Lecture by Admiral Richard W. Mies who commanded US Strategic Command for four years prior to retirement. As Commander in Chief, he was directly responsible for the command and control of the nation’s strategic nuclear forces supporting the national security objective of strategic deterrence.
One of the leading voices in the field of digital preservation, Sony Pictures archivist Grover Crisp discusses technological changes in the field of film preservation and exhibition. Followed by an introduction and screening of Otto Preminger’s Bonjour Tristesse, starring Jean Seberg and David Niven.
While the rise of technology and social media has given ordinary people the ability to shape the news, the integrity of journalism in the 21st century remains in question. However, David Hoffman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, sees great potential in the future of journalism. As the founder of Internews, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting independent and local media throughout the world, Hoffman has witnessed the ways in which new media has helped shape watershed moments in modern history. In his new book, Citizens Rising: Independent Journalism and the Spread of Democracy, he explores the emergence of new media and how it empowers ordinary citizens to bring about social change. Join Hoffman at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism (121 North Gate Hall, Berkeley) as he gives an in-depth look at the past, present, and future of independent journalism.
A symposium on perspective in Chinese painting in conjunction with Beauty Revealed. Participants include Pat Berger (UC Berkeley), Nancy Berliner (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), Richard Vinograd (Stanford), Eugene Wang (Harvard), and Sophie Volpp (UC Berkeley).