Lift Our Gazes

A Berkeley summer reading list for new students

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“In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment.”
Maxine Hong Kingston, Berkeley alumna and professor emerita of English

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1994

John Harsanyi, Nobel Prize in Economics

Economist John Harsanyi hoped his research could improve social welfare and lead to world peace. In this quest, Harsanyi expanded the application of game theory — a mathematical theory of human behavior…

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