Upcoming Events

20th Anniversary Distinguished Guest Lecture, with Keynote, Arundhati Roy

  4 - 5:30 p.m.
  Mather Redwood Grove & Amphitheater UC Botanical Garden

The Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley presents:
20th Anniversary Distinguished Guest Lecture
with writer, Arundhati Roy
“My Seditious Heart: Freedom, Fascism and Fiction"

The Center for Race and Gender invites you to join us for an afternoon with writer, Arundhati Roy.

In conversation with Angana P. Chatterji, Founding Co-Chair of the Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Initiative at the Center for Race and Gender, Abdul R. JanMohamed, Professor of English, Raka Ray, Dean of Division of Social Sciences, and Professor of Sociology and South & Southeast Asian Studies, and Leti Volpp, Director of the Center for Race and Gender, and Robert D. and Leslie Kay Raven Professor of Law; followed by Q&A.

Panel and Q&A moderated by Niha Masih, India Correspondent, The Washington Post.

Welcome Remarks by Linda Haverty Rugg, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, and Professor of Scandinavian.

Arundhati Roy lives in New Delhi. She is the author of the novels The God of Small Things, for which she received the 1997 Booker Prize, and The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. A collection of her essays from the past twenty years, My Seditious Heart, was published by Hamish Hamilton and Haymarket Books. Her latest book is Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction.

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in any of the fall CRG events, please contact Ariana Ceja at centerrg@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.