Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Lecture | April 26 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 341, DSSEAS Library, Level F/G
David Timberman, Visiting Scholar, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
This presentation will examine the dynamics and outcomes of three extended efforts at social, economic and governance reform in the Philippines: 1) agrarian reform; 2) liberalization of the telecommunications sector; and 3) fiscal and budget reforms.
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310, Banatao Auditorium | Note change in date
Keenan Wyrobek is Head of Product and Engineering at Zipline International, a start-up that focuses on delivering medical necessities by drone to remote and challenging locations.
Free lunch at UC Berkeley if you register by the Monday before the talk (lunches limited). Register online
Lecture | April 26 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Hear from Pauline, founder of Survival Research Labs, and his wife, Critchett, the founder of Art+Audience and executive producer of Leo Villareals public work, including The Bay Lights.
Admission to this lecture is free. Admission to this event is free
Summing Up 7,000 Years of Bay Area History at Tolay or How Will I Ever Get It Done?! Or Responsive Justice Is Never Done!
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
From its inception, the Tolay Archaeology Project has been a Community-Based Participatory Research project that adheres to the tenets of responsive justice. Responsive justice stipulates that researchers should recognize the histories of marginalization and trauma in the communities with which they partner, redistribute benefits from their research to community partners, and be accountable and... More >
PopUp Exhibition | Shana Penn: The Politics of Memory: The New Yad Vashem Exhibition at Auschwitz State Museum
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Shana Penn is executive director of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and a visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union's Center for Jewish Studies. Her award-winning book, Solidaritys Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press, 2005) examined womens leadership role in defeating Polands communist regime. Presently, Penn is completing... More >
Lecture | April 26 | 12:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Offering insights into his exquisite small collages, the artist discusses an artistic practice that began at age forty-one and has continued into his ninety-second year.
event is included with admission
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission
Lecture | April 26 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94705
Food and wine critic Narsai David 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.
2017 Lawson Lecture: The Future of Past Earthquakes: Insights into Earth Behavior from Earthquake Geology and Paleoseismology
Lecture | April 26 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Dr. David P. Schwartz, United States Geological Survey
Dr. David Schwartz will describe how paleoseismology helps expand our understanding of active earthquake systems and provides fundamental data for hazard analysis. The public lecture will explore these concepts with worldwide examples and special emphasis on the past and future behavior of faults in the San Francisco Bay Region.
Berkeley Lecture on Religious Tolerance | Living with Difference: Shared Religious Sanctuaries in Ottoman Lands
Lecture | April 26 | 5-7 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
In this talk, I will discuss the sharing of sacred sanctuaries by the three great monotheistic religions across the Mediterranean, with particular examples from the history of the Ottoman Empire... More >
Lecture | April 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility), Seminar Room
The Chulmun culture, documented by over 870 sites across the Korean Peninsula, presents one of the long-standing Neolithic traditions from the Early Holocene, comparable to the Jomon in Japan. The Neolithic landscape of Korea has been understood in a fragmented fashion, as rescue projects have driven archaeological investigations. A more fundamental problem lies in the mode of explanation of... More >
The Powerlessness of Language: How to Write Poetry in Times of Crisis: Roman Osminkin and Pavel Arseniev (Russia) and Serhiy Zhadan (Ukraine)
Lecture | April 26 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Roman Osminkin; Pavel Arsenyev; Serhiy Zhadan
Please join us for a poetry reading and performance by the experimental poets and artists Roman Osminkin, Pavel Arsenyev, and Sergei Zhadan. The event will be conducted primarily in Russian.
Roman Osminkin is a radical leftist poet and artist from St. Petersburg. His poetry and performances engage with leftist politics, new media, music, and the realia of life in post-Soviet Russia. He... More >