In this Matrix on Point presentation, panelists — including Kimberly Burke, Matthew Guariglia, Brie McLemore, and Eduardo Duran — will discuss the impacts of policing on the lives and health of officers and the communities they serve, as well as how contemporary policing practices are related to an unjust past.

ocusing on the stone sarcophagus of Wirkak (494-579 CE) and his wife Wiyusi, a Sogdian couple descended from Central Asia, this talk discusses the ways in which the funerary monument in Wirkak’s underground tomb is rendered like a Buddhist pagoda that evokes the vision of a heavenly palace. In the popular teaching of Mahayana Buddhism, magnificent palaces in heavens await the arrival of the souls...

Accommodations: If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Martha Saavedra at with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7 days in advance of the event.

Please join us on December 3, 12pm PST for an “Authors Meet Critics” discussion focused on the book The Banks Did It: An Anatomy of the Financial Crisis, by Neil Fligstein, Class of 1939 Chancellor’s Professor in the UC Berkeley Department of Sociology. Professor Fligstein will be joined in conversation by Adam Tooze,...