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Reading: Berkeley Writers at Work

Geoffrey Nunberg
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 | 12pm - 1:30pm
Geoffrey Nunberg, Professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, is the 2016 featured writer in the “Berkeley Writers at Work”… Continue reading Past Events
photo of Berkeley writers at work discussion
Oct 20

Trinh T. Minh Ha Book Release

Trinh Minh Ha
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 | 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Writer, filmmaker, multimedia artist, composer, and UC Berkeley Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Rhetoric, Trinh Minh Ha reads from her newest work, Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared.
book cover of Lovecidal by Trinh Minh Ha
Oct 18

Music, Race, Popular Culture

Jeff Chang and Hua Hsu
Mon, Oct 17, 2016 | 5pm - 6:30pm
Widely published cultural critics Hua Hsu and Jeff Chang and discuss music, race, and popular culture.
Hua Hsu and Jeff Chang with Scott Saul, courtesy Art of Writing.
Oct 17

Víctor Rodríguez Núñez: A Poetry Reading

Víctor Rodríguez Núñez
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 | 6:30pm - 8pm
Cuban wrtier Víctor Rodríguez Núñez has published more than 30 books of poetry throughout Latin America and Europe, and has received major awards all over the Spanish-speaking world.
photo of Victor Rodriguez Nunez
Oct 6

Film, Television, Media Old & New

Lili Loofbourow and David Thomson
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 | 5pm - 6:30pm
Television and film critics Lili Loofbourow and David Thompson engage in conversation about the state of contemporary media.
A stack of CRT televisions
Sep 29

Writing and Thinking in Two Languages: A Conversation with Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon
Fri, Sep 9, 2016 | 4pm - 6pm
Award-winning poet, novelist, translator, and scholar Sinan Antoon discusses writing and translation with Art of Writing Director Ramona Naddaff, with an… Continue reading Past Events
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Sep 9

Jonathan Franzen on the Art of Writing

Jonathan Franzen
Thu, Apr 28, 2016 | 6pm - 7:30pm
Jonathan Franzen speaks to undergraduate students on April 28, 2016, in UC Berkeley’s Morrison Library. In examining his New Yorker article “Carbon Capture,”… Continue reading Past Events
Author Jonathan Franzen headshot.
Apr 28

Robert Reich on Writing

We had the pleasure of hosting Professor Robert Reich for our second annual Art of Writing Lecture on February 23,… Continue reading Past Events
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