Past Events

Human Rights logo
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.

National Endowement for the Humanities logo
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.

ACLS logo
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).

Bill Dallas Painting Mesmerizing
Paintings by Bill A. Dallas
Exhibit
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 to Friday, May 2, 2014
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Imaginations features the paintings of Oakland artist and UC Berkeley alumnus Bill A. Dallas. Often incorporating a mixture of calligraphy, figure studies, and abstract painting, Dallas’ work is also heavily influenced by jazz music.

Image of the Course Threads iconography.
Monday, May 6, 2013 | 4:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

The Course Threads Symposium is a capstone forum for students who have completed all requirements of the Course Threads Program. Students will present on the topics they studied within their thread, discussing the ways in which interdisciplinary course work informed their knowledge of the topic.

Image of a word cloud of words related to the Digital Humanities.
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dwinelle, Durant and Barrows Hall
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United States

This afternoon of events will offer an interdisciplinary perspective on the potential of digital humanities research, as well as hands-on experience with widely applicable tools.

Mobilizing for Human Rights
Beth Simmons
Berkeley Human Rights Seminar
Monday, Apr 15, 2013 | 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
3335 Dwinelle
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United States

The Berkeley Human Rights Seminar invites distinguished scholars across disciplines to present their recent research on human rights. This seminar features Beth Simmons (Harvard) discussing the global diffusion of law relating to transnational crime and the case of human trafficking.

Film cover for Transcendent Man.
Directed by Barry Ptolomey
Depth of Field Film + Video
Monday, Apr 8, 2013 | 7:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

In his bestselling book The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, engineer and theorist Ray Kurzweil predicts that the next few decades will produce human/machine syntheses capable of solving problems from poverty and climate change to illness, aging and even death. Transcendent Man offers a compelling portrait of Kurzweil’s theory and the promises and pitfalls for the future.

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