Thursday, October 10, 2019
Lecture | October 10 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Aza Raskin, cofounder of Center for Humane Technology
This weeks speaker is Aza Raskin, a cofounder of the Center for Humane Technology, which is leading the charge in reversing the digital attention crisis and realigning technology with humanitys best interests. Among his previous accomplishments, Raskin helped build the web at Mozilla as head of user experience; foundin Massive Health (an... More >
Lecture | October 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Canceled
Purushottam Agrawal, Writer and Scholar
Robert Goldman, Professor of Sanskrit and Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South & Southeast Asian Studies
Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South and Southeast Asian Studies, The Saraswati Dalmia Graduate Student Support Fund for South and Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by renowned Hindi literary historian and scholar of Kabir and Bhakti, Prof. Purushottam Agrawal
Poetry and the Senses Program Launch|Readings and Conversation: Featuring Indira Allegra, Chiyuma Elliott, and Robert Hass
Lecture | October 10 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
Join the Arts Research Center for the launch party celebrating our new Poetry and the Senses program, sponsored by the Engaging the Senses Foundation! This event will include local poets Indira Allegra, Chiyuma Elliott, and Robert Hass, who will offer readings and comments followed by a conversation.
Lecture | October 10 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Dr. Barakat Mousa ElHawati
Dr. Barakat Mousa ElHawati earned his PhD in Administrative Law at Université Rennes-I in France in 1978. He was the dean of the College of Law at Juba University when it was located in Khartoum, and founded and headed the Scientific Assembly for the College of Law in Sudan.
In his lecture, Dr. Elhawati will discuss the aspects of the crisis that Sudan is currently suffering from. He will... More >