Past Events

Film cover for 5 Broken Cameras
Directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Oct 21, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Palestinian villager Emad Burnat gets his first video camera to record the development of his newborn son, but soon finds his lens documenting the community’s struggle with police aggression.

Book Cover for Kith Kin and Neighbors.
David Frick
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Professor of Slavic Language and Literatures David Frick’s recent book details how Poles, Lithuanians, Germans, Ruthenians, Jews, and Tatars navigated and negotiated cultural and religious differences in mid-seventeenth century Wilno.

Film cover for No One Knows About Persian Cats
Directed by Bahman Ghobadi
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Oct 7, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

A fictionalized documentary about the underground music scene in Iran, featuring music video-style performances by real artists struggling to be heard in a country where their music is banned.

Digital Scholarly Research Image
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
D-Lab Convening Room, 356 Barrows
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United States

The second in a two-part workshop on developing a web presence for your digital scholarly project using Drupal. This session will cover ways of displaying your project data.

Scultpture: Bulb Woman
Methods of Investigating the City, Arts & Public Space
Monday, Sep 30, 2013 | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
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United States

A symposium discussing art, nature, economic development and equity in the Bay Area.

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Sam Gregory
Berkeley Human Rights Seminar
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 | 4:30 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Sam Gregory (WITNESS) will discuss the role of video advocacy in advancing human rights.

Digital Scholarly Research Image
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
D-Lab Convening Room, 356 Barrows
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United States

The first in a two-part workshop for faculty, graduate students, and staff who want to start a digital project that includes a web presence. This session will cover how to set up and configure a basic Drupal site using free hosting, and how to develop well-structured "content types" to store your data.

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Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 | 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Program Officer Daniel Sack will provide an overview of NEH programs and offer strategies for application writing.

Film Poster for Bomb It
Directed by Jon Reiss
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Sep 23, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Director Jon Reiss presents graffiti art as both a local and global expression of the individual artist, of politics, and of community.

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Led by Nicole A. Stahlmann (Director, Fellowship Programs, ACLS)
Monday, Sep 16, 2013 | 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship Information Session on funding opportunities and research proposal preparation for faculty and advanced graduate students in the humanities. Led by Nicole Stahlmann (Director, Fellowship Programs, ACLS).

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