Thursday, March 22, 2018
Lecture | March 22 | 1:30-3 p.m. | 198 University Hall
Olivia Lindly, PhD, MPH, Post Doctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School
Division of Community Health Sciences
Advancing Family Experiences of Health Care Quality & Service Use for Children
Lecture | March 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Martin Manalansan IV, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
This talk examines recent declarations about Philippine Cuisine as the new exciting food trend in the culinary world. By interrogating notions of authenticity, appropriation, and commodification, the talk will attempt to "stir the pot" with issues of transnational culinary expertise and Filipino hiya (shame).
Lecture | March 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Paul Lendvai, Journalist
Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep-rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orbán has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super-rich oligarchy. More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people.
Orbáns ambitions are far-reaching. Hailed by governments and far-right politicians as the champion of a new... More >
Environmental Care and the Infrastructure of Indifference: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Michael Warner
Lecture | March 22 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Michael Warner will present a three-day lecture series with commentary by Anahid Nersissian, Dale Jamieson, and Jedediah Purdy on March 20, 21, & 22, 2018. The first day's lecture is titled "On the Grid." The second day's lecture is titled "Infrastructure as Ethics." There will be a seminar and discussion on the third day. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Lecture | March 22 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Martin Hairer, Imperial College London
Lecture | March 22 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Dr. Gregory Maxwell Bruce, Lecturer in Urdu, Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by UC Berkeley's Urdu language lecturer, Dr. Gregory Maxwell Bruce. Dr. Bruce is a scholar of Islam in South Asia and Urdu Literature.
Trust as Violence: The Politics of Film and the Militarization of Male Sexuality in National Socialism
Lecture | March 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Anja Laukötter, Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin
This talk discusses the political significance of film and emotions in National Socialism. It explains how Nazi ideology and culture politics led to the conception and production of films as a forum for regulating emotions. It then explores the regime's ambivalent sexual politics, and in particular its attempts to fight the spread of venereal disease, which took on new relevance for the military... More >
Lecture | March 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
The talk overviews Nikhil Anand’s recently published book, Leaks and the Hydraulic City, which demonstrates how water infrastructure is a critical site for the making of cities and citizenship.