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Monday, December 3, 2018

Erotic Resistance: Latina/x Feminist and Queer Performance in San Francisco Strip Clubs from the 1960s to the 1990s

Lecture | December 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

 Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa, Teaching Fellow in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, Stanford University

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

In this talk which draws on archival and ethnographic research, Otálvaro-Hormillosa employs visual and performance analyses to map out a Latina/x feminist and queer herstoriography during two historic moments in relation to San Francisco’s sex industry.

The History and Science of Paper in Manuscripts of Central Asia

Lecture | December 3 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Agnieszka Helman-Ważny, University of Hamburg & University of Warsaw

 Tang Center for Silk Road Studies

Manuscripts from the Silk Road have been used as a key source in the study of religions, literature, and the cultural history of Central Asia. However, they have hardly ever been viewed as artifacts in their own right. As one of the most important physical features of a manuscript, paper serves as a means to distinguish one type of manuscript from another, and can help to determine the origin of...   More >

Churchill: Walking with Destiny: Andrew Roberts Book Talk

Lecture | December 3 | 5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Andrew Roberts

 Institute for Anglo-American Studies Program Government Studies, and Center for British Studies

Please join the UC Berkeley Anglo-American
Studies Program, Institute for Government
Studies, and Center for British Studies for an event
with historian Andrew Roberts, who will be
discussing his new book "Churchill: Walking with
Destiny." Mr. Roberts will be on hand following his
talk for a reception and book signing.

Branches from the Same Tree: The National Academy on the Role of Humanities and Art in “STEM/M” Learning

Lecture | December 3 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join a roundtable that responds to a seminal report on the necessary role of the arts, design, and the humanities in the future of work and higher education. Commissioned by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the report argues that a twenty-first-century workplace needs graduates with the capacity for flexible educational models that cultivate critical thinking,...   More >