Saturday, March 4, 2017
Conference/Symposium | March 3 – 5, 2017 every day | Walnut Creek Marriott
2355 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) at University of California, Berkeley present the: 2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation: Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future.
This three-day conference will provide attendees the opportunity to interact... More >
This conference is open to all. We want to especially extend an invitation to those associated with Caltrans (employees, partners, affiliates) as well as those involved in the development and planning of transportation around the state of California.
Conference/Symposium | March 3 – 4, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
Marianne Kalinke, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department of Scandinavian, Norway House Foundation, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Institute of European Studies, Department of English, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Department of German, Medieval Studies Program, Celtic Studies Program, Graduate Assembly
From the shores of Vínland to the halls of Byzantium, the Norse traveled widely and encountered many cultures which in turn influenced Norse society at home. Traces of these journeys can be found in the archaeological record, saga narratives, and modern interpretations thereof. Moreover, continental ideas and literary formsfrom romances to saints livesinformed Scandinavian intellectual and... More >
Contextualizing and Confronting the Effects of Complex Trauma on Youth Development:: Understanding Youth Trauma and Cultivating Resilience
Conference/Symposium | March 4 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Gym First Presbyterian Church
2407 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704
This 1-day free conference is focused on understanding and addressing childhood trauma through a critical lens. It is geared to students, researchers, community practitioners, and community members, including youth.
Registration opens January 30. Register online by March 1.
Conference/Symposium | March 4 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall
Carol Symes, Professor of Medieval & Global Studies, University of Illinois
Joaneath Spicer, Curator, Walters Art Museum; Asad Ahmed, Professor of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley; Geoffrey Koziol, Professor of History, UC Berkeley; Nicolas Tackett, Associate Professor of History, UC Berkeley
Ignacio Navarrete, Professor of Spanish, UC Berkeley
Day-long conference initiating a new UC Multicampus Research Project on "The Middle Ages in the Wider World" aiming to foster research and pedagogical innovation connecting and comparing Eurasia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe from 500 to 1500 CE. Townsend Center for the Humanities, March 4, 2017 9am-7pm, general public welcome
Workshop | March 4 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Foothill Student Housing, Foothill Assembly Room
Christine Ambrosio, CalRAD
The R.A.D. System is a 9-12 hour comprehensive, women-only course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training (http://www.rad-systems.com). Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Bring a pen for taking notes, a towel, water and food for yourself.
This event is the 1st of 2 training sessions, with the second training on 3/11/2016.
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No children under 14 y/o.
$10 - $20 $10 with Cal ID $20 without
Workshop | March 4 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Chabot Space and Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, CA
Tracy Ostrom, CCASN
Professional Development for Educators
This event will be be held at Chabot Space and Science Center at their FEAST (Fun Exchange of Activities for Science Teachers). The 2.5 hour workshop if free.
Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom
What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.
Workshop | March 4 | 1-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Learn how to dye with seeds. We'll be using Annatto, Acorns, Avocado, and Hopi Black Dye Sunflower to create a variety of shades.
$90, $75 members