<< Week of August 27 >>

Monday, August 26, 2019

A Conversation with Tommy Orange: An On the Same Page event

Lecture | August 26 | 7:30-9 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Tommy Orange, Author

 Beth Piatote, Professor, Native American Studies, UC Berkeley

 College of Letters & Science

Tommy Orange, whose novel There There is the featured text for On the Same Page 2019, will be interviewed onstage by Professor Beth Piatote.

 Free and open to all.

Tommy Orange, photo credit Elena Siebert

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Marzana Kamal | Wives Left Behind: A Study of the Impact of Men’s International Labour Migration on their Wives in Bangladesh

Lecture | August 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Marzana Kamal, PhD Candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Berkeley Master of Development Practice, Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, Center for Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights Race and Gender, American Medical Women's Association at Berkeley

A talk by Marzana Kamal on the intersectionality of migration, patriarchy and religion in Bangladesh through an exploration of male labour migration and it's impact on the wives that get left behind in Bangladesh.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

MVZ Lunch Seminar - Jochen Wolf

Lecture | August 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Join us for our first MVZ Lunch Seminar of the semester this Wednesday, August 28 at 12 pm,.

Speaker: Jochen Wolf, Chair and Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Title: "Birds of a feather flock together: Speciation genomics in crows. Location: 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Grinnell-Miller Library – please let the receptionist know you...   More >

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Mimi Zeiger: Design, Citizenship, and the Need to Envision Tomorrow

Lecture | August 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Mimi Zeiger

 Arts + Design

Mimi Zeiger, critic, editor, and curator

Cocurator of the US Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Mimi Zeiger will give insight into the curatorial practices and research that led to the Biennale exhibition, Dimensions of Citizenship, as well as the upcoming exhibition Soft Schindler at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.
Interrogating the spatial conditions of design and...   More >

Friday, August 30, 2019

Members' Walk: Asia

Lecture | August 30 | 2-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Eric Hupperts

 Botanical Garden

Garden members are invited to take a free in-depth look into the Asian Collection with Horticulturist Eric Hupperts. This stunning collection includes much of the Asian continent with the majority coming from temperate climate and subtropical areas of China, Japan, Korea, Siberia, the Kamchatka Peninsula, and the Himalayas.

Please note that this walk may feature pathways with stairs and...   More >

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