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Next Week At UC Berkeley: A round-up of key news events for the week of Feb. 9-15
03 February 2003

Media Relations

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12
"Every Time We Say Goodbye": The Denouement of Postcolonial Racism

As part of the Department of African American Studies' "jazz-metaphor"-inspired lecture series, "New Directions in African Diasporic Thought," this lecture will address issues of postcolonial and colonial racism, the role of liberal democracy in racism, and the perception of Western social sciences. The lecture will be from 12 - 2 p.m. in the Albert Johnson Conference Room, 654 Barrows Hall. For more information, contact the Department of African American Studies at (510) 642-7084.

California's Landmark Efforts to Reduce Vehicle Emissions
California Advocacy Director Ann Notthoff of the Natural Resources Defense Council will discuss California's role in the vehicle emission-reduction movement. As part of the Environmental Law Society Speaker Series, the lecture will be at 12:45 p.m. at 122 Boalt Hall. For more information, call (510) 642-0457.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13
"The Visible and Invisible Layers of Peacemaking in the Middle East"

Dr. Ilan Pappe from the Department of Political Science at Haifa University, Israel, will deliver a lecture at 5 p.m. in 340 Stephens Hall about issues in the Middle East peace process. For more information, call (510) 642-8208, or e-mail cmes@uclink.berkeley.edu.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, FEB. 14-15
Annual South Asia Conference

The Center for South Asia Studies will host the center's 18th annual conference. Held at the International House beginning at 9 a.m. on both days, this conference will feature numerous panels and speakers, including a special film screening, "Mr. and Mrs. Iyer," presented by its director Aparna Sen. Conference registration is required, and fees may apply. For more information, contact the center at (510) 642-3608.

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