Whitinui to present April 29 talk: ‘Putting First Peoples First in the Academy’

Paul Whitinui
Whitinui

The School of Education’s Global Engagement Office is hosting a talk with Paul Whitinui (Ngā Puhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī, Pākehā) on Thursday, Apr. 29, at noon, that is titled, “More than an Acknowledgement: Putting First Peoples First in the Academy.”

Whitinui is from the Confederation of Tribes (He Whakaputanga O Te Rangatiratanga O Nu Tireni) in the Far North of Aotearoa, New Zealand, and is currently an associate professor in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.

The discussion will take place virtually via Zoom, and is free and open to the public. Please register to attend by Wednesday, Apr. 28, here.

This event is supported by UW–Madison’s Our Shared Future initiative, and is cosponsored by the School of Education’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.