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Monday, November 20, 2017

Denise Dresser: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election: Democracy in Danger?

Lecture | November 20 | 6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 (Geballe Room)

 Denise Dresser

 Center for Latin American Studies

Denise Dresser is a political analyst, columnist, and academic who writes for Reforma and Proceso, and teaches at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). She is currently a visiting scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley. Dresser is the author of numerous publications on Mexican politics and U.S.-Mexico relations and was recently named one of the 50 most...   More >

The University of Guanajuato during Mexico’s Flag Day, 2017. (Photo by Ingrid Truemper.)

Hit Parade: Music as Public Knowledge: Arts + Design Mondays at BAMPFA

Lecture | November 20 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Josh Kun, Professor of Communication and American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California

 Arts + Design

What does music tell us about the sustainability and precarity of publics? How can we use music— rehearsed, recorded, archived-- to engage histories of erasure and displacement while imagining new forms of community and collaboration? My talk will explore these ideas through my project “Hit Parade: Live in San Francisco” (for the SFMOMA/SFPL Public Knowledge series) which combines archival...   More >