25 Years

Past News

Visiting Professor Dr. Truelove (Sma) Mkhwanazi

Dr. Mkhwanazi is a faculty member from the University of South Africa. She comes to ICGC as a resident for one-month. Her visit is supported by the VisionKeepers grant from the University of South Africa to pursue scholarly writing and research...

ICGC Welcomes Global Food Security Fellows


With the support of the Office of the Vice President for Research and MnDRIVE funding, ICGC will offer its first of a kind fellowships to support graduate student research focused on interdisciplinary...

University of Minnesota International African Studies Conference

“Fault Lines: Rethinking Temporal and Disciplinary Traditions in African Studies”
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus
April 21-23, 2016

Hosted by the African History Graduate Student Collaborative (AHGSC...

Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)Visions of Time Conference

ICGC Scholars present at the Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)Visions of Time Conference at Indiana University, African history PhD students Virgil Slade, Elliot James, Janeke Thumbran, and Jess Farrell presented papers with History...

Comparative International Education Society Conference

Trip report from Comparative International Education Society Conference in Washington DC

March 8-13, 2015

A fruitful presence in Washington DC by ICGC faculty and fellows

ICGC College of Education and Human...

ICGC Celebrates 25th Anniversary

ICGC is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2014.  The first cohort of ICGC/MacArthur Scholars joined the program in fall 1989.  Twenty-five years later, with a new cohort of fellows joining us this fall, we have much to celebrate...

Successful Exhibition: "Interruptions: Posters from the Community Arts Project"

ICGC, in collaboration with the departments of Political Science, Art History, African American and African Studies, and the Centre for Humanities Research at The University of the Western Cape, held an exhibition from November 18 through...

New Co-Director to join ICGC

Dear ICGC Community,

It is with great pleasure that I introduce to you Dr. Frances (Fran) Vavrus as ICGC's new incoming Co-director this fall.

Dr. Vavrus has been actively engaged with our Center for many years in...

Faculty Events and Workshops

Engaged Scholar workshops are designed to help University faculty take advantage of the benefits of publicly-engaged scholarship. The year-long series will address strategies for teaching and research through discussions with experienced...

ICGC launches new website

The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website! 

We invite you to our new and more interactive website to explore ICGC:

learn more about...