Lecture | February 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Kevin Woods, Ph.D. candidate, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley
Joshua Muldavin, Professor of Human Geography, Sarah Lawrence College
The presentation demonstrates how contemporary land governance reform in Burma, despite excitement on the opportunity for a fresh start, is borne out of legacies of war, racialized subjects, and state territorial politics.
Lecture | February 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Dalmini, Kebon Indah batik cooperative
Daniel Gundlach, The Language of Cloth
Batik, meaning the technique of applying wax to cloth and dyeing it, is practiced in many parts of the world but is particularly associated with Java, Indonesia where the craft has been practiced for centuries and where it has reached levels of great artistry. This event will review how batik is made, stressing the traditional methods.
Conference/Symposium | February 24 | 1:30-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Room 220 - Geballe Room
This symposium will bring into conversation the guest editors of three recent issues of the UC Berkeley-based e-journal Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review and three additional East Asia scholars to explore the special issues thematic convergence on China and its neighbors, on space, and on cartography. Rather than regarding the emergence of the state as a top-down imposition,... More >
Performing Arts - Music | February 24 | 8 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall
ShadowLight Productions performance of Wayang Bali: Balinese Shadow Play Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music
Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner
Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the... More >