Lectures

“An Examination of Choice”

Robin Lakoff

When: Sun., Nov. 29, 4 p.m. 2009

Excuse me, but would it be okay if I borrowed your Manolos? Because they’re so gorgeous and you’re such a good friend. A pioneer in the study of gendered and politicized speech, UC Berkeley linguistics professor Robin Lakoff has authored several books including Talking Power and Father Knows Best. Her Sunday, Nov. 29, talk at the Hillside Club (2286 Cedar St., Berkeley) is titled “An Examination of Choice.” 4 p.m., $5-$10. HillsideClub.org

Anneli Rufus

Price: $5-$10

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