ICGC Event Digest

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ICGC Digest Week of 9.12.16
Welcome to the 2016-17 Academic Year!

What's Below:

  • ICGC Brown Bag 9.16 Bhaskar Uphadyay "Skirmishes between science and culture when ambushed by the earthquake: Stories of some Nepalese individuals", Department of Curriculum and Instruction  
  • ICGC Co-Sponsored Events 9.12 & 13.16:  Film Screenings and Discussions with Cameroonian Filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno
  • ICGC Co-Sponsored Event 9.14: Film Screening and Discussion of "Dialogue with my Grandmother/Dialogo con mi Abuela" with Afro-Cuban Director Gloria Rolando 
  • ICGC Co-Sponsored Event 9.15: Paul Lovejoy, "Islam and Spiritual Resistance in the African Diaspora" Department of History, York University 
  • ICGC Co-Sponsored Event 9.22: David Robinson, Global Cooperative Organizing for Sustainable Development in Africa, Higher Ground Development and Books for Africa-Twin Cities 
  • ICGC Brown Bag 9.23: Maurits van Bever Donker, " Thinking in apartheid's wake: On community as limit" ICGC Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of the Western Cape

ICGC Events 

9.16.16  ~ Noon ~ 537 Heller Hall 
Skirmishes between science and culture when ambushed by the earthquake: Stories of some Nepalese individuals 
 Presented by: Bhaskar Uphadyay, Department of Curriculum and Instruction 

Poster attached 
Film Screenings and Discussions with
Director Jean-Marie Teno

35 Nicholson Hall Monday, September 12
Une Feuille dans le vent
(Leaf in the Wind, 2013)
4-6p
Tuesday, September 13
Le Malentendu colonial
(The Colonial Misunderstanding, 2004)
3-5p
Poster attached
Read more 
Refreshments provided 
Co-sponsored by: ASI, ICGC, History, French & Italian, MIMS, African American & African Studies 
9.14.16 ~ 5pm ~ 1210 Heller Hall
Film Screening and Discussion of "Dialogue with my Grandmother/Dialogo con mi Abuela"
with Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Gloria Rolando 
Poster attached
Refreshments provided 
Co-sponsored by: The Minnesota Cuba Committee 


9.15.16 ~ 12pm  ~ 537 Heller Hall (ICGC)
Islam and Spiritual Resistance to Slavery in the African Diaspora
Presented by: Dr. Paul Lovejoy, Department of History, York University

Poster attached

Read more 

Co-sponsored by: History and ASI


9.22.16 ~ 1:30pm  ~ 10 Blegen Hall 
Global Cooperative Organizing for Sustainable Development in Africa
Presented by: David Robinson, Higher Ground Development and Books for Africa-Twin Cities
Poster attached 
Co-sponsored by: Sociology, ASI, Humphrey School, African American & African Studies
9.23.16 ~ 12pm ~ 537 Heller Hall (ICGC)
Thinking in Apartheid's wake: On community as limit
Presented by: Maurits van Bever Donker, ICGC Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of the Western Cape 
Poster attached

Please look for the full ICGC calendar of events for 2016 Fall semester forthcoming 



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