Stealing time: photographs and the long inception of colonialism in southern Angola: photographs and the long inception of colonialism in southern Angola
Webinar led by Patricia Hayes
Coastal Futures Festival Symposium
A symposium about sonification and the expression of data and dreams, meditating and mediating upon coastal futures.
Friday October 15 | 8 PM EDT | Online
Citizen, Belonging, and the Partition of India: A Symposium
The papers in this symposium revisit the aftermath of the partition of 1947, and the war of 1971, to examine some of the longer-term consequences of the redrawing of borders across South Asia.
About the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures
The Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures (IHGC) offers a vision at once local and global, and a mission both academic and socially engaged.
News & Announcements
Sarah Nuttall (Witwatersrand), "Futurities" Lecture Series: “Wet Futures: Reading for Rain”
Thu Feb 17
Nomi Dave, Mellon Book Talk, "The Revolution’s Echoes: Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea"
Fri Feb 25
Douglas Fordham, Mellon Book Talk, "Aquatint Worlds"
Fri Mar 18
Amitav Ghosh, "Futurities" Lecture Series: "The Nutmeg’s Curse: A Parable of the Anthropocene"
Thu Mar 24
UVA Center for Poetry & Poetics Annual Symposium
Fri Apr 01
Mellon Global South Initiative
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of Virginia $3.47 million to launch a major humanities initiative dedicated to the study of the Global South. The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will match the grant, making the initial five-year investment to launch the initiative about $7 million.
Clay Endowments & Grants
The Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures (IHGC) invites proposals for funding from the Buckner W. Clay Endowment to support innovative work in the global humanities at the University of Virginia. The Endowment provides an ambitious basis of support for faculty and student research and teaching to be conducted under the auspices of the IHGC. Faculty and students from across all schools and disciplines at the university are welcome and encouraged to apply.
The Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory is a new research entity jointly promoted by the University of Virginia, Duke University and the University of Bologna. It is conceived as an intellectual space for scholars coming from different research fields and geographical regions to work together on the redefinition of the humanities in a global age.