Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
Doe Library
Hosted by Geoffrey G. O’Brien, this event features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem.
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment)
Please join us for a conversation with activist and photographer David Bacon to talk about his new book, In the fields of the North / En los compos del norte. In this landmark work of photo-journalism, Bacon documents the experiences of some of the hardest-working and most disenfranchised laborers in the country: the farmworkers who are responsible for making California “America’s breadbasket.”...
Thu Sep 28, 2017
Doe Library
This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. A keynote session will be held Thursday afternoon, September 28, followed by full day sessions on September 29 and 30. Among the scheduled speakers are: Agata BAREJA-STARZYNSKA, University of Warsaw Brian BAUMANN, UC Berkeley Isabelle CHARLEUX, National Centre for Scientific Research Jacob...
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Starting from a research justice framework, we will consider how different forms of knowledge production—cultural, spiritual, experiential, mainstream, and institutional—relate to political power. From there we look to recent trends in media manipulation, including political disinformation campaigns, fake news, and how trolling subcultures propagate their ideas online by gaming social media...
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Bancroft Library
Under repressive military regimes, it is not unusual for political dissidents to become the victims of enforced disappearance, whereby they are tortured and killed by the secret police, and all the while, their whereabouts are unknown to family members. How do the family members respond to this situation? In this paper, this question is addressed by examining the case of relatives of the...
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stephens Hall
Join the CMES for its MENA Lit Chat with author Laleh Khadivi on her novel A Good Country. A timely novel about the radicalization of a Muslim teen in California--about where identity truly lies, and how we find it.
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
Doe Library
A poetry reading by Layli Long Soldier.
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
Doe Library
A poetry reading by Solmaz Sharif.
Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dwinelle Hall