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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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ICGC Brown Bag
Mar
01
2019

The right hand knows what the left hand just did: The Handspring Puppet Company's Paper Archive

Event Time: Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:00pm

Emma Minkley, University of the Western Cape 

This talk draws from a broader doctoral research project which explores, in both practical and theoretical terms, the often ambiguous relation between puppetry and the hand. The talk will...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Feb
25
2019

Afro|50 Black Studies and Protest at the U of M and Beyond

Event Time: Mon, 02/25/2019 - 9:00am

Join the Department of African American & African Studies (AA&AS) in celebrating its 50th anniversary, AFRO|50 Black Studies and Protest at the University of Minnesota and Beyond. We will kick-off this year-long series of teach-ins...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
22
2019

Can social capital help immigrant families overcome food insecurity? A case study of refugee households in the Midwest

Event Time: Fri, 02/22/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Harshada Karnik, Department of Applied Economics 

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ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
15
2019

Dilemmas of Dispossession in the Black Radical Tradition

Event Time: Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm Abstract: Various political and intellectual traditions have sought to leverage the language of self-ownership as a tool of radical critique, including Marxism, feminism, and Critical Race Theory. This lecture considers the dilemmas involved in... Click here to read more

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