Past Events

The book cover for Van Gogh on Demand by Winnie Wong
Winnie Wong
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Professor of Rhetoric Winnie Wong’s book explores contemporary art in the world's largest production center for oil-on-canvas painting and shows how its painters force us to reexamine preconceptions about creativity and the role of Chinese workers in redefining global art.

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Balancing Acts: Truths, Boasts, and Videotape
Una's Lecture
Monday, Apr 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
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United States

Jane Taylor holds the Wole Soyinka Chair of Drama and Theatre Studies at Leeds University and has worked extensively in creative arts and literary and cultural scholarship. Drawing on texts ranging from the early modern period to the present, her Una’s Lecture will consider the arts of memory and the will to reconciliation in recent history.

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Authors Alliance
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

A conversation about overcoming legal, technical, and institutional obstacles to the preservation of scholarly intellectual legacies.

Postcard image for Death with Interruptions
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
3335 Dwinelle Hall
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United States

The second of two discussions presented in conjunction with the premiere of the opera Death with Interruptions.

Poster image for the Biographies symposium
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 to Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society, 460 Stephens Hall
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United States

This two-day symposium brings together international scholars to explore the history of concepts in the humanities and social sciences.

Abstract image representing language
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 | 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
308A Doe Library
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United States

The first of two discussions presented in conjunction with the premiere of the opera Death with Interruptions.

Red image of Nelson Mandela
Symposium
Friday, Mar 13, 2015 | 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

This symposium features key voices from the generation of South Africans who have come of age in a post-apartheid world.

The book cover for Risk and Rationality by Lara Buchak
Lara Buchak
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Professor of Philosophy Lara Buchak's book analyzes the principles governing rational decision-making in the face of risk.

Painting by Nagasawa
Paintings by Craig Nagasawa
Exhibit
Monday, Mar 2, 2015 to Friday, Jun 12, 2015
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United States

Craig Nagasawa’s work combines the technical aspects of Japanese/Nihonga painting techniques with the personal vision of a third-generation Japanese American.

Myra Melford
Myra Melford
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Professor of Music Myra Melford’s interdisciplinary project, inspired by Eduardo Galeano's Memory of Fire trilogy, incorporates music, movement, video, and spoken text.

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