Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium
Cindi Choi, Senior Director, Global Strategy & Business Development, SunPower
Cindi Choi is the Senior Director, Global Strategy & Business Development at SunPower.
Free lunch available (limited #s). You must register by the Monday before the event for lunch. Register online
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Dirk Rupnow, Dirk Rupnow, Head of the Institute for Contemporary History, University of Innsbruck & Distinguished Visiting Austrian Chair Professor at Stanford University
Migration is the single biggest challenge for European countries and the European Union today. It is closely linked to questions of (national) identity, social pluralism, and diversity. The talk focuses on Austria as an example and puts the current so-called refugee crisis in the context of the broader history of the postwar Austrian Republic. It discusses the status of migration in the... More >
Lecture | April 5 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Working primarily in sculpture and installation, her projects leverage open-source systems, shareware logic, and flows of capital, in order to investigate issues of economies and empire. Most recently she has been engaged in the research and dissemination of fabric banners, sharing imagery and slogans patterns for protest
Admission to this lecture is free.
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Alongside a distinguished career in college and university planning, Ira Fink has assembled a significant research collection of books on synagogue architecture and Jewish ceremonial art. A graduate of UC Berkeleys College of Environmental Design and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Dr. Finks family collection includes one of the few surviving sets of the eleven lithographs of... More >
Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium: Townsend Book Chat with Diliana Angelova. Intro by Thomas Laqueur.
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Sacred Founders argues that from the time of Augustus through early Byzantium, a discourse of "sacred founders helped legitimate the authority of the emperor and his family. Introduction by Thomas Laqueur.
Codex Painting Practices and Technological Traditions in Ancient Mesoamerica: Non-Invasive Scientific Analyses of Pre-Hispanic and Early Colonial Pictorial Manuscripts
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Davide Domenici, Assistant Professor, University of Bologna, Department of History and Cultures
Non-invasive scientific analyses recently performed by the European mobile laboratory MOLAB on a number of pre-Hispanic and early colonial pictorial Mesoamerican manuscripts allowed us to chemically characterize their material compositions, significantly deepening our knowledge of Mesoamerican codex painting practices. Davide Domenici, a Mesoamericanist from the University of Bologna (Italy)... More >
Lecture | April 5 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94705
Oakland Ballet Company founder Ronn Guidi in conversation with Margaret Jenkins of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company as OLLI @Berkeley celebrates local legends of the Fourth Age (80 and above) who continue to lead their diverse disciplines.
Lecture | April 5 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Award-winning Brazilian novelist and poet Adriana Lisboa speaks in conversation with Professor Candace Slater (Spanish & Portuguese) about the work of writing and translation.
Lecture | April 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor
Dan Rasky, Senior Scientist, Founder & Chief, Space Portal Office, NASA
College of Engineering, American Nuclear Society student chapter
Lecture | April 5 | 5:30 p.m. | Doe Library, 101 (Morrison Library)
Rosario Pintaudi, Director, Excavations of the Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli” (Università degli Studi di Firenze) at Antinoupolis, Università di Messina/Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
In this illustrated lecture, Professor Pintaudi will discuss the history and current excavations of Antinoupolis, the magnificent city (later a provincial capital) that the Emperor Hadrian founded in Middle Egypt near the site at which his favorite Antinoos drowned in AD 130. Professor Pintaudi has been excavating at the site for nearly two decades.
Master of Development Practice Spring Lecture 2017: Water, Food Supply and Disease Control in Africa, Southeast Asia and California
Lecture | April 5 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Vince Resh, Professor, University of California Berkeley
Discover the challenges, successes and lessons learned by one of UC Berkeleys most preeminent proponents of local and global sustainability.
For four decades Professor Vincent Resh has brought state-of-the-art science to critical policy decisions in California and around the globe. Professor of Aquatic Ecology and Entomology, Professor Resh has published nearly 400 research articles and... More >