Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Lecture | September 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Nicaragua is in the middle of its worst political crisis in decades. The Solidarity Caravan is a group of Nicaraguan activists touring the United States to educate about the current situation and inspire support for the people of Nicaragua. They will speak on the continuing peaceful civic resistance to the human rights violations occurring throughout Nicaragua.
Lecture | September 5 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
This talk will examine several paleoenvironmental studies from the Maya lowlands as a basis for developing a broader context from which to view the rise and fall of prehispanic Maya settlement.
Lecture | September 5 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Lena Salaymeh, Ph.D., Tel Aviv University
Like artists who use a combination of recycled and new materials, Muslim jurists crafted their legal opinions by fusing ancient norms, scripture, Prophetic precedents, local practice, and contemporaneous needs in unexpected ways. The craft of legal recycling produced works whose component parts are not easily identifiable or classifiable. Much law was simultaneously Islamic, tribal, Jewish, or... More >
Lecture | September 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall
Peter van Alfen, American Numismatic Society
This is the first of eight papers that will make up a lecture series entitled "Digital Humanities and the Ancient World." The event is co-sponsored by the AHMA Colloquium and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.
Lecture | September 5 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Alumni House
Karen Ross, CA Department of Food & Agriculture
Join Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture; the Goldman School of Public Policy; and the Berkeley Food Institute for a discussion on immigration and the future of agriculture in California.
Lecture | September 5 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, SEPT 5, 6:30pm. Join us for a talk co-sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies. Go Hasegawa will speak about his practice & approach of exploring new possibilities & building new connections. Also live streaming in 106 Wurster. Open to all!