Category Archives : New and Noteworthy

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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grimy, Martinez, and Cutler pose together

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, […]

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 […]

Review: Poetry Reading with Noʻu Revilla, D. Kealiʻi Mackenzie and Donovan Kūhiō Colleps by Eva Whitney

How is nature poetic? How can Indigenous languages create a new sense of intimacy with one’s environment? On Thursday, March 23rd, three Hawaiian poets came together with author and professor Dr. Craig Santos Perez to explore these questions through a reading of their work. Featuring D. Kealiʻi Mackenzie, Donovan Kūhiō Colleps, and Noʻu Revilla, the […]

Fall 2023 Events

Welcome to fall 2023 at the Arts Research Center! We are excited to sponsor and co-sponsor a dynamic series of events including: poetry readings, craft talks, and a writing workshop with writers that include aracelis girmay, J. Michael Martinez, Claudia Rankine, Solmaz Sharif, Robert Sullivan, and dg nanouk okpik artist/choreographer Tanya Lukin Linklater (ARC’s fall […]

02/06 Theater as a Site of Public History: Dillon Chitto in conversation with Laurie Arnold

Award winning playwright Dillon Chitto will be ARC’s visiting Artist-in-Residence for spring 2023. His February 6 – 9 visit to Berkeley coincides with the world premiere of his first play, Pueblo Revolt. Dillon Chitto is a Mississippi Choctaw and Pueblo playwright originally from Santa Fe, NM, currently living in Chicago, IL. He is the Literary […]