Berkeley Visiting Scholar Lectures

Upcoming Events

“Imported” Feminism and “Indigenous” Queerness: From Backlash to Transphobic Feminism in Transnational Japanese Context

Akiko Shimizu, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Monday, January 27, 2020, 5-7 pm

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Past Events

Being Communist, Becoming Other

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
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley
Monday, November 25, 2019, 5-7 pm

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Critique/De-coloniality Diaspora 

Nadia Yala Kisukidi and Rocío Zambrana
470 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Monday, May 6, 2019, 5-7pm

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Anti-Neoliberal Feminism: A Reading from Within Present Struggles

Verónica Gago, Professor, Instituto de Altos Estudios, Universidad Nacional de San Martín and Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Monday, September 24, 2018, 5-7 pm

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Exploratory Notes on New Fascisms

Zeynep Gambetti, Associate Professor of Political Theory, Boğazici University, Turkey
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 5-7 pm

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Presentism: The Politics of Memory in the Age of Neoliberalism

Enzo Traverso, Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in the Humanities, Cornell University
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 5-7 pm

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Dancing in a Posthuman World: Material Bodies and New Alliances

Marta Segarra, Research Professor, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Professor of Gender Studies and French Studies, University of Barcelona
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 5-7 pm

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Between the Scholar and the Public Intellectual: The University in the Contemporary African Context

Mahmood Mamdani, Director of Makerere Institute of Social Research, Makerere University, Uganda
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 5-7 pm

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To Be the Owner of My Own Person: Toward a Concept of Freedom as Heteronomy Without Servitude

Vladimir Safatle, Professor and Director of Research, Department of Philosophy and Institute of Psychology, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 5-7 pm

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