Monday, February 4, 2019
Lecture | February 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
August de los Reyes works as a Design Director at Google where he leads a team dedicated to harnessing technologies in the service of human well-being. Prior to joining Google, August led design at Pinterest and at Xbox for Microsoft. August is an active champion of Inclusive Design in the tech arena, as well as a pioneer in the Natural User Interface.
Lecture | February 4 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
This talk examines the historical relationship between the Ljubljana School and the avant-garde. Beginning in 1967 with Slavoj Zizeks and Rastko Mocniks first forays into concrete poetry and concluding with the Schools involvement in the Neue Slowenische Kunst movement during the 1980s, the talk analyzes the Ljubljana School's engagement with avant-garde aesthetics, and ultimately... More >
Lecture | February 4 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall
Julie Bloom, New York Times
In the first half of the twentieth century, the average New York Times editor might never see California, the average New York Times reader might not have either. Much has changed since then. The Times now has more than two dozen journalists based up and down the state and more readers in the state than anywhere else in the country, including New York. Ms. Bloom will talk about the evolution of... More >
Lecture | February 4 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
What does it mean to be a woman at work in the creative arts in 2019? The Paris Review's new editor, Emily Nemens, reflects on this question through the lens of the storied literary quarterly's Writers at Work interview series, the work of contemporary contributors, and her own creative practice as a writer and illustrator.
Emily Nemens joined The Paris Review as editor in 2018. Stories... More >