Category Archives : ARC Past Events

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, […]

grimy, Martinez, and Cutler pose together

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 […]

04/11/23 Artist Talk with Cara Romero

Cara Romero (b. 1977, Inglewood, CA) is a contemporary fine art photographer. An enrolled citizen of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Romero was raised between contrasting settings: the rural Chemehuevi reservation in Mojave Desert, CA and the urban sprawl of Houston, TX. Romero’s identity informs her photography, a blend of fine art and editorial photography, shaped […]

04/10/23 Chapbook Celebration

Chapbook Celebration Featuring: Menat Allah El Attma, Nathalie Khankin, Rusty Morrison, Gracia Mwamba, Beth Piatote, Jared Robinson, Alex Saum-Pascual, Jennif(f)er Tamayo Monday April 10th, 2023 | 5:00 – 6:30p PDT Hearst Field Annex D23 – ARC This event is presented by the Arts Research Center and Engaging the Senses Foundation. On Monday April 10th, at 5pm […]

Spring 2023 Flash Reading Series

To train myself, in the midst of a burning world,to offer poems of love to a burning world.– Katie Farris ARC 2023 Flash Reading Series Featuring Andrea Abi-Karam, Kaylan Black, Gloria Frym, Yona Harvey, Leticia Hernández-Linares, Rina Huang, Việt Lê, Muriel Leung, Adam Mansbach, Dr. Ayodele Nzinga, Dr. Alan Pelaez Lopez, Tony Robles & Natalia […]