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Friday, April 6, 2018

Flying Under the Radar: Privacy, Airport Surveillance, and Transgender Politics

Lecture | April 6 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

 Toby Beauchamp, Assistant Professor in Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Please join us for a HIFIS Transgender Studies faculty job talk:

This talk positions the various medicalized technologies central to airport security screenings in a broader political and cultural context to show how efforts to objectively distinguish between bodies that are worthy of care and bodies that are inherently harmful displace the violence of state policies and practices onto...   More >

Jacobs Design Conversations: Alan Eustace

Lecture | April 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Alan Eustace, Google’s former Senior Vice President of Knowledge who set skydiving records after planning and completing a jump from the stratosphere, will speak at Jacobs Hall.

The Age of Questions

Lecture | April 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Holly Case, Associate Professor of History, Brown University

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

The nineteenth century saw the proliferation of questions: the Eastern, social, Jewish, Polish, worker and many other questions were discussed in representative bodies, at treaty negotiations, and in the daily press. Over the course of the next century, questions would be conglomerated into still bigger ones—the European, nationality, social, and agrarian questions—even as they fractured into...   More >

ITS Roundtable: How Do We Finance Transportation Infrastructure

Lecture | April 6 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Tilly Chang, Executive Director San Francisco County Transportation Authority; Matthew A. Coogan, Transportation Consultant; Therese McMillian, Chief Planning Officer Los Angeles Metro

 Susan Shaheen, UC Berkeley, Civil & Environmental Engineering

 Institute of Transportation Studies

ITS Roundtable
How Do We Finance Transportation Infrastructure
Friday April 6, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Reception to follow
Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

Tilly Chang: Executive Director San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Matthew A. Coogan: Transportation Consultant
Therese McMillan: Chief Planning Officer Los Angeles Metro
Moderator: Professor Susan Shaheen: UC Berkeley,...   More >

The Old and New Materialisms of Athenian Tragedy

Lecture | April 6 | 5 p.m. | 308A Doe Library | Canceled

 Edith Hall, King's College London

 Department of Classics