25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
21
2016

Imagining the Buried Alhambra: Sea and Rubble In Cape Town's Cinematic Nostalgia

Event Time: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 12:00pm

Imagining the Buried Alhambra: Sea and Rubble In Cape Town's Cinematic Nostalgia 

Presented by Fernanda Pinto de Almeida 

Flagship for Critical Thought on African Humanities, university of the Western Cape

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
20
2016

Reflections on Portuguese Colonialism, the Liberation Struggle and Mozambique’s Socialist Project: A Conversation Between Luis Bernardo Honwana and Allen Isaacman

Event Time: Thu, 10/20/2016 - 5:15pm

Luis Bernardo Honwana is a Mozambican author of the heralded short story We killed Mangy-Dog as well as numerous other publications. During the colonial period he was one of a small number of writers, poets and painters...

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
20
2016

A Triad of Community, Development, and Postapartheid Urban Presence in Cape Town: Somerset Lakes, Siyanyanzela and a Museum @ Sea

Event Time: Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:00pm

Presented by Leslie Witz and Noeleen Murray

University of the Western Cape and University of the Witwatersrand

Noëleen Murray and Leslie Witz are academics at the University of...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Oct
19
2016

Book Discussion on Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

Event Time: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 3:30pm

Wednesday, October 19

Book Discussion on Relocating Modern Science: Circulation and the Construction of Knowledge in South Asia and Europe, 1650-1900

Kapil Raj, Ecole des Hautes Eudes en Sciences Sociales...

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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...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
13
2016

“Right to the City” and insurgent practices: Insights from two decades of the Right to the City law in Fortaleza, Brazil

Event Time: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 12:00pm

Presented by Dr.Clarissa Freitas

Abstract: The internationally acclaimed Brazilian Right to the City legal provisions enacted during the re-democratization period effectively questioned the technocratic...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
07
2016

New Universalisms Aesthetics, Media, Politics with Lauren Berlant (University of Chicago) and Tung-Hui Hu (University of Michigan)

Event Time:
Fri, 10/07/2016 - 9:00am to Sat, 10/08/2016 - 5:30pm

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
07
2016

FEASt/ICGC Symposium: Critical Visions for an Abundant and Just Food System in the 21st Century

Event Time: Fri, 10/07/2016 - 11:00am   The graduate reading group FEASt and ICGC have put together a symposium around the theme of: Agricultural Lock-Ins and Path Dependencies. The symposium will take place on the St Paul Campus from 9:30-5:00 on Friday, October 7th.... Click here to read more
ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Oct
05
2016

Book Discussion on "Acting Up: Gender and Theatre in India, 1979 Onwards"

Event Time: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 3:30pm

Wednesday, October 5

Book Discussion on Acting Up: Gender and Theatre in India, 1979 Onwards

A. Mangai, Stella Maris College, Chennai

 

3:30-5 pm

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
30
2016

Jock was a Dalmataian: Race and History in Southern African Hunting Narratives

Event Time: Fri, 09/30/2016 - 12:00pm

“Jock was a Dalmatian: Race and History in Southern African Hunting Narratives”

Presented by Paul Vig, PhD Candidate in the Department of History

Abstract: The ‘...

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