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.
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Poets Lau, Dallett, and Phillips read their work.
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore what New Narrative sounds like today with this reading featuring the challenging and convivial work of four writers.
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Participating Units: Arts + Design Initiative; Arts Research Center; Ethnic Studies
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Brenda Way, Artistic Director, ODC/Dance

 

Brenda Way, ODC Founder and Artistic Director, will discuss her long term role as a leading Bay Area dance curator, focusing on "Boulders and Bones" piece as a choreographic response to the work of site-specific artist Andy Goldsworthy, presented at Cal Performances the same evening.


Biography

Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Brenda Way, ODC Founder and Artistic Director, will discuss her long term role as a leading Bay Area dance curator, focusing on "Boulders and Bones" piece as a choreographic response to the work of site-specific artist Andy Goldsworthy, presented at Cal Performances the same evening. Biography Brenda Way is the Founder and Artistic Director of ODC/Dance and Creator of the ODC Theater and ODC...
Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Kimberly Drew, Social Media Manager for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Creator of the blog Black Contemporary Art

 

Drew has been dubbed an "international tastemaker in contemporary art" on account of her Tumblr blog Black Contemporary Art and her Instagram @museummammy; and as Social Media Manager at The Met, she has been pivotal in moving that venerated institution in directions both democratic and dialogical.  Drew will discuss curation, social media, race, and institutions with Professor Stephen Best (English, UC-Berkeley).

Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Christopher Herold, Continuing Lecturer, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies; Director of Program, Summer Training Intensive, American Conservatory Theater, UC Berkeley

Nina Ball, Award-winning Set Designer, American Conservatory Theater, Aurora Theatre, Marin Theater Company, Shotgun Players

 

Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:30 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Paolo Cirio, Artist, Activist, and Cultural Critic