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MDP Summer Field Experiences Set for 2020

MDP students complete an international field experience, or practicum, in the summer following their first year of course work. Field locations are typically in the global south but may also be in other regions or locations where development...

"Hard Times, Hold Me" Performance Art at UMN by ICGC Former Visiting Scholar Pagi

Hard Times, hold me, a poetic performance that was performed at the University of Minnesota by Brazilian researcher Patricia Giseli, or Pagi, as she is best known, took place in late August 2019 at noon in front of the Coffman...

CHR Director Premesh Lalu Stepping Down

Professor Premesh Lalu will step down from his position as Director of the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR), a position held for a period of twelve years at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Dr. Lalu is an alumnus of the ICGC program...

ICGC Welcomes the 2019 Cohort of Scholars!

The 2019 ICGC Scholars, the 31st cohort, will be welcomed into the community in Fall 2019, with orientation during the last week of August.  The 11 new scholars, each from different departments within four ...

A Philosophical Approach to Making the Most of the UWC/CHR–ICGC Collaborative in Minnesota

Dr. Ryan Nefdt, Senior Lecturer at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), South Africa, was in residence with ICGC from November 2018 to mid-January 2019 as an faculty exchange participant. Our faculty exchange program is made possible through...

Congratulations to ICGC Director Karen Brown

The ICGC staff is proud to congratulate our Director Karen Brown on her President's Award for Outstanding Service. Your staff is honored to work with you as we strive together to advance and encourage research, education, and...

Welcome the 2018 ICGC Scholars!

The 2018 ICGC Scholars, the 30th cohort, will be welcomed into the community in Fall 2018, with orientation the last week of August.  The 12 new scholars, each from different departments within five colleges...

Ukwanda Puppet and Design Collective in Minneapolis

ICGC would like to welcome Siphokazi Mpofu and Sipho Ngxola of the Ukwanda Puppet and Design Collective to Minneapolis!      These talented puppet artists come to us through our collaboration with the Centre...

ICGC Announces 2017 Cohort of Scholars

The 2017 ICGC Scholars, the twenty-nineth cohort, arrived for ICGC Orientation on September 1, 2017.  The 12 new scholars represent ten different departments within five colleges and schools...

ICGC Welcomes 3 more Visitors Fall 2017

ICGC is pleased to recognize the arrival of our 3 more visitors for the Fall 2017 semester! 

Serife Genis is an associate professor of Sociology at Adnan Menderes University in Turkey.  She is a visiting faculty member with...

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