Flemish Historian Maarten van Ginderachter was a visiting professor from the University of Antwerpen. He taught Dutch 170: Nationalism in Flanders and Belgium from a European and Global Perspective.
Flemish Historian and Author Luc Renders was a visiting professor from Hasselt University who taught Dutch 173, a class of Dutch Postcolonial Studies called White Man’s Burden: The Congo in Flemish and English Language and Literature.
The European Union Center of Excellence at the University of California, Berkeley presents: Colloquium on The Specter of Separatism: Political Fragmentation in the European Union April 11, 2012 370 Dwinelle UC Berkeley The last four decades have witnessed an acceleration … Continue reading
Lecture by Luc Renders, P.P. Rubens Professor, Dutch Studies, UC Berkeley, and Professor, Languages Department, Hasselt University, Belgium. Friday, 28 October, 652 Barrows, 12-1pm What is it about the Democratic Republic of Congo that continues to fascinate of American authors? … Continue reading
The Netherlands America University League of California Presents: Maarten Van Ginderachter Associate Professor in History at University of Antwerp, Belgium Peter Paul Rubens Chair at U.C. Berkeley In all societies with highly developed economies, labor and socialist political parties have … Continue reading
Lecture by Nicole Saffold Maskiell Nov. 15, Dwinelle 160, 3.30-5pm Sometime after arriving on the island of Curaçao, a small group of adults and children from New Netherland was lost. The misfortune was discovered by the Director General’s wife, Judith, … Continue reading
Irene Bloemraad (Ph.D. Harvard; M.A. McGill) is Associate Professor of Sociology at Berkeley and a Scholar with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. My research lies at the intersection of immigration studies and political sociology. I study how people become … Continue reading
Niklaus Largier is Professor of German and Comparative Literature. He is affiliated with UC Berkeley’s Programs in Medieval Studies and Religious Studies, and the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory. After studying German Literature, Philosophy, and Russian in Zurich and Paris, … Continue reading
Stephen Small has taught in the Department of African American Studies since 1994. He received his B.A. (honours) in Economics and Sociology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, his MS.C in Social Sciences, from the University of Bristol (both … Continue reading
KEYNOTE LECTURE BY DUTCH AUTHOR ADRIAAN VAN DIS AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL CONNECTIONS IN DUTCH LITERATURE (SEPT. 15-17, 2011, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY) Squeezed Between Rice and Potato: Personal reflections on a Dutch (post) colonial youth … Continue reading