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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Slow Accretion: Producing Harm in Ulaanbaatar’s Air Pollution Crisis

Lecture | November 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Chisato Fukuda, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 Franck Billé, Program Director, Silk Road Center, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Public Health, School of

What counts as evidence of harm for those living in the midst of air pollution? Over the past two decades, air pollution has become a seasonal disaster in Ulaanbaatar, prompting widespread concerns about its harms to human bodies and the environment. These concerns have promoted various investments to document air pollution’s effects, from monitoring technologies, to interactive pollution maps,...   More >


The Russian Revolution and Soviet Durability

Lecture | November 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Lucan Way, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Institute of International Studies

The Soviet Union was one of the most durable authoritarian regimes in modern history. It not only endured 74 years, but survived multiple and severe crises -- from massive popular unrest in 1921 to deadly purges in the 1930s to the invasion of Germany in 1941. Professor Way argues that such robustness can be traced to the regime's origins in violent, revolutionary struggle. A history of violent...   More >

"How to Work a Look"--a lecture by Madison Moore

Lecture | November 7 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Madison Moore, ERC Postdoctoral Scholar, King's College, London

 Department of English, Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

How to Work a Look explores the relationships between queerness, spectacular style and resistance. The colloquial phrase “working a look” highlights the queer practice of using fashion to critique restrictive societal norms. For queer, trans and nonbinary people of color, style is resistance, a...   More >

Naisargi Dave | Life is Queerer Than a Chessboard: On Cows, Violence, and Love in Contemporary India

Lecture | November 7 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Naisargi N. Dave, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto

 Lawrence Cohen, Professor of Anthropology and of South & Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Department of Anthropology, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights

A talk by anthropologist and scholar of queer activism and animal rights in India Dr. Naisargi N. Dave.

Launching Undocumental: a talk and reception

Lecture | November 7 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Goldberg Room

 Joel Sati, Undocumental; Ramona Naddaff, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department; Khaled Alrabe, Human Rights Center; Meng So, Undocumented Student Program; Michael Conti, Define American

 Human Rights Center

Join us for the launch of Undocumental, an interdisciplinary and intersectional publication focused on "illegalization." The event will feature a Q&A with founder and executive director Joel Sati and members of the Undocumented editorial staff. We'll also hear brief introductory remarks from Khaled Alrabe, director of the Immigration Initiative at the Human Rights Center; Ramona Naddaff,...   More >

Waste Reduction Speaker Panel: Hosted by Food@Haas

Lecture | November 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum in Chou Hall

 Dan Kurzrock, Regrained; Komal Ahmed, Copia; Nick Peters, DrawDown; Dylan Brody, Imperfect Produce

 Haas School of Business

This is a Haas class, anyone who is not enrolled but wants to attend the class is welcome to join but will be asked to leave if we run out of seating capacity in the room (due to fire code).