Thursday, September 19, 2019
Lecture | September 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Christine Gaspar, executive director
Christine Gaspar discusses her work as executive director of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), a New Yorkbased nonprofit whose mission is to use the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement, particularly among historically underrepresented communities. Gaspar partners with designers and community organizations to create visually... More >
View from the Top: Tom Siebel: Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction
Lecture | September 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor
Tom Siebel, Founder, Chairman and CEO, C3.AI
Discussion of his new book Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction with Professor Shankar Sastry. Reception and book signing in the Kvamme Atrium to follow.
Bancroft Library Roundtable: The Makings of a Mutiny: Ghadri Poetry and Interrogations of Subjugated Knowledges in History
Lecture | September 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room
Amrit Deol, PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Humanities, UC Merced
How did a group of Indian laborers on the United States west coast almost bring down the entire British Empire in the early 1900s? Amrit Deol will discuss the history of the anti-colonial Ghadar Party, an Indian political organization, and their publication known as the Ghadar Gunj, or Echoes of Mutiny."
The Lewis-Latimer Room has a maximum capacity of 28 people. The doors will be shut and no more attendees may enter once the room is at capacity.
Lecture | September 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall
Jonathan Biss talks with Nicholas Mathew in a music department class "Topics in the history of European and American Music," which is focusing on the music of Beethoven. Open to the public for observation.
Lecture | September 19 | 5-6 p.m. | 126 Dwinelle Annex
Gabriel Giorgi, New York University
Recent reconfigurations of political subjectivities in South America gave impulse to the new rise of the right, in which hate infuses the public sphere. These changes are inseparable from transformations in technologies, circuits, and publics of writing. Recent art installations in Argentina and Brazil explore the intersections between online writing, hate, and wars of subjectivity. This talk... More >
Lecture | September 19 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, First Floor Colloquia
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has seen firsthand the health effects of childhood stress. As a pediatrician and medical director of the Bayview Child Health Center in San Francisco, she began studying how childhood adversity translates to poor health in adulthood. In 2013, she founded the Center for Youth Wellness in order to push pediatric medicine to consider this correlation as she continued to... More >
Lecture | September 19 | 6-7 p.m. | C230 Cheit Hall
Gene Luen Yang
Asians and Asian-Americans are often portrayed as upholding some or all of the stereotypes formed against them, such as being exotic, rich, smart, and/or wimpy with glasses. These are not true, of course they are stereotypes after all. Come join us in hearing how Gene Luen Yang combats these and other similar negative representation and, instead, promote cultural awareness as an Asian-American... More >