Romantic Anatomies of Performance

October 14, 2015 | Berkeley Book Chats
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall | 12:00 pm

In Romantic Anatomies of Performance James Davies addresses the very matter of musical experience – the hands and voices of virtuosic musicians.



Culture and Politics in Latin America

November 13-14, 2015
Writers, artists, and scholars from Latin America and the US gather for a two-day symposium exploring 21st century Latin America with an emphasis on the transitions and crises that have marked the cultural field.


Beatriz Sarlo, Una's Lecturer

Borges and Post-pop Populism
November 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm

Beatriz Sarlo is one of the most important Argentine literary and cultural critics of the last 40 years. Her Una’s Lecture will examine populism in relation to Borges’ work, to the paintings of the distinguished artist Daniel Santoro, and to its most recent avatar, found in post-pop political populism.

Multitudes: Paintings by Andrés Waissman

Aug 27, 2015 to Dec 18, 2015
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Argentine artist Andrés Waissman has exhibited in Europe, Israel and Latin America. His paintings convey a deep philosophical and political statement — and a visually expressed stance before the contemporary world.


In the News

September 29, 2015
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The Townsend Center's Art of Writing Program unites undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty in the pursuit of writing well.

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.