Author Archives : arc_berkeley


Poetry and the Senses Application FAQs

I create prose poetry / hybrid work / experimental or political or traditional lyric poetry / visual art that includes words / poetic films / music / interactive multimedia dance performance / etc, can I still apply? Oh yes. Please. We are interested in creating conversation/dialog/ exploration about poetry and the senses, with a focusing […]


2020 Poetry and the Senses Fellows

Should I cry out and see what happens? –Frank O’Hara, Meditations in an Emergency I want to put down what the mountain has awakened. -–Vievee Francis, Forest Primevel Undergraduate Student Fellows: Menat Allah El Attma Emigrated from Egypt, Menat Allah El Attma majors in English Literature and Global Urban Humanities at UC Berkeley. She is […]


Poetry and the Senses Fellowship Information

what did i know about waters rushing back what did i know about drowning or being drowned -–Lucille Clifton, the lost baby poem ARC Fellows Program: Modeled on the pre-existing ARC Fellows Program, the core of the Poetry and the Senses grant will fund working groups that bring together faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and […]


Links to Poetry Orgs We Love

Who needs saving more than the one who forgot how the lazy cartographer mislabeled his birthplace as Loss? -–Kazim Ali, The Earthquake Days While by no means a comprehensive list, and in random order, here are some fabulous Bay Area (and beyond) poetry and writing connections: Townsend Center for the Humanities UCB readings and lectures, […]


Day With(out) Art: Dec 3

  STILL BEGINNING: The 30th Annual Day With(out) Art Visual AIDS Screening Tuesday, December 3, 2019 NEW TIME! Screening starts at 7:15pm Nahl Hall | California College of the Arts, Oakland campus Co-sponsored by the Arts Research Center and the California College of the Arts       The Arts Research Center and the California College of the […]


Launch of “Amateurism”: Nov 12

Launch of “Amateurism” | Third Text Special Issue With remarks by Abigail De Kosnik and Anneka Lenssen Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:00-7:00pm Beta Lounge   “Amateurism”—a special issue of Third Text forthcoming in Fall 2019—is dedicated to do-it-yourself, “self-taught,” user-generated production in music, film/video, architecture, literature, visual art, and new media, especially in relation to raced, classed, and gendered […]


On “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power”: Nov 8

On “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” Curator Mark Godfrey, Tate Modern, in conversation with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle Friday, November 8, 2019  4:00-6:00pm David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Downtown Berkeley Please note, this event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served (no tickets). Co-sponsored by […]


Dark Humanisms, Surplus Visuality: Sept 12

Dark Humanisms | Surplus Visuality Rizvana Bradley History of Art and African American Studies, Yale University Thursday, September 12, 2019  5:00-7:00pm Visual Resource Center, Room 308A, Doe Library, UC Berkeley   This talk explores the way visual art archives generate surplus material that work to both construct and interrogate an image of the human. The […]