ABOUT THE CALENDAR
Lecture | April 24 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Professor Gábor Klaniczay
Talk by Professor Gábor Klaniczay. Gábor Klaniczay is Professor of Medieval History at the Central European University in Budapest and works on heresy, sainthood, visions, stigmatics, magic, and witchcraft in medieval and early modern Europe. He was awarded the 2016 International Prize for History by the Comite International des Sciences Historique.
Colloquium | April 24 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
The eighth and final lecture in the Spring 2017 Slavic Colloquium series.
Panel Discussion | April 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Istvan Rev, Director, Open Society Archive, Central European University, and Visiting Professor of History, UC Berkeley; Gábor Klaniczay, Professor of Medieval History, Central European University
John Connelly, Professor of History, UC Berkeley
Lecture | April 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Most poetry is not equipped for a world in which people actually die. But some is. These words, attributed to the great poet Czesław Miłosz, come to mind when one thinks of Serbian poetry. The lecture explores what it is that makes the poetic word and especially the Serbian poetic word so powerful. By examining the ways in which the poetry of their language has sung to Serbs... More >
Berkeley Lecture on Religious Tolerance | Living with Difference: Shared Religious Sanctuaries in Ottoman Lands
Lecture | April 26 | 5-7 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
In this talk, I will discuss the sharing of sacred sanctuaries by the three great monotheistic religions across the Mediterranean, with particular examples from the history of the Ottoman Empire... More >
Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate
The Powerlessness of Language: How to Write Poetry in Times of Crisis: Roman Osminkin and Pavel Arseniev (Russia) and Serhiy Zhadan (Ukraine)
Lecture | April 26 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Roman Osminkin; Pavel Arsenyev; Serhiy Zhadan
Please join us for a poetry reading and performance by the experimental poets and artists Roman Osminkin, Pavel Arsenyev, and Sergei Zhadan. The event will be conducted primarily in Russian.
Lecture | April 27 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220, Geballe Room
The talk will explore the pathologies of our media-policy-academic elites that each in their own ways have pushed us toward threat inflation, Russophobia, and the demonization of Vladimir Putin.
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