Humanities

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Future Ethics: Reproduction Rights Versus Social Policy

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Mon, Nov 4 2013 - 6:00pm

Matt Cantor, Columnist, Berkeley Daily Planet Read more »

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Redefining Rape: Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage & Segregation

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Wed, Oct 30 2013 - 6:00pm

Estelle Freedman, Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History, Stanford University Read more »

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Da Vinci’s Knots: It’s All About the Dress

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Thu, Oct 17 2013 - 6:00pm

Caroline Cocciardi, Screenwriter and Producer, Mona Lisa Revealed Read more »

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Living Technology Today/Artificial Life Tomorrow

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Tue, Oct 15 2013 - 6:00pm

Norman Packard, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, ProtoLife; Former CEO and Founder, The Prediction Company

ProtoLife CEO Packard will discuss the history and future of living technology, including the rise of wet artificial life. He will describe how new generations of artificial life will result from the current convergence of biotechnology and information technology. In studying these new forms of life, we may learn a thing or two about life itself. Read more »

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Living in the Material World: The Future of the Humanities

Mon, Oct 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony Cascardi, Dean, Arts and Humanities, College of Letters & Science, UC Berkeley
Ralph Lewin, President and CEO, Cal Humanities
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Heart of a Tiger: Growing Up with My Grandfather

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Thu, Oct 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Herschel Cobb, Grandson of Ty Cobb; Author, Heart of a Tiger Read more »

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The Yosemite Rim Fire: How to Improve Fire Policy

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Tue, Oct 8 2013 - 6:00pm

Scott Stephens, Professor of Fire Science, UC Berkeley

The mixed conifer forests within the devastating recent r
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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 5:30pm

Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. A richness of observation and the grasp of human frailty imbue The Leopard with its melancholic beauty and power. Join us in a discussion led by Lynn Harris about Lampedusa's novel, set in 1860s Italy. Read more »

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Spying on Democracy

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Tue, Oct 1 2013 - 6:00pm

Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance

Heidi Boghosian, Executive Director, National Lawyers Guild; Author, Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance Read more »

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Kindred Beings

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Mon, Sep 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Sheri Speede, Founder, In Defense of Animals–Africa (IDA-Africa); Author, Kindred Beings; Veterinarian Read more »

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