In past historical eras and in contemporary global conditions, we at Berkeley continually explore the transnational reach of people and cultures across the world. In this theme, we consider the role of the arts in the formation of nation-states, the movements of diaspora, the history of refugees, the experience of migration, and amid all cultural forms that enable and dis-enable global connection.
On June 23, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive held an artists’ talk with UC Berkeley Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students in conjunction with an exhibition of their work. With the tradition of celebrating the graduate students’ ingenuity and creativity starting in 1970, the exhibition is the 51st of its kind.
The work of a Berkeley Journalism lecturer, five students and two alumni was honored in the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes, in the Breaking News, National News and Public Service categories, Columbia University announced.
In the second part of a three-part series, playwright and UC Berkeley professor Philip Kan Gotanda discusses how he began to write music during the emerging Asian American movement, which began at Berkeley in the late 1960s.
Andrea Madison, The Inquirer, Diablo Valley College
Indigenous language revival is a phrase that the author and UC Berkeley professor of Native American Studies, Beth Piatote, holds a passion for. It is also one that she says has gained momentum in recent years.