Inaugural Lecture: Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change: "On the Creation of 'New' World Humans"Event Time: Fri, 04/26/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Inaugural Lecture of the Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change
"On the Creation of 'New' World Humans"
Presented by Dr. Gerard Aching, Cornell University
"Dead in the Water": Global Lessons from the World Bank's Model Hydropower Project in LaosEvent 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...
Youth Navigating the 21st Century City of Amman: Securing Education and LivelihoodsEvent 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...
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...
Designing Intersectional Policy for Inclusion of Afro-Peruvian GirlsEvent 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...
Film Screening of: Vivek ("Reason") (2018) and Discussion with Filmmaker Anand PatwardhanEvent 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...
Specters of Survivance: Cuban Art at the edgeEvent 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....
The Little Grey Wolf Will Come: Childhood and Soviet imaginary in 1980s CubaEvent 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...
Film Screening: "Memories of a Penitent Heart" (2016) with Filmmaker Cecilia AldarondoEvent 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...
Film Screening of "Difret" (2014) and Video Interview with Filmmaker Zeresenay MehariEvent 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...