Past Events

Mar 22, 2024
Speaker: Jules Marzec

Jules Marzec will examine the femicide of María Belén Bernal's 2022 murder in Ecuador and the subsequent state response characterized by a strategic instrumentalization of women.

Mar 1, 2024
Speaker: Nada Mohamed

Nada Mohamed will talk about how oppressed persons sometimes perpetuate epistemic harms on each other, even within progressive spaces through three forms of silencing. 

Feb 23, 2024
Speaker: Harsha Anantharaman

Harsha Anantharaman will present his ethnographic research exploring the convergence of caste and capital logics in the context of urban India’s transforming infrastructural labor regimes of Solid-Waste-Management (SWM).

Feb 22, 2024

Join special guests and artists from In the Heart of the Beast, Open Eye Theatre, and Monkeybear’s Harmolodic Workshop in a conversation that celebrates the transformative potential of puppetry and its ability to bring communities together.

Feb 16, 2024
Speaker: Berkant Caglar

Berkant Caglar will talk about how limiting the public visibility of queer dissent and its rightful activism are emerging as an important political problem for the Turkish state. 

Feb 14, 2024
Speaker: Naveeda Khan


Feb 2, 2024
Speaker: Heather Randell, PhD

Heather Randell will speak about how mothers and daughters experience and respond to displacement due to the construction of the Belo Monte Dam in the Brazilian Amazon.

Jan 26, 2024
Speaker: Julie Pelletier

Julie Pelletier will offer an an analysis of the MDP in Indigenous Development approach as well as a brief discussion of projects undertaken by MDP student development practitioners, offering a different look at development and development practitioners. 

Jan 19, 2024
Speaker: Kriti Budhiraja

Kriti Budhiraja will examine questions of access and inclusion in higher education through an account of caste privilege.

Dec 8, 2023
Speaker: Tracey Deutsch and Denise Pike

Tracey Deutsch and Denike Pike will share their findings after three years of mobilizing humanistic public engagement to increase universities’ capacities for racial and decolonial justice. 

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