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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Dracula: Pages From a Virgin's Diary (Guy Maddin Canada, 2002): Cinema Mon Amour: Guy Maddin

Film - Feature | February 14 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Guy Maddin, Filmmaker

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Guy Maddin in person
Deliriously silly and earnestly beautiful, steeped in the aesthetics of silent cinema, this ballet version of "Dracula" is thoroughly, deliciously Maddin. With Bill Morrison’s "Light Is Calling".


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAMPFA members; UC Berkeley Students, Free Cal Student Film Pass Holders

Tickets go on sale January 15. Buy tickets online.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Film screening: "No Más Bebés"

Film - Series | February 16 | 4 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall


Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, The Center for Genetics and Society


They came to have their babies. They went home sterilized. The story of immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were prodded into sterilizations while giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1960s and 70s. Led by an intrepid, 26-year-old Chicana lawyer ...   More >



The Class Pay Gap in Higher Professional and Managerial Occupations

Colloquium | February 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)


Sam Friedman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Institute for the Study of Societal Issues


The hidden barriers, or ‘gender pay gap’, preventing women from earning equivalent incomes to men is well documented. Yet in this talk we demonstrate that, in Britain, there is also a comparable ‘class origin pay gap’ in higher professional and managerial occupations. We find that even when those from working-class backgrounds are successful in entering high-status occupations, they earn sixteen...   More >

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Coloring the 'Boys will be Boys' Chronicle: Race, Gender, and Changes in Children's Behavior Problems across Two Decades: Demography Brown Bag Seminar

Seminar | February 17 | 12-1 p.m. |  2232 Piedmont


Jayanti Owens, Brown University

Population Science, Department of Demography, Center on the Economics of Demography and Aging


Part of a weekly series of talks in demography by visiting scholars and Berkeley researchers



The Poetry of Gabriela Mistral: On the 70th Anniversary of her Nobel Prize in Literature

Lecture | February 17 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall | Note change in time and location


Soledad Falabella, Universidad de Chile

Center for Latin American Studies


Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral was the first Latin American, the first Spanish-speaking poet, and one of only eight women to ever win the Nobel Prize in Literature. What is it about Mistral’s work that made this great intellectual feat possible in 1945? Professor Soledad Falabella will look at how Mistral’s poetry addresses the timeless challenges of human rights, gender, sexuality, exile,...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences



Lecture | Adrian Daub, Stanford University: The Mendelssohns, The Piano, and the Making of the Domestic Sphere

Lecture | February 17 | 5-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


The Office of the Dean of Arts and Humanities


Thanks to its prominence, its wealth and its place at the center of intellectual and cultural life, the Mendelssohn family provides a privileged window into the formation of domestic culture in nineteenth century Germany. But the story of the Mendelssohns not only reflects changes in domestic culture and the understanding of privacy, the family helped inaugurate and shape them – often by musical...   More >

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Lecture | February 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall


Steven Lee, Associate Professor of English, UC Berkeley

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution (Columbia UP, 2015)

During the 1920s and 1930s, American minority artists and writers collaborated extensively with the Soviet avant-garde, seeking to build a revolutionary society that would end racial discrimination and advance progressive art. Making what the Jamaican American poet Claude McKay called “the magic...   More >



Designated Emphasis Open House and Information Session

Information Session | February 18 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library


The Program in Critical Theory


Join The Program in Critical Theory’s faculty and students for a panel discussion and Q&A about the Designated Emphasis (DE) in Critical Theory. All UC Berkeley Ph.D. students interested in applying to the DE are invited to attend. Refreshments and informal social to follow.

The Program in Critical Theory’s DE enables graduate students already enrolled in UC Berkeley Ph.D. programs from across...   More >



Women of the Bible: After Abel and Other Stories

Lecture | February 18 | 6-8 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Michal Lemberger

Center for Jewish Studies


Dr. Michal Lemberger will read from and discuss her new book, After Abel and Other Stories.


All Audiences

All Audiences

RSVP by February 18 online.

Friday, February 19, 2016

A Nos Amours (Maurice Pialat France, 1983): Love Exists: The Films of Maurice Pialat

Film - Feature | February 19 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The "best film of the year" (Village Voice) revolves around a teenage girl (Sandrine Bonnaire) and her disruptive erotic power over her own family.


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, Free Cal Student Film Pass holders

Tickets go on sale January 15. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

LGBTQ+ Career Conference: Strategies for Thriving During and Beyond Berkeley

Workshop | February 20 |  TBD


College of Engineering


The Career Center is dedicated to serving historically underrepresented communities. The 2016 LGBTQ+ Career Conference seeks to provide the Cal queer communities with strategies that help them thrive during and beyond their time at Berkeley. In partnership with the Gender Equity Resource Center, the campus seeks distinguished speakers who can present on topics such as Coming Out in the Workplace,...   More >



LGBTQ+ Career Conference:: Strategies for Thriving During and Beyond Berkeley

Conference/Symposium | February 20 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)


Gender Equity Resource Center, Career Center, SF LGBT Center, Golden Gate Business Association


Tips, tricks and tailor-made advice for LGBTQ+ students at UC Berkeley interested in internships, job search strategies and career advice from LGBTQ+ professionals!


Students - Undergraduate

You must RSVP to attend. See geneq.berkeley.edu/career.

$0

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Adab as Mobility, between early modern Iran and India: Lecture by Prof. Mana Kia of Columbia University

Lecture | February 26 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)


Mana Kia, Assistant Professor of Indo-Persian Studies, Columbia University

Institute for South Asia Studies, The Berkeley Pakistan Initiative


Lecture by Prof. Mana Kia, Assistant Professor of Indo-Persian Studies at Columbia

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

Prejudice, Transphobia, and Homophobia in 21st Century India: Talk by Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist who advocates for gender and sexual minorities

Lecture | March 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Akkai Padmashali, a male to female trans-woman and gender activist

Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies


A talk by Ms. Akkai Padmashali, a male to female Transwoman and social activist working on children’s rights, women’s rights, and the rights of sexual minorities, on gender and sexuality, hijra culture-tradition, and recent positive developments in law and media in India and globally.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Affirmative Ethics, Suffering, and Generative Life

Lecture | March 17 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall


Ross Braidotti, Distinguished University Professor, Founding Director of the Centre for the Humanities, Utrecht University

The Program in Critical Theory


Rosi Braidotti is Distinguished University Professor at Utrecht University and founding Director of the Centre for the Humanities in Utrecht since 2007. She was the founding professor of Gender Studies in the Humanities at Utrecht (1988-2005) and the first scientific director of the Netherlands Research School of Women's Studies. In 2005–2006 she served...   More >

Friday, March 25, 2016

A Nos Amours (Maurice Pialat France, 1983): Love Exists: The Films of Maurice Pialat

Film - Feature | March 25 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The "best film of the year" (Village Voice) revolves around a teenage girl (Sandrine Bonnaire) and her disruptive erotic power over her own family.


$12 General Admission, $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons, $7 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, Free Cal Student Film Pass holders

Tickets go on sale January 15. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Self-extinguishing as Extinction: Lecture by Anthropologist, Prof. Naveeda Khan

Lecture | April 1 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)


Naveeda Khan, Associate Professor of Anthropology, John Hopkins University

Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies


Lecture by Prof. Naveeda Khan, Associate Professor of Anthropology at John Hopkins University

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Film screening: "DNA Dreams"

Film - Series | April 12 | 4 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall


Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society, The Center for Genetics and Society


What if you were allowed to have only one child and had the option of selecting its genes? Would you choose for a natural or a designer baby? …. What kind of world will that be? The documentary DNA Dreams features a new generation of scientists at BGI, China’s leading genomics research institute. The film follows 18-year-old scientist Zhao Bowen, ...   More >

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Life of Oharu (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan, 1952): In Focus: Japanese Film Classics

Film - Feature | April 20 | 3:10 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Alan Tansman, Director of the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Lecture/screening class (3 hours). Special admission applies.
Lecture by Alan Tansman
The story of a noblewoman’s fall from grace becomes “perhaps the finest film made in any country about the oppression of women” (Joan Mellen) in the hands of director Mizoguchi and actress Kinuyo Tanaka.


$13.50 General Admission, $10.50 65+, disabled persons, UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non-UC Berkeley students, and 18 & under, $9.50 BAMPFA members, $7.50 UC Berkeley Students

Tickets go on sale January 15. Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-0808.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

HTNM Lecture - Kavita Philip: The Pirate Function

Lecture | April 21 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 190 Barrows Hall


Kavita Philip, Associate Professor of History, University of California Irvine

Center for New Media


Kavita Philip is Associate Professor of History with affiliate faculty positions in Anthropology and Informatics at UCI. She has worked in environmental studies, colonial history, postcolonial studies, history of technology, global political economy, and science fiction studies. She is author of Civilizing Natures (2003 and 2004), and co-editor of four volumes, curating interdisciplinary work in...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Friday, April 22, 2016

Islamophobia: Has a tipping point been reached?: 7th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 22 – 23, 2016 every day |  Boalt Hall, School of Law


Center for Race and Gender


Islamophobia: Has a tipping point been reached?
7th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project
University of California, Berkeley

SAVE THE DATE!
April 8th and 9th, 2016
UC Berkeley School of Law

UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project is hosting the 7th Annual International Islamophobia...   More >

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Islamophobia: Has a tipping point been reached?: 7th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 22 – 23, 2016 every day |  Boalt Hall, School of Law


Center for Race and Gender


Islamophobia: Has a tipping point been reached?
7th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project
University of California, Berkeley

SAVE THE DATE!
April 8th and 9th, 2016
UC Berkeley School of Law

UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project is hosting the 7th Annual International Islamophobia...   More >

Friday, April 29, 2016

16th Annual Lavender Graduation

Special Event | April 29 |  Alumni House


Gender Equity Resource Center


SAVE THE DATE!
RSVPs will be out in the Spring Semester!

Lavender Graduation, now in its 15th year, is the UCB end of year celebration honoring UC Berkeley’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer graduating seniors, graduate students and allies. Everyone is invited to attend and celebrate the end of the academic journey at Cal.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Lecture by Sanjay Srivastava, Professor in Sociology and Social Anthropology, Jawaharlal Nehru University: Title TBD

Lecture | May 2 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)


Sanjay Srivastava, Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi

Institute for South Asia Studies, Institute of International Studies


Lecture by Sanjay Srivastava, Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi.