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Thursday, July 11, 2019

14th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | July 10 – 13, 2019 every day |  The California Endowment- Oakland

 2000 Franklin St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Over 20 national and international experts

 The California Endowment

This international event provides an inter-disciplinary applied research platform for migration and global health, which includes public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Who should attend: researchers, faculty, graduate students, and professionals working with or interested in migrant communities.

$190 Students, before June 14, $390 General public, before June 14

  Register online

Teaching Writing in the Secondary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 M. Clare LePell, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

We all want our students to write more and to greater effect, but how do we make this happen? How do we build memorable and meaningful writing lessons that generate thoughtful content and address the needs of both our strongest student writers and our most struggling student writers? What are strategies for helping English Learners and for building students' skills that meet the new Common Core...   More >

NGSS: Investigating Materials with Light

Seminar | July 11 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

NGSS Workshop for 4-8th Grade Teachers

At this NGSS-aligned workshop, teachers will build expertise in 3D classroom instruction and make connections to real-world science applications. Using classroom activities and the newly released Microscopes of Tomorrow app, we will connect NGSS concepts and practices to the work of imaging scientists in the STROBE research center.

Seminar participants...   More >

 Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Register online by May 15.

Building a Writing Program in the Elementary Classroom

Workshop | July 8 – 12, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Aija Simmons, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

In this workshop we will explore research based routines, structures, and strategies for building a robust writing program for young writers. Strategies include writing to build community, writing as sense making, writing in academic forms, and writing for self expression and reflection. We will consider issues of equity as well as incorporate aspects of social and emotional learning standards...   More >

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | July 11 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall

 IB

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

New International Transfer Students: How to Manage Your Visa, Travel, and More! (Webinar - transfers only)

Information Session | July 11 | 1-2 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office and the Transfer Student Center are excited to welcome you to UC Berkeley! With your arrival quickly approaching, we will guide you through preparing to re-enter the United States, adjusting to life here at Cal, planning for your academic and post-graduation success, and finding wonderful resources...   More >

ADA and FMLA: BPM107

Workshop | July 11 | 1-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Theresa McLemore; Bianca Bowman-Waugh; Nicole Roces

 Human Resources

The content explains the laws, eligibility requirements, and rights and responsibilities related to ADA/FMLA. An overview is provided of: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), Pregnancy Disability Leave, and the Interactive Process of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and information is provided about how each of these interacts with the others.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Pre-Bastille Day Fete

Performing Arts - Music | July 11 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Le Jazz Hot; Fabrice Martinez Gypsy Jazz Trio

 Botanical Garden

Join the UC Botanical Garden for our annual celebration of Bastille Day with cocktails, sweet French bites, and swinging French music. Peruse our silent auction of unique French-themed items. All this while supporting the Botanical Garden and our mission of conservation, education and research. C’est magnifique!

General $55 / UCBG Members $50 / Youth (5 - 17) $40

 SOLD OUT.

La réligieuse: (The Nun)

Film - Feature | July 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Banned for two years in France for its supposedly excessive attack on the Church, Rivette’s adaptation of Denis Diderot’s famous novel of eighteenth-century convent life became a cause célèbre. Anna Karina plays a young woman, Suzanne, whose parents force her to enter a convent. The institution proves prisonlike and on a deeper level of individual repression, is revealed as an arena for sexual...   More >

A Hard Day's Night: Free Outdoor Screening!

Film - Feature | July 11 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Though the motive behind A Hard Day’s Night was simply to generate new records, it turned out to be an extraordinarily original amalgamation of virtually all previous forms of rock ’n’ roll film. The combination of the Beatles’ music, Lester’s use of techniques associated with cinéma vérité and the French New Wave in a hybrid documentary/fictional form, and the photographer and editor’s...   More >

Astronomy Night at UC Berkeley

Lecture | July 11 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall

 Dan Kasen, UC Berkeley

 Department of Astronomy

The July 2019 installment of our Astro Night series is coming up on July 11. Berkeley professor Dan Kasen will tell us about astronomical transients -- astrophysical fireworks. He'll talk about stellar deaths and afterlives, and what they can tell us about extreme realms of physics.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...   More >

Whose University?: The 50th Anniversary of the UC Berkeley Third World Liberation Front Strike

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – August 31, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library, Ethnic Studies, Department of, Ethnic Studies Library, TWLF 50th Planning Committee, Media Resources Center

In 1969, one of the longest student-led strikes in UC Berkeley history gave birth to a movement that has lasted for five decades. The strike was organized by the Third World Liberation Front (TWLF), a coalition of African American, Asian American, Chicanx, and Native American student organizations. Inspired by liberation movements at home and abroad and the 1968 San Francisco State College TWLF...   More >

 This location is wheelchair accessible.

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition highlights works by Peter Bradley, Erica Deeman, Charles Gaines, Mildred Howard, Kamau Amu Patton, Raymond Saunders, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson, among others. Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >