Past Events

Mark Lilla
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Anna Head Alumnae Hall
2537 Haste Street
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United States

A lecture and forum with Mark Lilla (Columbia University), one of America’s leading intellectual historians and writers on current events. Moderated by Professor Emerita Arlie Hochschild.

Julia Fawcett
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Julia Fawcett examines the stages, pages, and streets of eighteenth-century London as England's first modern celebrities performed their own strange and spectacular self-representations.

Mere Virtuosity
Una's Lecture
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
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United States

Music critic and author Ben Ratliff was for 20 years a jazz and pop critic at the New York Times. He is the author of four books, including Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.

Kimberly Drew
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

Kimberly Drew (a.k.a. @museummammy) is a writer, curator, and social media manager for The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Albert Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall
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United States

The Townsend Center brings together eminent figures in the field of music to explore the topic of virtuosity, including music writer Ben Ratliff, violist Kim Kashkashian, Afro-Latin jazz musician John Santos, and Associate Professor of Music and composer Ken Ueno.

Julia Bryan-Wilson
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Examining the role of handmaking amid the rise of global manufacturing, Fray explores how textiles inhabit the broad space between high and low, untrained and highly skilled, conformist and disobedient, craft and art.

Jeffrey Knapp
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

In his exploration of the long history of mass entertainment before film, Jeffrey Knapp opens our eyes to the uncanny resemblance between Renaissance drama and Golden-Age Hollywood cinema.

New Drawings
Exhibit
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 to Friday, Dec 15, 2017
220 Stephens Hall
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United States

San Francisco artist Jennie Smith infuses her detailed drawings of the natural world with an imaginative sensibility.

Dave Pell and Deirdre English Portraits
Dave Pell in Conversation with Deirdre English
The Future of Cultural Criticism
Monday, May 1, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

Dave Pell is the founder and editor of NextDraft, a curated compilation of daily news and analysis.

Horn Washington Image
John Horn and Glynn Washington, moderated by Chloe Veltman
The Future of Cultural Criticism
Monday, Apr 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
Berkeley  California  94704
United States

John Horn is host of KPCC’s The Frame, a daily arts and entertainment program. Glynn Washington is host and executive producer of Snap Judgment on National Public Radio. Moderator Chloe Veltman is senior arts editor at KQED.

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