Upcoming Events

New Drawings
Exhibit
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 to Friday, Dec 15, 2017
220 Stephens Hall
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United States

San Francisco artist Jennie Smith infuses her detailed drawings of the natural world with an imaginative sensibility.

Jeffrey Knapp
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

In his exploration of the long history of mass entertainment before film, Jeffrey Knapp opens our eyes to the uncanny resemblance between Renaissance drama and Golden-Age Hollywood cinema.

Julia Bryan-Wilson
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Examining the role of handmaking amid the rise of global manufacturing, Fray explores how textiles inhabit the broad space between high and low, untrained and highly skilled, conformist and disobedient, craft and art.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Albert Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall
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United States

The Townsend Center brings together a selection of eminent figures in the field of music to explore what we mean when we talk about virtuosity.

Kimberly Drew
Monday, Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

Kimberly Drew (a.k.a. @museummammy) is a writer, curator, and social media manager for The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mere Virtuosity
Una's Lecture
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
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United States

Music critic and author Ben Ratliff was for 20 years a jazz and pop critic at the New York Times. He is the author of four books, including Coltrane: The Story of a Sound.

Julia Fawcett
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States
Paula Varsano, editor
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Berkeley  --
United States

This volume brings together fourteen essays that explore the role of hiddenness—as both an object and a mode of representation—in the history of cultural production in China.

Aison Gopnik
Berkeley Book Chats
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States
Bill Brown
Monday, Nov 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm
BAMPFA
2155 Center Street
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United States

Bill Brown is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of English and the visual arts at the University of Chicago.

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