25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
04
2016

Dancing Diplomats: What South Africa, Cuba, and China's 'Ballet Diplomacy' Tell Us About Contemporary Forms of Nationalism

Event Time: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Meryl Lodge, Department of Anthropology

Abstract: This paper examines Gauteng Ballet Company (GBC), a nearly 60-year-old professional company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and its...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
26
2016

Fishing While Black: Subsistence livelihoods, natural resource management and the racial state in the Gullah/Geechee Nation

Event Time: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 12:00pm

Preseted by: Dr. Kate Derickson, Department of Geography, Environment and Society

Abstract: In his piece “The Game Warden,...

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ICGC Special Event
Feb
24
2016

Film Screening of "A Divided Community" & Discussion with Filmmaker Momo Yashima

Event Time: Wed, 02/24/2016 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

A recent documentary by Momo Yashima, "A Divided Community" tells the stories of Yosh Kuromiya, Frank Emi, and Mits Koshiyama, three Japanese Americans who challenged the United States...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
19
2016

Indigenous Game Worlds and the New South Africa: Play, Politics, and Africanity

Event Time: Fri, 02/19/2016 - 12:00pm

Co-Presentation with Dr. John S. Wright, African American and African Studies Department, and Serena L. Wright, College of Education and Human Development

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
12
2016

Constructing the 'Ideal Subject' through Time and Space

Event Time: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:00pm

Jessica Farrell, Wesley Lummus, and Virgil Slade, PhD Candidates from the Department of History

Abstract: This panel explores the complexities of subject formation, particularly in relation to historically...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
05
2016

'No basta rezar!' (Praying is not enough) The historical development of human rights from the bottom up in Latin America: The Salvadoran Civil War (1980-1991) and The Committee of Mothers, Co-Madres

Event Time: Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

Heider Tun, Department of History

Abstract: The Salvadoran civil war was an armed conflict that started in 1980 and finished in 1992. During the years of the civil war El Salvador held one of the worst...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Jan
29
2016

Community by Design: Self-Reliance and Trusteeship at the University of Pretoria, 1948-2012

Event Time: Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:00pm

Janeke Thumbran, Department of History

Abstract: Taken from her dissertation project, this presentation attempts to think through the history of a former all-white university in South Africa. It examines...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Dec
07
2015

Peace and Social Justice Education Today: Going Online to do Deep Community-Based Work Around the World

Event Time: Mon, 12/07/2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Presented by: Dr. Andria Wisler

Executive Director, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service at Georgetown University

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ICGC Brown Bag
Dec
04
2015

Reintegrating Ecosystem Services into Agricultural Landscapes: Conservation Biological Control

Event Time: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 12:00pm

Hannah Gray, Department of Entomology

Abstract: Feeding an estimated 9.7 billion people by mid-century will challenge our ability to derive more food from a finite amount of arable land and resources...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Nov
30
2015

Development Projects in Mozambique: Spanning the Colonial/Post Colonial Divide

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

The African Studies Initiative and ICGC present:

a lecture by: Allen F. Isaacman, Regents Professor of History

Refreshments will be served

 

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