Thursday, March 1, 2018
Reading - Literary | March 1 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
A poetry reading by Rosa Alcalá.
Course | January 16 – May 3, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall
In this spring 2018 class, we shall take up the nature of public speech from Socrates' public dissent to social media messaging today. The course reading will combine classic philosophical statements about the value of free, subversive and offensive speech; histories of the emergence of public spheres; and sociologies of technologically-mediated speech today.
Colloquium | March 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Political Conflict, Gendered Violence and Peoples Struggles for Justice in South Asia
Angana Chatterji, Political Conflict, Gender, and Peoples Rights Project, Center for Race & Gender
Challenges in Prosecuting Sexual Violence from Nuremberg and Tokyo to the ICC
David Cohen, WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University
Lecture | March 1 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall
Warren Sacks, UCSC
Sacks argues computing grew out of the arts. This argument will be a provocation for some, especially for those who see a bright line dividing the two cultures of the arts and the sciences. For others, the argument will not seem provocative at all.
Lecture | March 1 | 5:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in time and location
Maurizio Bettini, Università degli Studi di Siena
Lecture | March 1 | 6-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
What are the potential therapeutic benefits of Cannabis to ameliorate physical and psychological illnesses? Because of the constraints on conducting medical research on Cannabis and related products, much available information is empirical and has not been subjected to the rigors of the scientific method.
$40 / $35 Members
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.