Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Lecture | October 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall
Lynn Roller, UC Davis
Lecture | October 24 | 12:45-2 p.m. | The Law Building, Room 132
Professor Mia Swart, University of Johannesburg
Professor Mia Swart will speak about the South African litigation over Sudanese President Omar al Bashir, and the relationship between the African Union and the International Criminal Court.
Professor Swart coordinates and teaches the LLM program in international law at the University of Johannesburg. She previously worked as Research Fellow at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law in London... More >
The Language of Friendship: The Role of Talk in an Understudied Relationship: Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Deborah Tannen
Lecture | October 24 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Deborah Tannen will present the Hitchcock lectures on October 24 and 25, 2017. The second lecture is titled "Conversations on the Small Screen: Talking over Social Media" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
About the lecture
Skin is the primary interface between ourselves and our environment, and changes in the... More >
Stéphane Gros | Why Marry?: Comparative Perspectives on Kinship, the House, and Marriage in the Eastern Himalayas
Lecture | October 24 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Stéphane Gros, Visiting Scholar at the Institute for 2017; Researcher, Centre for Himalayan Studies, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Alexander von Rospatt, Professor for Buddhist and South Asian Studies, and director of the Group in Buddhist Studies
A talk by Dr. Stéphane Gros, Visiting Scholar at the Institute for 2017, is a Researcher at the Centre for Himalayan Studies, CNRS-France
Lecture | October 24 | 5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Brooke Holmes, Princeton University
The concept of cosmic sympathy, highly developed by the Stoics, is at once deeply foreign to us in its claims regarding a mind fully immanent in the world and intriguing, as we struggle anew with imagining communities that bring together humans and non-humans. This talk investigates the contours, the stakes, and the internal tensions of cosmic sympathy for the Stoics in order to argue that... More >
Lecture | October 24 | 5-8 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 112 Auditorium
When is speech protected on campus? And when can campuses restrict speech because it is hateful or it endangers public safety?
Erwin Chemerinsky is a Berkeley Law Dean, a Constitutional Law Scholar, and a Founding Dean of UC Irvine School of Law.
Erwin Chemerinsky became the 13th Dean of Berkeley Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor... More >
Survival by Design: A Panel Discussion on Natural Restoration, Vernacular Architecture and Ecocities
Lecture | October 24 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 210 - Environmental Design Library Atrium
Richard Register, Ecocity Builders
Randolph Langenbach; Mark Rauzon
Hurricanes, earthquakes, extreme heat and climate change necessitate positive visions. Three thinkers will discuss their work in environmental design, architecture and urban planning.
Mark Rauzon is the author of Isles of Amnesia: The History, Geography, and Restoration of America's Forgotten Pacific Islands and Isles of Refuge. As a biologist he has worked in the field of island... More >