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Past Events

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
ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
15
2019

Archiving the Image of the Family

Event Time: Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by Nokuthula Zinyengere, ICGC Visiting Scholar, University of the Western Cape

Abstract: An archive does not necessarily mean an accumulation of historical textual records. An archive can also consist of photographs that have...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Mar
13
2019

"'Existence is Resistance': Carceral Capitalism in/and Palestine."

Event Time: Wed, 03/13/2019 - 6:00pm

Presented by: Jasbir Puar, Rutgers University

Abstract: "In this lecture I examine the production of mobility obstacles and restrictions in Palestine through the linked frames of disaster and carceral capitalism, highlighting the...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Mar
08
2019

Indigenous Women Have Always Been Leaders

Event Time: Fri, 03/08/2019 - 8:30am

“Native women have been leading our communities since time immemorial,” Peggy Flanagan, Lt Governor of Minnesota, the nation's highest ranking Indigenous woman in executive office.

Every year on March 8 (International Women...

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