Category Archives : ARC Past Events


The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe: September 13

The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe     The Politics & Poetics of Imagination in the Black Mediterranean with SA Smythe Thursday September 13, 2018 5:30-7:30pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126 Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the […]


Mediations & Collaborations with Susan Meiselas: September 10

Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas     Mediations & Collaborations: A Conversation with Susan Meiselas Monday, September 10, 2018 12:00-1:30pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the University of California Humanities Research Institute, […]


Feminist Curatorial Practices: April 11

Feminist Curatorial Practices: A roundtable convening     Feminist Curatorial Practices: A roundtable convening Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30pm Maude Fife Room, 3rd Floor, Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley Join the Arts Research Center and Apsara DiQuinzio, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis C. Wattis Matrix Curator at BAMPFA for a roundtable conversation about […]


Berkeley/Stanford Symposium: April 7

Berkeley/Stanford Symposium: A Line in the Sand     Berkeley/Stanford Symposium | A Line in the Sand: Art, Ecology, & Precarity  Saturday, April 7 from 10am-5pm White Box Gallery, 4th Floor, SFMOMA, San Francisco  A Line in the Sand takes its title from the sense of precarity and urgency emerging from recent efforts to take unified global action […]


Art against Housework: April 4

Art against Housework. The Gruppo Immagine and the Wages against Housework Campaign   Jacopo Galimberti on Art against Housework. The Gruppo Immagine and the Wages against Housework Campaign Response by E. C. Feiss Wednesday, April 4 at 4:00pm 308A Doe Library, UC Berkeley Recent years have seen a surge of interest in the Wages for Housework Campaign. While […]


Amateurism Across the Arts: March 9

Amateurism Across the Arts Conference Friday, March 9, 2018, 9:30am-6:15pm Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology Amateurism Across the Arts is an exploration of vernacular, popular, fannish, kitsch, informal, self-taught, user-generated, and DIY production in music, architecture, literature, the visual arts, dance,  and new media– especially in relation to raced, classed, and gendered notions of value.  How do […]


DIY Couture Fashion Lab: February 23

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson Friday, February 23, from 12:00 – 6:00 pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126, UC Berkeley No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, etc. Students will have the option to showcase their garments in […]


Translation as Research: February 13

Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur   Translation as Research with Ahmad Diab, Anneka Lenssen, and Kathy Zarur Tuesday, February 13 at 6:00 pm 126 Dwinelle Annex, UC Berkeley To celebrate the upcoming publication of the anthology Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2018), […]