Upcoming Events

Michael Hall
Exhibit
Monday, Jan 29, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Michael Hall, an artist whose perspective is deeply shaped by his family’s military background, presents Remnants, a selection of paintings on display at the Townsend Center.

Richard Cándida Smith
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Berkeley  --
United States

Illuminating the story of how cultural exchange programs brought many of the most important Latin American artists and writers to the United States, Richard Cándida Smith explores Pan-American cultural exchange in the twentieth century.

David Marno
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention traces the role of attentiveness in philosophy, prayer, and devotional poetry, exploring a tradition of striving for a mental state devoid of distraction.

James Turner
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

After an introduction, Professor Turner will speak briefly about his work and then open the floor for discussion.

Peter Sahlins
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

After an introduction, Professor Sahlins will speak briefly about his work and then open the floor for discussion.

Greil Marcus and Steve Wasserman
Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 | 4:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Cultural critic Greil Marcus and publisher Steve Wasserman discuss their nearly half-century of collaboration.

Mark Danner
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

After an introduction, Professor Danner will speak briefly about his work and then open the floor for discussion.

Robert Hass
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

After an introduction, Professor Hass will speak briefly about his work and then open the floor for discussion.

Art in a State of Siege: Bosch in Retrospect
Avenali Lecture
Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Morrison Reading Room, 101 Doe Library
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United States

Koerner examines Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Delights—approaching the painting as a representation of a world without history and without law. The discussion emerges from a larger project in which Koerner explores the relationship between art and freedom under a range of emergency “states of siege,” including apartheid South Africa and Nazi Germany.

Elizabeth Honig
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

After an introduction by Professor Emeriti Svetlana Alpers (History of Art), Professor Honig will speak briefly about her work and then open the floor for discussion.

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