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posted November 18, 1998


Political Experts to Discuss Impeachment Nov. 23

Former White House counsels and presidential experts will offer insights on the Clinton impeachment inquiry during a panel discussion Monday, Nov. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Haas School of Business' Anderson Auditorium.

Michael Nacht, dean of the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, will moderate. Panelists include Leonard Garment, White House counsel to Richard Nixon; Lloyd Cutler, White House counsel to Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton; Richard Neustadt, Harvard University professor emeritus of government; and Nelson Polsby, professor of political science and director of the campus' Institute of Governmental Studies.

For information call 643-9438.


Dec. 1-5: ASUC Art Studio Ceramics, Art Sale

A large selection of ceramics, photographs, prints and other artwork will be for sale at the ASUC Art Studio's annual Holiday Art Sale, Tuesday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 5, from noon to 5 p.m.

A portion of each sale will help support the studio's program of workshops and classes.

The studio is located on the north side of the Cesar Chavez Student Center. For information see or call 642-3065.


Last Chance For Tang Flu Shot Clinic is Dec. 2

The final flu shot clinic at Tang Center this fall is Wednesday, Dec. 2, from noon to 6 p.m. The drop-in clinic, on the first floor of Tang Center, is open to the campus community and the public. The cost per vaccine is $10.


Writer Agha Shahid Ali at Lunch Poems Dec. 3

Poet Agha Shahid Ali will be the guest poet at the Dec. 3 Lunch Poems reading. The event begins at 12:10 p.m. in the Lipman Room, Barrows Hall.

Ali's most recent book, "The Country Without a Post Office," portrays his metaphorical journey back to his native Kashmir. In verse both lyrical and boldly political, he examines what it means to be an exile, even in your own country.

Ali's other books include "The Half-Inch Himalayas" and "A Nostalgist's Map of America." He directs the MFA creative writing program at the Univeristy of Massachusetts, Amherst.

For information on the series call 642-0137.


Campus Perimeter Shuttle Has New Route

The daytime perimeter shuttle route has been temporarily redirected through the center of campus to accommodate the City of Berkeley's Hearst Avenue resurfacing project. The new route will be in effect until the street project is completed, probably in mid-December.

The original shuttle stops and the corresponding new stops (in parentheses) are as follows: University Hall/Oxford St. (top of West Crescent), Tolman Hall (West Circle), Northgate Hall (Memorial Glade), Cory Hall (Hearst Mining Circle). The shuttle schedule will be unaffected.

For information call 643-7508, email


WWI Allied Science Revisited Nov. 23

On Monday, Nov. 23, history Professor Roy Macleod of the University of Sydney will discuss the role of Allied scientists in World War I, in the lecture, "The Physicists Go to War: Revisiting the Experience of Allied Science, 1914-1919." The talk is at noon in 442 Stephens Hall.

Macleod's lecture is part of the Office for History of Science and Technology's fall colloquium series. For information call 642-4581 or see


Nov. 21 Workshop: Genocide in Armenia

The campus' Armenian Students Association will present a Saturday workshop on "The Armenian Genocide: Recovering History and Deconstructing Denial," Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 2050 Valley Life Sciences.

For information call 428-9231 or email


Photographers Focus on Complexities of Aging

Complexities of aging are the subject of the symposium "Humanities Perspective on Aging," to be held on campus Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 2 and 3.

Photographers Anne Noggle of the University of New Mexico and Larry Sultan of the California College of Arts and Crafts will discuss their work with aging subjects, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. in 220 Stephens Hall. Guy Micco, with the Joint Medical Program, will offer commentary.

On Dec. 3, Noggle will be joined by Elizabeth Abel, associate professor of English, and Raka Ray, assistant professor of sociology, to discuss "Visions of Loveliness: Photography, Women and Aging," at noon in 220 Stephens.

For information call 643-6229.


Summit on the Americas On Campus Dec. 4

Political and intellectual leaders from Latin America and the U.S. will convene Friday, Dec. 4 for "Alternatives for the Americas: A Dialogue," a 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. conference in the Lipman Room, 8th floor, Barrows Hall.

Chancellor Berdahl will open the conference with a message of welcome. The first panel, at 9:15 a.m., will address "U.S.-Mexican Economic Integration: What Works, What Doesn't, What to Fix." At 11:30 a.m., panelists will discuss "Policies for a New Social Agenda."

Conference speakers represent Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Mexico and the U.S.

For information contact the Center for Latin American Studies, 642-2088, or see


Instructional Minigrant Applications Due Dec. 4

Grant proposals for the Service-Learning Instructional Minigrant Program are being accepted by the Office of Educational Development and the Service-Learning Research and Development Center at the Graduate School of Education. Applications are due by Friday, Dec. 4.

Grants of up to $1,000 are available for courses in spring, 1999 that use academic service learning -- integrating community service activities into the academic curriculum. Service learning provides students with experiential opportunities to meet community needs in the context of academic course curricula.

For an application packet or information about academic service learning activities on campus, email Andrew Furco at, call 642-3299, or fax 642-6105.


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