Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stephens Hall
In the first book-length study of Jan Brueghel, Pieter’s son, Professor of History of Art Elizabeth Honig reveals how the artist’s tiny detail-filled paintings questioned conceptions of distance, dimension, and style.
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Stephens Hall
Join bestselling author and CMES Program Coordinator Michael David Lukas for a conversation about his new novel, The Last Watchman of Old Cairo, "a beautiful, richly textured novel" centered around a thousand-year old synagogue in Cairo.
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Gregory Sholette is an artist, activist and author. He is the author of Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (Pluto, 2010) and Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism (Pluto 2017) He writes on the histories of Political Art, Artists collectives and social practice. He co-founded two artists' collectives: Political Art Documentation and...
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
Doe Library
A poetry reading by Matthew Zapruder.
Thu Apr 05, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stephens Hall
A talk by Dr Arthur Dudney, scholar of the history of early modern Persian literary education and lexicography in India.
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wheeler Hall
Writer, artist, teacher, and publisher Tom Raworth was born in South London. He attended the University of Essex; in 1970, he earned an MA in the theory and practice of literary translation. As founder of Matrix Press and cofounder of Goliard Press, Raworth was instrumental in bringing an entire tradition of American poetry to English readers. Promoting the work of a number of poets associated...
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Moffitt Undergraduate Library
The Berkeley University Library is pleased to host its second Edible Book Festival! Edible Book Festivals feature creative food projects that draw their inspiration from books and stories. Edible books might physically resemble books, or they might refer to an aspect of a story, or they might incorporate text. All members of the UC Berkeley community are encouraged to participate! The...
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Wheeler Hall
Poetry Reading by Pura Lopez Colome with American translator and poet Dan Bellm.
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Stephens Hall
Today we do not expect poems to carry scientifically valid information — but this was not always the case. Sweet Science explores how Romantic poetry served as an important tool for scientific inquiry.
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. Professor Davis’ teaching career has taken her...