<< Week of March 29 >>

Monday, March 30, 2020

Right to Be Creative and Invisible Russia

Lecture | March 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Osher Theater, BAMPFA

 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Margarita Kuleva, Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University–University of Bielefeld and the Centre for Art, Design and Social Research; Natalia Samutina, Head of the Research Centre for Contemporary Culture, nstitute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow

 Center for New Media, Arts + Design, Arts Research Center, Department of History of Art, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Right to Be Creative:

What is fair in contemporary society, and how do people negotiate fairness when there is a lack of clarity and governmental regulation? This question urgently needs to be answered in our time of uncertainty that is blighted by economic austerity and severe political crises. The answer can be found in the regimes of fairness devised by highly innovative social groups...   More >

The Right to Be Creative and Invisible Russia

Lecture | March 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Margarita Kuleva; Natalia Samutina

 Arts + Design, Center for New Media, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of History of Art, Arts Research Center

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, the Department of History of Art, and the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley.

Margarita Kuleva, Senior Lecturer, National Research University Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg and Chair, Department of Design and Contemporary Art
Natalia Samutina, Head, Research Centre...   More >

Looking at Art

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Politics in a Post-Truth Era: Identity, Knowledge, and Political Responsibility in an Age of "Alternative Facts"

Lecture | March 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Ilan Zvi Baron, School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University

 Institute of European Studies

The rise of populism, Donald Trump's election and the result of the EU referendum in the UK have been widely interpreted as a rejection of the post-war liberal order - the manifestation of a desire to undermine the political system that people feel has let them down. Yet mainstream politicians and analysts have been slow to grasp the changing situation, instead relying on a rhetoric of 'hard...   More >

Ilan Zvi Baron

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Townsend Center Book Chat with Ellen Oliensis: Loving Writing/Ovid’s Amores

Lecture | April 1 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Ellen Oliensis offers a fresh approach to the Amores emphasizing the masochistic pleasures of the elegiac writing project.

Disruption!: How Corporate Brands Stole #MeToo and What Universities Can Learn from Their Mistakes

Lecture | April 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jane Ward, Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Ronni Favors

Lecture | April 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Ronni Favors

 Arts + Design

Ronni Favors, Rehearsal Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Ronni Favors, rehearsal director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, discusses her work in dance. After training at the Ailey School, Favors was a member of Ailey II, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company; an experienced dance educator, she was involved in the national implementation of...   More >

Ronni Favors headshot

Lecture by the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies recipient for 2019.: Title TBD

Lecture | April 2 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley Pakistan Initiative, Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada Endowment on Pakistan

A lecture by the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies recipient for 2019.