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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Ev'ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference: Hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

Conference/Symposium | April 12 – 14, 2018 every day | Sutardja Dai Hall, 250,310

 Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

Featuring multimedia panels, workshops, digital and analog art, and the following distinguished speakers: ​Qwo-li Driskill, Alison Kafer, Amber Musser, Gemma Romain, Amy Sueyoshi, Nayan Shah,
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Qian Wang, Gloria Wekker

Exploring Sites of Encounter through Artifacts: Calicut

Workshop | April 14 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  To be provided to participants

  , Richmond, CA

 Sugata Ray, UC Berkeley, History of Art

 Professional Development for Educators

What can physical artifacts teach us about past human interactions, activities, and beliefs? How can you teach your students to analyze and infer meanings from objects?

Teachers are invited to come explore a selection of objects from the Hearst Museum of Anthropology.

Professor Sugata Ray will guide you through the process of “reading” this set of objects. This interpretive procedure will...   More >

free for teachers

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Is a PhD for Me?: A Conference for Undergrad Students with Disabilities

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 College of Chemistry

A free all-day conference exploring opportunities
for graduate education in the biomedical sciences
with a focus on strategies for students with disabilities.

--Leading researchers and students share their
experiences navigating graduate school with a disability

--Cutting-edge research presented by
UC Berkeley faculty in the biomedical sciences

--Faculty and admissions experts...   More >

Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | 510A 1995 University Avenue, fifth floor

 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University

Conference begins on Friday at 1 pm.

Initiated in 2010, the annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities brings together current graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world to present innovative research on any aspect of modern Chinese cultural production in the humanistic disciplines.

Contemporary Armenian Writing and the Parameters of the Literary

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Siranush Dvoyan, Associate Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia; Myrna Douzjian, Lecturer, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Berkeley; Hayk Hambardzumyan, Associate Professor, Department of Armenian Literature, Yerevan State University; Vahram Danielyan, Lecturer, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia; Talar Chahinian, Lecturer, Department of Comparative World Litearture and Classics, California State University, Long Beach; Krikor Beledian, Author, Former Associate Professor of Armenian Literature, National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations; Hagop Gulludjian, Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles; Marc Nichanian, Visiting Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, American University of Armenia

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Armenian Studies Program

Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Stephan Astourian, Department of History and William Saroyan Director of the Armenian Studies Program, University of California, Berkeley

Morning Session - Literature in Armenia
9:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
“Repression, Rehabilitation and Silence: An Uknown Episode from the Soviet-Armenian Experience” | 9:45 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Siranush Dvoyan,...   More >

HCD Conference 2018: Making Meaning

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Berkeley Innovation

Join Berkeley Innovation on Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10 AM - 4 PM, for our campus-wide Human-Centered Design Conference: Making Meaning. Discover how meaning is created through design – how do we design impactful products? How does design make meaning in our personal lives? How do we create meaningful design from different struggles, challenges, and problems in the...   More >


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HCD 2018: Making Meaning

Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, Room 220

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

Please join us on April 13th and 14th for the UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies Fifth Annual Graduate Student Conference: Rethinking Labor: Work and Livelihood in Japan. Labor has and continues to be an important analytic in Japanese Studies as it illuminates diverse phenomena such as macro-economic change, state-society relations, and industrial development.