Thursday, February 14, 2019
Lecture | February 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Joe Goode will talk about how Buddhist philosophy has changed his working process from a preordained vision process to one of discovery. Goode is Artistic Director of Joe Goode Performance Group with whom he has performed in the U.S., Canada, Africa, South America, and the Middle East. His performance installations have been commissioned by the Krannert Art Museum, the M. H. DeYoung Museum,... More >
Lecture | February 14 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall
Richard Baldwin, Graduate Institute, Geneva
Automation and robotics are changing our lives quickly - everyone knows that. But digital disruption goes much further. In The Globotics Upheaval, Richard Baldwin, one of the world's leading globalisation experts, explains that exponential growth in computing, transmission and storage capacities is also creating a new form of "virtual" globalisation that could undermine the foundations of... More >
Lecture | February 14 | 4 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Ana Raquel Minian
In this talk, Professor Minian explores circular migration, which reshaped communities in the United States and Mexico, and shares stories of Mexicans who have been used and abused by economic and political policies of both countries.
Ana Raquel Minian is Assistant Professor of History and of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University.
Lecture | February 14 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
Lecture | February 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife
Vincent Sherry, Howard Nemerov Professor of the Humanities, Washington University in St.Louis
C. D. Blanton, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of English; Catherine Flynn, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of English; Donna Jones, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of English
Vincent Sherry will speak about the experience of the First World War from the vantage of an international avant-garde, considering the alternate temporalities of the radical time of the prewar avant-garde event and the long and lengthening durée of the conflict. How does an avant-garde poetry respond to this difference, and what is the longer story of revolution it tells?
Lecture | February 14 | 5:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Jack L. Davis, Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology, University of Cincinnati
Internationally recognized scholar of Bronze Age Greece offers a series of lectures showing how the archaeological record sheds light on culture and communal life of early Greece.