Tuesday, February 28, 2017

ICGC Weekly Digest



The ICGC Digest is a weekly report of ICGC community events and news. 
ICGC Digest 2.27.17

What's Below:

Click HERE to view ICGC's events for Spring 2017
 

  • ICGC Brown Bag Talk 3.3: Elizabeth Sumida Huaman, "Indigenous rights education: Quechua lands, cultural practices, and human rights education in the Peruvian Andes" Arizona State University 
  • ICGC Co-Sponsored Event 2.23-3.30: 8th Minnesota Cuban Film Festival 
  • Tongues Untied 3.2: "The Unruliness of Queerness in South Asia: Paradoxes and Challenges" featuring ICGC Scholar Sayan Bhattacharya 
  • African Studies Initiative 3.3:  Hakim Abderrezak, "Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe and the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature, and Music" Department of French & Italian
  • History and Human Rights Workshop 3.3: The State of the Field: Challenges & Opportunities in the Study of Human Rights 
  • Student International Travel Requirements 
  • SSRC Funding Opportunity 
  • Tax Season Information for Fellows and International Students 
  • Funding Opportunities

ICGC Events 

3.3.17  ~ 12:00pm ~ 537 Heller Hall 
Indigenous rights education: Quechua lands, cultural practices, and human rights education in the Peruvian Andes
Presented by: Elizabeth Sumida Huaman, Arizona State University

ICGC Co-Sponsored Event

8th Annual Minnesota Cuban Film Festival 
 7pm, Thursdays,  February 23- March 30, 2017
St. Anthony Main Theatre, Minneapolis

Community Events 

3.2.17  ~ 5:30pm ~ Appleby Hall 41
The Unruliness of Queerness in South Asia: Paradoxes and Challenges 
Facilitated by: Sayan Bhattacharya, ICGC Scholar in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies

3.3.17 ~ 3:30pm ~ Nicholson Hall 135
Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe and the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature, and Music 
Presented by: Hakim Abderrezak, Department of French & Italian


3.3.17 
The State of the Field: Challenges and Opportunities in the Study of Human Rights 

University of Minnesota Law School, Mondale Hall 
Lindquist & Vennum Conference Room 385 
8:30-4:00 p.m. 
Facilitated by  Professor Christopher Roberts 
 
  

Please RSVP to nguye386@umn.edu

Guests can come and go to this event as their schedules allow


Student International Travel 


Graduate and Professional Students, 
Are you planning to travel abroad in the coming months? If yes, this is a reminder that the University has a number of requirements for students traveling abroad for academic or University-related purposes. The two key requirements are: travel approval and to register travel.

SSRC Call for Proposals 

 University of Minnesota-Social Science Research Council Interdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program
The IAS announces the inaugural year competition for the Interdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development program as part of the Capacity Building for 21st-Century Scholarship Dissertation Proposal Development training program made possible by a grant from the Social Science Research Council, with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Twelve University of Minnesota social science and humanities PhD students will be selected to participate in the 2017 program. The program involves two interdisciplinary, faculty-led training workshops as well as exploratory summer research. The SSRC covers all the travel and lodging costs associated with the Spring and Fall workshops in addition to the stipends of up to $5,000 for summer research and living expenses.  
Applications are due Monday, March 13, 2017 
Questions about taxes?
UMN employees cannot legally give tax advice, but they CAN give resources! 
 Be sure to file by April 15, 2017 and seek help well in advance. 

For more information, see the ICGC website

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