Bear's-Eye View

Bear's-Eye View is a chronicle of students' engagement with the vibrant humanities culture at the Townsend Center and across the Berkeley campus. Each semester our undergraduate humanities writers soak up the wealth of humanities programs and events, and write about what they've learned.

As the twelfth Matsui lecturer, former Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen was invited to discuss her dedication to bipartisanship and fostering engagement and dialogue in her political practice throughout her career as a Republican US Representative from Florida.

“Can we think without time?” On February 24, 2022, Denise Ferreira da Silva, professor and director of the Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia, posed this question in conversation with Chicano/a and Latin American Studies (CLAS) Chair Natalia Brizuela and Nejat Kedir, a PhD student in Afr

When it comes to the medium of photography, to what extent is seeing believing? Liat Berdugo (USF) critically examines the role of technology and video capture in Israel-Palestine from an aesthetic perspective.

At a Center for Race & Gender forum, scholars examine the connection between contemporary backlash against critical race theory and the reckoning with structural inequalities — past and present — that critical race theory demands.

In the wake of the pandemic, professors, students, and administrators at the School of Information face questions about data storage in academic institutions.

The Townsend Center joins in the commemoration of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley.