Saturday, September 16, 2017
Lecture | September 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
K.G. Lee, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
We live in a 13.7 billion year-old Universe populated by several trillion galaxies spanning billions of light years of space and time. Yet merely two hundred years ago, humanity did not know of this Universe outside of the Solar System. K.G. Lee will tell the story of how astronomers came to discover the true scale of the Cosmos, from Herschels attempts at mapping the Milky Way, to the discovery... More >
Lecture | September 16 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the arresting art of Charles Howard in this fresh, wide-ranging look at the themes and changing contexts of his work as he navigated among figurative, Surrealist, and abstract currents. Topics include his stylistic synthesis of chaos and order; his relation to both American and British modernism; and his connections with the San Francisco Bay Area art world of the 1940s.
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