Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Lecture | February 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Mukulika Banerjee, Associate Professor in Social Anthropology and Director, South Asia Centre, LSE
Lawrence Cohen, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies and Professor of Anthropology and of South & Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by Anthropologist, Dr. Mukulika Banerjee
Lecture | February 14 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 240 Sutardja Dai Hall
Stephanie van Goozen, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK and Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies, Leiden University, NL
Antisocial behavior committed by youngsters is an issue of concern. Although most research focuses on identifying specific contextual or social factors that impinge on the developing child, there is a growing consensus that child-specific (i.e., genetic, temperamental) factors contribute importantly to the development and persistence of serious antisocial behavior. We have shown (a)... More >
Darwinian Sensualities: Havelock Ellis, Sexual Inversion, and Late Nineteenth-Century Evolutionary Theory
Lecture | February 14 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Rodolfo John Alaniz, Department of History, UC Berkeley
Sexual inversion, as a nineteenth-century biological concept, signified a completely new understanding of sexual attraction, beauty, and gender. While many historians have assumed that sexual inversion was another word for homosexuality, these terms represent two distinct ways of viewing human behavior.
Lecture | February 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Dalmini, Kebon Indah batik cooperative
Daniel Gundlach, The Language of Cloth
Batik, meaning the technique of applying wax to cloth and dyeing it, is practiced in many parts of the world but is particularly associated with Java, Indonesia where the craft has been practiced for centuries and where it has reached levels of great artistry. This event will review how batik is made, stressing the traditional methods.
Hagan un Trencito: Siguiendo los Pasos de la Memoria Cumbianchera en Chile: With author Antonia Mardones-Marshall
Lecture | February 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies)
Antonia Mardones-Marshall will highlight how Cumbia challenges the idea of what is "Chilean" by presenting some of the ethnic and national tensions that have arisen from its popularization.
Tech Policy Forecast: Digital Privacy and Net Neutrality under the Trump Administration: A talk by Heather West, Senior Policy Manager, Mozilla
Lecture | February 14 | 5-6:15 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy
Heather West, Mozilla
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Technology, Policy & Society and Technology Applications in Public Policy at the Goldman School for Public Policy.
Heather is Senior Policy Manager at Mozilla, prior to which she has worked at the intersection of policy and cyber-security at Google and CloudFare, Inc. In 2014, she became Forbes 30 under 30 for her influential role as policy-to-tech translator and... More >
Lecture | February 14 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 210 Wurster Hall
TUE FEB 14 7-8:30pm. Pierluigi Serraino discusses an unknown episode in the annals of modern architecture and psychology.