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  • Surrealism Then, Now: Snapshots of Critically Engaged Art

    • 16 November, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • 370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Panelists from UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Laney College, and Cornell University will include Arturo Dávila Sánchez, Catherine Flynn,  Donna V. Jones, Robert Kaufman, David Marriott, Natalie Melas, Soraya Tlatli, and Nathaniel Wolfson. This afternoon symposium and discussion—organized by UC Berkeley’s Program in Critical Theory—will feature two panels of literary and cultural critics who will reconsider […]

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  • THEORIES OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH WORKING GROUP – NOVEMBER 19

    • 19 November, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 4104 Dwinelle Hall
  • The Program in Critical Theory’s Fall 2019 working group, Theories of the Global South, will host its fifth meeting on November 19 from 5-7 pm in 4104 Dwinelle Hall. To prepare, the co-conveners, Donna Honarpisheh (Comparative Literature) and Devin Choudhury (Rhetoric) will be posting readings shortly. We will be joined by Professor Chari. The Theories of the Global South working group will […]

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  • Inside the Magnetic Fields: Surrealism@100

    November 5-24, 2019
    Multiple Locations

    • 24 November, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • From November 5-24, the Bay Area celebrates the 100th anniversary of surrealism. City Lights Booksellers and Publishers—in conjunction with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Consortium on Surrealism at 100 (organized by UC Berkeley’s Program in Critical Theory), Alley Cat Bookstore, Canessa Gallery, the Consul General of Mexico, Goethe Institute-San Francisco, Lucid Art Foundation, […]

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  • Being Communist, Becoming Other (Lecture)

    Etienne Balibar, Anniversary Chair Professor at the Center for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University and Visiting Professor, Department of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University

    • 25 November, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Etienne Balibar will reflect on his relationship to reading Marx, starting with Reading Capital, his early work co-written with Louis Althusser. He will seek to reconstruct his relation to Marx’s thought, communism, and engage the question of communism for the present and future. Etienne Balibar teaches at Columbia every Fall semester. He is Professor Emeritus of moral and political […]

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  • Being Communist, Becoming Other (Seminar)

    Etienne Balibar, Anniversary Chair Professor at the Center for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University and Visiting Professor, Department of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University

    • 26 November, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 3401 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Advance registration for the seminar is required. To register, please contact info.ictconsortium@berkeley.edu. Etienne Balibar, in discussion with Zeynep Gambetti (Boğazici University, Turkey) and Jacques Lezra (UC Riverside). Balibar will reflect on his relationship to reading Marx, starting with Reading Capital, his early work co-written with Louis Althusser.  He will seek to reconstruct his relation to Marx’s thought, […]

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  • After Post-Marxism: A Conference

    • 13 December, 2019, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    • 3335 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Speakers include Crystal Bartolovich, Rossen Djagalov, Petrus Liu, Ericka Beckman, Nikhil Singh, Leigh Claire La Berge, Iyko Day, Annie McClanahan, Amy De’Ath, Juliana Spahr, Jasper Bernes, Mark Steven, Michael Shane Boyle, Sarah Brouillette, and Joshua Clover. How is the present-day return to Marx a different one from that of global 1968? A renewed interest in political […]

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  • Akiko Shmizu Seminar

    • 27 January, 2020, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Details forthcoming.

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