Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Lecture | April 4 – 6, 2018 every day | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium
Presented in partnership with swissnex San Francisco.
The Past is Present is an interdisciplinary event bringing together scholars, students, technology innovators, and cultural heritage workers in conversation about new methods and tools which are shaping their work.
From April 4-6, the BCNM will provide a venue for an international group to explore critical issues of new technologies.
Lecture | April 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Felicia De Pena, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology
Lecture | April 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Gregory Sholette, Associate Professor, Queens College CUNY
Gregory Sholette is an artist, activist and author. He is the author of Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (Pluto, 2010) and Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism (Pluto 2017) He writes on the histories of Political Art, Artists collectives and social practice. He co-founded two artists' collectives: Political Art Documentation and... More >
Lecture | April 4 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, Rutgers University
In her lecture, Professor Fleetwood explores various aesthetic practices of incarcerated artists and activists to produce art about the U.S. prison regime and how prison shapes life-world possibilities of people impacted. The talk examines how furtive planning and artistic tactics of appropriating items owned by the state and claiming state resources and spaces are maneuvered.
Lecture | April 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Atiqul Islam, Vice Chancellor, North South University, Bangladesh.
Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies
Talk by Prof. Atiqul Islam, Vice Chancellor, North South University, Bangladesh.