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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Opening Reception and Talk: Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Reception | October 1 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Tom Laqueur, Professor, UC Berkeley Department of History; Robin Mills, Sexual Health Educator, University Health Services; Malcolm Potts, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health


Please join us for a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit "Birds Do It, Bees Do It" that is in the Bernice Brown Gallery, Doe Library. The reception, in Morrison Library, features distinguished speakers.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fleshing Out Knowledge: Race, Disability, and Corporeal Epistemologies

Lecture | October 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Center for Race and Gender

Prof. Mel Chen, Gender & Women's Studies
Tala Khanmalek, Ethnic Studies

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Queerness and Games Conference

Conference/Symposium | October 25 |  South Hall

Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014 // @qgcon //

The second annual Queerness and Games Conference (QGCon), hosted at UC Berkeley on October 25 and October 26, 2014, is happy to invite proposals for conference sessions now through June 15. Applicants...   More >

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

A Lesbian History of the Sonnet

Lecture | November 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

Lisa Moore, Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

A talk by Lisa Moore, Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin.

When Petrarch was inventing the sonnet form, he was reading Sappho’s love poems to Lesbia. Ranging from the fourteenth century to contemporary debates about the politics of formal poetry, this talk argues that representations of love between women are central to the sonnet form, and that...   More >

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dirty Pictures and Item Girls - Emerging Forms of Female Sexuality in Contemporary Hindi Cinema: Talk by Ajay Gehlawat, Director of the Film Studies program at Sonoma State

Lecture | November 18 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)

Ajay Gehlawat, Associate Professor of Theatre and Film, Sonoma State University

Institute for South Asia Studies

Talk by Ajay Gehlawat