Friday, March 10, 2017
Lecture | March 10 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)
Katherine Butler Schofield, Senior Lecturer in Music, King's College London
Munis Faruqui, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies, the University of California, Berkeley.
A talk by Katherine Butler Schofield, cultural historian and ethnomusicologist whose work focuses on South Asia.
Lecture | March 10 | 2-4 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 802 (Social Science Matrix)
Michael Saman, Independent Scholar
This talk addresses the core epistemological attitude that Lévi-Strauss says connects his work with Goethes, and, proceeding from this, traces out salient parallels between the interpretive paradigms and anthropological methods of both thinkers.
Lecture | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Jinhua Zhao, MIT
Abstract: The rapid urbanization and economic growth in China uniquely characterize her transportation challenges and corresponding solutions. Extraordinary growth calls for extraordinary measures. Boldness in both infrastructure development and policy design seems commonplace in Chinas transportation arena. This talk, however, will present the subtleties in these bold designs through three... More >
Dillenberg Lecture Series Presents: Pseudo-Arabic as a Marker of Christian Identity in Middle Byzantine Art and Architecture
Lecture | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Doug Adams Gallery
Alicia Walker, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr College
"Things" can help us understand social identities, relationships, and practices in the medieval world, especially in situations where textual documentation is minimal or completely absent. This paper explores how pseudo-Arabic motifs on medieval Christian buildings and objects materialized social identities and spiritual authority among monastic communities across the eastern Mediterranean,... More >
Lecture | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall
Verity Harte, Yale University
Townsend Working Group in Ancient Philosophy
Lecture | March 10 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Aaron Shurin, professor/ writer; Kevin Killian, writer
Sunnylyn Thibodeaux, author
Aaron Shurin is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, most recently The Skin of Meaning, and is professor emeritus at the University of San Francisco MFA in Writing program.
Kevin Killian, one of the original New Narrative writers, has written three novels, a book of memoirs, forty-five plays, four books of stories, and three books of poetry.
Programmer Sunnylyn Thibodeaux is the... More >
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission