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Year of First Nations: Land Grab Universities, with Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone

November 12th, 2020

This talk discusses a two-year investigation into how  expropriated Indigenous land served as the foundation of the land- grant university system in the United States, and shows how US universities have been built not just on Indigenous land, but with Indigenous land. The speakers are Robert Lee, Lecturer in American History at the University of Cambridge, and Tristan Ahtone editor-in-chief at the Texas Observer and a member of the Kiowa Tribe. The project they will be talking about can be found at landgrabu.org

Year of First Nations: Indigenous Land, Bodies & Resurgence, with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

October 30th, 2020

Keynote lecture for IGE's Year of First Nations by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Using Nishnaabe storytelling, theory and aesthetics, this presentation explores the themes of relationality, reciprocity, resistance and resurgence. The film referenced in the lecture is Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes).

Translating The Stone Building, with Sevinç Türkkan

June 4th, 2020

Interview with Prof. Sevinç Türkkan, who teaches modern Turkish literature and intellectual history at the University of Rochester. She visited SUNY Oswego on November 21, 2019 to give a talk titled “Translating The Stone Building: Modern Turkish Literature, Incarceration, Activism." She is interviewed by IGE Fellow and associate professor in Sociology Evelyn Clark.

“Science, Epidemiology and the Environment: Lessons from COVID-19″ with Isabelle Bichindaritz, Fehmi Damkaci and Lisa Glidden

May 13th, 2020

Panel #4 in the IGE discussion series COVID-19: The Crisis as a Global Opportunity.

“Media, technology and the public sphere in times of Coronavirus” with Eric Blanchard, Ulises Mejias and Jason Zenor

May 6th, 2020

Panel 3 in the IGE online discussion series COVID-19: The Crisis as a Global Opportunity.

“Rethinking Education during COVID-19″ with Marcia Burrell, Greg Ketcham, and Ritu Radhakrishnan.

April 29th, 2020

Panel #2 in the IGE discussion series COVID-19: The Crisis as a Global Opportunity.

“Capitalism, inequality, and the social toll of the pandemic” with Lisa Glidden and Josh McKeown*

April 22nd, 2020

Panel #1 in the IGE discussion series COVID-19: The Crisis as a Global Opportunity.

*Correction: Dr. McKeown is Associate Provost (not Associate Dean)

“Contemporary Protests: Identity, Methods and Democracy in Brazil” with Ricardo F. Mendonça

November 27th, 2019

The 21st century has witnessed massive demonstrations throughout the world. This presentation seeks to make sense of this current scenario through an analysis of the Brazilian case, focusing on the 2013 demonstrations and the years that followed them. Dr. Mendonça is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UC Irvine. More info at https://ufmg.academia.edu/RicardoFabrinoMendon%C3%A7a

“Automated Use of WhatsApp in Brazilian Elections” with Marco Konopacki

November 27th, 2019

Marco Antonio Konopacki shares the results of a study he conducted about patterns of behavior and coordination among WhatsApp users during the 2018 Brazilian election. This event raised concerns in the media, academia and society about the strategic use of political campaigning on social networks, and there is strong evidence of automation in multiple WhatsApp groups. More info: bit.ly/computational-power

Indian documentary filmmaker Pankaj Rishi Kumar

November 27th, 2019

Pankaj Rishi Kumar produces, directs, shoots, and edits his own films under the banner of Kumar Talkies (kumartalkies.blogspot.com/). His films have been screened at festivals all over the world, and he is the recipient of numerous grants as well as an Asia Society fellowship at Harvard. Thanks to Bennet Schaber for production assistance.

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