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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Into the Wilderness: Litquake Literary Festival

Special Event | October 13 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. |  Brower Center

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Nathan Sayre, Department Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Geography; Tony Barnosky, Professor and Curator, Department of Integrative Biology

Department of Geography

The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this fall. While nature needs protection now more than ever, the means for attaining it remain problematic, cutting to the heart of how we live.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gyro Nights: Or, Inhuman Culture/Inhuman Nature

Colloquium | October 15 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

Dr. Stuart McLean, Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota

Department of Geography

In this presentation, Dr. McLean explores how the figure of Gyro, the island and the artworks to which they give rise can be understood to embody the involvement of human imagination and creativity in larger material ecological processes that simultaneously constitute and surpass them.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Where is an Author?

Colloquium | October 29 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

Dr. Elvin Wyly, Professor, University of British Columbia

Department of Geography

If you’re reading these words on a digital device, we are not alone: our encounter as author and reader is taking/making place in and through an uneven, evolutionary planetary digital infrastructure of cognitive production, measurement, and monetization.