Spring 2021 Schedule: Arts + Design Thursdays

Spring 2021 Schedule
Arts+Design Thursdays: Time-Based Media Art


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg looms large in Berkeley Law Professor Amanda L. Tyler’s life as a boss, a mentor, a role model — and, now, a co-author.


Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays: Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health


Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Thursdays: Visual Cultures: Aesthetics of the Digital


Viet Thanh Nguyen's life changed when he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2016 for his startling debut novel, "The Sympathizer." In recent years, Nguyen, the hypervisible Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California, became a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, received a MacArthur Fellowship (commo

Imagine a reality where migration didn’t involve a journey, and instead, anyone could simply walk through a door and be in another country. That’s what author Mohsin Hamid does in Exit West, his 2017 novel that tells the story of two characters — Saeed and Nadia — who meet and fall in love as their country breaks out in a civil war.

Growing up in Sudan, Alsanosi Adam knew one thing for certain: “Southern Sudan is a place you go to die.” This was during the Second Sudanese Civil War, the brutal, 22-year conflict between the country’s central government and the south’s resistance forces.

There’s a spot in Berkeley where time has stopped and a five-month lockdown never happened. The front pages of newspapers from around the globe report on a relatively new virus called COVID-19 and how different nations are tackling it.

Interview with Walter Hood on History and Race in Landscape Design

Landscape architect and public artist Walter Hood founded Hood Design Studio in Oakland, California, in 1992 after earning an MLA and M.Arch. from the University of California at Berkeley.

The official launch of Alice Wong’s Book, “Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories From the Twenty-First Century” took place