Miscellaneous | April 2 | 2-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Park
2151 M.L.K. Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Event to welcome parents and students from Ayotzinapa who will be visiting UC Berkeley on April 2-3, 2015.
Film - Documentary | April 2 | 6 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Room 160
Isha Ray, UC Berkeley; Ivonne del Valle, UC Berkeley
The 2014 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award-winning documentary H20mx highlights the economic, political, and geographical difficulties that stand between Mexico Citys 22 million residents and a safe, reliable water supply. 90 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.
Information Session | April 3 | 1-3 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall
Conversation with two parents of the normalistas from the Escuela normal Raúl Isidro Burgos from Ayotzinapa and two of the students from there (one of them a survivor of the events of September 26-27).
Information Session | April 3 | 5-7 p.m. | Campanile (Sather Tower)
Vigil to honor the 43 forcibly disappeared students from Ayotzinapa and the struggle of their parents and classmates to find them. A group of 2 parents and 2 students will be there to talk to the UC Berkeley community.
ATC Lecture - José Carlos Martinat and Enrique Mayorga "Reality Environments: Persons as Things, Things as Persons"
Lecture | April 6 | 7:30-9 p.m. | David Brower Center
José Carlos Martinat, Artist; Enrique Mayorga, Artist
José Carlos Martinat and Enrique Mayorga present a series of projects carried out since 2003 where, through the use of software, programming, mechanics, objects and sculptural interventions, they analyze and question the performances of individuals and the contexts in which they operate.
Film - Documentary | April 7 | 6 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Room 2040
This Emmy Award-winning documentary is a taut exposé of Mexicos dysfunctional criminal courts. Presumed Guilty follows a young man wrongfully convicted of homicide as he pursues justice in a system where guilt is presumed and there is a 95 percent conviction rate. 87 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.
Lecture | April 8 | 4 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180
Mexico has one of the most notorious criminal justice systems in the world. Most crimes, even egregious ones, go unpunished and mistreatment of suspects and witness coercion run rampant. Will the new criminal courts, embracing transparency and adversary trials, improve policing or is any hope for judicial transparency misplaced?
Presentation | April 9 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room
Carla Hesse, Executive Dean, College of Letters and Science, UC Berkeley; Tom Leonard, University Librarian, UC Berkeley; Thomas Laqueur, Helen Fawcett Professor, Department of History, UC Berkeley
Molly Van Houweling, Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
Scholars are often so busy with current research projects and other matters that we don't think about how best to preserve our intellectual legacies. But it is worth asking: Will future generations of scholars appreciate our contributions after our books go out of print? Or when the physical bookshelves on which they are stored must compete with virtual bookshelves, full of new electronic... More >
Faculty, Students - Graduate
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Lecture | April 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 5125 Dwinelle Hall
Antonio José Ponte, Distinguished Writer
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