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)...
Wed Oct 27, 2021 12:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Jacqueline Chew and Michael Seth Orland perform Bela Bartok’s Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos and his own lush arrangement for two pianos of the orchestral Suite, Opus 4 UC Berkeley does not promise or guarantee that all patrons or employees on site are vaccinated. Unvaccinated individuals may be present as a result of exemptions, exceptions, fraudulent verification, or checker...
Thu Oct 28, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Social Sciences Building
In this conversation, Social Science Matrix, together with the Townsend Center for the Humanities, Cal Performances, and the Black Studies Collaboratory, take advantage of the precious artist-in-residency of Angélique Kidjo on the UC Berkeley campus to open a conversation about the global circulation of African musical forms and musicians, its worldwide significance, and its social power.
Fri Oct 29, 2021 4:30 PM
Morrison Hall
“Words are the Noises Humans Make”: Sound as Abstraction in French New Wave Cinema Abstract: The period around 1960 saw two opposite but interdependent developments in French film. From a technical perspective, it became possible to record sound and image simultaneously on location. Just as ethnographers began to exploit the possibility of shooting footage with synchronous sound, filmmakers...
Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Annelise Wei Cheng, Conductor Presenting Annelise, based on The Diary of Anne Frank, with music by British composer James Whitbourn and libretto by Melanie Challenger. The power of the words and music in this work sheds a new light on freedom, hope and destiny. “Beauty remains, even in misfortune. One who is happy will make others happy, one who has courage will...
Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:00 PM
Hertz Concert Hall
Annelise Wei Cheng, Conductor Presenting Annelise, based on The Diary of Anne Frank, with music by British composer James Whitbourn and libretto by Melanie Challenger. The power of the words and music in this work sheds a new light on freedom, hope and destiny. “Beauty remains, even in misfortune. One who is happy will make others happy, one who has courage will...
Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Online

Free and open to the public; online only. Please register at https://berkeley.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j1bV59xVRj-GJtNgvkq01g.

Mon Nov 01, 2021 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
What does it mean to consider the Indigenous eye? How do we design an Indigenized space within the American theater? Costume and fashion designer Asa Benally explores the process, and the nuances of appropriation vs. appreciation.
Wed Nov 03, 2021 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Zoom Webinar
An interdisciplinary conference of scholars, activists, and artists engaged in rethinking alternative societies.