25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
01
2013

Colouring Over the White Line

Event Time: Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:00pm

Presenter:

Virgil Slade, History Department

Abstract:

In the immediate aftermath of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, the authoritarian state in South Africa seemed to abandon apartheid orthodoxy when they...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
24
2013

Erasures: Gender, Violence and Human Rights

Event Time:
Thu, 10/24/2013 - 9:00am to Fri, 10/25/2013 - 5:00pm

This international symposium will address violence against women as a human rights violation, the erasure of gender violence in cultural debates about human rights, and the epistemic revolts of the rethinking of violence from a gender perspective...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
25
2013

Cahora Bassa: Extending South Africa’s Tentacles of Empire 1965-2013

Event Time: Fri, 10/25/2013 - 12:00pm

Presenter:

Professor Allen Isaacman, History Department

Abstract:

In 1965, when Portugal proposed constructing a dam at Cahora Bassa, colonial officials envisioned that numerous benefits would flow from...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
22
2013

Women and the Cuban Revolution

Event Time: Tue, 10/22/2013 - 7:00pm

Celia Sánchez was a central leader of the Cuban Revolution. She worked closely with Fidel Castro during the revolutionary war, and during the first two decades of the revolutionary government. During the war she organized plans for...

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ICGC Workshop
Oct
21
2013

Protecting Brazilian Indigenous Lands: A first-hand account from the Chief of the Yawanawá

Event Time: Mon, 10/21/2013 - 6:00pm

Chief Tashka Yawanawá will discuss steps that Indigenous communities like the Yawanawá have taken (and can take) to defend and sustain their lands, culture, and ways of life in the 21st century. Tashka’s leadership and...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
18
2013

The NE 51 series frontier: Housing and forced removal on the fringes of the South African empire

Event Time: Fri, 10/18/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Presented by Dr. Giorgio Miescher, Marie Curie Research Fellow, Centre for Humanities Research (University of the Western Cape), Centre for African Studies (University of Basel)

Abstract:

The talk...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
11
2013

Food Systems and Field Experiences: Some Reflections from the Gwayakosijigan (Compass) Project at Fond du Lac

Event Time: Fri, 10/11/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Dr. Dave Wilsey, Lecturer in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Abstract:

Food is an attractive issue in its own right but may be especially notable in Native American communities,...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
04
2013

Making Sense of Developments in Egypt: A Popularly Backed Coup or a Military-Backed Second Wave of Revolution?

Event Time: Fri, 10/04/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Ragui Assaad, Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Abstract:

Professor Assaad will try to make sense of current developments in Egypt by going beyond news headlines and...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
20
2013

“Hot affect” and the “claiming of notice”: The textual ideation of a blind boxer from South Africa

Event Time: Fri, 09/20/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Kurt Campbell, UWC Visiting Scholar

Abstract:

"A South African Boxer in Britain" is a unique publication within the landscape of South African literature. It is a book composed of the testimonial...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
13
2013

Temporal Frameworks After War: Spatial Time Concepts and the Dual-Faceted Self

Event Time: Fri, 09/13/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Damon Lynch, Department of Anthropology

Abstract:

What time frameworks do people use during and after war? Three contrasting temporal experiences are common:

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