ALS 500 & 600 ELL #3 (Spring 2)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600!  You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities.  If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like.  If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below.  After you attend one of these events, write a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.  This is the THIRD Extensive Listening Log opportunity of the session – make sure you talk to your teacher about when your ELL is due.

1) Arboretum Walk: Spring Equinox

Join this free naturalist-led hike.  Join us for sunset on the first day of spring, halfway between the winter and the summer solstices.  It might not feel like spring yet, but its on the way!

When: Thursday, March 20 @ 6:30pm

Location:Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

2) Neurology Grand Rounds

This lecture will be presented by Lucyna Zawadzki, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology.

When: Friday, March 21 @ 2:30pm

Location: Room 1220 UW Medical Foundation Centennial Building

3) Earth Partnership for Families: Earthen Structures From Long Ago

Free program for families at the UW Arboretum. This is a great time of the year to hike to the Arboretum’s effigy mounds and think about the people who lived on the land hundreds of years ago. Join us to explore our mound groups and learn about the people who made them. Ongoing indoor activities in the Visitor Center; naturalist-led hike at 1:30.

When: Sunday, March 23rd @ 12:30pm

Location:Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

4) End of Winter Arboretum Walk

Join this free naturalist-led hike. March 20th marks the end of astronomical winter with the spring equinox. We can look for signs of the end of winter weather even if it is still cold — plants have buds; birds and mammals are preparing for spring.

When: Sunday, March 23rd @ 1pm

Location: Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum

5) Democratic Education: Historical Consciousness and the Moralizing Limits of the Present

The lecture is concerned with the limits of the ways in which we have been conceiving of democratic education, and how historical narratives have been mobilized to provide moralizing limits to the present. Presented by NAVE Visiting Scholar Dr. Daniel Friedrich, Assistant Professor at Teacher’s College, Columbia University.

When: Monday, March 24th @ 1pm

Location: Room 267 Teacher Education

6) New Media and the Global South

This lecture’s title is “Black Rio: The Brazilian Soul Movement of the 1970s”.  Presented by Christopher Dunn, Associate Professor of Luso-Brazilian Literary and Cultural Studies, Tulane University, 2013-2014 Brazil Initiative Fellow. Co-sponsored by the Brazil Initiative and the New Media and Mass/Popular Culture in the Global South Workshop.

When: Monday, March 24th @ 3:30pm

Location: Room 313 University Club

7) Neural Politics: Cognitive and Material Power

The Havens Center presents a talk by George Lakoff. Q&A will follow. Sponsored by the Havens Center, the Forward Institute and the Wisconsin Freedom Campaign (Wisconsin Grassroots Network, MTEA, MTI, Institute for Wisconsin’s Future, United Wisconsin, Midwest Environmental Advocates, The Progressive Magazine, and Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.
When: Monday, March 24th @ 7pm
Location: Check the TITU for the room, Memorial Union

8) Getting Real: Hip Hop Pedagogy, Arts and Culture in the K-12 Classroom

Greg Landau is an award-winning music/video producer, educator and music historian with a doctorate from UC San Diego’s prestigious School of Communication. Over the last 20 years he has produced six Grammy nominated CD’s and among the over 50 CDs, numerous film sound tracks and videos. His production credits include work for PBS, Disney, Sony, Warner Bros., CNN, Lucas Film, Six Degrees Records, HBO, and StarMedia. He also serves on the Grammy Nomination Committee.
When: Monday, March 24th @ 7:30pm
Location: Room 1101 Grainger Hall

9) A Tribute to Saul Landau: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Social Justice and Activism in the Film and Music Industries

This event will commemorate the life and work of Saul Landau, a revolutionary filmmaker whose groundbreaking work introduced the US public to many important political issues.
When: Monday, March 24th@ 7:30pm
Location: Room 1100 Grainger Hall

10) Ethics Review, Experimentation, and the Puzzle of Exploitation

This talk will explore the historical connections between the ethics-review system and the clinical-trials recruitment system. Stark will argue that new archive sources can shed light on experiences of healthy volunteers while exposing differences among the people typically fused together within the category of “research subject.”

When: Tuesday, March 25th @ 4pm

Location: Room 125 McArdle Cancer Research Building

11) Full Spectrum: The Promise of Light as Medicine

Phototherapy can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments and destroy dangerous pathogens. Dr. Chukuka S. Enwemeka, dean of UW–Milwaukee’s College of Health Sciences, shares the latest medical applications for near-infrared and blue light. This Academy Evening talk is presented in partnership with the Morgridge Institute for Research.
 When: Tuesday, March 25th @ 7pm
Location: Town Center, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

12) Bikability

The Morgridge Center for Public Service and Badger Volunteers will be hosting Madison’s former mayor Dave Cieslewicz to present about “bikability” and what it means to be a rider in Madison. He played a major role in making Madison one of North America’s most outdoor-friendly cities and will be offering invaluable information about the rules of the road. All are welcome to attend!
When: Tuesday, March 25th @ 7pm
 Location: Masely Media Room, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)

13) The ‘Good Citizen’ and the News

Wolfgang Donsbach is professor of communication and founding as well as current director of the Department of Communication at Dresden University of Technology, Germany. Sponsored by European Union Center of Excellence.
 When: Wednesday, March 25th @ 5pm
Location: Check the TITU at the  Memorial Union