K-16/Outreach Event Archive

Spring 2024:

Wisconsin Council for the Social Sciences
March 15-17| Madison Concourse Hotel

World Cinema Day
Friday, April 5 | Madison, WI

Click here for more information about this event

Global Learning Summit
Saturday, April 13 | Virtual event

FALL 2023:

November 28: “Re-owning Time: A Discussion of Peruvian History through Andean Knowledge” | Presented by Andrea Guzmán Giura and Pedro de Jesús Gonzales Durán | HYBRID: 206 Ingraham and via Zoom | VIDEO RECORDING

December 2 | International Children’s Literature Celebration: Folk & Fairy Tales |  Concourse Hotel, Madison, WI | RESOURCES

SUMMER 2023:

“The Good Life: Global Perspectives on Wellbeing and Happiness” | July 24th, 10-4 | Virtual via Zoom

SPRING 2023:

International Festival 2023!

Saturday, April 1st, 10-5

Overture Center, Madison, WI

FREE & Open to the Public!

World Cinema Day 2023: “Rickshaw Girl”

Friday, April 12th, 11:00 a.m.

Shannon Hall, 800 Langdon St, UW-Madison

FREE for educators and students. Register by Friday, April 7th!

SUMMER 2022:

2022 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: “African-descended communities of Spanish America”

July 11-13, 2022 | MORE INFORMATION

Cost: $90 in-service teachers / $30 education students

Modest travel funding available for educators attending from a distance.

SPRING 2022:

(VIRTUAL) EDUCATOR WORKSHOP: Empowering Educators to Teach on Genocide

January 15-16, 2022 via Zoom 

This virtual event will empower Wisconsin’s K-12 educators to teach on genocide and fulfill the mandates of Act 30, the new law passed by the Wisconsin legislature and Governor Evers in April 2021. It will offer participants the chance to hear presentations by top experts and acquire free book sets and other practical materials for teaching on the subject of genocide and five specific cases: the Holocaust, Cambodia, Rwanda, Argentina, and the Uyghurs in China.

World Cinema Day 2022!

April 8, 2022

After a COVID-related hiatus, World Cinema Day is back as part of the annual Wisconsin Film Festival!

World Cinema Day brings middle and high school students and teachers to Madison for a special FREE screening of a high-quality, international film with an introduction before the film and a brief Q&A/discussion after the film led by a regional expert from UW-Madison. This is an annual event held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Film Festival.

The deadline to register is Monday, April 4th, 2022.

Mission Ulja Funk (Germany, 2021, 1h 32m)
with introduction and discussion led by Matthew Greene
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 08, 2022*
Shannon Hall, 800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

*Film screening starts at 11, but school groups are encouraged to arrive by 10:30. Please note that a mask mandate is still in place for minors and staff working with minors while on the UW-Madison campus.

(VIRTUAL) Global Learning Summit 2022: Glocal Learning Inside-Out

April 9, 2022 via Zoom | REGISTER HERE

WI Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at UW-Madison are co-sponsoring this special event. Early registration is available for DPI approved Global Scholars Program teachers, with up to 10 students (February 18th-March 4th).

Registration for remaining teacher and student seats will be available between March 7th and 18th.

*The first 80 teachers from Global Scholars Program sites will receive a complimentary copy of “Becoming a Globally Competent Educator” by Ariel Tichnor Wagner!

SUMMER 2021:

EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! America and World Fascism from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond

LACIS is pleased to offer scholarships for qualified educators who wish to attend this workshop. Scholarships are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 10 applicants. Learn more about the course HERE.

2021 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: Underreported News Stories from Latin America

Please join Pulitzer Center and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for an engaging webinar and workshop series Monday, June 28-Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (9am-12noon CDT) that will introduce techniques for integrating journalism about Latin American, media literacy skills, and global competency skills into the curriculum. Led by education staff and journalist-grantees from the Pulitzer Center, this virtual Institute will include presentations by award-winning journalists Ana Maria Arevalo GosenAnita Pouchard Serra, and Valentina Oropeza. The Institute is also designed to give participants the opportunity to collectively explore ways to use journalism to teach communication and critical thinking skills, and to analyze how other instructors have employed Pulitzer resources to support their curricula and help students develop critical thinking, communication skills, and empathy.

A collaboration between the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. CLACS, LACIS and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.


SPRING 2021:

March 10th, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. (CST): Virtual Guided Tour of Mexico City: “Mexico City Was on a Lake?”

LACIS has arranged to have a virtual guided tour of Mexico City for teachers, families, and others who may be interested in learning more about the history, geography, and rich cultural heritage of Mexico City!

This is a FREE event and open to any of our LACIS and LAASEN partners and friends.

FALL 2020:

The Growing Crisis of Refugees and Statelessness: A Practical, Pedagogical Workshop for Community-College Educators