Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - Thursday, January 26, 2023, All day

Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall in Ferguson Hall

2106 4th St S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The University of Minnesota School of Music will host the Chinese Festival “Music for the Soul, Art for Life” to celebrate the vibrant and expanding presence of Chinese art and culture in the Twin Cities, and to showcase the achievements of Chinese and Chinese-American musicians and artists.

Speaker: Fayola Jacobs
Friday, January 27, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brown Bag Series

537 Heller Hall (ICGC)

Fayola's areas of expertise are environmental planning, climate change, gender, race and ethnicity, urban and regional planning

Speaker: Nicholas Nyachega
Friday, February 3, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brown Bag Series

537 Heller Hall (ICGC)


**Please note, we encourage you to come in person, but if you aren't able to attend we have a live stream option and a recording will be made available on our website following the event.

Nicholas' research examines a history from below by highlighting the local quotidian experiences of borderlanders — indigenous Africans who live(d) in adjacent Honde Valley and Inyanga areas along the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border. He brings borderlanders’ everyday lives and local sovereignties to the center of analysis to understand how people’s everyday life goals and desires have changed over time and space, sometimes working in harmony or defiance to nation-state organizing principles and apparatuses of control. He examines how borderlanders’ local ideas of space and mobilities to critique state-centered perspectives to African borderlands.

Speaker: Vicente Diaz
Friday, February 10, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brown Bag Series

Prof. Diaz is Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies and Director of The Native Canoe Program. Diaz is a leader in traditional canoe cultural revitalization and study in the Micronesian region of the Pacific Islands and in the development of global and comparative Indigenous Studies.

Speaker: Meixi
Friday, February 17, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brown Bag Series

537 Heller Hall (ICGC)

Meixi's work  focuses on an enduring concern: how can schools contribute to the collective livelihoods and future wellbeing of Indigenous young people, their families, and the lands and waters where they live? The work interweaves comparative education, learning sciences and the study of micro-moments of interaction and trans-Indigenous scholarship in pursuit of this question.


Speaker: Premesh Lalu
Friday, March 31, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

537 Heller Hall (ICGC)


Speaker: Nida Sajid
Friday, April 7, 2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Brown Bag Series

537 Heller Hall (ICGC)

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