Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
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The Pompeii Artifact Life History Project - Characterizing and Comparing Three Residential Artifact Assemblages
Lecture | January 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
J. Theodore Peña, Department of Classics, UC Berkeley
The Pompeii Artifact Life History Project (PALHIP) is a long-term UC Berkeley Classics research project designed to shed light on various aspects of the life history of portable artifacts in the Roman town of Pompeii and selected sites in its environs.
UC Berkeley Geosystems Group Wednesday Lecture Series: Port of San Francisco - Geotechnical Challenges and Approach for Risk-Based Seismic Assessment
Lecture | January 22 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Davis Hall, 406 Davis Hall
Thaleia Travasarou, Geoconsulting Service Line Manager, Fugro
UC Berkeley Geoengineering Society
The three-mile long Port of San Francisco northern Seawall was built more than a century ago to reclaim hundreds of acres of tidal mudflat and transform them into a major deep water port. The Seawall was constructed by dredging a trench through soft Young Bay Mud, hundreds of feet bayward of the original shoreline, filling the trench with rock, and building a bulkhead wall. The Seawall retains up... More >
Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight & Salvage
Harry Chotiner, NYU School for Professional Studies
Join us for a lively lecture from film historian Harry Chotiner about the state of American cinema. Hell talk (and answer questions about) Hollywood blockbusters, indie favorites, the impact of the #MeToo movement, streaming, changes (and non-changes) in the film academy and Oscars. Plus, chat about the best, worst, and most interesting films of 2019.
Free for OLLI @Berkeley members, and UC faculty, staff and students with ID. $10/general admission
Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
The goal of this talk is to historically and critically read hijras (M2F transgender womens) identities on social media platforms of Bombay Dost (BD) namely the organizations Facebook group page. I engage in this research as a means for complicating and extending the ways in which digital identities come together in the purview of publications in Digital India. I turn my critical acumen to... More >
Lecture | January 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Paul Farber, Artistic Director and Co-founder, Monument Lab
Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on exploratory approaches to public engagement and collective memory. They cultivate and facilitate critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments through citywide art exhibitions, site-specific commissions,... More >
2nd Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture: The Myth of the Laboratories of Democracy: Rethinking Federalism Doctrine Featuring Heather Gerken
Lecture | January 23 | 4-6:30 p.m. | The Law Building, Warren Room, 295 Simon Hall
Heather Gerken, Dean, Yale Law School
The Myth of the Laboratories of Democracy: Rethinking Federalism Doctrine featuring Heather Gerken
The Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture
Lecture from 4-5:30 p.m. in Warren Room, 295 Simon Hall.
Reception to follow in Donor Lobby from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Heather Gerken is the Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Dean Gerken is one of the countrys leading experts... More >
Lecture | January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Please join us on January 24, 2020 from 12pm-1:30pm for a Matrix Lecture by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She will discuss her book, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.
Lecture | January 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Kumar Chellapilla, Lyft
Lyft's Kumar Chellapilla will present Lyfts Approach to Developing Self-Driving Technology at the ITS Transportation Seminar Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 4 p.m