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Monday, November 26, 2018

Xenophobic Attitudes and Parties in Central and Eastern Europe

Lecture | November 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Dániel Róna, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Fulbright Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

When do xenophobic attitudes translate into partisan choice? What supply- and demand-side factors determine the electoral success of far-right parties in the region? This presentation seeks to examine the views of the electorate on minorities (Roma, Gypsy, and migrant populations), the stance of parties, the political agenda, and the institutionalization of party systems in the Czech Republic,...   More >

My Mother’s Body, or Mapping the Biological Life of Jim Crow

Lecture | November 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

 Courtney Desiree Morris, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Pennsylvania State University

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies


Mossville is an unincorporated historic freedmen’s community in Louisiana located north of the industrial Port of Lake Charles. In the 1940s, several petrochemical corporations began building plants around Mossville that contaminated the town’s air, water, soil, and the bodies of local residents. I explore my mother’s cancer journey to argue for a theory of...   More >

RESCHEDULED Gagan Chhabra | Two Worlds Apart, yet so Similar?: Comparing Disability Policies and Employment Experiences of Youth with Visual Disabilities in Oslo and New Delhi

Lecture | November 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Note change in date and time

 Gagan Chhabra, PhD Candidate, Social Work and Social Policy, Oslo Metropolitan University

 Karen Nakamura, Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair of Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology,UC Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, The Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair in Disability Studies, Disability Studies

A talk by disability scholar, Gagan Chhabra on the similarities within disability policy developments in Oslo and New Delhi and the employment barriers encountered by disabled youth.

LAEP Lecture Series: Nadia Amoroso

Lecture | November 26 | 6-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Mon, Nov 26, 6:00pm - Nadia Amoroso has dedicated years of research on topics related to creative mapping, visual representation in landscape architecture, and GeoDesign.

Art21 Season 9 Screening and Conversation with Stephanie Syjuco and Lynn Hershman Leeson

Lecture | November 26 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Stephanie Syjuco, Professor of Art Practice, Artist, UC Berkeley; Lynn Hershman Leeson, Artist, UC Berkeley Alum

 Arts + Design

Join Berkeley Arts + Design and the Department of Art Practice as we celebrate Art21 Season 9, featuring UC Berkeley Art Practice Professor Stephanie Syjuco and Alum Lynn Hershman Leeson. Now in its ninth season, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" is the longest-running contemporary art series anywhere, presenting unprecedented access to the greatest creative minds of our time. We will welcome two...   More >