ICGC offers a series of informal noon-time lecture-discussions called “Brown Bag Talks” where guests are invited to bring their lunches and eat during the sessions. Most of the presenters are ICGC Scholars and ICGC-affiliated faculty whose presentations focus on their current research projects. Visiting scholars and practitioners also make presentations in the talk series.
These events are open to the public. All ICGC Brown Bag Talks take place on Fridays from noon to 1:00 p.m. in room 537 Heller Hall, ICGC Commons Area (unless otherwise noted).
Lethal bureaucracy: capital punishment, documents and their afterlivesEvent Time: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:00pm
Presented by Bianca van Laun
University of the Western Cape
Abstract:This paper proposes a reading of the functioning of the bureaucratic systems in South Africa during the 1960s that processed an condemned individual from the point...
Identities, Cultures, and Education in ‘Economically Liberalized’ IndiaEvent Time: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 12:00pm
Identities, Cultures, and Education in ‘Economically Liberalized’ India
Presented by Nina Asher
Department of Curriculum &Instruction
Postcolonialism and globalization are...
Imagining the Buried Alhambra: Sea and Rubble In Cape Town's Cinematic NostalgiaEvent 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
Jock was a Dalmataian: Race and History in Southern African Hunting NarrativesEvent 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 ‘...
Thinking in apartheid's wake: On community as limitEvent Time: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Dr. Maurits van Bever Donker, ICGC Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, University of the Western Cape
Abstract: Many of the dominant critiques of post-apartheid South Africa focus on community...
Skirmishes between science and culture when ambushed by the earthquake: Some stories of Nepalese IndividualsEvent Time: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:00pm
Presented by Dr. Bhaskar Uphadyay, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Abstract: The desire to find amicable relationships between food security, science, and the cultural values and beliefs is strong in many Nepali...
Panel: Global Food Security and Social JusticeEvent Time: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm
Presenters: Aaron Eddens, Department of American Studies, & Alexander Liebman, Department of Horticultural Sciences
Faculty Moderator: Dave Wilsey,...
Transgender Vulnerability and Transnational Reproductive LaborEvent Time: Fri, 04/15/2016 - 12:00pm
Aren Aizura, Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies (GWSS)
Job Market PanelEvent Time: Fri, 04/01/2016 - 12:00pm
Are you going to be going on the academic job market soon? Do you have questions about how to prepare yourself for this important phase in your career? Want interview tips? Or, maybe some advice on how...
Vocational education and training for tourism jobs: A force for global change?Event Time: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Dr. Kenneth Bartlett, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
Abstract: The World Bank has declared tourism as one of the few industries that can push a significant...