Lecture | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | 120 Kroeber Hall
Alison Kafer, Associate Professor of Feminist studies, Southwestern University
Juxtaposing theories, movements, and identities such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, cyborg theory, transgender politics, and disability theory that are typically discussed in isolation, Kafer envisions new possibilities for crip futures and feminist/queer/crip alliances.
Reading - Literary | March 14 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Rebecca Gaydos; Samia Rahimtoola
Rebecca Gaydos is a Ph.D. candidate in the English department at UC Berkeley. She is currently working on a dissertation examining the relationship between technology and experimental poetry during the 1950s and 1960s and a book of poems tracing questions of race, sexuality and language across Mexico and the U.S. She is from Los Angeles.
$7 Included with L@TE admission.
Film - Feature | March 19 | 9 p.m. | PFA Theater
Visra Vichit-Vadakan (Thailand, 2012). A compassionate look at the life of a karaoke girl in Bangkok, where poverty, gender, and desires tangle to create intractable situations that leave the heroine suffering, yet sometimes hopeful. Part documentary, part fictionalized narrative, this film is sure to touch your heart. (77 mins)
$5.50 BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $6.50 Cal Faculty and Staff; Disabled Patron; Non Cal Student; Senior Patron ( 65 & Older); General Admission Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission
Performing Arts - Music | April 7 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall
Deborah Wong, UC Riverside
How and why did gender studies move so quickly through ethnomusicology, and then (mostly) disappear? Why has sexuality studies barely made any appearance at all, despite musics central role in shaping desire? Ethnomusicology moved to a post-gender stance with lightning speed. That is, after key publications about women/gender and music in the 1980s-90s, ethnomusicologists began to add the phrase... More >
University Faculty Research Lecture by Francine Masiello: Coming to Our Senses: Bodies, Politics, and Culture in the Americas of the 19th Century
Lecture | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Francine Masiello, UC Berkeley
Francine Masiello holds the Sidney and Margaret Ancker Chair of Spanish and Comparative Literature. Since 1978 she has been at Berkeley, where she has extended a teaching and research arc covering Latin American literatures and comparative North/South cultures from the 19th through the 21st centuries. Her work has focused on the relationship between politics and literature, gender studies, and,... More >
Performing Arts - Music | April 18 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Our annual student DJ extravaganza, featuring UC Berkeley students spinning to films from the BAM/PFA Collection. Reception and photo booth hosted by the BAM/PFA Student Committee.
$7 General Admission, Free BAM/PFA Members, UC Berkeley Students, faculty, staff
Conference/Symposium | May 2 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)
Troy Duster, Chancellor's Professor, UC Berkeley
This conference will showcase research that 1) examines the erasure of history and memory around race and gender; 2) explores the processes and contexts in which the definitions and enforcement of (il)legality are undergoing change; and 3) engages with the efforts of community organizations and activists to challenge the policies and control of dominant interests.
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