‘The First Amendment and Trademark with Simon Tam’ is Sunday, April 28

“The First Amendment and Trademark with Simon Tam” will be taking place on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Join in on a conversation with Simon Tam, founder of the world’s first all-Asian American dance rock band, The Slants. Little did Simon know that the band’s ordinary trademark application would become an eight-year journey for self-identity and would lead him to the Supreme Court as a litigant in Matal v. Tam. Learn more on Facebook.

UW-Green Bay to celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a full-slate of events

While the official Asian Heritage Month is May, UW-Green Bay will be kicking off celebrations in honor of Asian Heritage Month in April. The first event, “Crazy? Rich? Asian? Stereotypes of Asian People” will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Alumni Room located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Come and learn about Asian stereotypes through the novels of Kevin Kwan. Participants should sign up in the MESA suite in University Union Room 112 in order to receive a free Kevin Kwan novel. All the events in honor of Asian Heritage Month can be viewed here.

Reminder: Submissions from all campuses for ‘We are GB’ cultural mural due Friday, March 29

Submissions for the “We Are GB” project are due Friday, March 29, 2019. The project aims to create an artistic representation of the collective cultures of UW-Green Bay for a tunnel in the Instructional Services (IS) building, Green Bay Campus. UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff from all campuses are invited to submit a picture or two that represents their culture, along with a sentence or two explaining the picture related to the culture. All the submissions will be presented to an artist, who will then design the art piece. Your actual picture may or may not be used, but your submission will allow the artist to use your image, versions of it or words in the final piece. Submit your photos.

‘We Are GB’ artistic representation accepting photo submissions until Friday, March 29

Submissions for the “We Are GB” project are due by Friday, March 29, 2019. The project aims to create an artistic representation of the collective cultures of UW-Green Bay for a tunnel in the Instructional Services (IS) building. UW-Green Bay students, faculty and staff are invited to submit a picture or two that represents their culture, along with a sentence or two explaining the picture related to the culture. All the submissions will be presented to an artist, who will then design the art piece. Your actual picture may or may not be used, but your submission will allow the artist to use your image, versions of it or words in the final piece. Submit your photos.

Reminder: UW-Green Bay to host Kwanzaa Celebration this Saturday (Dec. 8)

Kwanzaa 2018: A Celebration of Unity will be held in the University Union Phoenix Rooms on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), Diversity Task Force, Office of Student Life and the Black Student Union (BSU), this free and public event will provide free food and entertainment for all. The guest keynote speaker is Eddie Moore, Jr. Ph.D, who will share his story of unity. Learn more.

Luncheon in honor of National Native American Heritage Month to be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Cloud Commons

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) will be hosting author and poet, Heid E. Erdrich on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cloud Commons located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Chef Corey will be doing a cooking demo with her, using the Global Kitchen station in the Marketplace to feature items from her cookbook, “Original Local, Ingenious Foods, Stories and Recipes.” This luncheon is open to the public and is available for the regular cost of dining in the Marketplace for $6.75, plus tax.

Menu will include:
  • Pumpkin Bangs (Pumpkin Frybread)
  • Butternut Chowder
  • Small Game Bird in Wild Berry Pepper Sauce
  • Rita Erdrich’s Manoomin (Wild Rice)
  • REZ Water Pickles
  • Sunseed Cornmeal Cookies
  • Crimson Clover Iced Tea

 

Reminder: Spring 2019 Human Mosaic submissions due on Monday, Nov. 19

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) is taking event submissions for Spring 2019 Human Mosaic. The Human Mosaic is intended to collect UW-Green Bay programs that relate to diversity.  Submissions are welcome from all four campuses. The Human Mosaic is traditionally distributed to UW-Green Bay students, staff and faculty at the beginning of the semester. Please complete an online submission for each event. The deadline is Monday, Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. Questions can be directed to Bao Sengkhammee at 920-465-2022 or email sengkhab@uwgb.edu.

Event submission deadline for Human Mosaic is Monday, Nov. 19

The Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office is accepting event submissions for the Spring 2019 Human Mosaic, a publication intended to capture all UW-Green Bay programs that relate to diversity. All four UW-Green Bay campuses are invited to submit events. The Human Mosaic is traditionally distributed to students, staff and faculty at the beginning of the semester. The deadline to submit is Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Any questions can be directed to Multicultural Advisor Bao Sengkhammee by phone at 920-465-2022 or by email sengkhab@uwgb.edu. Submit here.

Reminder: Lunch and Learn set for Thursday, Oct. 11

Bring your lunch and learn about the Wisconsin American Indian Studies Summer Institute with Bao Sengkhammee, the Multicultural Advisor for Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA), on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) in UW-Green Bay’s University Union from Noon to 1 p.m.