The Radical Victorian: Ida B. Wells and the Virtues of Fearless SpeechEvent Time: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 1:30pm The Political Theory Colloquium is pleased to announce that next Friday, April 5th, Professor Desmond Jagmohan (Princeton University) joins us to present his work, “The Radical Victorian: Ida B. Wells and the Virtues of Fearless Speech."... Click here to read more
6th Annual Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies International Graduate Conference "Taboo"Event Time: Fri, 03/29/2019 - 8:00am to Sat, 03/30/2019 - 5:00pm
The graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies are excited to announce our 6th annual International Graduate Conference, which will take place March 29–30, 2019 on the University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus.
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Film Screening and Roundtable Discussion "National Diploma"Event Time: Thu, 03/28/2019 - 5:30pm In the Democratic Republic of Congo, as in many other parts of Africa, the national baccalaureate exam can make or break a high school student’s future. National Diploma (2014) follows a group of high school students in Kisangani – third... Click here to read more
"'Existence is Resistance': Carceral Capitalism in/and Palestine."Event Time: Wed, 03/13/2019 - 6:00pm
Presented by: Jasbir Puar, Rutgers University
Abstract: "In this lecture I examine the production of mobility obstacles and restrictions in Palestine through the linked frames of disaster and carceral capitalism, highlighting the...Click here to read more
Indigenous Women Have Always Been LeadersEvent Time: Fri, 03/08/2019 - 8:30am
“Native women have been leading our communities since time immemorial,” Peggy Flanagan, Lt Governor of Minnesota, the nation's highest ranking Indigenous woman in executive office.
Every year on March 8 (International Women...Click here to read more
Afro|50 Black Studies and Protest at the U of M and BeyondEvent Time: Mon, 02/25/2019 - 9:00am
Join the Department of African American & African Studies (AA&AS) in celebrating its 50th anniversary, AFRO|50 Black Studies and Protest at the University of Minnesota and Beyond. We will kick-off this year-long series of teach-ins...Click here to read more
Is Democracy in Crisis? A Teach-In on Fascism and RacismEvent Time: Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:30pm Click here to read more
Itinerant Passage: Sexuality, Slavery, HistoriographyEvent Time: Fri, 01/25/2019 - 1:30pm
This talk engages a mislaid history of sexuality and slavery in Portuguese India to raise three vulgar questions: How do we call attention to the displacement of slave pasts within histories of sexuality that are themselves routinely displaced?...Click here to read more