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Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
29
2022

The Glass Palace of Comparison: Rūḥī al-Khālidī on Arabic and the Place of Africa, in Theory

Event Time: Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Shaden Tageldin, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature

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Abstract:  In a pioneering study of Arabic and French literatures...

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ICGC Special Event
Apr
28
2022

Meaning and memories of the Manhattan Project in the Tewa World

Event Time: Thu, 04/28/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dmitri Brown is a Ph.D. candidate in History with a Designated Emphasis in Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. He is completing his dissertation, “Tewa Pueblos at the Dawn of Atomic Modernity,” which draws on family...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
22
2022

At the Intersections of North and South?: Reconceptualizing transnational frameworks of critical childhood and adoption studies

Event Time: Fri, 04/22/2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Kelly Condit-Shrestha, ICGC Visiting Scholar

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Abstract: Through the lens of migration, the interdisciplinary fields of critical childhood and...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Apr
21
2022

Patching Development: Information Politics and Social Change in India

Event Time: Thu, 04/21/2022 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm

Abstract: How can development programs deliver benefits to marginalized citizens in ways that expand their rights and freedoms? Political will and good policy design are critical but often insufficient due to resistance from entrenched local...

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ICGC Special Event
Apr
21
2022

Your voice, my voice, our voice? Ainu Indigeneity in the 21st century

Event Time: Thu, 04/21/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dr. Kanako Uzawa is a Norwegian-based Ainu scholar, advocate, and artist. She is an affiliated researcher at the Research Faculty of Media and Communication at Hokkaido University and contributes to collaborative research and Ainu performing art...

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ICGC Special Event
Apr
20
2022

Telling the Story of Pushout: Girls' and Boys' Struggles to Finish Secondary School in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Event Time: Wed, 04/20/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Abstract: “Dropout” is a label used around the world to systematically track educational progress of students, schools, and education systems. This label not only wrongly assumes that most youth leave school by choice, but it negatively...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Apr
18
2022

66th Annual CIES Conference Opening Ceremony: “Waiting at the edge of the forest”: Place, purpose, and people

Event Time: Mon, 04/18/2022 - 5:00pm Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
15
2022

Doing Friendliness: Storytelling and Playfulness in Everyday Conversational Discourse

Event Time: Fri, 04/15/2022 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Ajoh Awungjia, UWC

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My research explores the discursive processes by which we retain conviviality, consensus and smooth engagement in the interactions that...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Apr
13
2022

Human Rights Activists on the Frontlines in Conflict

Event Time: Wed, 04/13/2022 - 1:30pm Click here to read more
ICGC Special Event
Mar
30
2022

Revisiting Black Sites of Speculation: A Case for Theorizing Black Childhood as a Subject in Black Adult Narratives

Event Time: Wed, 03/30/2022 - 12:00pm

Abstract: Tammy C. Owens will discuss a chapter of her manuscript in progress. The chapter examines Harriet Jacobs’ slave narrative Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Owens contends that the narrative is a key “...

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