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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 >

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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

Making Families: Transnational Surrogacy, Queer Kinship and Reproductive Justice

Conference/Symposium: Gender and Science | February 19 | 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall


Charis Thompson, UC Berkeley; Joshua Gamson, University of San Francisco; France Winddance Twine, UC Santa Barbara; Zakiya T. Luna, UC Santa Barbara; Laura Mamo, San Francisco State University; Kim TallBear, University of Alberta; Michal Nahman, University of the West of England, Bristol; Sharmila Rudrappa, University of Texas-Austin; Marcin Smietana, UC Berkeley and University of Cambridge; Judith Stacey, New York University

Department of Gender and Women's Studies


In this open workshop the speakers will be discussing their work on how the borders and limits to reproduction are constituted, both in repro-genetics and inter-country politics.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

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

Thursday, February 25, 2016

An Evening of Korean Poetry

Conference/Symposium | February 25 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley City Club Drawing Room


2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Seung-hee Kim, Poet; Soo-bok Kim, Poet; Si-Young Lee, Poet; Brother Anthony, Sogang University; Wayne de Fremery, Sogang University; Kay Richards, UC Berkeley; Robert Hass, UC Berkeley

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Come join us for a wonderful evening of Korean poetry. Seung-hee Kim, Soo-bok Kim, and Si-Young Lee will read their poems in Korean--with English translations read by Kay Richards, Wayne de Fremery, and Brother Anthony.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Spatializing Sovereignty Symposium

Miscellaneous | March 4 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Anthony Hall


College of Environmental Design


4th Annual Symposium for the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

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 >

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 >

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.