Monday, April 30, 2018
Lecture | April 30 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Note change in time
Stephanie Schrader, Curator, Department of Drawings, J. Paul Getty Museum
Sugata Ray, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art, Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley
A talk by Dr. Stephanie Schrader, curator at the Department of Drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum, on her exhibition on Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India at the Getty Center, LA.
Lecture | April 30 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Faruk Sehic, Bosnian Author; Mirza Puric, Literary Translator
This event will feature a reading by Bosnian author, Faruk Sehic, and literary translator, Mirza Puric. They will read selections of Sehics poetry and prose. A panel discussion, moderated by Antje Postema and Jasmina Husanovic, will follow. This discussion will engage the salient thematics of Sehics work while delving into current trends in Bosnian literary and cultural production.
Lecture | April 30 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall
Jean Tirole, Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics
Jean Tirole will give the Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Lecture this Spring, based on his book The Economics of the Common Good.
Lecture | April 30 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in time
Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University
The title for this lecture references a series of court opinions in 1901 that marked a decisive turn in the United States practice of what has since become known as differentiated citizenship. Working backwards from this historical conjuncture, I will examine the appearance of systems of differentiated citizenship in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean and comment on their reception in several... More >
Re-Assembling Hope: Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Dacher Keltner, Dan Kammen, Shannon Jackson and Friends of the Bay Area Book Festival
Lecture | April 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dacher Keltner, Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center, Professor, Psychology, UC Berkeley; Dan Kamman, Professor, Energy & Chair Energy and Resources Group; Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design; Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Chair in the Humanities, UC Berkeley; Rebecca Solnit, Writer
Join UC Berkeley alum Rebecca Solnit as she brings both the 2018 Bay Area Book Festival and A+D Mondays to a close with a conversation on the idea of Hope. Solnit, in conversation with a range of Berkeley professors, authors, and community activists will discuss our fraught political landscape, how literature and art help us to navigate through crises, and how Hope helps us to assemble and... More >