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  • Trinh Minh-ha awarded the Wild Dreamer Award at the Subversive Festival

    05/20/2014

    While at a conference at the School of Contemporary Humanities in Zagreb, Croatia, for lectures and a retrospective of her films, Prof. Trinh Minh-ha was awarded The Wild Dreamer Lifetime Achievement Award (2014) by the Subversive Festival committee, an annual international fortnight of political, activist, cultural, eduacational, literary and artistic events whose focus this year is on "Power and Freedom in the Age of Control:… read more

  • Congratulations to Linda Williams

    05/15/2014

    The Department of Film and Media would like to congratulate Professor Linda Williams, a winner of the 2014 Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Award. The Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards, established in 2007, recognize UC Berkeley faculty for their vital role in mentoring graduate students and training future faculty. read more

  • Van Gogh on Demand by Winnie Wong

    05/15/2014

    Winnie Wong's new book, Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade, explores contemporary art and Dafen village, China, the world's largest production center for oil-on-canvas painting. Van Gogh on Demand is published by The University of Chicago Press. Read about it on The Wall Street Journal, on The Believer, and the International Business Times, and listen to a BBC World Service discussion with Professor Wong online. (Image courtesy… read more

  • Congratulations to Shannon Jackson

    04/09/2014

    Congratulations to Shannon Jackson, who has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship to Assist Research and Artistic Creation for the field of Theatre Arts. read more

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor awards for 2013-2014

    03/18/2014

    Jerilyn Sambrooke, Ragini Srinivasan and Osita "IK" Udekwu have received Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor awards for 2013-2014. Each award winner will receive a $250 credit to his or her CARS account, and will be eligible for a Teaching Effectiveness Award. This year's Outstanding GSI Award Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the International House. Our winners… read more

  • What Is: Rhetoric? Rhetoric Grad Students&#8217 Perpective

    02/20/2014

    The Berkeley Graduate:What is: Rhetoric? a disciplinary dialogue series read more

  • New Book by Trinh T. Minh-ha

    11/25/2013

    "D-Passage is a nuanced and original intervention in new media and digital arts. For Trinh T. Minh-ha, the digital artwork, or 'D-work,' is characterized not by the technology that delivers it but by the 'passage' itself: digital form achieved in flux, in the movement of experience and sensation through the work. Words are never merely words in her work, and the same is true for… read more

  • Faculty Search in History/Theory of Rhetoric

    10/24/2013

    History and Theory of Rhetoric – Fall 2013 Search - Advertisement The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint a tenured professor (at the rank of Associate or Full Professor) in the area of History and Theory of Rhetoric, beginning July 1, 2014. Minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. or equivalent. Additional qualifications are an excellent research profile and outstanding… read more

  • Congratulations to Rhetoric PhDs

    08/11/2013

    We wish our recent graduates in Rhetoric the best on their new careers:Julia Jarcho joins the department of English at NYU as Assistant Professor.Alenda Chang joins the English department at the University of Connecticut.Brooke Belisle is an ACLS faculty fellow and will be in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stonybrook University. read more

  • Esmeir receives Mellon fellowship

    05/27/2013

    Samera Esmeir has been awarded the prestigious New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three year award will support her research project "Itineraries of Dissent: Law and Rebellion in the Ottomon Empire. read more