Peter Sahlins discusses his new book on 1668 French culture, politics, and the fascination with animals.
Author Greil Marcus and editor Steve Wasserman discuss friendship through book writing.
In his look at the War on Terror, Mark Danner probes America’s apparent willingness to accept endless war in the name of security.
Avenali Chair in the Humanities Joseph Koerner examines art that emerges during periods of historical and psychological struggle.
With topics ranging from contemporary poetry an With topics ranging from contemporary poetry, Japan studies, and rabbinic literature, Working Groups offer an interdisciplinary space for graduate students and faculty to meet, study, and talk.
In a new program sponsored by Art of Writing, graduate students train undergrads to help their peers become better writers.
Berkeley’s Department of Comparative Literature has produced the winner of the Bernheimer Prize for the past 7 years in a row and 10 of the winners over the past 13 years.
British poet Tom Pickard and English graduate student Leo Dunsker read in The Holloway Series in Poetry.
BAMPFA hosts science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson to address “The Good Anthropocene: Terraforming the Earth.”
Returning Bear's-Eye View writer Zoe Forest listens in on a discussion about the changed conditions of the performing arts.