Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Lecture | May 3 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Agnieszka Ilwicka, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture
Love in the Ruins: Jewish Life in Lower Silesia 1945-1968 in the voice of the oral history
Polish-born Yiddishist and oral historian Agnieszka Ilwicka will talk about her research project "Love in the Ruins: Jewish Life in Lower Silesia 1945-1968." After World War II, Lower Silesia was the largest Jewish settlement in Europe. Ilwicka will share her journey through Yiddish, Polish, Hebrew, and... More >
Lecture | May 3 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium | Note change in date
Tom Kalil, UC Berkeley and the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group
Tom Kalil is an expert on technology and innovation policy, and served both the Clinton and Obama admistrations, most recently Deputy Director for Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He also served as the Senior Advisor for Scienc
Free lunch at UC Berkeley if you register by the Monday before the talk (lunches limited). Register online
Lecture | May 3 | 12-2 p.m. | 5125 Dwinelle Hall
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UC Berkeley, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Global Exchange, and Escuelita Comunitaria invite the community to:
Anabel Hernándezs presentation of her new book on Ayotzinapa, La verdadera noche de Iguala
Wednesday, May 3rd, 12:00 2:00 pm
5125 Dwinelle Hall, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Lecture | May 3 | 12:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
MATRIX artist Contis talks about her photographs and shifting notions of place, identity, and gender in the American West.
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission
Lecture | May 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Note change in date
Dr. Nick Cheesman, Research Fellow, Political & Social Change, Australian National University
From 2012 to 2014, Myanmar experienced recurrent acts of lethal violence, realised through repeated public expressions that Muslims constitute an existential threat to Buddhists. This talk will make a case for classing and analyzing the violence as communal. This lecture has been re-scheduled from its original March date.
Lecture | May 3 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Nestrick Room - 142
Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics and the Program in Gender Studies, University of Chicago
Lecture | May 3 | 7 p.m. | Restaurant Valparaiso
What do we know about our internal microbial communities their roles in healthy living and disease? Michael Shapira will explore some intriguing ideas about the contribution of our internal flora and fauna to evolution.