Lecture | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Lavery examines the contradictory role as both rival empire and cradle of exquisite beauty played by Japan in the Victorian imagination.
Reading - Literary | December 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
Margaret Ross, Stanford
Margaret Ross is the author of A Timeshare. Her poems and translations appear in The New Republic, The Paris Review, and POETRY. Her honors include a Fulbright arts grant, a VSC/Luce Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowship, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. She currently teaches at Stanford University where she is a Jones Lecturer.
Film - Documentary | December 6 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Words have power, says Toni Morrison, and she would know. With a warm gleam in her eye, Morrison recalls her life growing up and how she became an author, editor, and champion of new African American literary voices. Featuring archival footage and interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis, Robert Gottlieb, Hilton Als, and many more, The Pieces I Am places the affable and insightful Pulitzer-... More >
Conference/Symposium | December 13 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Room 3335
Speakers include Crystal Bartolovich, Rossen Djagalov, Petrus Liu, Ericka Beckman, Nikhil Singh, Leigh Claire La Berge, Iyko Day, Annie McClanahan, Amy DeAth, Juliana Spahr, Jasper Bernes, Mark Steven, Michael Shane Boyle, Sarah Brouillette, and Joshua Clover.
How is the present-day return to Marx a different one from that of global 1968? A renewed interest in political economy is leading... More >
Lecture | January 29 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
In her response to surrealist painter Leonora Carringtons feminist novella, The Hearing Trumpet, Anne Walsh uses a variety of media to cast herself as an apprentice crone who studies and rehearses the trauma of old age.
Lecture | March 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 210 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
With a manuscript in hand, it can be difficult to figure out whether to aim for a traditional New York publishing deal or to go the self-publishing route.
Are New York deals more lucrative?
Is the technology involved in self-publishing difficult to learn?
What about marketing?
In this one-day workshop, find out the pros and cons of each approach and be able to make informed,... More >
Meeting | April 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall
Charles Altieri, Daniel Benjamin, Dan Blanton, Eric Falci, Josh Gang, Jane Gregory, Eleanor Johnston, Donna Jones, David Marno, Geoffrey G. OBrien, Samia Rahimtoola, Jill Richards, Poulomi Saha, Jen Scappettone, Lytle Shaw, Snehal Shingavi, Claire Marie Stancek, Emily Thornbury, Tim Wood, Mia You, and Liz Young
Special Event | September 30 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Come learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students at our 2019 Study Abroad Fair!
Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cals signature event of the year for education abroad.
A full list of Exhibitors will be posted closer to the event date.