Announcing the 2015-2016 Una's and Avenali Lectures

Beatriz Sarlo will be in residency as Una’s Lecturer in November 2015. In February 2016, David Shulman will be visiting Avenali Chair in the Humanities. Each will give a public lecture and offer a graduate seminar.

On Exhibit

Close to Home Yet Far Away

March 2 - June 12, 2015

Craig Nagasawa’s work combines the technical aspects of Japanese/Nihonga painting techniques with the personal vision of a third-generation Japanese American.


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Townsend Blog

May 08, 2015
Self-Portrait by Artist With Alzheimer’s Disease.

Kathleen Powers reflects on a Berkeley conference about dementia and personhood.

April 16, 2015
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Mike Wolfe of Authors Alliance discusses how academic authors can ensure that their works remain discoverable and available.

April 01, 2015
A picture of an artwork taken from the The Magnes Collection

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life's series of Wednesday noontime lectures features rarely seen objects from its collection.