Archive: colin brant


  • Trinh Minh-ha retirement

    August 27, 2020

    It is with mixed feelings that the Rhetoric Department congratulates Trinh Minh-ha on her retirement commencing July 1, 2020.  Minh-ha joined Berkeley as a professor in 1994 but served as Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor in 1992.  She was an active member of the Departments of Rhetoric and Gender and Women’s Studies at the time of her retirement and also taught in the Program in Film Studies…

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  • BLACK LIVES MATTER

    June 18, 2020

    We support without qualification the movement for Black lives and the recent global protests over systemic inequities and state-sponsored terrorism by police and other para-military forces. This systematic racism has led to the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, themselves the latest instances of such state-sponsored killings of black people over the last four hundred years. We condemn these acts and…

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