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February

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

Join the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies for its next SAGGSA Colloquium Series lecture with Dr. Marc D. Perry on "Black Expressive Life Testified in an Era of Neoliberalism." Dr. Perry wiill analyze the evolving dynamics of race, agency and neoliberal transformation amid the Cuba-U.S. relations.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 100A

The Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies is hosting its next SAGGSA Colloquium Series lecture with Dr. Anne Allison, Duke University, on "Remainderless Death: Facing the Precarity of Dying Alone in Japan." She will present her research on the precarious position individuals at the end of their lives face during Japan's recent instability and fragility.

March

GSS Search & Screen Committee Meeting

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Venue:MMC Campus - SIPA 502

GSS Search & Screen Committee Meeting

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Join the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies for its 2016 Annual SAGGSA Annual Conference, "Identities and Inequalities" with keynote speaker, Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Historical studies, New School for Social Research. The conference is intended to motivate interested individuals to present original research.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 100

The Global Indigenous Forum is hosting a lecture by Manuela L. Picq, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador on "Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Women Shaping World Politics." This forum will challenge and deconstruct the notion that indigenous women are not politically active but are at the forefront of forces reshaping Latin America.

April

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PG5 155

Join the Global Indigenous Forum for "The Organization of Indigenous Peoples of the Colombian (OPIAC) Amazon Adapts to Climate Change and Preserves Traditional Culture for a Post-Conflict Colombia," featuring Bernardita Remuy Capojo and Claudino Pérez Torres are native members of the Muruy (Uitoto) peoples of the Colombian Amazon. They will present on their work preparing for climate change and preserving traditional indigenous culture in a post-conflict Colombia as leaders within OPIAC.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 220

Join the Global Indigenous Forum for a deeper discussion of how Two-Spirit organizations work to educate the LGBT and non-LGBT communities regarding indigenous and Two-Spirit histories and traditions. How they build alliances and coalitions with other community-based organizations to increase the visibility of the Two-Spirit community and ensure the Two-Spirit community's needs and concerns are being addressed.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

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Venue:MMC, GC 273A

Abstract Forming racialized and gendered Jewish subjectivities in the internal colony: Jewish women social scientists and their transracial, transdisciplinary and transnational networks, 1920-1965 by Abby S. Gondek

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Venue:MMC, SIPA 502-503

Dr. Frank Magilligan will conduct a workshop to unravel the complexities of NSF funding.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

Join the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies for a SAGGSA Colloquium Series lecture by Dr. Mona Domosh on "From the U.S. South to the Global South: Practicing Development at Home."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, WC-130

Join the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies for a teleconference workshop on successful NSF grant writing with Dr. Jeff Mantz, National Science Foundation.

May

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Venue:MMC, LC 309

(Un)Forgetting Race in Public Memory/Space: Scenes of Commemoration in Little Havana’s Tourist District

June

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Venue:MMC, SIPA 502

Abstract: Ethnographic Investigations of Commercial Aquaculture as a Rural Development Technique in Tamil Nadu, India by Brittany Kiessling

July

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Venue:MMC, LC 309

Abstract: The Sound of Silence: Ideology of National Identity and Racial Inequality in Contemporary Curaçao

September

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Join the Green School for a lecture by Dr. Paul S. George on "Gentrification and the Magic City: Change and Challenges"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Join the Global Indigenous Forum for a Global Indigenous Presentation and Book Signing by Carrie Dilley, as she takes us on a journey to the heart and soul of Seminole life--the chickee. As she navigates archaeology, architecture, and oral history she tells the story of the Seminole house, from its origins, through its persistence in the face of modernization, and ending with a glimpse into the future.

October

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 100

Join the Department of Global and Sociocultura Studies' Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography Graduate Student Association (SAGGSA) for an upcoming colloquium series event as Drs. Evelyn Gaiser and John Kominoski discuss large collaborative efforts aimed at integrating the social, ecological and technical approaches to solutions and opportunities for engagement.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 150

Join the Global Indigenous Forum for a Film Screening and Discussion with Bobby C. Billie, Original Miccosukee Simanolee Nation Aboriginal People and Co-Producer/Author Steven T. Newcomb. This documentary film traces the effects of Vatican Papal orders by Pope Alexander VI, Valladolio, Spain, May 4, 1493, which granted rights to claim dominion, in perpetuity, over non-Christian lands and their inhabitants.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502 - 503

Join us for an upcoming presentation with Richard Schroeder, Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Geography at Rutgers University on "Ode to the Extreme Huntress." The talk explores the ways women have come to identify and express themselves as hunters, the backlash they have received from non-hunting critics, and the implications of feminizing gun culture more generally.

November

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Venue:FIU Modesto. A. Maidique Campus GC 243
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Venue:FIU Modesto. A. Maidique Campus GC 243

Ainu means “people” or “humans” and refers to the original indigenous people of northern Japan. Ainu continue their culture and distinct identity through their expression of the arts, music and dance. Their continuous efforts finally achieved official recognition by the Japanese government in 2008. For this special event, seven Ainu artists, “Akan Kokin no Kai” travel from Japan to perform traditional Ainu dances, songs and music using special Ainu instruments, such as Tonkori and Mukkur.

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Venue:MMC Campus, CBC 142

Lecture by: Dr. Evelyn Gaiser and Dr. John Kominoski [...]

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PG5 153

Indigenous Water Protectors and the Dakota Pipeline Controversy: Implications for Protecting Global Water Security and Environmental Resources Panel Discussion with Indigenous Community Leaders and FIU Faculty Experts

December

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 100

Extreme Critical communities in the Caribbean: Heavy Metal Music in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. Lecture by Dr. Nelson Varas-Diaz