25 Years

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Feb
23
2018

Carlo Tognato

Event Time: Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:00pm
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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
30
2017

Invisible Histories: Racial Violence and Clandestine Migration from Mozambique to Zimbabwe 1900 ca.-1980

Event Time: Thu, 11/30/2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
21
2016

Capitalism & Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the State

Event 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...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
18
2016

Nonconformity in Africa’s Cultural History

Event 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...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
29
2016

The Practice of Post-Apartheid Freedom

Event 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

Speaker Biography:...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
14
2016

The Privatization of Seeds: Sovereignty, Intellectual Property Rights, and Plant Genetic Resources

Event Time: Thu, 04/14/2016 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Sheri Breen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota-Morris

Abstract: Food and crop systems have...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
16
2015

The Malawi Tanzania Border Dispute over Lake Malawi: Historical Perspectives

Event Time: Mon, 11/16/2015 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
22
2015

Distinguished Lecture by Dr. John Mowitt

Event Time: Thu, 10/22/2015 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

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

Abstract...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Feb
27
2015

Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa

Event 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)

 

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
18
2014

Distinguished Lecture: It's A Black/White Thing - Author Donna Bryson

Event Time: Tue, 11/18/2014 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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...

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