Past Events

Isaac Julien and Judith Butler
Monday, Nov 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

A 70-minute screening of Isaac Julien's film Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask followed by Q&A with Isaac Julien and Judith Butler.

Bill Brown
Monday, Nov 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

Bill Brown is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of English and the visual arts at the University of Chicago.

Alison Gopnik
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Alison Gopnik argues that the familiar 21st century picture of parents and children is profoundly wrong — it's not just based on bad science, it's bad for kids and parents, too.

Paula Varsano, editor
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Berkeley  --
United States

This volume brings together fourteen essays that explore the role of hiddenness—as both an object and a mode of representation—in the history of cultural production in China.

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.

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