Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Future Reading: What Is Anglophone Fiction in the 21st Century?

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 21 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Friday, February 22, 2019

Publishing in 20th+21st Century Literature

Workshop: English Department and Affiliated | February 22 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

A Question of Time: A Roundtable on American Literature from Colonial to Contemporary Fiction

Panel Discussion: English Department and Affiliated | February 22 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Monday, February 25, 2019

Ned Sublette: Kalunga, Kongo Thought in Africa and the Americas

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | February 25 | 4-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

From Exile to Utopia: A Yugoslav Writer’s Return

Lecture | February 25 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Michael Lewis in Conversation on the Art of Writing

Lecture | February 26 | 5 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Reading Room

Very Slight Worry: Sonnet Recitation Festival

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | February 26 | 5 p.m. | Doe Library, 308A (accessible through the art history library on the 3rd floor)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Maggie Nelson: Songs of Care and Constraint: Townsend Center Una's Lecture 2019

Lecture | February 27 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Nadia Ellis: Writing Freedom — and Its Constraints

Special Event | February 28 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

Friday, March 1, 2019

Art as Critique Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 1 | 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, Townsend Center

Dealing With Infinity: Art and the Transformation of the Symbolic Order

Conference/Symposium | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Dealing With Infinity: Art and the Transformation of the Symbolic Order

Conference/Symposium | March 1 – 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Monday, March 4, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Townsend Center's Berkeley Book Chat with Joyce Carol Oates: Hazards of Time Travel

Lecture | March 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Disraeli, Arendt, and the Fascist Novel

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | March 6 | 4 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Lunch Poems: Tarfia Faizullah

Reading - Literary | March 7 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Language Change and Narrative Form from Ó Cadhain to Ferrante

Lecture | March 7 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315 - Maude Fife Room

Book Launch for Lyn Hejinian's Positions of the Sun: with Trisha Low and Noah Warren

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | March 7 | 6:30 p.m. |  Mrs. Dalloway's Bookstore

Friday, March 8, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Eric Karpeles in Conversation with Robert Hass: Józef Czapski: A Good Man in Bad Times

Special Event | March 11 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Aditi Machado

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | March 13 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Celebrating Black Girls in Libertaory Spaces

Lecture | March 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Rhetoric Spring Colloquium: Brian Massumi

Colloquium | March 14 | 5-7 p.m. | 315 Wheeler Hall

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Friday, March 15, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 16 – 17, 2019 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Beckett / Fornés / Pinter: Student-Directed One-Acts

Performing Arts - Theater | March 14 – 17, 2019 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

Monday, March 18, 2019

Edible Book Festival

Special Event | March 18 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 4th floor, Central Commons

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Lecture by Shirley Thompson: Race, Property, and Belonging in Creole New Orleans

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | April 1 | 3-5:15 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Lunch Poems: Ben Lerner

Reading - Literary | April 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Lunch Poems: Ben Lerner

Reading - Literary | April 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Staging Justice

Lecture | April 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Charles Mills Gayley lecture with Dorothy Hale

Lecture: English Department and Affiliated | April 11 | 8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Holloway Series in Poetry Presents Chris Nealon

Reading - Literary: English Department and Affiliated | April 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Diversity and Power in Global Christian Communities

Lecture | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | April 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | April 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Sunday, April 28, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | April 28 – May 5, 2019 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Lunch Poems: Student Reading

Reading - Literary | May 2 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library

Friday, May 3, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | May 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | May 3 – 4, 2019 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

Sunday, May 5, 2019

The House of the Spirits

Performing Arts - Theater | April 28 – May 5, 2019 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse