Head shot of Dr. Sami Schalk. She is a light skinned black woman with glasses and curly black hair that is short on the sides and longer on top. She is looking at the camera smiling and wearing a maroon dress with a criss-cross neckline
Dr. Sami Schalk (download high resolution copy)

This is the website for Dr. Sami Schalk, Assistant Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Learn more about Dr. Schalk and her work here. Find out where Dr. Schalk will be speaking next here.


  • July 12, 2017: Dr. Schalk has been named one of Miami University’s 18 of the Last 9 Distinguished Alumni for 2017!
  • June 14, 2017: The special issue of African American Review on blackness and disability edited by Therí A. Pickens is almost here! Check out Dr. Schalk’s video about her forthcoming article and her experience with writing for this special issue here!

Access Copies

Links for access copies to talks will be listed here around the date of the event. If you are looking for a copy of a previous talk that has already been removed, you can request a copy here