Archive: Eve Letendre


  • Read an interview with Professor David Bates

    October 14, 2021

    Read an interview with Professor David Bates in the French publication, Usbek & Rica. During his recent visit to Paris, historian David Bates spoke with Uskbek & Rica, for whom the way we design our machines structurally prevents us from thinking about the future. See excerpt below. Read the full interview here: “One can imagine machines designed to open up problems rather than solve them”…

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  • Read “Whose Homer Is It Anyway?” by Professor James I. Porter

    October 6, 2021

    Read an excerpt from Professor James I. Porter’s book, Homer: The Very Idea, on Lapham’s Quarterly. The excerpt is titled, “Whose Homer Is It Anyway? Creating a Composite Character Out of Depictions of the Ancient Poet.” Lapham’s Quarterly embodies the belief that history is the root of all education, scientific and literary as well as political and economic. Each issue addresses a topic of current…

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  • Read “Networks of Belief” edited by William Morgan and Kyra Sutton

    August 31, 2021

    This special issue of qui parle, titled “Networks of Belief,” presents an interdisciplinary conversation between and across new media studies, political theology, religion and secularism studies, literary criticism, philosophy, ecocriticism, and critical race theory via the figure of the network and the ever-contentious frame of belief. Each piece traces an archive, whether historical or speculative, and asks after the enmeshment of the issue’s titular concepts…

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  • Read Linda Kinstler’s essay in the New York Times

    July 30, 2021

    Read Linda Kinstler’s essay here. It is an exploration of the relationship between spirituality and technology, between the digital and the divine. It’s the product of over a year of reporting and dozens of conversations with religious leaders, programmers, and believers of all faiths about how our devices are indeterminately altering our interior lives. Help us congratulate Linda on this amazing essay!

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  • Welcome Kelly Nguyen! University of California Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in Rhetoric

    July 30, 2021

    Kelly Nguyen is currently a University of California Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California – Berkeley. She graduated with honors and highest distinction from Stanford University in 2012 with a B.A. in Classics and Archaeology and became the first woman to receive a Ph.D. from the Ancient History program in the Department of Classics at Brown University in…

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  • Bruno Anaya Ortiz is a 2021-2022 BELS Graduate Fellow!

    July 6, 2021

    Join us in congratulating PhD student, Bruno Anaya Ortiz, for becoming a Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies (BELS) Fellow for 2021-2022! Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies (BELS) is characterized by a rich interdisciplinary approach that seeks to ground empirical analysis in sociolegal theory and embrace a broad range of methods, both quantitative and qualitative. CSLS is currently hosting 11 BELS Fellows representing a variety of disciplines including…

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  • Congratulations to the Classes of 2020 and 2021!

    May 24, 2021

    We celebrated the classes of 2020 and 2021 on Wednesday, May 17, 2021. Thank you all for joining us for this special and unique commencement ceremony! Click here for the Rhetoric Commencement Ceremony Program.

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  • 2020 and 2021 Rhetoric Commencement

    April 29, 2021

    Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2pm, PST Keynote Speaker: Laura Wasser (Rhetoric, 1991) We will be celebrating virtually with all of the graduates from 2020 and 2021 on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2PM, PST. Register for the Zoom webinar here: Commencement Ceremony for the Department of Rhetoric Class of 2020 and 2021. The Commencement Ceremony will also be streaming on YouTube Live.   2020 and 2021…

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  • Congratulations to Faith Enemark, an Excellence in Management Award Winner!

    March 31, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Faith, our Department Manager, who has been awarded the Berkeley Staff Assembly’s 2021 Excellence in Management Award! This significant honor for which there were over 100 nominees recognizes exemplary managers and supervisors who have led their teams and team members to meaningful accomplishments this past year. Recipients are nominated directly by their staff; Faith was nominated by Graduate Student Advisor.…

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