Thursday, September 12, 2019
Lecture | September 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Faculty of UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley faculty join in a discussion of design and democracy.
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Lecture | September 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
David Whineray, Visiting Scholar, Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley
Major geopolitical changes are taking place within Europe, and between the United States and Europe. Brexit is the biggest geopolitical shift in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall. After 50 years of European integrationchampioned by successive US administrationsthe UKs exit from the EU is the first time a country has left the union. At the same time, European-US relations have become... More >
Lecture | September 12 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons
Alinka Gearon, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath
Alinka Gearon is an Associate Professor in Social Work at the University of Bath, specializing in child trafficking and child protection social work. She holds a PhD in Social Work with considerable front-line practice experience working with children, abuse and exploitation. Her research explores childrens worlds, child protection and childrens rights. Her recent publication: Child... More >
Lecture | September 12 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Faculty Club
Professor of the Graduate School Robert Hass reflects on his experience with the way the politics with which we live enters his poetry and that of his contemporaries.
Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, Political Theorist, Writer, & Activist for Dalit Rights
Robert Goldman, Professor of Sanskrit and Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South & Southeast Asian Studies
Talk by Indian political theorist, writer and activist for Dalit rights, Dr. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd.
Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Graduate Theological Union, Center for the Arts & Religion, Doug Adams Gallery
2465 LeConte Ave, Berkeley, CA
This talk reevaluates the evidence for masking rituals in Late Bronze Age and Iron Age Cyprus through close analysis of archaeological contexts to reconstruct masked performances.
Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 308A/Art History Slide Library
Rizvana Bradley, Yale University
Dark Humanisms | Surplus Visuality
Professor of History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University
Thursday, September 12, 2019
308A Doe Library, Art History Slide Library
This talk explores the way visual art archives generate surplus material that work to both construct and interrogate an image of the human.