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Friday, April 7, 2017

Jacobs Design Conversations: Elisa Giaccardi

Lecture | April 7 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Elisa Giaccardi

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Professor and designer Elisa Giaccardi will speak at Jacobs Hall.

Why the Berlin Painter? On Painting in the Dark: AHMA Noon Colloquium

Lecture | April 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall

 François Lissarrague, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

 Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, Graduate Group in

The AHMA Noon Colloquium is a series of informal papers presented at noon in 7205 Dwinelle Hall.

Translation as Communication across Languages and Cultures

Lecture | April 7 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

 Juliane House, Hellenic American University

 Berkeley Language Center


Airport Capacity Prediction Using Machine Learning and its Applications

Lecture | April 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Sreeta Gorripaty, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Abstract: Air traffic managers and flight operators are faced with challenging decisions due to the uncertainty in capacity stemming from variability in weather, demand and human factors. Accurate airport capacity predictions are necessary to develop efficient decision-support tools for air traffic control and for planning effective traffic management initiatives. Capacity of an airport can be...   More >

Fact, Fiction, Data: Theory and Method in the Historiography of the Novel

Lecture | April 7 | 4-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 4229 - French Department Library

 Françoise Lavocat, Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle Comparative Literature

 Nicholas Paige, Professor, UC Berkeley - French Department

 Department of French

Ramachandra Guha | India at Seventy - A Historian's Report Card: The Inaugural Bhattacharya Lecture on the "Future of India"

Lecture | April 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Ramachandra Guha, Indian historian and Author

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Bhattacharya India Fund at UC Berkeley

Ramachandra Guha delivers the inaugural lecture in this newly established lecture series on the Future of India.

Black Life: Lynice Pinkard

Lecture | April 7 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

Join pastor, author, and community activist Lynice Pinkard for a lecture and conversation entitled “Our Usable Past.” Pinkard examines historical, cultural, and movement moments to reveal the particular gifts that New World Africans have brought and continue to bring, and explores the dialectical tensions between suffering and hope, sorrow and...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission Event is included with admission