Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places

Berkeley Book Chats
220 Stephens | Wed, Apr 10 | 12–1 pm

For many, the right place to look for law is in constitutions, statutes, and judicial opinions. This book looks for law in the “wrong places” — in the realms of language, text, image, culture, and other sites in which no formal law appears.

Timothy Hampton

Berkeley Book Chats
220 Stephens | Apr 17, 12-1 pm

Townsend Center Director Timothy Hampton’s (Comparative Literature and French) close examination of Bob Dylan's songs locates the artist’s transgressive style within a long history of modern (and modernist) art.

Art Exhibition: Livia Stein

Monsters and Others
220 Stephens Hall | closes May 17, 2019

Livia Stein's paintings depict tentative and often failed efforts at communication between human beings and other beings — whether animal or monster, real or imagined.

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Art of Writing teaches UC Berkeley undergraduates to write clearly and eloquently in a variety of nonfiction forms.

For students whose writing level has advanced beyond the Reading & Composition requirement, Art of Writing funds small seminars that foster collaborative writing communities.

Art of Writing also runs a Summer Writing Institute to help graduate students refine their skills as teachers of writing, and presents campus events featuring acclaimed authors and critics.

Art of Writing at the Townsend Center for the Humanities is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a private donation, and the Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Chancellor's Distinguished Chair in Writing. 

Visit the Art of Writing website to learn more.