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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Faculty Conversations on Design for Democracy

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

 Arts + Design

Faculty of UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley faculty join in a discussion of design and democracy.

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Arts + Design Thursdays @ BAMPFA is made possible thanks to support from the Big Ideas Courses Program in the College of Letters & Science at UC Berkeley and from...   More >

US, UK, EU: Brexit, Trump, Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Relations

Lecture | September 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 David Whineray, Visiting Scholar, Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley

 Institute of European Studies, Center for British Studies, Anglo-American Studies Program

Major geopolitical changes are taking place within Europe, and between the United States and Europe. Brexit is the biggest geopolitical shift in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall. After 50 years of European integration—championed by successive US administrations—the UK’s exit from the EU is the first time a country has left the union. At the same time, European-US relations have become...   More >

Alinka Gearon: Voices of trafficked youth: critique of child trafficking policy and practice

Lecture | September 12 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons

 Alinka Gearon, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath

 Social Welfare, School of

Alinka Gearon is an Associate Professor in Social Work at the University of Bath, specializing in child trafficking and child protection social work. She holds a PhD in Social Work with considerable front-line practice experience working with children, abuse and exploitation. Her research explores children’s worlds, child protection and children’s rights. Her recent publication: Child...   More >

Politics and Poetry: a Reading and Conversation with Robert Hass

Lecture | September 12 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Faculty Club

 Robert Hass

 Department of English

Professor of the Graduate School Robert Hass reflects on his experience with the way the politics with which we live enters his poetry and that of his contemporaries.

Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd | Caste in the Age of Modi

Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, Political Theorist, Writer, & Activist for Dalit Rights

 Robert Goldman, Professor of Sanskrit and Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South & Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Ambedkar-King Study Circle

Talk by Indian political theorist, writer and activist for Dalit rights, Dr. Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd.

Playing the Part: Masks and the Performance of Identity in Iron Age Cyprus

Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Graduate Theological Union, Center for the Arts & Religion, Doug Adams Gallery

 2465 LeConte Ave, Berkeley, CA

 Dr. Erin Walcek Averett, Associate Professor, Archaeology, Creighton University

 Center for the Graduate Theological Union Arts & Religion, Bade Museum of Biblical Archaeology, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion

This talk reevaluates the evidence for masking rituals in Late Bronze Age and Iron Age Cyprus through close analysis of archaeological contexts to reconstruct masked performances.

Dark Humanisms | Surplus Visuality with Rizvana Bradley Lecture

Lecture | September 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 308A/Art History Slide Library

 Rizvana Bradley, Yale University

 Arts Research Center

Dark Humanisms | Surplus Visuality
Rizvana Bradley
Professor of History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University
Thursday, September 12, 2019
308A Doe Library, Art History Slide Library

This talk explores the way visual art archives generate surplus material that work to both construct and interrogate an image of the human.

Rizvana Bradley