Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Remote workshop via Zoom
This workshop will provide you with practical guidance for navigating copyright questions and other legal considerations for your dissertation or thesis. Whether you’re just starting to write or you’re getting ready to file, you can use our tips and workflow to figure out what you can use, what rights you have as an author, and what it means to share your dissertation online. If you require an...
Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
Black feminist thought has been a resource for empowerment of language and creative disruption, used for personal and political transformation. Hortense Spillers’s landmark essay “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book” (1987)...
Tue Oct 26, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Remote workshop via Zoom
Hear from a panel of experts—an acquisitions editor, a first-time book author, and an author rights expert—about the process of turning your dissertation into a book. You’ll come away from this panel discussion with practical advice about revising your dissertation, writing a book proposal, approaching editors, signing your first contract, and navigating the peer review and publication...
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online Livestream. No registration required.
Exploring the literary, cultural, and political value of poetry in the twenty-first century, Eric Falci shows how poems matter, and what they offer to readers in the contemporary world.
Thu Oct 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Remote workshop via Zoom
This workshop will provide you with practical strategies and tips for promoting your scholarship, increasing your citations, and monitoring your success. You’ll also learn how to understand metrics, use scholarly networking tools, evaluate journals and publishing options, and take advantage of funding opportunities for Open Access scholarship. If you require an accommodation to fully...
Fri Oct 29, 2021 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Online Zoom Webinar
ocusing on the stone sarcophagus of Wirkak (494-579 CE) and his wife Wiyusi, a Sogdian couple descended from Central Asia, this talk discusses the ways in which the funerary monument in Wirkak’s underground tomb is rendered like a Buddhist pagoda that evokes the vision of a heavenly palace. In the popular teaching of Mahayana Buddhism, magnificent palaces in heavens await the arrival of the souls...
Fri Oct 29, 2021 3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Online
Join the seminar Online participants must have a Zoom account and be logged in. Sign up for your free account here. If this is your first time using Zoom, please allow a few extra minutes to download and install the browser plugin or mobile app.
Tue Nov 02, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual Meeting held on Zoom (please register for link)
Commitments to the work that connects diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging/justice, anti-racism, anti-Blackness, anti-white supremacy and abolition work, are deep and rich. Each of these terms also have motivations and genealogies. Join us in a discussion focused on unpacking the relationships between these frameworks and how they help us better understand and situate the work and the...
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UC Botanical Garden
Join us for this very special book talk with author Bernd Brunner as he takes us through his fascinating new book Taming Fruit: From Fruit Forests & Oases to Orchards. Early orchards may have been oases dotted with date trees, where desert nomads stopped to rest. In the Amazon, Indigenous tribes maintained mosaic gardens centuries before colonization. Fruit cultivation developed over thousands...