25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
31
2014

Cool Kid's Revolution: Queer Affect, Negativity, and China's Sexual/Gender Globalization

Event Time: Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Shana Ye, ICGC Scholar, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

Abstract: This work-in-progress discusses how negative affect is central to Chinese queer subject formation and the...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
17
2014

(Re)Collections in the Archive: Making and Remaking the International Defence and Aid Fund (IDAF) Archival Collection

Event Time: Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Geraldine Frieslaar

Practicing Archivist at Robben Island Mayibuye Archive

UWC Visiting Scholar

PhD Candidate, Department of History

University of the Western Cape

Abstract:...

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
16
2014

ICGC Exhibit at 2014 Graduate School Showcase of Interdisciplinary Research Centers and Institutions

Event Time: Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014 | 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. | THIRD FLOOR, COFFMAN MEMORIAL UNION

Many intellectual, social, and practical problems transcend the scope of a single field of study. Creative solutions to these types of complex...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
14
2014

Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Leslie Witz

Event Time: Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presented by: Leslie Witz, Ph.D.

ICGC / University of the Western Cape Mellon Research Chair

Professor of History, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

ABSTRACT: This talk will build upon...

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ICGC Workshop
Oct
13
2014

ICGC Mellon Emerging Scholars Workshop: Public History from the Global South

Event Time: Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

ICGC Mellon Emerging Scholars Workshop: ICGC Mellon Scholars Graduate Student Cohort, "Public History from the Global South

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
10
2014

Total Liberation: The Power and Promise of Animal Rights and the Radical Earth Movement

Event Time: Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter: Dr. David Pellow, Department of Sociology

Abstract: To what extent are radical environmental and animal rights movements also struggles over social inequality within human communities? In this presentation, I consider...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
09
2014

'Leftover' Women The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China

Event Time: Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

“Leftover” women (shengnü) – a Chinese term for women who remain unmarried in their late twenties and beyond – have become the target of a state-sponsored media campaign designed to bully educated, professional...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
03
2014

Problem Spaces and New Conditions of Possibility: Reconceptualizing Postcolonial Africa

Event Time: Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 Presented by Jessica Farrell, Janeke Thumbran, Paul Vig, Department of History

ABSTRACT: This panel explores how David Scott's concept of the 'problem space' might...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
02
2014

Challenges and Successes in Post-Apartheid South Africa by Dr. Albie Sachs, Former Constitutional Court Justice of South Africa

Event Time: Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:15pm to 2:00pm

To view ICGC Distinguished Public Lecture by Albie Sachs (10.2.14) please click here.

Dr. Albie Sachs, internationally renowned human rights and anti-apartheid activist, writer, lawyer and former South Africa...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
26
2014

CANCELLED - Please watch for rescheduled date - Loving the Foreskin I'm in: Queering Erotic Representation and the Possibility of Ecstasy

Event Time: Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00pm

Presented by Jesus Estrada-Perez, Department of American Studies

ABSTRACT:  In this chapter, I explore how gay Chicano artists simultaneously deconstruct colonizing forms of representing and...

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