Monday, March 4, 2019
Lecture | March 4 | 12 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Maartje van der Woude, Leiden Law School (Netherlands)
These past two decades the European Union has been hit by two so-called "crises": the financial or "Euro" crisis of 2008 and the 2015-2016 migration crisis. Whereas both crises have fed into euro-sceptic sentiments, it is safe to say that the response to the financial crisis at least seemed to be somewhat coordinated and uniform with EU member states coming together to reinforce the monetary... More >
Lecture | March 4 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Slavic Graduate Colloquium Spring 2019 Series
The Rise of Illiberal Governance: Comparing Viktor Orban and Donald Trump: A Lecture by John Shattuck
Lecture | March 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Join us Monday, March 4th at 4:00pm for the Spring 2019 Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, "The Rise of Illiberal Governance: Comparing Viktor Orban and Donald Trump," by John Shattuck, Professor of Practice, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Lecture | March 4 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220
Daniel Hershenzon, Associate Professor of Literature, Cultures, and Languages, University of Connecticut
This talk explores the entangled experience of Muslim and Christian captives and by extension the connected histories of the Spanish Empire, Morocco, and Ottoman Algiers in the 17th-century. It argues that piracy, captivity, and redemption shaped the Mediterranean as an integrated regionat the social, political, and economic levels. The history that emerges of the captivities of Christians and... More >
Lecture | March 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
Jacob Gaboury is an Assistant Professor of Film & Media at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in the seventy year history of digital image technologies and their impact on society's contemporary visual culture. His forthcoming book is titled Image Objects (MIT Press), and it traces a material history of early computer graphics told through a set of five objects that structure... More >
Lecture | March 4 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 554 Barrows Hall
Ma Vang, Assistant Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, UC Merced
Taking a feminist refugee approach and by analyzing Hmong womens narratives against U.S. redacted archival records that erase Hmong and Laos history during the U.S. secret war,, this talk explores the politics of knowledge formation which has generated a historiography about the Hmong refugee as a masculinized refugee soldier and a distinct U.S. ally.
Lecture | March 4 | 6-7 p.m. | 121 Wurster Hall
Mon, March 4, 6pm - Diane Jones Allen has years of practice focusing on land planning, and varied scales of open space design, including community development work.
Lecture | March 4 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Nnedi Okorafor, Author
Presented by Berkeley Center for New Media and co-sponsored with the Department of Architecture's Studio One, the Department of African American Studies, and the Department of English.
"Nature is the greatest artist and scientist. If we human beings, with our rather brilliant, often flawed, sometimes evil, creativity joined forces with our creator (nature), as opposed to trying to control it... More >