Reading for Resistance: A J20 Teach-In at UC Berkeley

Reading - Literary | January 20 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Grass outside of Valley Life Sciences Building; In case of rain: Dwinelle Hall lobby

 Department of Comparative Literature

Led by Graduate Students in comparative literature, Reading for Resistance will last for about an hour, beginning with a brief talk about the importance of working across languages and of art as a form of resistance in times of crisis. Following this introduction, several graduate students and faculty members will present poems from the disciplines they represent. Featuring Professors Chana Kronfeld and Francine Masiello among other faculty members and graduate students. This event will help to create space and visibility for marginalized languages and cultures, and to promote the idea that art can serve as a public act of resistance.