Category Archives : Past Events

Wikipedia Art + Feminism Edit-A-Thon

Wikimedia’s gender trouble is documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 15% of its contributors identify as female. The reasons for the gender gap are up for debate; suggestions include leisure inequality, how gender socialization shapes public comportment, and the sometimes contentious nature of Wikipedia’s talk pages. The practical effect of this disparity, however is not. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an increasingly important repository of shared knowledge. Let’s change that!



Aulis: An Act of Nihilism In One Long Act

Lifes a Beach. Then you die. Christopher Chen, TDPS alumnus and Glickman Prize winner for The Hundred Flowers Project, returns to UC Berkeley with a bold new play! In this humorous, absurdist take on Euripides, King Agamemnon faces a heart-wrenching choice: Sacrifice his beloved only daughter to the gods, or condemn the entire Greek army to defeat before ever reaching Troy.


Documentary Voices: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

This year’s edition of the annual spring seriesDocumentary Voices features masters of the medium. We begin with Robert Flaherty’s landmark Nanook of the North; his effort to salvage traditional Inuit culture is considered to be the first documentary film ever made. Frederick Wiseman, best known for his complex chronicles of social institutions (including UC Berkeley!), made Titicut Follies to expose conditions at a state-run mental hospital.


Richard T. Walker: the fallibility of intent at the di Rosa

February 7 to April 26 2015 Richard T. Walker: the fallibility of intent Location: Gatehouse Gallery di Rosa presents the first Bay Area institutional solo exhibition by British-born, San Francisco-based artist Richard T. Walker and the inauguration of a new artist residency partnership with Stags’ Leap Winery. Lending an outsider perspective to the limitless bounds […]