Thursday, October 26, 2017
Lecture | October 26 | Boalt Hall, School of Law
Please join ElectionLaw@Boalt for a conversation with Addisu Demissie, Campaign Manager for Gavin Newsom for Governor of California. Demissie - a 2008 Yale Law School graduate - has served in a number of political roles, including National Voter Outreach and Mobilization Director for Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign, Campaign Manager for Senator Cory Booker's 2013 Campaign, and the first National... More >
Lecture | October 26 | 1-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Ma Khin Lay, Founder and Director, Triangle Women's Support Group (Yangon)
Penny Edwards, Associate Professor of South & Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Ma Khin Lay leads a womens organization in Myanmar that has worked for women's empowerment at the grassroots level across the country. Previously, Lay was the leader of Kamaryut Womens Wing of the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Ma Khin Lay is currently in the U.S. as a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow.
Lecture | October 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Jaroslav Poncar, Emeritus Professor of Photography, University of Cologne
Professor Emeritus of Technical University Cologne, Dr. Jaroslav Poncar looks back upon nearly four decades of photographically documenting Buddhist monuments in the Himalayan regionnotably Alchi in Ladakh, Tabo in Spiti, and Mustang in Nepaland at Angkor Wat and elsewhere in Southern Asia. In this talk Dr. Poncar will reflect on his rich oeuvre, discuss the challenges of photographing... More >
Lecture | October 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | North Gate Hall, Library (Room 142)
The English word trumpery means worthless nonsense, something that is showy and deceitful at the same time. Trumpery can occur in text, verbally, or visually. This non-partisan talk focuses on the visual, examining misleading charts, graphs, and data maps designed by individuals and organizations from across the political spectrum. With facts and truth increasingly under assault, many interest... More >
Lecture | October 26 | 5-7 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Archaeological data from Mexico City show that many pre-conquest engineering techniques were used to build the colonial city, allowing us to see the role of indigenous engineering, architecture, and technology in building the capital of New Spain.
Lecture | October 26 | 6-8 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
On October 4, the Global Lives Project launched a campus-wide, site-specific video installation which will evolve over the course of the 2017-18 school year. The exhibit will showcase 24 hours in the daily life of 20 people from 17 countries around the world. Exhibit locations include the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, CITRIS Tech Museum (Sutardja Dai Hall), the Berkeley Art Museum &... More >