25 Years

ICGC Special Events

Special Events

ICGC Special Event
Nov
30
2018

"Dead in the Water": Global Lessons from the World Bank's Model Hydropower Project in Laos

Event Time: Fri, 11/30/2018 - 3:00am

Presented by co-editors Bruce Shoemaker and William Robichaud​

For decades, large dam projects have been undertaken by both nations and international agencies with the aim of doing good: preventing floods, bringing electricity to rural...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
29
2018

Youth Navigating the 21st Century City of Amman: Securing Education and Livelihoods

Event Time: Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:30am

 Fida Adely, Georgetown University and Betty Anderson, Boston University

In May and June of 2018, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets. What was initially a protest against a regressive tax bill, evolved into broader protests...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
15
2018

What is the University For?

Event Time: Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:00pm

Dr. Premesh Lalu, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Wilkins Room, Humphrey 215 

"What is the University For?"

Dr. Lalu's seminar will include a...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
08
2018

Designing Intersectional Policy for Inclusion of Afro-Peruvian Girls

Event Time: Mon, 10/08/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Eliana Villar, "Designing Intersectional Policy for Inclusion of Afro-Peruvian Girls," Echida Scholar, Brookings Institution

How can educational policy be designed to...

ICGC Special Event
Sep
20
2018

Film Screening of: Vivek ("Reason") (2018) and Discussion with Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan

Event Time: Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:30pm

Anand Patwardhan’s Reason (the Hindi title is Vivek) was premiered in Toronto on September 9. Reason is easily one of the most important documentaries to emerge in the Age of Modi. The film dives fearlessly into the debates that hit the...

ICGC Special Event
Apr
24
2018

Specters of Survivance: Cuban Art at the edge

Event Time: Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:30am

Maria de Lourdes Marino. Art historian, curator, and critic. MPA (Candidate) School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Delaware. 

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ICGC Special Event
Apr
23
2018

The Little Grey Wolf Will Come: Childhood and Soviet imaginary in 1980s Cuba

Event Time: Mon, 04/23/2018 - 3:30pm

Dashel Hernandez. Visual artist, art educator, and writer. EMPA (Candidate) Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. 

Abstract: The Little Grey Wolf Will Come was the original title...

ICGC Special Event
Mar
26
2018

Film Screening: "Memories of a Penitent Heart" (2016) with Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo

Event Time: Mon, 03/26/2018 - 5:30pm

Join us for UMN alumna Cecilia Aldarondo's moving and critical film "Memories of a Penitent Heart" (2016).

Discussion moderated by Dr. Jane Blocker, Department of Art History

Combining a wealth of recently discovered...

ICGC Special Event
Mar
20
2018

Film Screening of "Difret" (2014) and Video Interview with Filmmaker Zeresenay Mehari

Event Time: Tue, 03/20/2018 - 5:30pm

Discussion with Meron Getnet (Actor in Difret) 

Moderated by: Surafel Wondimu Abebe, PhD Candidate, Department of Theatre arts and Dance & ICGC Research Assistant...

ICGC Special Event
Nov
14
2017

Maisha Badaaye, “Life Comes Later”: Gendered Performances of Secondary Schooling and Aspirations in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Event Time: Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Emily Morris, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development & Abrahman Faki Othman, Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Challenging the...

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