Archive: Eve Letendre

  • Carol Clover Legacy Project

    November 22, 2022

    In order to preserve the history and accomplishments of its distinguished faculty, the University of California Berkeley Emeriti Association (UCBEA) has begun making video recordings of interviews with individual emeriti. This video-making project, called the Legacy Project, aims to capture the history and experiences of UC Berkeley emeriti/ae, providing a record of contributions, accomplishments, challenges, met and unmet expectations, campus changes and the like during…

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  • Linda Kinstler reports on Ukraine’s Reconstruction for The NYT Magazine

    November 17, 2022

    Linda Kinstler went back to Ukraine in late September to report on the architects and urban planners who are hard at work re-envisioning the physical contours of Ukraine’s liberated future, even as continued military attacks and rolling blackouts threaten their ability to work. The city of Irpin, which was 70% destroyed during the Russian invasion, held off an attack on Kyiv and has become a…

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  • Spring 2023 Grad Course: Teaching Writing: History, Theory and Practice

    October 20, 2022

    240G 004 | CCN: 33130 Teaching Writing: History, Theory and Practice Nathan S Atkinson Dwinelle 7415 Wednesdays, 3-6pm This seminar introduces students to theory, history, and practice of composition pedagogy at the university. Students explore and examine approaches to the teaching of writing to form critical perspectives on the theory and practice of writing instruction, place those perspectives in historical and intellectual context, and develop…

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  • Linda Kinstler’s new book: “Come to This Court and Cry”

    September 1, 2022

    Rhetoric PhD student, Linda Kinstler, published Come to This Court and Cry: How the Holocaust Ends in 2022. ‘A tremendous feat of storytelling, propelled by numerous twists and revelations, yet anchored by a deep moral seriousness . . . Enthralling’ Guardian ‘Part detective story, part family history, part probing inquiry into how best to reckon with the horrors of a previous century, Come to This…

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  • Rhetoric 103A: In(ter)vention and the Rhetorical Tradition

    August 19, 2022

    In(ter)vention and the Rhetorical Tradition Rhetoric 103A explores what is called rhetorical tradition from its Western historical origins in Greece and Rome. The rhetorical tradition refers to the multiple and divergent ways that people throughout time have thought about the effects of language, both in theory and practice. Rhetorical study and practice today continues the tradition’s interest in varied, artful acts of invention and intervention…

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  • Read an interview with Rhetoric professor, Trinh T. Minh-ha, on Berkeley News

    June 6, 2022

    Filmmaker Trinh T. Minh-ha on the beauty of receiving the world By Anne Brice, Berkeley News May 31, 2022 For Trinh T. Minh-ha, learning isn’t about accumulating knowledge. “This has been something that my students very much appreciate,” said Trinh, a longtime UC Berkeley professor of gender and women’s studies and of rhetoric who retired in 2020. “But also, I have had students who agonized…

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  • Trinh T. Minh-ha: What About China?

    April 7, 2022

    UC Berkeley professor and experimental filmmaker Trinh T. Minh-ha fascinates with her new film reflecting on China’s complex history and offering a journey into the wealth of Chinese traditional architecture while exploring the hinterlands of self and other in their encounter. Find screenings of What About China? below: Biennial of Whitney Museum of American Arts in NY (daily screenings; opens on April 6 and will…

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  • Unlocatable: Seeing Hong Kong and its Arts

    March 30, 2022

    HUM 196 Mentored Research Lab 3 units, Class #24594 Unlocatable: Seeing Hong Kong and its Arts Instructor: Prof. Winnie Wong Thursday, 2-5pm Wheeler 212 Mentored Research courses are designed to introduce upper-division students to the research culture on campus in a small group format. You will work closely with faculty members and graduate-student mentors in both seminar-style cohorts and more focused groups. A city of…

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  • The Big Give is just around the corner!

    March 7, 2022

    We continue to be a small department with a great reputation—the best graduate students and liveliest undergraduates on campus! We hope you are in a position to help us sustain the excitement of learning here! The Big Give is just around the corner: Thursday, March 10. #CalBigGive The Big Give is an annual online day of giving when you show support for your favorite institutions…

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  • Linda Kinstler: To understand the Ukraine-Russia conflict, look to colonialism

    February 28, 2022

    To understand the Ukraine-Russia conflict, look to colonialism  Ukrainians have been fighting Russian imperialism for hundreds of years By Linda Kinstler Click to view the article on Washington Post “I come today with an appeal to all citizens of Russia,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a televised address, just hours before Russian forces launched a full-scale assault on his nation’s major cities. He said…

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