• Bassam Haddad

    02/14/2012, 9:00 am, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities

    THE SYRIAN UPRISING AND THE LIMITS OF REGIME RESILIENCEBassam HaddadBassam Haddad is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and teaches in the Department of Public and International Affairs …    read more

  • Adrian Johns (Chicago)

    02/09/2012, 9:00 am, 370 Dwinelle

    Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media and the Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair in EnglishOn Media PiracyIn 2011-12, arguments over the "Protect IP"/"Stop Online Piracy" …    read more

  • Katie Horowitz

    02/06/201201/01/2020, 220 Wheeler Hall

    Center for the Study of Sexual Culture Presents...A history of drag and/as nationalismKatie Horowitz, SpeakerDaniel Boyarin, Ph.D., ModeratorHorowitz's paper explores contemporary U.S. drag …    read more

  • Ari Bryen

    11/22/2011, 9:00 am to 10:30 am, 7415 Dwinelle Hall (Level G)

    Ari Bryen, ACLS New Faculty Fellow in Rhetoric and Classics, will be "workshopping" the first chapter of his book.Discussant: Samera EsmeirThe book is called: Violence in Roman Egypt: An …    read more

  • Lydia Liu (Columbia)

    11/18/2011, 8:00 am, 3335 Dwinelle (Level C)

    Lydia Liu, in conversation with Martin Jay (History) and David Bates (Rhetoric) on her new book The Freudian Robot: Digital Media and the Future of the Unconscious (University of Chicago Press, …    read more

  • MIchael Mascuch (Rhetoric, UC Berkeley)

    11/09/2011, 4:30 am to 6:30 am, Institute for East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor) 6F Conference Room

    Center for Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Lunch Talks SeriesThis talk will consider the use of photography in Khmer Rouge propaganda, especially during the critical years leading up to its …    read more

  • Henry Jenkins (USC)

    11/03/2011, 10:00 am, Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities, 220 Stephens Hall

    Presented by the Berkeley Center for New MediaHenry Jenkins is the most influential theorist of "transmedia storytelling." According to Jenkins, "Transmedia storytelling represents …    read more

  • Kristen Haring (Auburn)

    10/13/2011, 9:00 am, 470 Stephens Hall

    Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media and the Office for the HIstory of Science and TechnologyAs part of a study of the cultural history of binary systems, Kristen Haring undertook an …    read more