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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Tech Talk 1: Tech and the ICC

Lecture | March 2 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 110 Boalt Hall, School of Law

 International Criminal Court Investigator

 Human Rights Center

Join the Human Rights Center for a discussion with an ICC investigator on the use of and potential for open source investigations—the combing of publicly accessible resources like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube—to get legal accountability for war crimes, crimes against humanity and
genocide. This spring, HRC will host three tech events at UC
Berkeley with leading experts in the field speaking...   More >

Rediscovering Clarice Lispector

Lecture | March 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Katrina Dodson

 Center for Latin American Studies

Katrina Dodson, translator of The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector and awardee of Pen Translation Prize discusses “Lispectormania”

A statue of Clarice Lispector and her dog in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Fernando Frazao/Agencia Brasil

Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture: CRG Thursday Forum Series

Lecture | March 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Prof. Leigh Raiford, African American Studies); Prof. Heiki Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland

 Center for Race and Gender

The Center for Race & Gender Thursday Forum Series presents...

Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture
A roundtable with Prof. Leigh Raiford, African American Studies) and Prof. Heiki Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland

Migrating the Black Body explores how visual media-from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from...   More >

Queer Potentialities: on Space and Communities

Lecture | March 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 1000 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

THU MAR 2, 5-6:30 pm. Queer Urbanisms, a student-led initiative at UC Berkeley’s Architecture department, invites you to a talk by Olivier Vallerand.

HTNM Lecture with Kavita Philip, "The Pirate Function"

Lecture | March 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340, BCNM Commons

 Kavita Philip, University of California Irvine

 Center for New Media

Pirates who threaten to invert power relations through appropriating things less tangible than ships and bodies have become a growing concern for the managers of twenty-first-century economic globalization. Appropriating, modifying and sharing a range of less concrete but equally crucial objects, intellectual property “robbers” today traffic in images, music, and software. Although business...   More >

Donner ce que l'on n'a pas:: Les gestes paradoxaux du 'Testament'

Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 4229 - French Department Library

 Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, Professor Emerita of the University of Paris-Sorbonne

 Department of French

Grappling with Cure

Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room

 Eli Clare, Author, Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

 Public Health, School of

Join writer and activist Eli Clare as he grapples with this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti-cure politics nor a pro-cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body-minds.

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Lives of the Great Languages: Cosmopolitan Languages in the Medieval Mediterranean: 2017 Marie G. Ringrose Graduate Lecture

Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Karla Mallette, University of Michigan

 Department of Italian Studies, Department of English, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Geography, Department of Linguistics, Near Eastern Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Medieval Studies Program, The Program in Romance Languages and Literatures, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

The Ringrose Lecture, begun in 1998, features a distinguished scholar in some aspect of Italian Studies chosen by a committee of UCB graduate students, who also organize and run the event. The lecture is one of many department activities made possible by the generous contributions of Marie G. Ringrose, a UCB alumna.

Rereading Glaucon's challenge: Plato's distinctions in goodness: Sather Classical Lectures

Lecture | March 2 | 6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Margaret McCabe, King's College London

 Department of Classics

The fourth lecture in the 2017 Sather series "Seeing and Saying: Plato on Virtue and Knowledge"

Drawn from Water: An American Poet, an Ethiopian Family, an Israeli Story

Lecture | March 2 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Dina Elenbogen

 Center for Jewish Studies, Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Near Eastern Studies

What do we mean by home? In Drawn From Water, American Jewish writer Dina Elenbogen explores her thirty-year friendship with Ethiopian Jewish immigrants in Israel as they struggle in a new country while dealing with her own desire to join them there.

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