Author Archives : arc_berkeley

Memory Paths and Fragments from the Past: A Poetry Reading with Deborah Miranda in Conversation with Estelle Tarica

by Eva Whitney, March 6, 2024 On January 29, 2024, the Arts Research Center welcomed writer Deborah Miranda for a reading followed by a conversation with Estelle Tarica, Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture and Chair of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese (event info here). The full recording of the event is available […]

Reclamation Poetry Gathering Photo Bank

Scores Workshop Saturday, February 17th, Arts Research Center Led by Tanya Lukin Linklater for Poetry Fellows and Indigenous Poetics Lab Fellows Images courtesy of Taté Walker and Laurie Macfee Facilitator Reading Saturday, February 17th, BAMPFA’s Osher Theater Free & open to the public Featuring Natalie Diaz, Craig Santos Perez, & Beth Piatote Images courtesy of […]

Embodied Excavations: Tanya Lukin Linklater at BAMPFA

by Talia Dixon, February 29, 2024 Artist and choreographer Tanya Lukin Linklater was the Arts Research Center’s Fall 2023 Artist-in-Residence. You can read more about her work, her time at ARC, and her exhibition at BAMPFA here. Alutiiq artist and scholar Tanya Lukin Linklater’s 2023 residency with the Arts Research Center was a gift. Tanya […]

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Review: dg okpik Craft Talk

by Eva Whitney, February 21, 2024 Poet dg okpik visited the Arts Research Center on October 5, 2023 for a craft talk following her reading through the Lunch Poems series. The full recording of the craft talk is available for viewing on ARC’s YouTube channel, here, and the Lunch Poems reading is available for viewing […]

Review: Poetry Reading with J. Michael Martinez & Aracelis Girmay, in conversation with John Alba Cutler by Eva Whitney

by Eva Whitney, January 30, 2024 Latinx poets J. Michael Martinez and Aracelis Girmay came together at UC Berkeley on September 28, 2023 for a reading of their work, followed by a conversation with Professor John Alba Cutler (event info here). The full recording of the event is available for viewing on ARC’s YouTube channel, […]

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Review: Artist Talk by Cara Romero by Menat Allah El Attmah

When learning the Novel, you learn that the first novel emerged in the late 17th century. Such novels recorded voyages to strange new lands and even stranger bodies who peopled the land. On their return, there grew a complete market to consume the literature that was the spectacle of difference. With the innovation of photographs […]

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Co-Sponsored Events

Part of our research mission as a think tank for the arts is to be a hub and meeting place, a place to support conversation, dialogue and debate. We extend that to uplifting the work of our colleagues and partners. This year, we were excited to learn from our brilliant colleagues at the Engaging the Senses Foundation, […]

Spring 2023 Fellows Reading

Poetry & the Senses 2022/23 Fellows Reading Thursday, May 4th, 20235:00 – 6:30pm PDT WATCH THE LIVESTREAM HERE The Arts Research Center will celebrate the 2022/23 ARC Poetry Fellows with a reading of work created during their fellowship semester! Under the theme of Reclamation, the 2023 Spring Poetry & the Senses Fellows were led by Indigenous […]

04/21/23 Screening: The Story of Everything

SCHEDULE Opening Chant: Oli/Honoring Land by Kealoha (Writer, Hawaii Poet Laureate, Star in Film) Introduction: Mona Abadir (alumna) CEO Engaging the Senses Foundation/ Executive Producer/ Producer TSOE Film Screening: The Story of Everything Q & A: ARC Director Beth Piatote with Kealoha, Solomon Enos (visionary artist for the film) and Jamie Nakama (Dancer in the […]

04/20/23 Poets Laureate Reading

California Laureate Lee Herrick, Hawaiian Laureate Kealoha & Oakland Youth Laureate Nadia Elbgal Thursday, April 20, 20235:00 – 6:30pm PDTDurham Studio Theater, Dwinelle Hall (map here) WATCH THE EXTRAORDINARY READING & CONVERSATION! The Arts Research Center is thrilled to bring together three poets whose dedication to craft is an inspiration for anyone seeking to approach […]