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Miranda Joseph Events

THE GWSS and HISTORY DEPARTMENTS are sponsoring multiple events by Miranda Joseph next week. The first event will be Open Office Hours for Grad Students on Thursday, April 24th from 10:30am - 12:30pm in 253 Ford. The second event will be a lecture titled "Debt to Society: Accounting for Life Under Capitalism" and will take place on Thursday, April 24th at 4:00pm in 140 Nolte. The final event will be a workshop titled "Accounting for Interdisciplinary: Contesting Value in the Academy" and will take place on Friday, April 25th from 10:00am - 12:00pm (RSVP is required).

Adria L. Imada Talk

ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES presents a talk by Adria L. Imada. Her talk is titled "Aloha America: Hula Circuits Through the U.S. Empire." The talk will be held on Tuesday, April 29th at 4:00pm in 101 Walter Library. Click here for the full event details.

Smadar Lavie Talk

THE DEPARTMENT of SOCIOCULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY presents a talk by Dr. Smadar Lavie. She will be giving a talk titled "Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers, Bureaucratic Torture, and the Divinities of State and Chance." The talk will be held on Wednesday, April 23rd at noon in 389 Hubert H. Humphrey. Click smadar lavie talk.pdf for the full event details.

Students for a Democratic Society at UMN Protest

THE STUDENTS for a DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY at UNIVERSITY of MINNESOTA and other co-sponsoring organizations are coordinating a protest of Condoleezza Rice's speech on campus. Dr. Rice is being brought to speak on campus by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs under the title "Keeping Faith with the Legacy of Justice." The protest will take place on Thursday, April 17th at 4:30pm at Northrop Plaza. Click here for the full event details.

Tammy Owens Talk

INSTITUTE for ADVANCED STUDY presents a talk by Tammy Cherelle Owens. Her talk is titled "Making Black Girls Real: The Invention of Black Girlhood in the US, 1861 - 1963." The talk will be held on Thursday, May 1st at 1:30pm in 235 Nolte Center. Click Tammy Owens Talk.pdf for more information.

"Figural Jews" Symposium

THE CENTER for JEWISH STUDIES is hosting a symposium titled "Figural Jews: Jewish Identity in Modern Literature and Philosophy." The event will span Thursday, April 17th and Friday, April 18th and will be held in the Shepherd Room at the Weisman. Click here for the full schedule of the symposium's events.

Bernadette Perez Paper Presentation

THE GRADUATE WORKSHOP in MODERN HISTORY will have Bernadette Perez present her paper "From Shapely Bodies to Pure White Sugar: Breeding Better Beets in Colorado's Arkansas River Valley." The event will be held on Friday, April 18th at 1:30pm in 1229 Heller Hall.

Two talks by Sharad Chari

PROFESSOR SHARAD CHARI will be giving two talks this week at the University of Minnesota. His first talk, as part of the South Asia Colloquium, is titled "An Indian Commons in Southern Africa?" and will take place Wednesday, April 16th at 3:30pm in 710 Social Sciences. The second talk, as part of Geography Coffee Hour, is titled "Apartheid Remains: Ruins of Segregation, Remnants of Struggle" and will take place Friday, April 18th at 3:30pm in 445 Blegen.

Michael Denning Talk

THE IAS MUSIC and SOUND STUDIES COLLABORATIVE presents Prof. Michael Denning. He will be giving a talk titled "Decolonizing the Ear: The Reverberations of Vernacular Musics in the Era of Electrical Recording." The talk will be held on Friday, April 18th at 4:00pm in the Crosby Seminar Room in Northrup. Click here for the full event details.

Qadril Ismail Talk

CONSORTIUM for the STUDY of the PREMODERN WORLD presents their second Talking Terms Seminars of the semester. The seminar will feature Prof. Qadri Ismail will lead a discussion titled "Modernity, from Postcoloniality." The seminar will take place Wednesday, April 9th at 5:00pm in the James F Bell Library (4th floor of the Wilson library).

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