Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Lecture | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Felicia De Peña, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Educational processes like teaching and learning are important components of enculturational processes. The act of learning a skill, practicing the skill in daily life, and transmitting a body of knowledge is a dynamic and ever-changing representation of sociocultural practices that reflects the doxa and habitus of a practicing group. In this talk, I will discuss the current methods I employ to... More >
Lecture | October 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
In the academic literature and typologies, the Armenian diaspora is widely characterized as a classical example of trading diaspora, middlemen minority, and/or victim diaspora. In this conception diasporas are supposed to be de-territorialized, inextricably linked to the remote fatherland of their ancestors, whereas their attachment to the host society would remain superficial and depoliticized.... More >
Lecture | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Questioning the assumption that the slave past provides an explanatory prism for understanding the black political present, Best offers a new way of understanding the constitution of black subjectivity.
Lecture | October 16 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
What people think machines can know about the mind, and why their beliefs matter
Lecture | October 16 | 4:10 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Hall
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Paul Butler will present the Jefferson lecture on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The lecture, entitled "Prison Abolition, and a Mule," will be held in the Great Hall of the Bancroft Hotel and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.