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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.

Mongolian Buddhism

Conference/Symposium | September 28 – 30, 2017 every day | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Buddhist Studies

Thursday, September 28, 4-5:30
Friday, September 29, 10-6
Saturday, September 30, 10-1

This conference explores the philosophies, texts, arts, and practices of Mongolian Buddhism. As Carolingians did with Christianity and Abbasids for Islam, Mongols have determined the history of Buddhism. During the Yuan dynasty their tutelage afforded the Buddhist community unprecedented...   More >

White Tara, © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Courtesy of the Government of Mongolia.

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand C:: Designing Thematic Units: Our theme for 2017-18: “Out of Africa !”

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Don Doehla, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Gloria Payette, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

5 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to:
• Augment your toolbox of Common Core literacy development strategies
• Guide instruction with essential questions and learning targets
• Incorporate authentic resources: video, text, and multi-media of all types
• Improve proficiency-based assessments: rubrics, formative, summative

$350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand B:: Designing Lessons for Reading, Writing and Assessment

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Angela Martinez, Associate Team Member, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

6 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to learn and practice new strategies to engage students in reading and writing. Leave with ideas, materials, and the confidence to use them on Monday morning.

$350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.

Keys to the Communicative Classroom Strand A:: Designing Lessons for Speaking and Listening

Course | September 30 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Nancy Salsig, Co-Director, Berkeley World Language Project

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, Berkeley World Language Project

 Angela Martinez, Associate Team Member, Berkeley World Language Project

 Berkeley World Language Project

6 day Professional Development series for World Language Teachers to learn and practice new strategies to engage students. Leave with ideas, materials, and the confidence to use them on Monday morning.

$350 6-day Saturday course for World Language Teachers

 Registration online required at http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu. Registration opens May 30. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by September 15.

Academic Ableism and Alternatives

Conference/Symposium | September 30 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Margaret Price, Associate Professor of English, The Ohio State University; Wanda J. Blanchett, Distinguished Professor and Dean, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers; Stephanie Kerschbaum, Associate Professor of English, University of Delaware; Jay Dolmage, Associate Professor of English, University of Waterloo

 Disability Studies Research Cluster, HIFIS, Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor, Graduate School of Education, College of Environmental Design, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Department of Rhetoric, Department of Sociology

The symposium takes its name from the title of Jay Dolmage’s forthcoming book, Academic Ableism. “For too long,” Dolmage argues, “disability has been constructed as the antithesis of higher education, often positioned as a distraction, a drain, a problem to be solved. The ethic of higher education encourages students and teachers alike to accentuate ability, valorize perfection, and stigmatize...   More >

Making a Home in Hostile Terrain: Research Justice and Social Justice in the Academy (APIICON Workshop)

Workshop | September 30 | 10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Sine Hwang Jensen (Ethnic Studies Librarian), Istifaa Ahmed (UROC co-Director)

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Research Justice is a strategic framework and philosophy to achieve self-determination for marginalized communities developed by the Data Center of Oakland, CA. In this workshop, we will introduce this framework and discuss how research can used for justice and to create a better world for communities of color by tying in ways research is relevant to the struggles of these communities, and the...   More >

English Educators' Conference: Muse 3rd Annual Conference

Conference/Symposium | September 30 | 12-4 p.m. |  Tolman Hall

 Paul F. Lai, Educator, Hayward Unified School District

 Rachel Roberson, News Education Manager, KQED; Michael McBride, Director, LiveFree; Meisha Paige, Artisan, Wisdom by Wisdom Natural Soaps; Nives Wetzel De Cediel, Lecturer, https://gse.berkeley.edu/teacher-ed; Carmen Johnston, English Professor, Chabot College

 Dr. Lanette Jimerson, UC Berkeley MUSE Program Director, https://gse.berkeley.edu/teacher-ed

 Graduate School of Education MUSE Program

Inspiration & Rejuvenation a Note on the Conference Theme: There are two tracks to the conference: Resources to inspire and healing practices to help rejuvenate and inspire self-care. Feel free to choose any workshop you would like!