Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Lecture | October 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Justin Dunnavant, University of California, Santa Cruz
The relationship between archaeologists and stakeholder communities has become a topic of introspection for researchers within the field. Throughout the years, communities have become increasingly involved in the various phases of research design, interpretation, and knowledge dissemination. Building upon these discussions, archaeologists and heritage professionals in St. Croix, USVI are... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Kate MacKay, Associate Film Curator, UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
Kate MacKay, Associate Film Curator at BAMPFA, will discuss her experience as a film curator - from festivals, to museum theatres to galleries - using specific case studies from her curatorial work
Kate MacKay is Associate Film Curator at the University of California Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive. She has served as the programmer and interim artistic director of The... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Kate MacKay, associate film curator at BAMPFA, discusses her experience as a film curatorfrom festivals to museum theaters to galleriesusing specific case studies from her curatorial work.
Lecture | October 4 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94704
Marshall Krause and Roy Ulrich will discuss the Supreme Court's 2017 term, including the ramifications of Neil Gorsuch's confirmation to the court.
Lecture | October 4 | 1-2 p.m. | 134 The Law Building
Brad Adams, Human Rights Watch
Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, Human Rights Center
Nearly half a million Rohingya have fled from Burma to neighboring Bangladesh to escape killings, arson, and other mass atrocities. The United Nations recently called the situation a textbook case of ethnic cleansing. Come learn about the mounting crisis in Burmas Rakhine State from Brad Adams, executive director of Human Rights Watchs Asia Division and professor of international human rights... More >
Design Innovation from Nature Lecture: "Learning from plants for livable architecture and sustainable building construction of the 21st century"
Lecture | October 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building
Thomas Speck, University of Freiburg
During the last decades biomimetics has attracted increasing attention as well from basic and applied research as from various fields of industry, architecture and especially from building construction. Biomimetics has a high innovation potential and offers the possibility for the development of sustainable technical products and production chains. The huge number of organisms with the specific... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Sarah Pearsall, University Senior Lecturer in the History of Early America and the Atlantic World, University of Cambridge
Sarah Pearsall is University Senior Lecturer in the History of Early America and the Atlantic World at Cambridge University. Her scholarship probes the intersections of gender, households, and sexuality with the development, maintenance, and end of colonies in a North Atlantic world. Her articles have appeared in Gender & History, the William & Mary Quarterly, the American Historical Review, and... More >
Lecture | October 4 | 5-7 p.m. | 4229 Dwinelle Hall
Sara Ogger, German Department
Lecture | October 4 | 7-9 p.m. | Zaytuna College, Sanctuary
2401 Le Conte Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709
Professor Steven Fish, Professor, UC Berkeley
Graduate Theological Union
Zaytuna College invites you to their upcoming Lecture Series, occurring on Wednesday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at 2401 Le Conte Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709 throughout the Fall semester with renowned speakers such as UC Berkeley Anthropology Professor Laura Nader, Political Science Professor Steven Fish, CAIR Director Zahra Billoo, Stanford Comparative Literature and Classical Arabic Professor... More >
Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: Resistance: What does effective resistance look like and include today?
Lecture | October 4 | 8 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Annie Leonard, Greenpeace USA
Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, will be this years featured speaker at the Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: "Resistance: What does effective resistance look like and include today?"
This memorial lecture series honors the memory of the late Mario Savio, spokesperson for Berkeleys Free Speech Movement, and the spirit of moral courage which he and other activists of his... More >
Free admission. Open to the public.