to life Hawaii’s long-held embrace of mahu — those who embody both male and female spirit,[…]

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  • Widening the Circle Native American and Hmong Indigenous Education Conference

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 2, 2018 all-day
    Where: Myrick Eco Center

     

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  • Queer Cinema Presents: “I Am Not Your Negro”

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
    Where: UWL Student Union, 120 Theatre

    I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson. Alongside a flood of[…]

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  • Roots of Islam in America

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    This presentation describes the earliest Muslims in this country, namely enslaved West Africans. It features stories and experiences of individual enslaved Muslims, including “Prince”, who is featured in a PBS documentary called “Prince Among Slaves”[…]

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  • Women in Islam

    Posted on February 25, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    This presentation covers Islamic teachings about the different roles of Muslim women in society, including cultural differences. We will talk about common misconceptions regarding Muslim women and explain gender equity in the spiritual, social, and[…]

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  • What you Always Wanted to Know About Islam and Muslins

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    Always wanted to learn more about Islam and Muslims? Attend this class and you will have a better understanding of what Islam teaches and what Muslims practice. The class will introduce basic terminology, demographics and[…]

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  • Shop Talk: The Paradox of Being a Black Police Officer in Today’s Society

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Where: La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main Street

    Let’s Talk About Work. Come to this ShopTalk event to hear ideas and stories about work, and share your own. ShopTalk conversations are about the past, present, and future of work in Wisconsin. On Tuesday,[…]

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  • Negotiating Lesbian and Gay Parenthood in China: Individual Agency, Economic Privilege, and Reproductive Justice

    Posted on February 19, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: March 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Where: Hall of Nations, 1300 Centennial Hall, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1725 State Street

    Event Description: Queer families raising children represents a recent development of increasing LGBT visibility in urban China. This presentation will examine how Chinese lesbian and gay couples pursue and achieve parenthood in a new social[…]

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  • Hoops 4 Hope

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: February 24, 2018 all-day
    Where: Aquinas High School- JV Gym , 315 11th St S, La Crosse, WI 54601

    The Hoops 4 Hope Fundraising Basketball tournament is presented by Coulee Region Moving Services and hosted by the Aquinas Boys Basketball Program. The event aims to bring awareness to the presence of domestic violence in[…]

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  • The Remedy Event

    Posted on February 13, 2018 by Brad Myhre in .
    When: February 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – March 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am
    Where: Boot Hill Pub

    Fundraiser for care and treatment programs of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW). Raffle, silent auction, samples from vendors, and live auction to raise money for these services.

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