Balancing Acts: Truths, Boasts, and Videotape

Jane Taylor, Una's Lecturer

April 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Banatao Auditorium

Drawing on texts ranging from the early modern period to the present, Jane Taylor's lecture will consider the arts of memory and the will to reconciliation in recent history.

Berkeley Book Chats

Winnie Wong: Van Gogh on Demand

Wednesday, April 22 | 12 - 1 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Professor of Rhetoric Winnie Wong’s book explores contemporary art in the world's largest production center for oil-on-canvas painting and shows how its painters force us to reexamine preconceptions about creativity and the role of Chinese workers in redefining global art.

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.


Impossible Machines: Puppets, Politics, & Truth Commissions
Saturday, May 2, 2015 | 1:00 - 6:30 pm
Wheeler Auditorium

The culminating event in the South Africa in the West symposium reflects on legacies of reconciliation, accountability, and impunity in South Africa and elsewhere in the world.


Townsend Blog

March 17, 2015
Text chunks plotted on x and y axes

Rochelle Terman explains how computational tools for plot analysis work and why, despite their shortcomings, they are of interest to humanists.

March 03, 2015
A magnifying glass on a globe, displaying 'WWW'

Rochelle Terman's blog post updates the previous guide for scholars looking to build a professional web presence.