Lecture | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Questioning the assumption that the slave past provides an explanatory prism for understanding the black political present, Best offers a new way of understanding the constitution of black subjectivity.
ANTISOCIAL: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation: A sweeping, unsettling portrait of today’s America
Special Event | October 16 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Alumni House
New Yorker magazine reporter, Andrew Marantz, will discuss the chilling trends and discoveries described in his powerful new book, ANTISOCIAL: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation.
Lecture | October 17 | 5-7 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
Brian Ó Conchubhair, University of Notre Dame; Cuan Ó Seireadáin, Conradh na Gaeilge / Douglas Hyde Foundation
To mark the release of the new edition of "Douglas Hyde: My American Journey," the editors of Douglas Hyde's newly published diary and travelogue across North America shed light on his time and experiences at Berkeley and San Francisco and what they tell us about the local Irish community before the 1906 earthquake.