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Monday, April 30, 2018

Stephanie Schrader | Rembrandt and the Mughals

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

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Department of History of Art Stoddard Lecture Series, South Asia Art Initiative

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.

War and the River: Cultural Production and Myth-making in Contemporary Bosnian Literature

Lecture | April 30 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Faruk Sehic, Bosnian Author; Mirza Puric, Literary Translator

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

This event will feature a reading by Bosnian author, Faruk Sehic, and literary translator, Mirza Puric. They will read selections of Sehic’s poetry and prose. A panel discussion, moderated by Antje Postema and Jasmina Husanovic, will follow. This discussion will engage the salient thematics of Sehic’s work while delving into current trends in Bosnian literary and cultural production.

Public Lecture by Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole: Economics of the Common Good

Lecture | April 30 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall

 Jean Tirole, Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics

 Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, Gilbert Center for Applied Economics Conference

Jean Tirole will give the Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Lecture this Spring, based on his book The Economics of the Common Good.

Citizenship’s Insular Cases: From Greece and Rome to Puerto Rico: 2018 Heller Lecture

Lecture | April 30 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in time

 Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University

 Department of Classics

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

 Arts + Design

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 >