Spring 2018 Regents' Lectures
Allan Little | International & Area Studies, Global Studies
Allan Little has extensive experience as a foreign correspondent (and bureau chief) for the BBC. He was one of the first journalists into Iraq after the 1992 war broke out. He covered the fall of the Soviet Union and the years immediately after its collapse, as well as the rise of a new kind of authoritarianism in Russia, and he also co-authored a book on Yugoslavia.
Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
180 Doe Library
Angela Davis | Berkeley Center for New Media
Angela Davis is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. She emerged as a prominent counterculture activist and radical in the 1960s as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement. Her interests include prisoner rights; she co-founded Critical Resistance, an organization working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. She was a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in its History of Consciousness Department, and a former director of the university's Feminist Studies department.
Regents' Lecture: Abolition Feminism
Monday, April 16th, 2018
6:30pm - 8pm
Emily Jacir | Art Practice
Emily Jacir is an internationally renowned artist whose work is known for probing the fissures between ideologist and physical borders, producing work that is poetic, political, and biographical. She is a Professor at the International Academy of Art Palestine, in Ramhallah, and she is visiting faculty in the Photography department at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts MFA program at Bard College, NY.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Fall 2017 Regents' Lectures
Josef Joffe | Institute of Governmental Studies, Political Science
Josef Joffe is a leading journalist, visionary thinker, and publisher-editor of Die Zeit, a weekly German newspaper. His second career has been in academia. Appointed Senior Fellow of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies in 2007 (a faculty position), he is also the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution and a courtesy professor of political science at Stanford University.
Regents' Lecture: Making America Small Again: Donald Trump, the Threat to the Liberal Order and the Future of American Power
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
4:00pm to 5:30pm
109 Moses Hall, IGS Library
Bernie Krause | Integrative Biology
Dr. Bernie Krause is an American musician and ecologist. An early pioneer in the field of soundscape ecology, he founded Wild Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the recording of natural soundscapes.
Regents' Lecture: "The Great Animal Orchestra: The Essential Narratives of Biodiversity"
Thursday, September 14, 1:00pm