Events

[Event] Berkeley Black Geographies Symposium: The Black Geographic - March 12-13th

February 24, 2020

Berkeley Black Geographies Symposium: The Black Geographic
March 12-13th, 2020
Banatau Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

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Rooted in decades of critical and radical Black thought and political engagement, Black Geographies’ recent rate and breadth of growth has advanced and inspired multiple themes,
concepts, and interventions concerning the spatial relations of Blackness that span the range from the poetics to the politics of Blackness.

In addition to celebrating these developments, this symposium will seek to deepen and define...

[Event] [Mar. 4] “We will know what to do with our own destiny”: Afghan feminism and the politics of freedom

February 25, 2021

Event hosted by Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley

“We will know what to do with our own destiny”: Afghan feminism and the politics of freedom
Thursday, Mar 4, 2021
05:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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[Event] Oct 6 Colloquium - The Legacy of Korematsu v. The United States: The Perils to Democracy When Racism Shouts Louder Than Facts, the Rule of Law, and the Constitution

October 5, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
October 6 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

The Legacy of Korematsu v. The United States: The Perils to Democracy When Racism Shouts Louder Than Facts, the Rule of Law, and the Constitution

Don Tamaki

StopRepeatingHistory.org/CA Reparations Task Force

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We can learn a lot from history. When demagoguery and conspiracy theories...

[Event] Sept 22 Colloquium - From Moses to Metaverse: The Role of Illusion in Environmental Representations

September 17, 2021

Berkeley Geography

Fall 2021 Colloquium

September 22 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

From Moses to Metaverse: The Role of Illusion in Environmental Representations

Greg Niemeyer

Professor for Media Innovation, Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley

In this new talk, Niemeyer analyzes selected descriptions of fictional and real lands to explore cultural histories of what it means to be "true...

[Event] Oct 20 Colloquium - After Adaptation - A participatory analysis of the enduring impacts of climate change adaptation projects in the Ecuadorian highlands

October 14, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
October 20 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

After Adaptation - A participatory analysis of the enduring impacts of climate change adaptation projects in the Ecuadorian highlands

Dr. Meg Mills-Novoa

Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley

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As climate change impacts...

[Event] Nov 3 Colloquium - What is Resistance?

October 28, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
November 3 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

What is Resistance?

Desmond Jagmohan

Department of Political Science, UC Berkeley

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Many Americans responded to the Trump Presidency by imploring fellow citizens to resist. They inscribed the term on streets, buildings, lawn signs, bumper stickers, and even clothing....

[Event] Nov 17 Colloquium - The Far East Sound in Jamaica

November 12, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
November 17 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

The Far East Sound in Jamaica

Andrew F. Jones

Department of East Asian Languages, UC Berkeley

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This paper revolves around a cohort of Hakka Chinese entrepreneurs, record producers, and musicians who played an important role in shaping Jamaican music...

[Event] [Monday] Nov 22 Colloquium - Masculinities, Gender and World Politics

November 19, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
(Monday) November 22 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

Masculinities, Gender and World Politics

Terrell Carver

University of Bristol (UK)

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The ways that Sex, Gender and Sexuality define what world politics is about, not just what does or doesn't count as an ‘issue’ within it.

This talk is based on Prof. Carver and Dr. Lyddon’s...

[Event] Dec 1 Colloquium - Green Infrastructure, Environmental Justice and Black America

November 29, 2021

Berkeley Geography
Fall 2021 Colloquium
(Wednesday) December 1 | 3:30pm | 575 McCone

Join virtually on Zoom

Green Infrastructure, Environmental Justice and Black America

Maya Carrasquillo

Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

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