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    ... In this edition of CED e-news: CED Architecture Lecture & Exhibitions Series; The City Lecture Series; California at 50 Million Colloquium: Paul
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/03/2004 10:37 AM -----

      In this edition of CED e-news: CED Architecture Lecture & Exhibitions
      Series; The City Lecture Series; California at 50 Million Colloquium:
      Paul Goldberger Interview: Distributed Form: Network Practice
      Symposium; Homecoming 2004, and The GOING Conference.
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      ARCHITECTURE LECTURES & EXHIBITION SERIES
      *
      The CED Architecture Lecture series kicks off on Wednesday, September 22,
      with a lecture by Natalie Jeremijenko of UC San Diego. Her topic "Ask not
      what technology can do for you ...". She is followed by George Yu, George
      Yu Architects, Los Angeles, on September 29. Bernard Khoury follows on
      October 13, Mark Wigley, Friday, October 22, and Javier Sanchez on October
      27. Lectures are in 112 Wurster Hall at 7 p.m.
      *
      CED emeritus faculty member Sandy Hirshen's work will be on display from
      September 13-Oct. 1, Room 108 Wurster Hall. Public opening will take
      place
      on September 13, 6 p.m. "A Matter of Art-Contemporary Architecture in
      Switzerland" will be on display November 6-December 23, Environmental
      Library. For more information on the lecture series go to:
      http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/news
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      CITY LECTURE SERIES
      September 27, October 28, November 8, December 6, 5 p.m., 112 Wurster
      Hall
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      Partha Chatterjee lectures on September 27 on "Is There a New Indian
      City?" Chatterjee is Director of the Centre for Studies in Social
      Sciences, Calcutta and Professor of Anthropology at Columbia
      University. He is the author of "The Nation and its Fragments", "A
      Possible India: Essays in Political Criticism", and "The Politics of the
      Governed: Reflections on Popular Politics in Most of the World." He is
      followed by Planning Emeritus Professor Manuel Castells who returns to
      Berkeley on October 28 to lecture on "Cities in the Information
      Age." Castells who is a Research Professor of Information Society at the
      Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, is the author of The Information
      Age Trilogy (2000): "The Rise of the Network Society", "End of
      Millennium",
      and "The Power of Identity". Castells is followed by Teresa Caldeira
      speaking on "Democratizing the Neoliberal City" on November 8. Amitava
      Kumar closes the series on December 6. Questions? Contact
      csas@....
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      CALIFORNIA AT 50 MILLION: A COLLOQUIUM ON THE STATE'S DEMOGRAPHIC,
      ECONOMIC
      AND ENVIRONMENTAL FUTURE
      September 28, October 13, October 19, and October 26
      All sessions are from 5-7 p.m. in Room 305 Wurster Hall.
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      The series explores how adding 16 million new residents, eight million new
      households, and four million new jobs over the next 20-25 years will
      affect
      the state. Topics and speakers include: September 28, "Putting
      California's Growth into an Historical Perspective" with Peter Schrag,
      Sacramento Bee and Klein Kerwin, History Department, UC Berkeley; October
      13, "Demographic Trends" with Mary Heim, California Department of Finance,
      Hans Johnson, Public Policy Institute of California, Ronald Lee,
      Demography
      Department, Berkeley, and Dowell Myers, USC; October 19, "Economic Trends"
      with Stephen Levy, Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy,
      Christopher Thornberg, UCLA Anderson Forecast, and Michael Dardia, Sphere
      Institute; October 26, "Technology" with Michael Peevey, CPUC, and AnnaLee
      Saxenian, Dean, SIMS, UC Berkeley. For more information contact IURD at
      510/642-4874 or e-mail iurd@....
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      PAUL GOLDBERGER: UP FROM ZERO
      September 30
      North Gate Hall Library; 6:30 p.m. reception:
      Discussion: 8-9:30 p.m. North Gate Hall Room 105
      *
      A conversation about the future of the World Trade Center site with New
      Yorker architecture critic Paul Goldberger. Interviewer: Christopher
      Hawthorne, a lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism, architecture
      critic for Slate and a New York Times contributor.
      *
      Pulitzer Prize winner Goldberger has been the architecture critic at The
      New Yorker magazine since July 1997. He is the author of several books,
      including the text for The World Trade Center Remembered, Manhattan
      Unfurled, and Up from Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of
      New York, which was just published by Random House. He spent more than 25
      years at the New York Times and appears frequently in films and on
      television to discuss art, architecture, and cities. He became Dean of the
      Parsons School of Design in New York City in July 2004. Co-Sponsors:
      Graduate School of Journalism's Terner Program in Urban Reporting, College
      of Environmental Design, and the Pacific Coast Association of Architects.
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      DISTRIBUTED FORM: NETWORK PRACTICE SYMPOSIUM
      architecture media design
      October 22-24, 2004, 112 Wurster Hall
      *
      The keynote speaker at this symposium is Mark Wigley, Dean of Columbia
      University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Conservation,
      who will lecture on Friday, October 22, 7 p.m.. Other participants
      include
      Ken Goldberg, Michael Speaks, Marcos Novak, and CED faculty Yehuda Kalay,
      Lisa Iwamoto, Mark Anderson, Ravee Choksambatchai, and Anthony Burke. The
      symposium is organized by Burke and architecture Ph.D. candidate Therese
      Tierney, also a speaker. More information will be posted in the near
      future at www.ced.berkeley.edu/conference/dfnp. The symposium is open to
      the public and is free.
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      HOMECOMING 2004
      OCTOBER 15-17
      *
      Join fellow CED alumni, CED Dean Harrison Fraker and CED Alumni
      Association
      directors at a reception during Homecoming weekend on Friday, October 15,
      5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Women's Faculty Club. Please RSVP to
      lawler@... or call 510/642-7459. CED's Homecoming Keynote
      Speaker
      will be LAEP Professor Chip Sullivan speaking on "Energy, Fantasy and
      Form"
      in Room 202 South Hall, on Saturday, October, 16, 9-10 a.m.. For more
      information on the weekend, go to http://homecoming.berkeley.edu or call
      888-864-8225.
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      THE GOING CONFERENCE
      September 10 & 11, 2004
      Boulder, CO.
      *
      The Going Conference on Advanced Transportation Options will explore new
      surface transportation options and the behavioral changes needed to
      realize
      them. 'Going' will address the urgent need for better and more diverse
      transportation systems to benefit the environment and community. Speakers
      include Daniel Sperling, Director, UC Institute for Transportation
      Studies,
      Jeff Morales, Senior VP Parsons Brinckerhoff and former director of
      Caltrans, and Susan Shaheen, Innovative Mobility Research, Berkeley, among
      others. Information can be found at www.goingconference.com.
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      Sheila Dickie
      Alumni Relations, Publications & Public
      Relations Director
      Editor, CED News & CED Views
      College of Environmental Design
      University of California, Berkeley

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