Author Archives : arc_berkeley


Poetry & the Senses Fellows’ Reading: Dec 9

Poetry & the Senses Fellows’ Reading Wednesday December 9, 2020, 5:00-6:30 PST This reading took place online. Find the full recording here. The Arts Research Center celebrated the 2020 Poetry Fellows with a year-end reading featuring: Menat Allah El Attma, Nathalie Khankan, Gracia Mwamba, Rusty Morrison, Beth Piatote, Jared Robinson, Alex Saum-Pascual, and Jenif(f)er Tamayo. […]


Danez Smith and Patricia Smith: Dec 3

Danez Smith and Patricia Smith | Readings + Conversation Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:00-6:30 PST This event took place online. Find the full recording here. Danez Smith and Patricia Smith had a joint reading and conversation. This reading was generously funded by the Engaging the Senses Foundation, and was part of ARC’s ongoing Poetry and the […]


Visual Activism: Day With(out) Art: Nov 30

Day With(out) Art 2020: TRANSMISSIONS Monday, November 30  This event took place online. Find the full recording here. The Arts Research Center was proud to partner with Visual AIDS for Day With(out) Art 2020 by presenting TRANSMISSIONS, a program of six new videos considering the impact of HIV and AIDS beyond the United States. The video […]


Visual Activism: Ajuan Mance: Nov 24

Ajuan Mance: 1001 Black MenTuesday, November 2411:30-12:30pm PST This reading took place online.Find the full recording here. Ajuan Mance is a Professor of English at Mills College and a lifelong artist and writer. She holds a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. In both her scholarly writing and […]


Visual Activism: Histories of Dance: Nov 12

Histories of Dance Julia Bryan-Wilson and Olivia Ardui in conversation with Thomas Lax Museu de Arte de São Paulo Thursday, November 12 4:00-5:30pm PST This event took place online.Find the full recording here. The event is live & true captioned. This conversation celebrated the publication of the exhibition catalog for the show “Histories of Dance,” curated […]


Visual Activism: Erin McElroy : Nov 3

Erin McElroy from the Anti-Eviction Mapping ProjectTuesday, November 311:30-12:30pm PST This event took place online.Find the full recording here. Erin McElroy is a postdoctoral researcher at New York University’s AI Now Institute, researching the digital platforms and technologies used by landlords in order to surveil, track, and racialize tenants. Erin is cofounder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping […]