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Publication from ICGC Research Circle

One of our faculty-led research circles, "Socio-Ecological Interactions with Tropical Mosaic Landscapes" led by Jennifer Powers and Forrest Fleischman, has published a new article: "Pitfalls of Tree Planting Show Why We Need People-Centered...

Webinar Series: "An Alliance Between Humans and Creatures": Indigenous Stories of Nature, Healing and Resilience

In his 1998 talk, “An Alliance Between Humans and Creatures,” Yupiat scholar Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley discussed the materialism and consumerism that characterize modern living. Our cities, lifestyles, and very approach to natural resources, he said...

ICGC Partner Announces Annual Winter School in Critical Humanities

We are delighted to share with everyone the annual Winter School in the Humanities, held under the theme of “Exodus, Movement, a/the People: Critical Thinking and the Collective”, and hosted by the Centre for Humanities Research (CHR), University...

ICGC Welcomes the 2020 Cohort of Scholars!

The 2020 ICGC Scholars, the 32nd cohort, will be welcomed into the community in Fall 2020, with orientation during the last week of August. The 8 new scholars, each from different departments within five colleges and schools at the UMN, come from...

ICGC during the COVID 19 Global Pandemic

At this time, all ICGC staff are working remotely and our physical offices are closed. However, we are all working and we are available to you for any questions or concerns. The best way to reach us initially is by email. ICGC events and speakers...

"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...

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