Events

Taking his cue from present discussions on synchronization, non-synchronicity, and "desynchronized societies" (Rosa), Jordheim will look back at 18th century practices for dealing with multiple times, both in writing and through visual media, in order to explore how diagrams, concepts and narratives work to bring times and temporalities together and/or ...read more

“Not all people exist in the same Now,” claimed Ernst Bloch in his seminal 1932 book Erbschaft dieser Zeit (“Heritage of Our Times”). The rhythms of modernity had fractured society into isolated temporal worlds. While individuals occupied the same space, he argued, they lived ungleichzeitig – out of sync. Synchronism ...read more

The “sonic turn” in the arts, humanities, and social sciences has prompted a reconsideration of the relationship between sound and image in media today. Semiotic issues of representation and signification have given way to materialist considerations of affect, force, and intensity. Along these materialist lines, the neurological condition of synaesthesia ...read more

“Not all people exist in the same Now,” claimed Ernst Bloch in his seminal 1932 book Erbschaft dieser Zeit (“Heritage of Our Times”). The rhythms of modernity had fractured society into isolated temporal worlds. While individuals occupied the same space, he argued, they lived ungleichzeitig – out of sync. Synchronism ...read more

About the film:
Founded in the early 1940s, the network around the magazine "The Circle" ("Der Kreis") was the only gay organization to survive the Nazi regime. It blossomed during the post-war years into an internationally renowned underground club. Legendary masked balls at the Theater am Neumarkt in Zurich provided 800 ...read more

East Bay Premiere

FEATURING
Khalid Abdalla, Maryam Saleh, Hanan Yousef, Laila Samy,

Shot in 2009 and released in 2016, In the Last Days of the City is a personal portrait of Cairo during the fall of the Mubarak regime. Structured as a film within a film, the protagonist is filmmaker Khalid (Khalid Abdalla), ...read more

University of California, Berkeley
Seaborg Room, Faculty Club

9:30 Denise Warren (UC San Diego): “The Outlaw Couple in Film Noir: Gun Crazy (Joseph H.Lewis, 1950)”

9:50 Ritwik Banerji (UC Berkeley): “Two Divergent Interpretants of Egalitarian Ethics in Musical Free Improvisation”

10:10 William Watt (UC Irvine): "Semiotic Sets & Supersets: An Assessment."

10:30 Cara Tovey ...read more

Graduate Student Conference "Jews, Germans, and other Europeans: Modern Encounters." Organizers: jointly organized by the Center for Jewish Studies, the Institute for German and European Studies at UC Berkeley and Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. It is co-sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the UC Berkeley Department of History ...read more