Thursday, March 2, 2017
Lecture | March 2 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 110 Boalt Hall, School of Law
International Criminal Court Investigator
Join the Human Rights Center for a discussion with an ICC investigator on the use of and potential for open source investigationsthe combing of publicly accessible resources like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTubeto get legal accountability for war crimes, crimes against humanity and
genocide. This spring, HRC will host three tech events at UC
Berkeley with leading experts in the field speaking... More >
Lecture | March 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Katrina Dodson, translator of The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector and awardee of Pen Translation Prize discusses Lispectormania
Lecture | March 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Prof. Leigh Raiford, African American Studies); Prof. Heiki Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland
The Center for Race & Gender Thursday Forum Series presents...
Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture
A roundtable with Prof. Leigh Raiford, African American Studies) and Prof. Heiki Raphael-Hernandez, University of Maryland
Migrating the Black Body explores how visual media-from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from... More >
Lecture | March 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340, BCNM Commons
Kavita Philip, University of California Irvine
Pirates who threaten to invert power relations through appropriating things less tangible than ships and bodies have become a growing concern for the managers of twenty-first-century economic globalization. Appropriating, modifying and sharing a range of less concrete but equally crucial objects, intellectual property robbers today traffic in images, music, and software. Although business... More >
Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 4229 - French Department Library
Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, Professor Emerita of the University of Paris-Sorbonne
Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room
Eli Clare, Author, Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure
Join writer and activist Eli Clare as he grapples with this knot of contradictions, maintaining that neither an anti-cure politics nor a pro-cure worldview can account for the messy, complex relationships we have with our body-minds.
Lives of the Great Languages: Cosmopolitan Languages in the Medieval Mediterranean: 2017 Marie G. Ringrose Graduate Lecture
Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Karla Mallette, University of Michigan
Department of Italian Studies, Department of English, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Geography, Department of Linguistics, Near Eastern Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Medieval Studies Program, The Program in Romance Languages and Literatures, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
The Ringrose Lecture, begun in 1998, features a distinguished scholar in some aspect of Italian Studies chosen by a committee of UCB graduate students, who also organize and run the event. The lecture is one of many department activities made possible by the generous contributions of Marie G. Ringrose, a UCB alumna.
Lecture | March 2 | 6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Mary Margaret McCabe, King's College London
The fourth lecture in the 2017 Sather series "Seeing and Saying: Plato on Virtue and Knowledge"
Lecture | March 2 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
What do we mean by home? In Drawn From Water, American Jewish writer Dina Elenbogen explores her thirty-year friendship with Ethiopian Jewish immigrants in Israel as they struggle in a new country while dealing with her own desire to join them there.