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Saturday, April 8, 2017

California Slavic Colloquium

Conference/Symposium | April 8 | 188 Dwinelle Hall

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures


University of California, Berkeley
April 8, 2017

8:20 Welcoming remarks (Ronelle Alexander, UCB) Dwinelle 188

8:30 – 10:00 - SESSION 1 Dwinelle 188
Chair: Amelia Glaser, UCSD
8:30 - Lena Severina, UCLA, "The 'Modernist' Model of the Mystery Play: Defining the Genre"
8:50 - Kevin Stone, UCB, "The Trial on Trial: Judicial Discourse and the Role of...   More >

New Directions in Armenian Ottoman Studies

Conference/Symposium | April 8 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room

 Richard Antaramian, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California; Yasar Tolga Cora, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Armenian Studies Program & History, University of Michigan; Mehmet Polatel, Ataturk Institute of Modern Turkish Studies, Bogazici University; Aysenur Korkmaz, PhD Researcher, Regional, Transitional, and European Studies, University of Amsterdam; Owen Miller, Affiliated Faculty, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College; Umit Kurt, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; Yektan Turkyilmaz, Adjunct Professor, University of Cyprus; Elke Hartmann, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ludwig Maximilians University

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Armenian Studies Program, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

The goal of this conference is to take stock of the research produced by a new generation of scholars who have already contributed to the broadening and deepening of our understanding of the past.

The Armenian Studies Program at the University of California presents: "New Directions in Armenian Ottoman Studies"
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Tilden Room, MLK Student Union
University of California,...   More >

On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan

Conference/Symposium | April 8 | 9:45 a.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

The UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies presents its fourth annual graduate student conference: On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan. We invite proposals for papers from current graduate students and recent graduates from any discipline that focus on past and present inquiries into and expressions of identity and community formation vis-à-vis gender and sexuality in Japan....   More >

Local Color: A Watercolor Workshop with Mimi Robinson

Workshop | April 8 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Have you ever noticed that each place has its own distinct set of colors? This hands-on watercolor
workshop helps us explore the colors of the unique flora and fauna that make up The UC Botanical
Garden. Through classroom and field studies we will develop personal and collective color palettes that
reflect this remarkable place. You may also discover what is surprising and unexpected along...   More >

$100, $90 members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Critter Corner

Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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.

Animal Discovery Room at the Lawrence Hall of Science