25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Sep
20
2011

Religion, Gender and AIDS: What’s Wrong with Patriarchy?

Event Time: Tue, 09/20/2011 - 3:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Dr. Miranda Pillay, University of the Western Cape

This lecture reflects on the reality of many women and girl‐children who are not in a position (in terms of culture, economics or religion)...

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ICGC Conference
Mar
31
2011

Love and Revolution II: Considering the Limits and Possibilities of Nationalist and Postcolonial Thinking

Event Time:
Thu, 03/31/2011 - 8:00am to Sat, 04/02/2011 - 5:00pm

Nationalist struggles since the 1960s, certainly in Africa, suggest the transformation of individual subjectivities in the midst of political struggle and social change. More generally, there are deployments of revolutionary language to express...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Mar
31
2011

Bush of Ghosts: Photography & the Subject of the Political

Event Time: Thu, 03/31/2011 - 3:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Professor Patricia Hayes, University of Western Cape, South Africa

In "Bush of Ghosts: Life & War in Namibia," 1986‐1990 photographer John Liebenberg and historian Patricia Hayes...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Feb
02
2011

Multiculturalism and Migration: An Artist’s Vision

Event Time: Wed, 02/02/2011 - 12:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Mirta Kupferminc, award-winning artist from Argentina

Kupferminc’s prize-winning work has been shown internationally and hangs in museum collections in Europe, the U.S., and Latin...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
16
2009

Inclusive or Exclusive Globalization? Zambia’s Economy and Asian Investment

Event Time: Mon, 11/16/2009 - 8:00am

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Pádraig Carmody, Trinity College Dublin, and Godfrey Hampwaye, University of Zambia

Sub-Saharan Africa's economy grew rapidly from 2004 to 2008, largely driven by Asian investment...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
06
2009

State Control and Sexual Morality—The Case of the Bar Dancers of Mumbai

Event Time: Fri, 11/06/2009 - 8:00am

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Flavia Agnes, lawyer at the Bombay High Court

The lecture will address the concerns of the women who danced in bars in Mumbai and the issue of public morality which led to...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
08
2009

The Struggle for Women's Rights in Yemen

Event Time: Thu, 10/08/2009 - 8:00am

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Dr. Raufa Hassan, prominent Yemeni feminist

Raufa Hassan, a prominent Yemeni feminist, will speak about the struggle for women's rights in Yemen over the past two decades, including the...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
24
2009

Heritage and the post-apartheid nation: the biographic order, the memorial complex, and the spectacle of history

Event Time: Fri, 04/24/2009 - 8:00am

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Professor Ciraj Rassool, Department of History, University of the Western Cape

This lecture examines the centrality of political biography that found expression in the domains of public...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
21
2009

Responsibilities of the Worldly Intellectual (after Edward Said)?

Event Time: Tue, 04/21/2009 - 8:00am

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by David Lloyd, Professor of English, University of Southern California

At a moment when the university is being increasingly subjected to both privatization and professionalization, what remains...

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