James Porter and poet Gillian Conoley discuss how the massive systems collapse of the late Bronze Age is expressed in Homer’s epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Sugata Ray talks with visual artist Ranu Mukherjee about the relationship between nature and the sacred, with a focus on India during the rise of the Anthropocene era.
Joyce Carol Oates, author of over 70 works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, discusses the craft and practice of writing.
This conversation on the process of artistic composition brings together visual artist Michael Hall, scholar and dancer SanSan Kwan, and musician Dean Wareham.
This drop-in workshop helps faculty and advanced graduate students in the humanities develop successful proposals for postdoctoral fellowship competitions.
Catherine Flynn explores the ways in which James Joyce's imaginative consciousness was shaped by the paradigmatic city of European urban modernity.
Jill Lepore, the 2019-20 Avenali Chair in the Humanities, is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley history professor Cathryn Carson.