Carlo TognatoEvent Time: Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:00pm
Invisible Histories: Racial Violence and Clandestine Migration from Mozambique to Zimbabwe 1900 ca.-1980Event Time: Thu, 11/30/2017 -
Allen Isaacman, Regents Professor of History, University of Minnesota
Abstract: From its earliest days, the field of African history has sought to render visible people whose past has been in the shadows of history. Despite efforts...
Capitalism & Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the StateEvent Time: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:30pm
The ICGC community welcomed alumna Elizabeth (Libby) Lunstrum for a recent campus visit. Libby is Associate Professor of Geography and Resident Scholar in the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University. Her research focus on the politics of...
Nonconformity in Africa’s Cultural HistoryEvent Time: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:30pm
ICGC welcomed back our alumnus, Derek Peterson, who is professor of History and Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Michigan. His scholarly work concerns the intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa. Derek's most...
The Practice of Post-Apartheid FreedomEvent Time: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm
The Practice of Post-Apartheid Freedom
Presented by: Dr. Premesh Lalu, Director of the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape
The Privatization of Seeds: Sovereignty, Intellectual Property Rights, and Plant Genetic ResourcesEvent Time: Thu, 04/14/2016 -
Presented by: Dr. Sheri Breen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota-Morris
Abstract: Food and crop systems have...
The Malawi Tanzania Border Dispute over Lake Malawi: Historical PerspectivesEvent Time: Mon, 11/16/2015 -
Dr. Wapu Mulwafu, Department of History, Chancellor College, University of Malawi
Abstract: The Malawi-Tanzania border conflict over Lake Malawi exemplifies the challenges of consolidating postcolonial...
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. John MowittEvent Time: Thu, 10/22/2015 -
Presenter: Dr. John Mowitt, Leadership Chair in the Critical Humanities at the University of Leeds and former Co-Director of ICGC.
Title: Left Leaning: Toward a Sinister Humanities
Women and Power in Post-Conflict AfricaEvent Time: Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Aili Tripp, University of Wisconsin
(Per Aili Tripp: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”, 2003 protests in Monrovia)
Distinguished Lecture: It's A Black/White Thing - Author Donna BrysonEvent Time: Tue, 11/18/2014 -
Presented by: Donna Bryson
M.S. in Journalism and Author of “It’s A Black White Thing”
ABSTRACT: Donna Bryson's first book, It's a Black White Thing, explores the struggle to get...