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Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
05
2018

Encounter Politics and the Problematic of Performance and Patronage in the National Recognition of the Dances of Sattras of Assam

Event Time: Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Arshiya Sethi, Visiting Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Abstract:  The National recognition accorded in November 2000,...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
28
2018

Building radical consciousness at the boundaries of science

Event Time: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 12:00pm

Siddharth Iyengar, PhD Candidate, CBS Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota

"It is fitting that we view research... as a means of raising our consciousness" "If research...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Sep
26
2018

Movement, A Novel

Event Time: Wed, 09/26/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

V.V. Ganeshananthan, A Reading from "Movement, a novel", Department of English

Movement draws on more than a decade of research on the Sri Lankan civil war. The novel takes place primarily in northern Sri Lanka during the late...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
21
2018

The Paradox of Plenty: Women's and Indigenous Substantive Representation in Ecuador

Event Time: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:00pm

Professor Christina Ewig, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Since the early 2000s, Ecuador has seen a remarkable increase of women elected to its national legislature.  Moreover, it is one of the few countries... Click here to read more
ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Sep
21
2018

"Migration across Global Regimes of Childhood" Symposium

Event Time: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:00pm

This symposium, meant to highlight the intersections of different (im)migrant community histories, will focus on the historical migration of children, as its central theme, and take place at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities on September...

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ICGC Special Event
Sep
20
2018

Film Screening of: Vivek ("Reason") (2018) and Discussion with Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan

Event Time: Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:30pm

Anand Patwardhan’s Reason (the Hindi title is Vivek) was premiered in Toronto on September 9. Reason is easily one of the most important documentaries to emerge in the Age of Modi. The film dives fearlessly into the debates that hit the...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
14
2018

Refusing Carceral Humanitarianism: In-Custody Murders of Disabled / "'Mad' Black and Indigenous Girls and Women in Settler States"

Event Time: Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm

Lena Palacios: Department of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies

Abstract: Disabled Indigenous and Black girls and women marked “mad” by the state are disproportionately killed while incarcerated. Because policing...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Sep
13
2018

Double Discrimination and the Rise of “New” Dalit (“Untouchable”) Women in Modern India

Event Time: Thu, 09/13/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

 

Abstract: What does education mean to Dalit women and why is

it so important to them? In the context of education, and in a

situation of...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Jun
06
2018

Social Rights and Justice for Rural Communities in India

Event Time: Wed, 06/06/2018 - 5:00pm Social Rights and Justice for Rural Communities in India by Kamayani Swami, Social Activist Date:   Wednesday, June 6th Time:   5:30 - 7:00 pm Place:  530B, Bruininks hall, 222 Pleasant Street... Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
May
04
2018

From the dumpster to the bookshelf: The path of Carolina Maria de Jesus

Event Time: Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:00pm

Ana Claudia dos Santos Sao Bernardo, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Minnesota

From the dumpster to the bookshelf: The path of Carolina Maria de Jesus

From the 1960s on, Black...

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