Category Archives : Past Events


Art as Critique conference: March 1

    Art as Critique conference Friday, March 1, 2019 9:00am-6:30pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities   ARC’s March’s conference Arts as Critique seeks to prompt the question of the relationship between art and criticism from the standpoint of social and political exigencies of our times, and to do so by thinking scholars […]


Artist & Curator: Silvia Gruner in conversation with Tarek Elhaik: February 20

Artist & Curator: Silvia Gruner in conversation with Tarek Elhaik Wednesday, February 20, 2019 5:30-7:30pm Dwinelle Annex, Room 126 Co-sponsors: Arts Research Center and UCHRI. Join ARC for an artist talk with Silvia Gruner, followed by a conversation with Tarek Elhaik Silvia Gruner lives and works in Mexico City. She has always worked in diverse media such as […]


“We are not worried in the least” with Jasmina Metwaly: January 31

  “We are not worried in the least” Jasmina Metwaly, filmmaker, artist, and founder of the Mosireen Collective In conversation with Anneka Lenssen Thursday, January 31, 2019 5:00-7:00pm Dwinelle Hall, Room 142/Nestrick Room Co-sponsors: Arts Research Center, UCHRI, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, BAMPFA, Berkeley Film & Media Seminar.         Jasmina Metwaly/Mosireen […]


Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta: November 7

Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res with Shuddhabrata Sengupta   “Kinetic Contemplation: Raqs Media Collective in Medias Res” Shuddhabrata Sengupta in conversation with Professors Natalia Brizuela & Poulomi Saha Wednesday, November 7, 2018 5:00-7:00pm Maude Fife Room, Wheeler Hall, Room 315 Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the University of California Humanities Research Institute, […]


Escritura, Trama Y Deseo: October 11

Escritura, Trama Y Deseo with Diamela Eltit   Escritura, Trama Y Deseo (Writing, Plot And Desire) Diamela Eltit in conversation with Natalia Brizuela and Francine Masiello Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30-7:30pm Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities Please note: this event will be held in Spanish. Simultaneous English translation will be provided for those […]


Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza: September 21

Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza     Aruna D’Souza in Conversation with Allan deSouza Friday, September 21, 2018 5:00-7:00pm Maude Fife Room, Room 315, Wheeler Hall 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, the departments […]


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 […]