Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: The Role of Outsiders in the Current CrisisEvent Time: Thu, 12/05/2019 - 3:00pm
Talk by Elizabeth Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of History, Loyola University, Maryland
To outsiders, the word “Africa” often conjures up images of a continent in crisis, riddled with war and corruption, imploding from disease and starvation...
Changing the Ethnographic Museum in South Africa and GermanyEvent Time: Thu, 10/24/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Talk by Ciraj Rassool, Professor of History, University of the Western Cape
Abstract: Over the last 15 years since South Africa became a democracy, the museum category of the ‘ethnographic’ came under severe scrutiny as a...
Black Radical Humanism and the Problem of FreedomEvent Time: Fri, 10/18/2019 - 4:00pm
The Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change presents:
"Black Radical Humanism and the Problem of Freedom"
Dr. Gary Wilder, The City University of New York
Artists as Change Makers: Meet the artists in residence at the Weisman Art MuseumEvent Time: Wed, 10/16/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Artists as Change Makers: meet the artists in residence at the Weisman
A conversation moderated by Boris Oicherman, Cindy and Jay Ihlenfeld Curator for Creative Collaboration, Weisman Art Museum
In 2010, Amoke Kubat ...
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...