Friday, February 15, 2019
Lecture | February 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Refugees have permeated European history and the receiving states and societies have almost always profited from taking them in. This talk analyzes the major causes of mass flight and the oft traumatic journeys en route. Tracing the paths of the refugees, the narrative crosses the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, and so provides a wider vision of European history that includes the United States.... More >
Lecture | February 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Morgan Gilhuly, Environmental attorney at Barg Coffin
There's the Rub: Making Art and Scholarship Bang: A Conversation between Xandra Ibarra and Juana María Rodríguez
Lecture | February 15 | 12-2 p.m. | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
Xandra Ibarra; Juana María Rodríguez
Join us for a presentation of work by artist Xandra Ibarra and a dialogue between Ibarra and Professor Juana María Rodríguez about the nexus of art, performance and scholarship.
CANCELED Walter Hakala | Vernacular Literacy and the Urdu Public Text: Examples from Gujarat and the Deccan
Lecture | February 15 | 2-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room) | Canceled
Walter Hakala, Associate Professor, Asian Studies Program, Department of English, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Gregory Maxwell Bruce, Lecturer in Urdu, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
A talk by Walter Hakala, Associate Professor in the Asian Studies Program and Department of English at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and author of Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia, published by Columbia University Press.
Lecture | February 15 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira, Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center
In Spring 2018, Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira coordinated a project called #askplevy at Instituto Federal Campus Cubatão (Brazil). During 3 months, professors, students, and staff used Twitter to post questions about education and technology to professor and author Pierre Lévy.
Lecture | February 15 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
This talk will examine the major intersecting tropes that inform African American roots tourism in Brazil and demonstrate how the gendering of space, place, and time are tied to the geopolitics of the black diaspora.
Patricia de Santana Pinho is Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at UC Santa Cruz