Domestic Disturbances: A Conversation

May 2, 2016 | 4 pm
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

Los Angeles-based artist Ramiro Gomez is the subject of Lawrence Weschler’s latest book Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez.

April/May 2016 Newsletter

The Towsend Center's April/May Newsletter is now available online and in print. Download a copy or sign up via the button at the bottom of the page.

2016 Avenali Lecture Video with David Shulman

The Inner Life of Dust

David Shulman, one of the world’s foremost Indologists, offers an exposition of what dust—or its close analogues—might mean in major cultural contexts of South Asian civilization in his 2016 Avenali Lecture.

Martin Jay: Reason after Its Eclipse

May 4 | Berkeley Book Chats
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall | 12 pm

Professor of History Martin Jay tackles a question as old as Plato and still pertinent: What is reason, and what roles does and should it have in human endeavor?


In the News

April 26, 2016
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The Art of Writing program at the Townsend Center for the Humanities is accepting applications for a GSR to serve as Administrative Coordinator for a 15-hour-per-week appointment.

March 02, 2016
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Katrina Dodson, who recently completed her PhD in Comparative Literature at Berkeley, was chosen to be honored for her translation of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector's The Complete Stories.

February 09, 2016
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Berkeley News features an online profile of Professor of English Scott Saul's new Townsend-sponsored podcast series.