Exhibit Reception – February 5, 2020

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

The UC Berkeley Library and the Berkeley Language Center
will hold a reception 
for the online exhibition

The Languages of Berkeley

with a special lecture 

“The Promise of Multilingualism”

Judith Butler

Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature
& the Program of Critical Theory
2020 President of the Modern Language Association

and readings by

Emilie Bergmann for Spanish (Department of Spanish & Portuguese), Yael Chaver for Yiddish (Department of German), Jeroen Dewulf for Dutch (Department of German & Dutch Studies Program), Ahmad Diab for Arabic (Department of Near Eastern Studies, Robert Goldman for Sanskrit (Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies), Sam Mchombo for Chichewa (African American Studies), Deborah Rudolph for Chinese (C.V. Starr East Asian Library), Virginia Shih for Vietnamese (South/Southeast Asia Library), and Students in the Armenian Studies Program for Armenian.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
5:00 pm – 7 :00pm
Morrison Library (110 Doe Library)

Seating is limited—please RSVP soon. 

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the UC Berkeley Library, Arts & Humanities Division and the Berkeley Language Center.

The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings.
If you think you may require disability-related accommodations , please contact libraryevents@berkeley.edu.


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about the exhibition

The Languages of Berkeley is a dynamic online sequential exhibition celebrating the diversity of languages that have advanced research, teaching and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is made possible with support from the UC Berkeley Library and is co-sponsored by the Berkeley Language Center (BLC).

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