Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Lecture | March 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Jon Leidecker, aka Wobbly, Musician & Composer
Jon Leidecker aka Wobbly is a San Franciscobased musician/composer of experimental electronic music Member of the multimedia collective Negativland.
Jon Leidecker has been engaged with the medium of electronic music since the mid 1980's, performing in collaboration with others and appearing solo under the unchosen pseudonym 'Wobbly', with an emphasis on live performance and improvisation.... More >
Lecture | March 14 | 12-1 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Christopher Lowman, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology
During the late nineteenth century, perceptions of Asia were changing rapidly among the predominantly Euro-American United States public. Immigration, trade, and rising American imperialism shaped how Asia was imagined, affecting policy and society on both sides of the Pacific, for immigrants and for Asian peoples alike. Using a combination of historical archaeology, oral history, and museum... More >
Lecture | March 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Stephens Lounge
Linor Goralik, Author
One of the first Russian writers to make a name for herself on the Internet, Linor Goralik writes conversational short works that conjure the absurd in all its forms, reflecting post-Soviet life and daily universals. Her mastery of the minimal, including a wide range of experiments in different forms of micro-prose, is on full display in this collection of poems, stories, comics, a play, and an... More >
Lecture | March 14 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but todayâs systems fall short of these visions.
Lecture | March 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Evan Thompson, University of British Columbia
Mindfulness meditation practices are often traditionally said to induce nonconceptual forms of awareness, and scientists and clinicians often repeat such descriptions. But what does nonconceptual mean? Clearly, without a precise specification of what a concept or conceptual cognition is, the notion of nonconceptuality is equally ill-defined. I present an account of concepts, concept... More >
Covering Congress and a White House in Perpetual Crisis Lessons from Five of the Media's Best: Please join us for a special evening event featuring top DC reporters from the Chicago Sun-Times, New York Times, Politico, Vanity Fair and the Washington Post.
Lecture | March 14 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Jake Sherman, Politico
Covering Congress and a White House in Perpetual Crisis
Lessons from Five of the Media's Best March 14 -- RSVP
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Lecture | March 14 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, MAR 14, 6:30pm. Please join us for a talk with Peggy Deamer, Professor of Architecture at Yale University. This talk will focus on the positive implications and social and economic importance of understanding the nature of architectural work as WORK.
Lecture | March 14 | 7 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Annette Yoshiko Reed, Professor, New York University
Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies, GTU Center for Jewish Studies, Lehrhaus Judaica, Jewish Studies Program at UC Davis, Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University
2018 Taubman Lecture Series
Lecture 2: Wednesday, March 14, 7 pm: How the Jewishness of Christianity was Forgotten