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Next Week At UC Berkeley: A round-up of key news events for the week of Mar. 2-8

"Europe: Vanishing Mediator"

The role of Europe in today's world will be the subject of a talk by Dr. Étienne Balibar, a leading intellectual of European politics and professor of French, English and comparative literature at the University of California, Irvine. The lecture will be at 4:00 p.m. in 370 Dwinelle Hall. For more information, call (510) 642-1415.

"Designing for Diversity"
Dr. Kathryn Anthony, professor of architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, recipient of prestigious awards such as the Creative Achievement Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, will lecture at 1 p.m. in 112 Wurster Hall. Anthony will examine the aspects of architectural practice that hinder or support the full participation of women and persons of color. For more information, call (510) 642-0324.

"Berkeley Writers at Work"

Nationally acclaimed film and culture critic Linda Williams, director of the film studies program at UC Berkeley, will read from her work and discuss her writing process. The event will be at noon in the Morrison Library. For more information, call (510) 642-5570.

"The Consolidation of Mexico's New Regime: The Beginning"

Lorenzo Meyer, professor of history and director of the U.S.-Mexican studies program at Colegio de México, will deliver a lecture from 4 to 6 p.m. in the lounge of the Women's Faculty Club. For more information, contact the Center for Latin American Studies at (510) 642-2088.

"Lunch Poems with Luis Rodriguez"

Award-winning author of poetry, memoir, children's literature, and founder and director of Tia Chucha Press, Luis Rodriguez will read his work at 12:10 p.m. in the Morrison Library. For more information, call (510) 642-0137.

"When terrorism threatens, how far are limitations on civil liberties justified?"

Continuing the series of spring semester talks about bioterrorism and other emerging infectious disease threats sponsored by the epidemiology division of the School of Public Health, Laurence O. Gostin will address issues of public health and law. The lecture will be at noon in 22 Warren Hall. For more information, call (510) 643-2731.