Thursday, April 11, 2019
Lecture | April 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Sandra Woodall; Stan Lai
Stan Lai and Sandra Woodall will hold a lively conversation about organic design and how that plays out in the upcoming play being created at Berkeley, Ago.
Sandra Woodall is a visual artist and scenic and costume designer. Ms. Woodall has contributed scenic and costume designs to American Conservatory Theatre, Eureka Theatre, Magic Theater, San Francisco Ballet, Frankfurt Ballet, Stuttgart... More >
Lecture | April 11 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons
Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
Dr. Miller will spend some time on methods, specifically the practice of ethnographic research, the debates on positionality and reflexivity and what we can learn by getting close to our work. He will draw from his field notes to make a case for proximity and to demonstrate his case methodologically and analytically. More specifically, Dr. Miller will discuss what it means to bring oneself into... More >
Lecture | April 11 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Arthur Ripstein will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Christopher Kutz, Oona Hathaway, and Jeff McMahan. This event will be held on April 9, 10, & 11, 2019. There will be a seminar and discussion by Professor Ripstein and the commentators on the third day, April 11th. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Buddhist Contemplation and Higher Education: Researching and Adapting Contemplation in Modern Universities
Lecture | April 11 | 5-7 p.m. | Goldman Theater, Brower Center
David Germano, University of Virginia
Buddhist contemplation has a long history with complex educational institutions, namely Buddhist monasteries all across Asia. In recent decades, there has been a surge of interest in the American academy in such practices, including scientific research on their efficacy and mechanism, possible adaptation for new pedagogical approaches in the classroom, and inspiration for fresh perspectives on... More >
Lecture | April 11 | 5-6 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Christina von Hodenberg, Director at German Historical Institute, London
Recent works on the German and European sixties are all about youth. Educated middle-class students, artists and bohemians face off against equally educated professors, intellectuals and politicians. The establishment of the aged and middle-aged population is a barely sketched-out backdrop to a story that unfolds from the perspective of young activists.
Lecture | April 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Professor Naomi Seidman, University of Toronto
The Herman P. and Sophia Tuabman Chair in Jewish Studies, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
The 2019 Taubman Lectures: April 9, 11, and 16:
These lectures explore the role of Jewish languages in Freud's writings and in the reception and translation of psychoanalysis. Were Hebrew and Yiddish translations a minor episode in the dispersion of psychoanalysis, or do they have a special place in this history, as the "lost originals" of Freud's German writings?
Lecture | April 11 | 8-10 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room
Professor Dorothy Hale will be delivering this year's Charles Mills Gayley Lecture on Thursday, April 11th at 8pm. Please join us in the Maude Fife room (315 Wheeler) for her talk entitled "'It is the otherness that is the challenge': J.M. Coetzee and Novelistic Ethics with a reception following in the English Department Lounge (330 Wheeler Hall).