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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

AHMA Noon Colloquium - From Alexander the Great to Imperial Kuṣāns: Iconography and Language of their Monetary Issues in Relation to Diverse Ethnic and Religious Populations in Central Asia and India

Lecture | October 11 | 12 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall

 Osmund Bopearachchi, Paris IV-Sorbonne University

 Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, Graduate Group in

The AHMA Noon Colloquium is a series of informal papers presented at noon in 7205 Dwinelle Hall.

Installing Dance/Curating Environments with Brenda Way

Lecture | October 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Way, founder and artistic director of ODC/Dance, discusses her long-term role as a leading Bay Area dance curator.

On Installing Dance/Curating Environments: Arts + Design Wednesdays at BAMPFA

Lecture | October 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Brenda Way, Artistic Director, ODC/Dance

 Arts + Design

Brenda Way, ODC Founder and Artistic Director, will discuss her long term role as a leading Bay Area dance curator, focusing on "Boulders and Bones" piece as a choreographic response to the work of site-specific artist Andy Goldsworthy, presented at Cal Performances the same evening.

Brenda Way is the Founder and Artistic Director of ODC/Dance and Creator of the ODC Theater and ODC...   More >

Fray: Art and Textile Politics: Townsend Book Chat with Julia Bryan-Wilson

Lecture | October 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Examining the role of handmaking amid the rise of global manufacturing, Fray explores how textiles inhabit the broad space between high and low, untrained and highly skilled, conformist and disobedient, craft and art.

Returning The Gift: A Case for Andean Reciprocity as a Foundation of Archaeological Research Design

Lecture | October 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Kat Huggins, Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Archaeological Research Facility

This presentation outlines first the benefits of Mauss’ proposition of total social phenomenon, but goes on to critique and reject the widespread use of Mauss’ model in the Andean region


Lecture | October 11 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Litquake with OLLI faculty writers: Tamim Ansary, Jannie Dresser, Elizabeth Fishel, Louise Nayer and Darren Zook.

Knowing, Judging, Calculating: Consumer Credit Surveillance and the Infrastructure of Prediction

Lecture | October 11 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Josh Lauer

 Information, School of

The untold history of our modern credit scoring system and how it emerged from a 19th-century surveillance infrastructure with huge archives of personal information.

Strangers in Their Own Land: Challenges Climbing the “Empathy Wall”: Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture featuring Arlie Hochschild

Lecture | October 11 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Arlie Hochschild, Professor of the Graduate School, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

 Graduate Division

Arlie Hochschild will present the Moses lecture on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The lecture, entitled Strangers in Their Own Land: Challenges Climbing the “Empathy Wall”, will be held in the Chevron Auditorium of International House and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Arlie Hochschild

Zaytuna College Lecture Series with Professor Laura Nader: What the Rest Think of the West

Lecture | October 11 | 7-9 p.m. | Zaytuna College, Sanctuary

 2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709

 Professor Laura Nader, Professor, UC Berkeley

 Graduate Theological Union

Zaytuna College invites you to their upcoming Lecture Series, occurring on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at 2401 Le Conte Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 throughout the Fall semester with renowned speakers such as UC Berkeley Anthropology Professor Laura Nader, Political Science Professor Steven Fish, CAIR Director Zahra Billoo, Stanford Comparative Literature and Classical Arabic Professor...   More >