Lecture | June 22 | 1-2 p.m. | International House, Great Hall
Catherine Gallagher, English Department
A Short History of Possible Histories
Gallaghers talk will explore how the concept of other possible historical worlds first took hold in the eighteenth century and how it has developed up until our own time. In addition to uncovering the hopes and fears, the expectations and disappointments, of previous generations, counterfactual histories continue to help us envision our possible futures
RSVP online by June 22.
Lecture | June 22 | 5:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In his book Rock n Film: Cinemas Dance with Popular Music, David E. James explores how rocks capacity for cultural empowerment and its usefulness as a driver of commerce and profit were reproduced in various kinds of cinema: independent documentaries and concert films including Monterey Pop and Gimme Shelter, narrative films such as King Creole and Privilege, and the experimental cinema of... More >