Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Conference/Symposium | August 14 – 18, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Second floor
Digital Humanities at Berkeley, Digital Humanities at Berkeley
Digital Humanities at Berkeley
Don't miss out on this annual series of digital humanities discussions and workshops!
In the spirit of encouraging "thoughtful application of digital tools and methodologies to humanistic inquiry," Berkeley's very own Digital Humanities Summer Institute invites you to participate in a host of workshops and open-to-the-public conversations over the course of the week.
The schedule of events... More >
Aesthetic Possibilities: Literature, Rhetoric, Philosophy: Möglichkeitsdenken, Einbildungskraft, Phantasie: Theorien und Praktiken der Imagination
Workshop | August 15 – 19, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall
Eva Geulen, Berlin; Rüdiger Campe, Yale; Anja Lemke, Cologne; Niklaus Largier, Berkeley
Imagination, Phantasie und Einbildungskraft sind Begriffe, die sich auf ein Vermögen beziehen, dessen Status immer schon zwiespältig ist. Einerseits bildet die Produktivität der Imagination als Vorstellungskraft neben dem Vermögen des Gedächtnisses und der Vernunft eine Bedingung der Möglichkeit aller Erkenntnis und Abstraktion, andererseits ist sie in ihrer relativen Unabhängigkeit vom... More >
Course | August 14 – 18, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2326 Tolman Hall
Bay Area Writing Project
Excited about college, but scared of writing the personal statement for the application? Not sure how to show off your strengths without looking like, well, a show-off? Want to stand out as an individual without coming across as a weirdo? Struggle with writing in a way that is clear and coherent, yet innovative and interesting? Then this is the workshop for you! You will walk out of this workshop... More >
The Stabilized Supralinear Network, or, The Importance of Being Loosely Balanced (Miller) / Spatiotemporal profiles of spiking variability in recurrent networks (Doiron)
Seminar | August 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall
Ken Miller, Columbia University; Brent Doiron, University of Pittsburgh
Miller: I will describe the Stabilized Supralinear Network mechanism and its application to understanding sensory cortical behavior. The mechanism is based on a network of excitatory (E) and inhibitory (I) neurons with very simple assumptions: (1) Individual neurons have an expansive or supralinear input/output functions, e.g. a power law with power >1; (2) Feedback inhibition is sufficiently... More >
The NIH Common Fund's High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program: Supporting Exceptionally Creative Scientists with Highly Innovative Research Ideas at All Career Stages
Seminar | August 15 | 3-4 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Dr. Ravi Basavappa, NIH Program Leader
Workshop | August 15 | 5-6 p.m. | 1229 Dwinelle Hall
Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
Getting Started in Undergraduate Research
If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.
We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of... More >
Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall
Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.
Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at... More >