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Monday, January 28, 2019

GUH Lecture: Mapping Affecdence: Urban counter-drag in San Francisco, 1966-75

Lecture | January 28 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 106 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, San Francisco’s counterculture devised underground, self-organized do-it-yourself (DIY) urban networks of communal survival. The Angels of Light, an acid-drag commune of free-theatre performers, transformed buildings...   More >

Modeling and Simulation of Next Generation 3D Printing Systems for Functionalized Materials with Machine-Learning System Design

Lecture | January 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall

 Professor Tarek Zohdi, Chair of the UCB Computational & Data Science & Engineering Program Professor of Mechanical Engineering

 Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

The Subversive Pedagogy of Yugoslav Surrealism: Aleksandar Vuco and Dusan Matic’s The Exploits of the “Five Cockerels” Gang

Lecture | January 28 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Aleksandar Boskovic, Lecturer in Bosnian, Croatian & Serbian, Columbia University

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The 1933 collaborative surrealist book The Exploits of the “Five Cockerels” Gang marks the end of the historical avant-gardes in Yugoslavia. Created by two prominent Belgrade Surrealists –Aleksandar Vuco, who wrote the verses, and Dusan Matic, who authored the foreword, collages, as well as the “explanations” of the collages—The Exploits is one of the examples of avant-garde...   More >

Colonial Exceptionalism on Native Grounds: American Literature before American Literature

Lecture | January 28 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

 Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan University Professor, University of Virginia, University of Virginia

 Department of English

LAEP Lecture Series: Mark R. Eischeid

Lecture | January 28 | 6-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Mon, Jan 28, 6pm - Mark Eischeid will discuss the design and photographic representation of one of Kiley’s most famous projects and an oft-proclaimed modernist masterpiece, the landscape at the Miller House (1957, Columbus, Indiana).

Art and The City: Cultural Planning in the Bay Area

Lecture | January 28 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Christian Frock, Independent Writer and Public Scholar; Jennifer Lovvorn, Chief Cultural Affairs Officer, Civic Art Program, City of Berkeley; Roberto Bedoya, Cultural Affairs Manager City of Oakland

 Arts + Design, Civic Arts Commission of the City of Berkeley, Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Oakland, the Global Urban Humanities Department, College of Environmental Design

Recently both the City of Berkeley and the City of Oakland have rolled out new cultural plans focused on enriching public life through the arts. Join us for an imaginative conversation about the future possibilities for culturally enriched civic spaces in urban communities, the challenges facing cities, and the possibilities for coalition building within the region. Featuring Berkeley's recently...   More >