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CED Events Spring '04/e-news #7

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    ... Sheila Dickie (by way of Lawrence Lawler
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      Sheila Dickie <sdickie@...> (by way of Lawrence Lawler <lawler
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      Subject: CED Events Spring '04/e-news #7


      Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 14:29:22 -0800
      To: ced_alumni@...
      From: Sheila Dickie <sdickie@...>
      Subject: CED Events Spring '04/e-news #7

      In this edition: 2004 CED/CED Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus
      Awards; Lecture Series; Toyo Ito lecture; San Jose State Exhibition &
      Lecture: Cerda; ARCUS Endowment 2004
      Awards Program: and GIS Conference.
      **
      LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE LECTURE SERIES
      *
      On Monday, March 29 Distinguished Visiting Farrand Professor Paul Gobster
      lectures on "Re-wilding Our Urban Parks" at 7 p.m. 112 Wurster Hall. Paul
      Gobster is a Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest Service's
      North
      Central Research Station in Chicago. He holds degrees in regional
      planning, landscape architecture, and environmental studies from the
      University of Wisconsin. His personal research interests focus on
      people's
      perceptions, natural areas restoration and management, landscape
      aesthetics, and access and equity issues in urban parks. Allan Berger,
      Havard Design School, closes the spring lecture series on Monday, April 5,

      with a lecture on "Reclaiming the American West." More information on the
      series can be found at: http://www-laep.ced.berkeley.edu/laep/news/
      *
      ARCHITECTURE LECTURE SERIES
      *
      The architecture lecture series continues on March 31 with a lecture by
      David Adjaye on "Recycling Reconfiguring Rebuilding". Toshiko Mori
      lectures
      on April 6 on "Material Evidence." For more information on the series go
      to
      www.ced.berkeley.edu and click on 'News and Events'.
      *
      THE CITY, AN INTERDISCIPLINARY LECTURE SERIES:
      All lectures are at 5 p.m. in 112 Wurster Hall.
      *
      The next lecture is on April 5 and features Ackbar Abbas talking about
      "Chinese Cities". Abbas is Professor of Comparative Literature and
      Co-director of the Center for the Study of Globalization and Cultures at
      the University of Hong Kong. His publications include "Hong Kong: Culture

      and the Politics of Disappearance" (1997). AbdouMaliq Simone follows on
      May
      3. The series continues in fall 2004. Questions? Contact the Center
      for
      South Asia Studies at csas@.... The series is sponsored
      by
      the CED, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Institute of International
      Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, the Center for Latin American
      Studies, Center for African Studies and the Friesen Endowment for Urban
      Studies.
      *
      TOYO ITO
      *
      Toyo Ito will be lecturing in 155 Dwinelle on Monday, March 29, 6:30-8:30
      p.m. In this slide and video-illustrated lecture, Ito will discuss his
      recent work, including the TOD's Omotesando Building in Tokyo and the
      Opera
      House in Matsumoto, Nagoya, both presently under construction. The
      lecture
      is sponsored by the Berkeley Art Museum, the Department of Architecture
      and
      the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities. For information call
      510/642-0808 or e-mail Karen Bennett at klb@....
      *
      CERDA: THE BARCELONA EXTENSION
      SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY
      *
      The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at San Jose State University

      is pleased to present an international traveling exhibition on the work
      of the renowned nineteenth-century Barcelona planner Ildefons Cerdà. On
      Thursday, March 25, there will be a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a
      public lecture at 7:00 p.m. by Professor Nico Calavita from San Diego
      State
      University on "Urban Planning and Design in Barcelona: An Exceptional
      Case?"
      *
      The exhibition, which will be on display from March 10 to April 18 on the
      second floor of Washington Square Hall at San Jose State University,
      includes a three-dimensional model, and covers the life and ideas of
      Cerda,
      detailing Cerda's revolutionary 1859 plan for the expansion of Barcelona,
      Spain,demonstrating why those plans remain relevant today. For a campus
      map, as well as transit and driving directions, see
      http://sjsu.edu/about_sjsu/campus_maps/. The reception will be held in
      Washington Square Hall #216, and the public Lecture will be Washington
      Square Hall #207. For more information, please contact Asha Weinstein at
      408-924-5853 or
      asha.weinstein@..., or go to
      http://www2.sjsu.edu/depts/urbplan/SJSU/News/index-n.htm.
      **

      CONFERENCE: GIS, CULTURE, AND CHANGE IN THE 'LITTLE NORTH'
      APRIL 16-17, 2004
      *
      The Canadian Studies Program of International Area Studies at Berkeley,
      with the cooperation and support of the Geographic Information Science
      Center is organizing a small invited scholarly conference on the region of

      Canada known as the "Little North". The conference will highlight and
      supplement the "The Canoe Atlas of the Little North", a project of the
      Berkeley GISC. Location, Goldberg Room, Boalt Hall. April 16 evening
      Keynote Address: April 17 Conference 9-5. Web page
      http://ias.berkeley.edu/canada/litnorth/litnorth.htm.
      *
      * -end
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