Monday, April 23, 2018
Lecture | April 23 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall | Canceled
Aren Aizura, Assistant Professor in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota
Please join us for a HIFIS Transgender Studies faculty job talk:
This talk examines how the South East Asian gender reassignment surgery industry fits into a global imaginary of risk and innovation in transgender health.
Lecture | April 23 | 3-5 p.m. | CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)
Allain Gaussin was born in 1943. Laureate of several first prizes at the Paris Conservatory, he won his composition prize in the class of Messiaen, and then went on to study computerised music at Ircam.
$10 General, $5 Students and seniors
Lecture | April 23 | 3-5 p.m. | B4 Dwinelle Hall
Mark Pegrum, Associate Professor, GSE, University of Western Australia
Berkeley Language Center
This seminar will outline the research currently underway on my new book project entitled Mobile Lenses on Learning. Using the metaphor of lenses, it draws together and builds on research carried out over the past decade and published as From Blogs to Bombs: The Future of Digital Technologies in Education (2009), Digital Literacies (2013, co-authored with Gavin Dudeney and Nicky Hockly),... More >
Cynthia A. Chan Memorial Lecture: "Pumps, pores and channels - out of the membrane into the gas phase"
Lecture | April 23 | 4-5 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center | Note change in location
Professor Dame Carol Robinson, University of Oxford
Lecture | April 23 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Pierre Serna, Professor of Modern History, University of Paris I — Panthéon-Sorbonne
Pierre Serna is Professor of History of the French Revolution at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. His books include Antonelle: Aristocrat and Revolutionary; Like Beasts: Political History of the Animal in Revolution (1750-1840); and The Animal in the Republic, 1789-1802: Genesis of the Right of the Animals, among others.
Lecture | April 23 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Pierre Serna, Carla Hesse, Susan Maslan, Department of History
A talk by Pierre Serna (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) with comments by Carla Hesse (History, Berkeley)
& Susan Maslan (French, Berkeley). Part I of a series of two talks. Part II: "French Animals from Louis XIV to the Revolution"
a conversation between Pierre Serna, Peter Sahlins (History, Berkeley) & David Bates (Rhetoric, Berkeley).
Lecture | April 23 | 4-5 p.m. | Chevron Auditorium, International House
William Dietrich, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley
William Dietrich joined the Berkeley faculty in 1982, after studying at Occidental College and the University of Washington. His work focuses on understanding the processes that drive landscape evolution, including: rainfall runoff, soil production and transport, landsliding, river incision into bedrock, and floodplain formation. He is currently director of the Eel River Critical Zone... More >
A Catholic International, or Transregional Catholicism? Print, Exiles and Hosts in and beyond the Cambrai Borderlands (15591659)
Lecture | April 23 | 5-7 p.m. | 250 Dwinelle Hall
Violet Soen, University of Leuven
Quite early on, Reformation Studies have argued for a "Calvinist International" branching out through protestant exiles under persecution, yet over the last years Alexandra Walsham has pointed out similar processes emanating from Catholic English exiles settling on the continent. If we have come to acknowledge the importance of English exiles arriving in Douai and Saint Omer, buttressing a... More >
Lecture | April 23 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Eric McDougall, Creative Strategist. Principle + Founder, Black Ink
Social interactions are our sustenance, yet increasingly we face a well-documented, widespread, and growing crisis of loneliness and anxiety in society and amongst people of all strata. Physical space and software, especially where they intersect, play a significant and disruptive role in shaping our experiences for better or worse. Gatherings at campus venues by provocateurs, neo-fascists,... More >