Monday, April 16, 2018
Lecture | April 16 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Pedro Javier DiPietro, Assistant Professor in Women's and Gender Studies, Syracuse University
Please join us for a HIFIS Transgender Studies faculty job talk:
This talk examines trans* of color geographies as they speak to the hemispheric projects of Latinx, indigenous, and decolonial trans*feminisms. It focuses on trans spaces as responses to the coloniality of gender and its shaping of trans dispossession and rehabilitation.
Network dynamics of fixed and flexible passenger transport under operational and behavioural uncertainty
Lecture | April 16 | 1-2 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall
Oded Cats, Delft University of Technology
The metropolitan passenger transport landscape is shifting due to a combination of technological and social developments which enable both service providers and service users to become increasingly adaptive. Service providers can manage their resources to better cater for prevailing demand patterns, while service users can adjust their behaviour in response to real-time information. In... More >
Lecture | April 16 | 4-6:30 p.m. | 308A Doe Library
Paula Perlman, Professor of Classics, University of Texas (Austin)
2017/2018 Aleshire Lecture
Lecture | April 16 | 5-7 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall
Maeve Cooke, Professor of Philosophy, University College Dublin
What makes a political theory a critical theory of politics? What critical theory of politics responds best to the particular challenges of our times? Drawing on a conception of critical theory indebted to the Frankfurt School tradition of theorizing, but integrating new impulses from outside it, I identify the salient features of a critical theory of politics. Using this general account as a... More >
The Aesir and the Anthropocene: Ecology and Catastrophe in Norse Mythology: A talk by Professor Chris Abram
Lecture | April 16 | 5-7 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, Geballe Room at the Townsend Center
The Aesir and the Anthropocene: Ecology and Catastrophe in Norse Mythology.
Chris Abram, Associate Professor of English, University of Notre Dame
Monday, April 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Geballe Room of the Townsend Center.
Lecture | April 16 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
Join the Irish Studies Program for a lecture by Professor Paige Reynolds (College of the Holy Cross) on acclaimed Irish novelist Eimear McBride.
Paige Reynolds, Professor of English at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, has published widely on the subjects of modernism, drama and performance, and modern and contemporary Irish literature. She is the author of Modernism, Drama, and the... More >
Lecture | April 16 | 6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Dilma Rousseff (President of Brazil 2011-16) on the challenges for democracy in Brazil.
Tickets are not currently available. At the event there will be a stand-by line. Any open seats will be released shortly before the start of the event. Please arrive early.
Lecture | April 16 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Angela Davis, Distinguished Professor Emerita of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator both at the university level and in the larger public sphere has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.
Lecture | April 16 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
What is the problem with Jewish museums? Whereas there were only two major Jewish museums in the United States before the Second World War, there has been a proliferation of Jewish museums and Holocaust museums since. What stories do they tell? Who are they for? And, is there something about the American Jewish experience that distinguishes Jewish museums from those devoted to the history of... More >