Thursday, October 12, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Workshop | October 12 – 13, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
The Voice(s) of the People?
Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism
The workshop The Voice(s) of the People? Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism will offer a space for talks, close readings, and discussions of contemporary and canonical texts addressing the role of literature and film in their relationship to democracy and populism. This includes narrative forms... More >
Presentation | October 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 337 Cory Hall
Andrew Eppig, Institutional Research Analyst, Div. of Equity and Inclusion
Eppig examines the harsh local climate in UCB STEM departments & presents new research on two long-standing programs that ameliorate the persistence gap among underrepresented students.
Seminar | October 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Melissa Dell, Professor, Harvard University
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
This series challenges the notion that science and politics should not mix. Building on the March for Science and the People's Climate March, we'll discuss how research in the public interest can make an impact in a political environment dominated by corporate interests, from the major parties to the media.
Weekly discussions will focus on case studies of activist scientists, political... More >
Workshop | October 12 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonimics
Improve your posture through awareness and exercise. Learn about common muscular imbalances and postural patterns. Practice strengthening, stretching, and stability exercises to promote healthy postures and better balance. Wear comfortable clothing. Enroll online through the UC Learning Center.
IB Seminar: From cod to polar bear: seeking ecotoxicological insight through toxicogenomic and ex situ approaches
Seminar | October 12 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Anders Goksøyr , University of Bergen
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Consumption Insurance and Multiple Jobs: Evidence from Rideshare Drivers"
Seminar | October 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Workshop | October 12 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 1 Durant 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 >
Shadow History--Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema: A conference in honor of the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection
Conference/Symposium | October 12 | 4-6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
This meeting honors the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
Seminar 242, Econometrics: "Testing Monotonicity in a Model with Nonseparable Time-Invariant Heterogeneity"
Seminar | October 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Jiun-Hua Su, UC Berkeley
Colloquium | October 12 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis
The classical theorem of Edouard Helly (1913) is a masterpiece of geometry. In the simplest original form it states that if a finite family $\Gamma$ of convex sets in $R^n$ has the property that every $n+1$ of the sets have a non-empty intersection, then all the convex sets must intersect. This theorem has since found applications in many areas of mathematics, most particularly convex analysis,... More >
C. Sharada Prasad and Isha Ray | At the two-year mark for Swachh Bharat Mission: A tale of two scavengers
Presentation | October 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Munis D. Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies; Associate Professor, South & South East Asian Studies
A presentation by UC Berkeley water specialists Professor Isha Ray and C. Sharada Prasad, doctoral candidate in the Energy and Resources Group on their recent work in India.
Colloquium | October 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center
Book talk by book author and artist, Alberto Ledesma (Arts & Humanities Graduate Diversity Office)
Respondents: Paola Bacchetta (Gender & Womens Studies) and Juan Prieto
Demystifying the Research Process: Research Ethics and Library Database Workshop: Hosted by Underrepresented Researchers of Color (UROC)
Workshop | October 12 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Rm. 30, Ethnic Studies Library
Sine Hwang Jensen, librarian, Ethnic Studies Library
In this workshop, we will explore library resources that can support you in your research like article databases, how to access archives, and more. We will also explore concepts around research justice and questions of knowledge production and power.
Panel Discussion | October 12 | 7-9 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
T. Geronimo Johnson; Namwali Serpell
T. Geronimo Johnson in conversation with Namwali Serpell