Past Events

With Una's Lecturer Andrei Pleşu
Wednesday, Oct 12, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Photo of Andrei Pleşu.
"Intellectual Life Under Dictatorship"
Una's Lecture
Wednesday, Oct 5, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Andrei Pleşu is professor of art history, philosophy and religion at the University of Bucharest.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 1994 | 3:00 pm
442 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Jorge Klor de Alva (Ethnic Studies), David Hollinger (History) and Angela Harris (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Photo of Kwame Anthony Appiah.
“Identity Against Culture: Understandings of Multiculturalism”
Avenali Lecture
Monday, Sep 12, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a Ghanaian philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist. His scholarship addresses political and moral theory, African intellectual history, and philosophical questions of culture and identity.

Photo of Dušan Makavejev.
“You Never Know Who Has a Frog in the Pocket”
Avenali Lecture
Thursday, Feb 24, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
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United States

Dušan Makavejev is a Serbian film director famous for his films of former Yugoslavia in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Known for blending fiction with reality and drama with humor, Makavejev’s work often contains experimental elements and has been considered controversial for its eroticism and sharp criticism of Eastern European politics.

Monday, Nov 15, 1993 | 4:00 pm
460 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Philip Fisher and Richard Wollheim (Philosophy)

Witn Una's Lecturer Philip Fisher
Wednesday, Nov 10, 1993 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Monday, Nov 8, 1993 | 4:00 pm
460 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Philip Fisher and Steven Knapp (English)

Photo of Philip Fisher.
“Thoughtful Wonder: The Aesthetics of Rare Experiences”
Una's Lecture
Wednesday, Nov 3, 1993 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Philip Fisher is Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard University. Professor Fisher’s research interests include cultural theory, modernism, American art and its cultural institutions, the philosophy and literature of the passions, narrative theory, and game theory and the novel.

Friday, Nov 20, 1992 | 3:00 pm
Institute for East Asian Studies, Conference Room (6th floor)
2223 Fulton St.
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United States

Panel Discussants: Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin (University of Washington), Susan Napier (University of Texas, Austin) and John Treat (University of Washington)

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