Teacher's Pet

Literature, Language Arts, Reading

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Standards for Grade(s): 6-12

Performance/Lecture: Juan Felipe Herrera.
Premiere Date: 9/14/2005 Hits/Views: 44,761
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Neurosurgeon Allan J. Hamilton
Premiere Date: 7/7/2008 Hits/Views: 82,542
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Words and songs honoring Tomas Rivera
Premiere Date: 9/7/2005 Hits/Views: 11,938
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Robert Reich on his writing and process.
Premiere Date: 12/1/2008 Hits/Views: 106,604
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how the Bible explains the problem of human suffering.
Premiere Date: 7/28/2008 Hits/Views: 112,417
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Author, editor, and publisher speaks at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 2/6/2012 Hits/Views: 22,513
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Reading from translation of Aimé Césaire's of poetry.
Premiere Date: 2/20/2012 Hits/Views: 45,513
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Jeff Stetson on "Blood on the Leaves"
Premiere Date: 6/29/2005 Hits/Views: 52

Victor Villasenor on "Burro Genius"
Premiere Date: 6/22/2005 Hits/Views: 64

Reading from "Dreams of Significant Girls."
Premiere Date: 4/9/2012 Hits/Views: 75,929
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Cartoonist Gene Yang, creator of graphic novels.
Premiere Date: 3/14/2011 Hits/Views: 22,053
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Acclaimed author of 19 books.
Premiere Date: 6/18/2012 Hits/Views: 178,536
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Lively student readings.
Premiere Date: 8/6/2012 Hits/Views: 131,791
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California Poet Laureate at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 1/16/2006 Hits/Views: 12,767
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Poet reads her work at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 4/4/2011 Hits/Views: 24,665
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Poet reads new work at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 6/20/2011 Hits/Views: 29,775
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A reading of "ascension" by giovanni singleton.
Premiere Date: 5/14/2012 Hits/Views: 41,757
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Contemporary British poet.
Premiere Date: 6/11/2012 Hits/Views: 65,314
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UC Berkeley students read original poetry.
Premiere Date: 8/15/2011 Hits/Views: 42,795
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Blogger/author on differences in writing for web vs page.
Premiere Date: 4/23/2012 Hits/Views: 22,306
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Literature in its historical and social context.
Premiere Date: 7/21/2008 Hits/Views: 87,891
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UC Berkeley students read short excerpts from their work.
Premiere Date: 8/6/2012 Hits/Views: 62,552
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historian and novelist Michael Oren
Premiere Date: 3/6/2006 Hits/Views: 15,915
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Best-selling author on being a "storyteller for life."
Premiere Date: 4/25/2000 Hits/Views: 16,347
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-10

Author Edwidge Danticat on her early years and influences
Premiere Date: 10/10/2005 Hits/Views: 18,687
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Author Annie Barrows reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 5/10/2010 Hits/Views: 44,698
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Reading from "Barrio Bushido."
Premiere Date: 2/13/2012 Hits/Views: 22,406
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Author reads and discusses his work.
Premiere Date: 4/13/2011 Hits/Views: 38,018
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Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, reads from his work.
Premiere Date: 5/3/2010 Hits/Views: 55,255
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-10

Edwidge Danticat reads selections from "The Dew Breaker."
Premiere Date: 10/4/2004 Hits/Views: 46,462
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Author best known for her detective fiction.
Premiere Date: 3/7/2011 Hits/Views: 27,087
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Gary Snyder reads from his work
Premiere Date: 5/4/2009 Hits/Views: 79,509
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Poet Graham Foust reads from his work
Premiere Date: 4/12/2010 Hits/Views: 36,433
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Faculty and staff read a favorite poem.
Premiere Date: 4/25/2011 Hits/Views: 41,469
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Poems by Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, Czeslaw Milosz.
Premiere Date: 12/19/2011 Hits/Views: 38,363
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Student poets read from their work.
Premiere Date: 7/26/2010 Hits/Views: 40,363
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Award winning author reads at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 6/13/2011 Hits/Views: 35,376
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Bestselling author Michelle Richmond reads at Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 6/14/2010 Hits/Views: 51,145
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Author and journalist describes his work covering wars.
Premiere Date: 4/23/2012 Hits/Views: 35,429
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Alameddine reads from his new novel.
Premiere Date: 11/8/2010 Hits/Views: 42,827
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Standards for Grade(s): 9-10

Examines the play centering on two minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Premiere Date: 11/4/2002 Hits/Views: 501
Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Sara Houghteling reads from her novel.
Premiere Date: 5/24/2010 Hits/Views: 31,472
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Dreyfus and Kelly on their book "All Things Shining."
Premiere Date: 5/23/2011 Hits/Views: 88,202
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Gurcharan Das on "The Difficulty of Being Good."
Premiere Date: 2/7/2011 Hits/Views: 62,859
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The role of food in literature.
Premiere Date: 6/8/2009 Hits/Views: 429,653
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Readings from UC Berkeley campus.
Premiere Date: 9/12/2011 Hits/Views: 19,255
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Highly acclaimed writer of science fiction.
Premiere Date: 7/11/2000 Hits/Views: 11,077
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Author speaks at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 5/23/2011 Hits/Views: 44,059
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Standards for Grade(s): 11-12

Author on finding humor in daily life.
Premiere Date: 4/2/2007 Hits/Views: 181,376
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Author Ray Bradbury talks about his craft.
Premiere Date: 4/10/2001 Hits/Views: 41,997
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End of WWII in Pacific.
Premiere Date: 2/6/2006 Hits/Views: 5,949
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Noted Native American author from 1993.
Premiere Date: 1/21/1997 Hits/Views: 25,964
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how literature and culture make sense of the past
Premiere Date: 8/18/2008 Hits/Views: 36,473
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Author on growing up in Mao's China.
Premiere Date: 3/17/2008 Hits/Views: 50,779
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Author Gay Talese with Dean Nelson
Premiere Date: 4/14/2008 Hits/Views: 70,761
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"The Devil's Highway" author on his search for identity.
Premiere Date: 4/13/2009 Hits/Views: 281,601
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Author's stories about writing.
Premiere Date: 4/24/2001 Hits/Views: 147,513
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Group of guerilla-type poets.
Premiere Date: 9/15/2003 Hits/Views: 2,655
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One of the significant Irish poets and scholars of our time, Maire MacEntee, discusses the influences that led to her becoming a poet.
Premiere Date: 12/24/2001 Hits/Views: 3,524
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Dr. Leonard Shlain on his career as a surgeon & author.
Premiere Date: 3/16/2009 Hits/Views: 91,855
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Berkeley faculty and authors read from their work.
Premiere Date: 12/15/2008 Hits/Views: 60,709
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Poet Billy Collins.
Premiere Date: 11/10/2003 Hits/Views: 253

Author reads at the UC Berkeley library.
Premiere Date: 1/19/2009 Hits/Views: 39,546
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Dana Gioia on the state of poetry in American culture with readings from his and other's works.
Premiere Date: 7/9/2001 Hits/Views: 3,562
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
Premiere Date: 7/24/2000

Performance art combining ASL signing, mime, movement and spoken word.
Premiere Date: 9/21/2001 Hits/Views: 43,046
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Nobel Laureate Jose Saramago.
Premiere Date: 7/22/2002 Hits/Views: 113,897
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Pulitzer prize winning author.
Premiere Date: 6/26/2001 Hits/Views: 85,041
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Poet, educator, and community arts activist Kamau Daaood.
Premiere Date: 7/31/2000

Rita Dove, former Poet Laureate of the U.S.
Premiere Date: 2/12/1999 Hits/Views: 8,095
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Poet Jane Hirschfield at UC Santa Barbara.
Premiere Date: 4/2/2001 Hits/Views: 9,727
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Pulitzer-Prize-winning author
Premiere Date: 7/3/2001 Hits/Views: 1,562
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Judith Freeman reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 4/13/2009 Hits/Views: 50,846
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The lives of writers C. S. Lewis and J.R. R. Tolkien
Premiere Date: 8/18/2003 Hits/Views: 26,196
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Poet Amiri Baraka.
Premiere Date: 4/14/2008 Hits/Views: 105,514
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Poet Arthur Sze
Premiere Date: 4/28/2008 Hits/Views: 32,456
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Poetry Reading
Premiere Date: 3/14/2005 Hits/Views: 2,179
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Poet Brenda Hillman explores human consciousness.
Premiere Date: 9/8/2003 Hits/Views: 2,051
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Reading by poet Cornelius Eady.
Premiere Date: 10/6/2003 Hits/Views: 49,925
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Poet Dan Bellm reads from his work.
Premiere Date: 4/19/2010 Hits/Views: 36,612
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The poetry of David St. John.
Premiere Date: 4/12/2004 Hits/Views: 2,067
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World-renowned poet Diane di Prima
Premiere Date: 5/5/2008 Hits/Views: 56,159
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Poet Dunya Mikhail reads her work
Premiere Date: 4/23/2007 Hits/Views: 46,534
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Poet Eavan Boland reads from her work
Premiere Date: 4/26/2010 Hits/Views: 45,934
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Poetry reading.
Premiere Date: 3/28/2005 Hits/Views: 5,959
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Poetry reading.
Premiere Date: 1/10/2005 Hits/Views: 2,086
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Poetry reading.
Premiere Date: 11/1/2004 Hits/Views: 21,318
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Poet Jack Marshall reads his work
Premiere Date: 3/12/2007 Hits/Views: 32,420
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Poet Jessica Fisher reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 5/12/2008 Hits/Views: 49,222
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Author John Matthias
Premiere Date: 4/7/2008 Hits/Views: 47,932
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UC Berkeley faculty read and discuss their favorite poems
Premiere Date: 1/12/2004 Hits/Views: 1,811
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Berkeley faculty read and discuss favorite poems.
Premiere Date: 10/11/2004 Hits/Views: 42,445
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UC Berkeley faculty introduce and read a favorite poem.
Premiere Date: 2/17/2010 Hits/Views: 101,058
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Beat Poet Ferlinghetti reads at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 1/23/2006 Hits/Views: 18,002
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Poet Lisa Chen reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 4/26/2010 Hits/Views: 38,301
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Poet Li Young Lee fuses memory and culture in his work.
Premiere Date: 9/15/2003 Hits/Views: 5,086
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Poet Luis Rodriguez.
Premiere Date: 9/29/2003 Hits/Views: 4,345
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The poetry of Lyn Hejinian
Premiere Date: 4/19/2004 Hits/Views: 4,831
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Writer and poet Maxine Hong Kingston
Premiere Date: 4/12/2004 Hits/Views: 10,046
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Author of ten collections of poetry.
Premiere Date: 4/24/2006 Hits/Views: 37,783
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Michael Harper and his poetry.
Premiere Date: 1/26/2004 Hits/Views: 4,890
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Poet Monica de la Torre
Premiere Date: 4/21/2008 Hits/Views: 50,996
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Poet Natasha Tretheway reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 4/19/2010 Hits/Views: 37,849
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Richard O. Moore reads from his debut collection.
Premiere Date: 4/5/2010 Hits/Views: 34,733
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After hosting Lunch Poems for eight years
Premiere Date: 2/2/2004 Hits/Views: 44,159
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Poet Robin Blaser reads his work.
Premiere Date: 4/6/2009 Hits/Views: 69,296
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Reading of selected student poetry.
Premiere Date: 4/5/2010 Hits/Views: 67,163
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Poetry reading by Suji Kwock Kim
Premiere Date: 5/2/2005 Hits/Views: 8,955
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Postwar Central European poet Slovenian Tomaz Salamun.
Premiere Date: 4/20/2009 Hits/Views: 46,941
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Poet Tracy K. Smith reads her work.
Premiere Date: 4/13/2009 Hits/Views: 47,005
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Best selling author at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 2/15/2010 Hits/Views: 75,660
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Writer Maxine Hong-Kingston
Premiere Date: 5/21/2007 Hits/Views: 70,095
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Melanie Abrams' new novel, Playing.
Premiere Date: 9/8/2008 Hits/Views: 31,423
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Premiere Date: 12/22/2008 Hits/Views: 98,854
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U.S. Poet Laureate reads his poetry.
Premiere Date: 8/1/2005 Hits/Views: 97,780
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Author and founder of 350.org on climate change.
Premiere Date: 4/26/2010 Hits/Views: 108,984
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"Lit," "Cherry" and "The Liars' Club" author Mary Karr
Premiere Date: 4/18/2011 Hits/Views: 36,475
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Author on race, Obama, hip hop poetry and Bill Cosby.
Premiere Date: 4/19/2010 Hits/Views: 141,366
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Musicians Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen.
Premiere Date: 4/25/2011 Hits/Views: 25,385
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Premiere Date: 9/4/2001 Hits/Views: 7,029
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Novelist and poet Demetria Martinez.
Premiere Date: 8/11/2003 Hits/Views: 1,760
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Joan Didion discusses her latest work, Political Fictions.
Premiere Date: 12/2/2002 Hits/Views: 2,973
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Prize winning author discusses her new novel.
Premiere Date: 5/18/2004 Hits/Views: 9,856
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Performance of13th century Afghan-born poet's works.
Premiere Date: 6/23/2003 Hits/Views: 52,927
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A reading by poet Michael McClure.
Premiere Date: 11/20/2001 Hits/Views: 7,907
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Artists on the Cutting Edge: Angela Jackson
Premiere Date: 6/12/2001 Hits/Views: 1,955
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Best selling author.
Premiere Date: 9/26/2005 Hits/Views: 56,660
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Author Brownrigg reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 2/16/2009 Hits/Views: 53,691
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poe .
Premiere Date: 1/1/2007 Hits/Views: 62,978
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Poet, editor, and scholar Juliana Spahr
Premiere Date: 9/15/2008 Hits/Views: 59,149
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Trinidad resident Derek Walcott reads his poetry.
Premiere Date: 3/13/2001 Hits/Views: 52,360
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History of Steinbeck's novel.
Premiere Date: 10/23/2002 Hits/Views: 41,092
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Danny Glover reads poems by Langston Hughes.
Premiere Date: 1/26/1999

Two time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award.
Premiere Date: 2/26/1999 Hits/Views: 01

Science fiction author reads a short story set at UCSD.
Premiere Date: 8/7/2001 Hits/Views: 19,158
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Author Vikram Chandra reads from his latest novel.
Premiere Date: 9/1/2008 Hits/Views: 55,624
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A reading in 2000 by novelist Greg Sarris.
Premiere Date: 10/23/2001 Hits/Views: 5,238
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Author reads from her work.
Premiere Date: 4/20/2009 Hits/Views: 70,962
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Standards for Grade(s): 612

Bay Area settings for mystery and detective novels.
Premiere Date: 12/5/2011 Hits/Views: 18,358
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Standards for Grade(s): 912

Berkeley faculty and staff read a favorite poem.
Premiere Date: 12/12/2011 Hits/Views: 24,370
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Author speaks at UC Berkeley.
Premiere Date: 5/23/2011 Hits/Views: 44,059
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