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Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
May
03
2019

The skin I inhabit: the black body in the feminine as a territory of academic research, artistic creation and political strategy

Event Time: Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:00pm

Patrícia (Pagi) Giselia Batista, University of Uberlandia, Brazil

In contemporary societies, such as Brazil and the United States, the segregating marks of colonization remain, mainly racial discrimination that has its roots in socio-...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
May
01
2019

The Canal and the City: Water's Edge Urbanisms in Chennai

Event Time: Wed, 05/01/2019 - 3:00pm

Presented by Karen Coelho, Madras Institute of Development 

This paper examines the edges of urban waterways as a specific kind of intra-urban “periphery”, offering a crucial geography from which to theorize urban transitions in...

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ICGC Special Event
Apr
26
2019

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 

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ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
26
2019

Consciousness Raising: Tracking the Transnational Diffusion of Feminist Practice

Event Time: Fri, 04/26/2019 - 12:00pm

Dr. Elizabeth Jay Friedman, University of San Francisco 

In the 1970s, hundreds of thousands of women seeking to liberate themselves and society from patriarchal domination...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
12
2019

Imagining an Indian Ocean Aesthetic

Event Time: Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:00pm

Kristy Stone, University of the Western Cape 

I begin with the biographies of two objects from prominent museum and archive collections in South Africa. Both of these objects are connected to particular healing practices and concepts...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Apr
05
2019

The Radical Victorian: Ida B. Wells and the Virtues of Fearless Speech

Event 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
ICGC Brown Bag
Apr
05
2019

The Queer Time of Death: Temporality, Refugee Rights, and the Politics of Commiseration

Event Time: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 12:00pm

In this talk, I explore the way that refugee rights as a temporally and spatially contingent concept normalizes queer and transgender refugee subjects, while managing the lives and deaths of different populations. Through examining the...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Mar
29
2019

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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ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
29
2019

Soccer Dreams and Migrant Narratives in French Graphic Novels

Event Time: Fri, 03/29/2019 - 12:00pm

Agnes Schaffauser, Department of French & Italian 

Western countries often present the “migrant crisis” as a threat by considering clandestine migrants as anonymous invaders, reducing them to numbers and stripping them...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Mar
28
2019

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

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