Friday, May 4, 2018
Conference/Symposium | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 308 A Doe Library
Lamia Balafrej, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles; Elisabeth de Bièvre, Professor of Art History (Emeritus), University of East Anglia; Natasha Eaton, Reader in the History of Art, University College London; Anthony Grudin, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Vermont; Meredith Hoy, Assistant Professor of Art History and Theory, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University; Monica Juneja, Professor of Global Art History, Universität Heidelberg; Gregory Levine, Professor of Art and Architecture of Japan and Buddhist Visual Cultures, University of California, Berkeley; Ivonne del Valle, Associate Professor of Colonial Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Whitney Davis, Professor of History and Theory of Ancient and Modern Art, University of California, Berkeley
Sugata Ray, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art, University of California, Berkeley
A conference on the interconnected ecologies of planetary systems and art and architecture practices across a longue durée.
Conference/Symposium | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Hyunhee Park, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Chapurukha Kusimba, American University; Steven Sidebotham, University of Delaware; Eivind Heldaas Seland, University of Bergen; Ariane de Saxé, CNRS; Jun Kimura, Tokai University; James Lankton, UCL; Derek Heng, Northern Arizona University; Osmund Bopearachchi, Berkeley/CNRS; Jiang Bo, National Center of Underwater Cultural Heritage, Beijing
With contributions by archaeologists and historians, the conference will focus on the spatial configurations specific to maritime trade, and the transformations of cultural and material artifacts maritime exchanges have led to.
Workshop | May 4 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium
Fit some fun and fitness into your day with these free, beginner dance classes. Zumba will be on 9/8 and 12/1, Samba will be on 10/6 and Polynesian/Hula will be on 11/3. No partner required. Comfortable clothing and athletic shoes recommended.
Conference/Symposium | May 4 | 2-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room
The Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, in collaboration with the Centre for Rising Powers at the University of Cambridge is convening a workshop on Maritime Asia with a focus on the Securitization of the China Seas in the 19th and 20th Centuries. As China emerges to become a major Asian maritime power in the 21st century, scholars examine... More >
Workshop | May 4 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Every Friday in the semester, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies hosts an informal weekly coffee hour and guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), open to all and free of charge. Check the calendar the Monday before the Salon for the current week's topic.
Colloquium | May 4 | 3-5 p.m. | B4 Dwinelle Hall
Berkeley Language Center
Developing Curricular Materials for Kurdish Language Instruction
Denis Ekici, Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies
Differentiated Instruction as a Means for Effective Teaching across Highly Varied Proficiency Levels
Eva Szoke, Lecturer, Slavic Languages & Literatures
Developing Interpretive Insight through Performing Texts
Erica Weems, Lecturer, French
Seminar | May 4 | 3-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus
Iain Cheeseman, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Department of Molecular & Cell Biology Annual Alumni Seminar