Thursday, October 4, 2018
Lecture | October 4 | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marcela Davison Aviles
Marcela Davison Aviles served as the lead consultant for Pixars animated feature, Coco (2017). In this talk, Aviles will discuss how her work as a cultural translator of Mexican heritage and culture impacted all aspects of production, including script development, casting, art direction, music as well as public relations, consumer products, and marketing. She also advised on the films music... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 12-1:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marcela Davison Aviles served as the lead consultant for Pixars animated feature Coco (2017), and advised on the films music video with Miguel and Natalia Lafourcade. In this talk, Aviles will discuss how her work as a cultural translator of Mexican heritage and culture impacted all aspects of the production, including script development, casting, art direction, and music as well as public... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 170 Boalt Hall, School of Law
Peter Dabrock, Chair, German Ethics Council
In this talk, Peter Dabrock (Chair, German Ethics Council) explores the potential of big data to constrain the real-world exercise of freedom and self-determination in ways that raise the question whether humans can still act and decide freely and responsibly. Dabrock calls for a responsible shaping of the digital transformation based on concerted action which unites all forces of society,... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Lesbian Spaces: An Archive of Abolition
Kerby Lynch, Geography
Memory, Belonging, and Archive Justice: Towards a Liberatory Archival Practice
Sine Hwang Jensen, Ethnic Studies Library
Lecture | October 4 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Arnaldo Marcone, Professor of Roman History, Universitá Roma Tre
No one doubts the convenience and indeed necessity of historical periodizations. Nor the validity and usefulness of well-established categories: (Late) Antiquity, the early Middle Ages, Byzantium/East Rome, Sasanid Iran, early Islam.
We can be sure that, when Alois Riegl invented Late Antiquity in his "Spätrömische Kunstindustrie" (1901), his famous study of late Roman art, he could never have... More >
Evolution and Creationism as Science and Myth: Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Eugenie Scott
Lecture | October 4 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Eugenie Scott will present the Hitchcock lectures on October 3 and 4, 2018. The second lecture is titled "Evolution and Creationism as Science and Myth" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Lecture | October 4 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 105 Boalt Hall, School of Law
James Loeffler, University of Virginia
Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Kadish Center for Morality, Law, and Public Affairs
The year 2018 marks the seventieth anniversary of two momentous events in twentieth-century history: the birth of the State of Israel and the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Both remain tied together in the ongoing debates about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, global antisemitism, and American foreign policy. Yet the surprising connections between Zionism and the origins... More >
RSVP online by October 3.
Lecture | October 4 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 Geballe Room
Laura McGrath, Stanford University, Literary Lab
Laura McGrath will use large-scale computational methods to analyze comp title data obtained from publishers' quarterly catalogues between 2013-2019.
Lecture | October 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. | TBA
Jennifer Cabalquinto, Golden State Warriors
Winning three national championships in four years is no easy feat, not only for a teams athletes but also for its front office. Nonetheless, thats precisely what the Golden State Warriors have accomplished since 2014, cementing themselves as one of the most competitively and commercially successful franchises in the history of American sports. As the Chief Financial Officer of the Warriors... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall
This month's Astronomy Night @ UC Berkeley features a Halloween-themed talk by Berkeley postdoctoral fellow Stephen Ro on the spooky and mysterious of our universe.
As always, come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE night of astronomy and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.
When: Thursday, October 4th
Talk:... More >