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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Friday, November 28, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-hsien; Taiwan, 1998): Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Film - Feature | November 30 | 4 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


New 35mm print! Tony Leung stars in Hou's quietly sumptuous tale of brothel life in nineteenth-century Shanghai. "'Surrender' is the key to this visually ravishing masterpiece" (Philip Lopate). (113 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Shin Dae-Chul: A Conversation with Korea's Rock Legend

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | December 2 | 5 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Shin Dae-Chul

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


신대철, 그의 음악세계와 한국 대중음악의 역사와 발전에 대한 대담

프로그램 (Program)

환영사 (Opening Remarks)

Opening...   More >

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Western Language Resources for East Asian Studies

Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | December 3 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 375 East Asian Library


Bruce Williams, C. V. Starr East Asian Library

C. V. Starr East Asian Library


Introduction to locating materials and information in Western languages in the area of East Asian Studies by using library databases, catalogs and other bibliographic tools.



Appeal ¥15,220,910.50 (Ai WeiWei; China, 2014): I’m Weiwei: Activism, Free Expression, Human Rights

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | December 3 | 7 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Cheryl Haines

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


With special guest Cheryl Haines. Made by Ai and his studio confederates, Appeal ¥15,220,910.50 meticulously documents Ai’s arrest at the Beijing Airport, eighty-one-day incarceration, and subsequent Kafkaesque tangling with the Taxation Bureau. (128 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Thursday, December 4, 2014

1943: China at the Crossroads

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | December 4 | 12-2 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Note change in date and time


Joseph Esherick, History, UC San Diego

Wen-hsin Yeh, History, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


World War II was a transformative moment shaping the world we live in. In China, it was particularly important for it witnessed the gradual disintegration of Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalist regime and the rise of the Chinese Communists. At the beginning of the war, Chiang Kai-shek was the indispensable leader of China; while the Communists were a ragtag band of hearty survivors of the militarily...   More >



December's Movie at Moffitt: Xmas without China

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | December 4 | 7-9 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 150D Moffitt Library


Library


The Movies @ Moffitt series happens on the first Thursday of each month.

Synopsis: Two families living worlds apart in the same community collide when pride and mischief inspire Chinese immigrant Tom Xia to challenge the Jones family to celebrate Christmas without any Chinese products.


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Must have UCB student ID for entrance



High Tech, Low Life (Stephen T. Maing; China/US, 2012): I’m Weiwei: Activism, Free Expression, Human Rights

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | December 4 | 7 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Monica Lam

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


With special guest Monica Lam. High Tech, Low Life follows two of China’s first “citizen reporters” as they roam the country reporting on social and economic debacles that have been suppressed by official outlets. (87 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Friday, December 5, 2014

Organized Knowledge and State Socialism, 1949-1978

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | December 5 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies, Fifth floor conference room


1995 University Avenue

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


This workshop will investigate knowledge production during the Maoist period of the People’s Republic of China. Knowledge production means the forms of cultural, social, and political work that create those systems of knowledge recognized as legitimate. Participants will seek to illustrate the uniqueness of Mao era institutions, ideas, and identities as...   More >



Millenium Mambo (Hou Hsiao-hsien; Taiwan/France, 2000): Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 5 | 7 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The glamorous Shu Qi pouts her way through Taipei’s neon nightclubs in this hypnotic look at contemporary youth, shot by In The Mood For Love cameraman Mark Lee Ping-bin. “Among the most sublime, compelling, and beautifully crafted films to ever grace the big screen” (Film Threat). (119 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Organized Knowledge and State Socialism, 1949-1978

Workshop: Center for Chinese Studies | December 6 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies, Fifth floor conference room


1995 University Avenue

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


This workshop will investigate knowledge production during the Maoist period of the People’s Republic of China. Knowledge production means the forms of cultural, social, and political work that create those systems of knowledge recognized as legitimate. Participants will seek to illustrate the uniqueness of Mao era institutions, ideas, and identities as...   More >



Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien; Taiwan/France, 2005): Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 6 | 7:30 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Three different time periods, two lead roles, and one eternal love: Hou Hsiao-hsien's romantic work moves across the history of Taiwan—and the arc of the director's career—to explore the memory of love in 1966, 1911, and today. “Hypnotically beautiful” (Manohla Dargis). (130 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Friday, December 12, 2014

Café Lumière (Hou Hsiao-hsien; Japan/Taiwan, 2003): Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 12 | 7 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Hou Hsiao-hsien pays tribute to Yasujiro Ozu in this meditative look at life and love in contemporary Tokyo, starring Tadanobu Asano. “The plot is spare, but the sounds, images, and ambience are indelible” (Jonathan Rosenbaum). (103 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien; France/Taiwan, 2008): Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Film - Feature: Center for Chinese Studies | December 14 | 6 p.m. |  PFA Theater


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Hou Hsiao-hsien’s experimental remake of the French children’s classic. Starring Juliette Binoche and the City of Light. (115 mins)


$5.50 BAM/PFA members; UC Berkeley students, $6.50 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and retirees; Non-UC Berkeley students; Senior citizens (65 & over); Disabled persons; Youth (17 & under), $9.50 General Admission

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-5249.



Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Friday, December 19, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Looking Intently: The James Cahill Legacy

Exhibit - Painting | July 23 – December 21, 2014 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


The late James Cahill, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, was known as a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher and writer, and extraordinary connoisseur and collector of Chinese and Japanese paintings. He began collecting in the mid-1950s as a Fulbright Scholar in Japan, where he encountered significantly undervalued Chinese paintings of the Ming and Qing periods. At the time few collectors were...   More >


Free BAM/PFA member; Cal Student, Staff, Faculty, and retirees; Children (12 and under), $10 Adults (18-64), $7 Non-UC Berkeley students, senior citizens (65 & over), disabled patrons, young adults (13-17)

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Kronos Quartet and Wu Man, pipa

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Chinese Studies | January 18 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Cal Performances


Wu Man and Kronos have developed an exquisite ensemble sensibility that combines modern inventiveness with the tonal blend of Western strings and ancient Chinese lute. Last year, Wu Man was the first non-Western performer to win Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year, and Kronos "continues with undiminished ferocity to make unprecedented string quartet history" (Los Angeles Times).


All Audiences

All Audiences

$68

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Kodo

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Japanese Studies | January 31 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Cal Performances


Kodo brings the "primal power and bravura beauty" (Chicago Tribune) of Japanese taiko drumming to stages throughout the world. This new performance transports the audience to a place with a nostalgic air conjuring the spirit of the Japanese people and their indigenous nature. Through the music of Kodo, the profound world of Mystery will unfold.


All Audiences

All Audiences

$22-58

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Kodo

Performing Arts - Music: Center for Japanese Studies | February 1 | 7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Cal Performances


Kodo brings the "primal power and bravura beauty" (Chicago Tribune) of Japanese taiko drumming to stages throughout the world. This new performance transports the audience to a place with a nostalgic air conjuring the spirit of the Japanese people and their indigenous nature. Through the music of Kodo, the profound world of Mystery will unfold.


All Audiences

All Audiences

$22-58

Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

HTNM Lecture "Gamic Orientalism": with Chris Goto-Jones, Leiden University

Lecture | February 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Chris Goto-Jones, Leiden University

Center for New Media


The History and Theory of New Media Lecture Series brings to campus leading humanities scholars working on issues of media transition and technological emergence. The series promotes new, interdisciplinary approaches to questions about the uses, meanings, causes, and effects of rapid or dramatic shifts in techno-infrastructure, information management, and forms of mediated expression.


All Audiences, Faculty, General Public, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Transactional Reality and the Regimes of Truth

Lecture | March 11 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220


Sara McClintock, Associate Professor of Tibetan and Indian Buddhism, Emory University

Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


Sara McClintock is Associate Professor of Religion at Emory University, where she teaches courses in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism and interpretation theory in the study of religion. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Bryn Mawr College (1983), her master’s degree in world religions from Harvard Divinity School (1989), and her doctorate in religion from Harvard University (2002)....   More >

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.