Monday, October 29, 2018
Lecture | October 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | The Latinx Research Center
2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Dr.Carolina Prado, https://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu/people/carolina-prado
Dr.Carolina Prado analyzes the participation of a Tijuana-San Diego social movement network with border environmental governance structures in the U.S.-México border region. Based on 2015 interviews with governance actors in the governmental, social movement & private realms, this lecture delineates an intervention in the field of community participation in environmental governance & a set of... More >
Lecture | October 29 | 1-2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340 BCNM Commons
Mona Kasra, Digital Media Design at the University of Virginia
Mona Kasra is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media Design at the University of Virginia (UVa). A cross-disciplinary scholar, Mona examines political and theoretical questions about the power of online images in our digital culture and cross-culturally in her research. She has presented her work at national and international conferences, including The Society for Photographic Education (SPE),... More >
Lecture | October 29 | 4-6 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Room 105
Mike Feuer, Los Angeles City Attorney, https://www.lacityattorney.org/
Mike Feuer, Los Angeles City Attorney, will present the first annual Judge Harry Pregerson Lecture. At one of the most tumultuous times in the life of our legal system, Feuer will draw on examples from Judge Pregerson's life and career as he explores issues including the fragility of democracy and justice reform.
Lecture | October 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
About Design Field Notes:
Each informal talk in this pop-up series brings a design practitioner to a Jacobs Hall teaching studio to share ideas, projects, and practices.
About this talk:
Stephanie Chen is a design researcher based in San Francisco. The scope of her work has occasionally driven her mother to ask, "How do I explain what you do?!" The best answer is simply that she studies... More >
Expendables For Whom?: Terry Crews, Phallicism, and the Erasure of Black Male Victims of Sexual Assault and Rape
Lecture | October 29 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife
The sexual assault of Terry Crews by Adam Venit raises all sorts of questions about the nature of sexual violence and our reluctance to see Black men as victims of sexual assault in the United States. Despite a history of Black men and boys being raped by white men and women, there is no effort to connect the centuries long record of sexual violence against Black males to the sexual victimization... More >
Lecture | October 29 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Osher Theater, BAMPFA
Kim Stanley Robinson
Berkeley Center for New Media, CED Studio One
The Anthropocene is a name in a periodizing scheme, or in more than one periodizing scheme, so to understand it more fully we need first to discuss periodization itself. After that it may be possible to move on to considerations of what it would take to create a good Anthropocene.
Lecture | October 29 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Kim Stanley Robinson
Arts + Design, Berkeley Center for New Media
Robinson reminds us that the Anthropocene is a name in a periodizing scheme, or in more than one periodizing scheme. He suggests that, to understand it more fully, we need first to discuss periodization itself. After that, Robinson considers whether it is possible to consider the conditions for creating a good Anthropocene.
Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer. He is... More >