Thursday, April 19, 2018
Bancroft Library Roundtable: From Kitchen Tables to Laboratories: Nutritional Science at UC Berkeley, 1895-1930
Lecture | April 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room
Kimberly Killion, doctoral candidate, History, and Bancroft Library Study Award recipient, UC Berkeley
During the late nineteenth century, scientists from various fields began conducting experiments that would change the way most Americans defined, chose, and related to food. Drawing from the collections of early professors of nutrition Myer Jaffa and Agnes Fay Morgan, Killion will discuss the development of nutritional science at UC Berkeley during a transformative period in American food history.
The Question of Judeo-Arabic: Nation, Partition, and the Linguistic Imaginary: CMES Distinguished Visitor Lecture
Lecture | April 19 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Ella Shohat, New York University
Professor Ella Shohat, 2018 CMES Distinguished Visitor, teaches at the departments of Art & Public Policy and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies at New York University. She has lectured and written extensively on issues having to do with post/colonial and transnational approaches to Cultural studies. Her writing has been translated into diverse languages, including: French, Hebrew, Arabic,... More >
Lecture | April 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Dr. William Mazzarella, The Neukom Family Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago
A talk by Dr. William Mazzarella, the Neukom Family Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.