Workshop | September 6 | 12-2 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, The Academic Innovation Studio/127D
Samantha Weald, The Wiki Education Foundation
Are you interested in learning how to create Wikipedia as classroom assignments? The AC Center and the Wiki Education Foundation Educators invite you to join us as we discuss how to build Wikipedia assignments into your courses and discover some of the new tools, which support and enhance teaching with Wikipedia.
Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
RSVP by September 4 online.
Film - Series | September 27 | 6-8 p.m. | 105 North Gate
Through its lyrical structure, Chavela takes viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas.
Please note: This film contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all audiences.
Panel Discussion | October 10 | 4-6 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Room 140
This event will focus on the roles white supremacy has played throughout U.S. history as well as its continued effects today, particularly in relation to the 2016 election and upsurge of white nationalist and white supremacist movements.
Critical Theory Working Group | Collaborations, Co-Operatives, Coalition-Building | Questions Of State
Panel Discussion | October 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Jasper Bernes, Independent Scholar and Author
This working group meeting seeks to explore the different challenges and failures in performances of state formation, as well as in alternative models of social formation. How can we hold open space to imagine and engage different possible strategies for a future, while also always imagining new and ever more resilient ways of protecting each other in a dangerous present?
All Audiences, Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
Colloquium | October 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Denaturalizing the Mediterranean border
Workshop | February 7 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio (Dwinelle 117)
Dr. Sarah Lappas, ACES Culture and Activism Fellow
This event brings together UC Berkeley faculty, and students in a guided dialogue unpacking the tensions, frustrations, opportunities and possibilities of contentious discourse in the classroom.
An African American and Latinx History of the United States: An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rights
Lecture | February 23 | 2-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center
Office of Undergraduate Research, American Cultures, Center for Race and Gender, Center for Research on Social Change, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of African American Studies, Multicultural Community Center
Professor Paul Ortiz will speak about his newly published book, An African American and Latinx History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2018). Spanning more than two hundred years, this much anticipated book is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history, arguing that the Global South was crucial to the development of America as we know it. Scholar and activist Paul Ortiz... More >
Workshop | March 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio (Dwinelle 117)
In this year of historical milestones, it seems appropriate to discuss and work with the 'Rebel Archive'. But, 'What is the Rebel Archive? Influenced by the work of UCLA Professor of History, Kelly Lytle Hernandez, and her recent book 'The City of Inmates', the 'Rebel Archive' documents histories and legacies of resistance. These works are often fragmentary and not only in written text but in... More >
Workshop | March 21 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio (Dwinelle 117)
Data Science Discovery Projects helps to train aspiring data scientists to work on data mining, machine learning, big data, and data science projects with social impact. This past semester four AC instructors incorporated Data Science Discovery Projects into their courses. The Data Science tools and the content of the AC courses was a powerful combination. A combination which it is hoped will be... More >
Workshop | March 21 | 4-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio (Dwinelle 117)
Whilst the so-called sanctuary cities of the Bay Area continue to cater to tech wealth and luxury development, our most vulnerable residents are being displaced from their homes and refuge here. In partnership with the ACES program, artist/organizer Leslie Dreyer is designing a series of panels and workshops this spring that examine who is causing and benefiting from the housing crisis, how we... More >
Film - Short | April 21 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Wheeler Auditorium, Please note: Location is tentative
Jonathan Simon, Keynote Speaker and Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Clarence Ford, Featured Student and Member, Underground Scholars Initiative
Join the Underground Scholars Initiative and the American Cultures Center for a screening of FITE (From Incarceration to Education), a short documentary about formerly incarcerated students at UC Berkeley and their paths to higher education and success. The film screening will include keynote speaker Jonathan Simon and a Q&A panel with the students in the film. Reception to follow.
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