Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join UC Berkeley Professor Judith Butler as she talks with Turkish political philosopher Zeynep Gambetti on the idea of public happiness in the wake of public resistance, using the 2013 Gezi Park protests in Istanbul as a springboard. Judith Butler is a Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work has been influential...
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.
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...
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join UC Berkeley alum Rebecca Solnit as she brings both the 2018 Bay Area Book Festival and A+D Mondays to a close with a conversation on the idea of Hope. Solnit, in conversation with a range of Berkeley professors, authors, and community activists will discuss our fraught political landscape, how literature and art help us to navigate through crises, and how Hope helps us to assemble and...
Thu May 03, 2018 12:10 PM - 12:50 PM
Doe Library
A poetry reading by student prize winners.
Thu May 03, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stephens Hall
A talk by Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions at Harvard Divinity School.