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Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur in Conversation
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur discuss the contributions that academic scholars can make to the public understanding of truth and its relation to politics.

Kara Maria
Exhibit
Monday, Aug 27, 2018 to Friday, Dec 14, 2018
220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Kara Maria's "cheerfully apocalyptic" paintings engage with a host of political issues, including war and environmental destruction.

Daniel Boyarin
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Boyarin argues that the very concept of a religion of “Judaism” is an invention of the Christian church that was adopted by Jews only with the coming of modernity and the spread of Christian languages.

Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur in Conversation
Public University, Public Values
Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 | 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur discuss the contributions that academic scholars can make to the public understanding of truth and its relation to politics.

Barbara Spackman
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Spackman’s account, which won the 2017 American Association for Italian Studies Best Book Prize, examines narratives by Italians who, through historical accident, found themselves in Ottoman Egypt and Anatolia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.