Past Events

With Avenali Resident Fellow Gareth Stedman Jones
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 | 4:00 pm
3335 Dwinelle Hall
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United States

A conversation with Catherine Gallagher (English).

Old photograph of four children holding Norway flags.
A traveling collection of the Norwegian Consulate
Exhibit
Thursday, Apr 7, 2005 to Monday, Apr 11, 2005
Townsend Center, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Photographs and texts presenting the story of Jewish life in Norway as it flourished in the period from 1851 until the Second World War.

Photo of Gareth Stedman Jones .
With Avenali Resident Fellow Gareth Stedman Jones
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2005 | 4:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

A conversation with Paul Thomas (Political Science).

With Avenali Lecturer Joan Acocella
Friday, Feb 25, 2005 | 3:15 pm
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United States

Acocella with Alla Efimova (Judah L. Magnes Museum), Ramona Naddaff (Rhetoric), and Joshua Kosman (San Francisco Chronicle); moderated by Anthony J. Cascardi (Director, Consortium for the Arts).

With Avenali Lecturer Joan Acocella
Friday, Feb 25, 2005 | 3:15 pm
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United States

A discussion with Joan Acocella specifically geared toward undergraduates, on dance, gender, and life at The New Yorker.

Thursday, Feb 24, 2005 | 3:00 pm
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United States
With Avenali Resident Fellow Sheba Chhachhi
Wednesday, Feb 23, 2005 | 7:30 pm
159 Mulford Hall
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United States

Chhachhi examines dominant media representations which construct reductionist perceptions of the conflict in Kashmir.

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2005 | 4:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Joan Acocella, Joe Goode (Theater, Dance and Performance Studies), Wendy Lesser (Editor, The Threepenny Review) and Suzana Sawyer (Anthropology, UC Davis)

Photo of Joan Acocella.
“Ballet and Sex”
Avenali Lecture
Tuesday, Feb 22, 2005 | 7:30 pm
Morrison Reading Room, Doe Library
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United States

Joan Acocella is a dance and book critic for The New Yorker. She has served as the senior critic and reviews editor for Dance Magazine and New York dance critic for London’s Financial Times.

Photo of Sheba Chhachhi.
With Avenali Resident Fellow Sheba Chhachhi
Saturday, Feb 19, 2005 | 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
2063 Valley Life Sciences Building
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United States

At this workshop, Chhachhi discusses the slippage between the unmediated “truth” of testimony and the highly mediated statements made by artists around the same experience.

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