Category Archives : Past Events


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 […]


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 […]