25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
30
2018

Land, class and secession on the Kenyan coast

Event Time: Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter: Natasha Issa Shivji, Lecturer, University of Dodoma, history department, Tanzania; PhD candidate, New York university, History Department

Abstract: My research focuses on secessionist movements in...

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ICGC Special Event
Mar
26
2018

Film Screening: "Memories of a Penitent Heart" (2016) with Filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo

Event 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...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
23
2018

Marital Transgressions: Infidelity, Divorce, and Polygyny in a Swahili Muslim community in Coastal Tanzania

Event Time: Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:00pm

Abstract: This work grapples with the ordinariness of infidelity – one of the ultimate transgressions in intimate relationships and its relationship to polygyny and divorce in Peponi, a rural Swahili Muslim fishing village in coastal...

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ICGC Alumni Lecture Series
Mar
22
2018

The Elephant in the Room: A “Grown-Up” Conversation about Whiteness

Event Time: Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by: Dr. Lisa Anderson-Levy, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Beloit College​

Title...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Mar
21
2018

'I Prick The Heart of God Like a Thorn': Manto's "Bu" and the Undermining of Romance

Event Time: Wed, 03/21/2018 - 3:30pm

Emily Durham, PhD candidate in the Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures

Saadat Hasan Manto's commitment to political causes has been doubted by critics and admirers alike, in part because of his consistent refusal to romanticize...

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ICGC Special Event
Mar
20
2018

Film Screening of "Difret" (2014) and Video Interview with Filmmaker Zeresenay Mehari

Event 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...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
09
2018

Writing Megaprojects: Literature, Water, and Infrastructure in Latin America

Event Time: Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:00pm

Tim Frye

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota

Abstract: In 1967, the Brazilian military dictatorship inaugurated its sweeping developmentalist politics in the Amazonian city of Manaus with...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Mar
05
2018

"Nature's present: Ecology, society, and politics in contemporary India."

Event Time: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:00pm

Presented by: Manesh Rangarajan, Professor of History and Dean of Academic Affairs, Ashoka University

Abstract:  A quarter century since economic reform began, the issues of the environment loom large in Indian public life....

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ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
02
2018

'The Kids are in Charge' but 'Adults Talk Too Much': Age and Power in the Peruvian Movement of Working Children

Event Time: Fri, 03/02/2018 - 12:00pm

 

Presented by: Jessica K. Taft, Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz 

Abstract: Drawing on ethnographic observation and in-depth interviews with the Peruvian...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Feb
23
2018

The Civil Life of the University: Enacting Dissent and Resistance on a Colombian Campus

Event Time: Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Carlo Tognato, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, National University of Colombia, Bogotá; Director, Nicanor Restrepo Santamaría Center for Civil Reconstruction, Bogotá

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