Thursday, March 22, 2018
Paris/Berkeley/Bonn/Zürich Analysis Seminar: (Log-)epiperimetric inequality and regularity at isolated singularities for almost Area-Minimizing currents
Seminar | March 22 | 9:10-10 a.m. | 238 Sutardja Dai Hall
Luca Spolaor, MIT and Princeton University
The uniqueness of blow-up and regularity of multiplicity-one minimal surfaces at isolated singularities has been successfully investigated by Allard-Almgren [Ann. of Math. '81], in the integrable case, and by L. Simon [Ann. of Math. '83], in its full generality. In this talk I will present a simple and completely variational approach to this problem, achieved by proving a new logarithmic... More >
Conference/Symposium | March 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center
Center for Race and Gender, Department of Ethnic Studies, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Institute of Governmental Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Townsend Center for the Humanities, American Cultures, Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor
The Center for Race & Gender presents
INVISIBLE NO MORE:
A SYMPOSIUM ON RESISTING POLICE VIOLENCE AGAINST BLACK WOMEN AND WOMEN OF COLOR
Experiences of women of color often invisible in broader debates and movements around police violence, criminalization, and gender-based violence must fuel our research & resistance.
March 21-22, 2018
Multicultural Community Center, MLK Student... More >
Seminar | March 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Jonathan Baillie, Chief Scientist and Senior VP of the National Geographic Society presents, "The New Scientific Vision of the National Geographic Society"
Coffee will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall.
This event is open to the public.
Seminar | March 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 205 South Hall
Please join us on Thursday, March 22 at 12pm as Juliana Schroeder, Assistant Professor in the Haas Management of Organizations Group, will discuss her recent research, which focuses on how the voice can affect the likelihood of mistaking a person for a machine, or a machine for a person.
RSVP online by March 20.
Workshop | March 22 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Nicole Roses, UCB HR Employee Relations Consultant; Sheila Taliafero, UCB Disability Counselor; Gabe Schmidt, UCB Health Care Facilitator; Ann Gilbert, UCB Academic Personnel
Thinking about starting a family? This workshop will provide information on leave policies, disability benefits, use of sick/vacation time, and options on when/how to return to work after having a child for both faculty and staff employees. Enroll online.
IB Seminar: The dynamic role of iron in linking biogeochemical cycles through marine microbial physiology, elemental stoichiometry and adaptation
Seminar | March 22 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Nathan Garcia, Duke University
Seminar | March 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
Speaker: Nick Gunther, UC Berkeley
This talk will explore the cost of implicit leverage associated with an S&P 500 Index futures contract and derive an implied financing rate. While this implicit financing rate was often attractive relative to market rates on explicit financings, the relationship between the implicit and explicit financing rates was volatile and varied considerably based on legal and economic regimes. Among other... More >
Panel Discussion | March 22 | 1-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium
George Thomas, Claremont McKenna College
Shep Melnick, Boston College; Lindsay Shepherd, Laurier University; Larry Alexander, University of San Diego School of Law; Joshua Dunn, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; April Kelly-Woessner, Elizabethtown College; Steve Teles, Johns Hopkins University
March 22, 2018
310 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
Panel 1 (1 2:50 pm): The Blurred Lines Over Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Academic Freedom
Panel 2 (3:10 5:00 pm): Is Intellectual Diversity Essential to Academic Excellence?
Seminar | March 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Andy Schwartz, UC Berkeley
Workshop | March 22 | 1-4 p.m. | 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility), Meet in Atrium and move outside building | Canceled
Well meet in the ARF Atrium and, weather permitting, well go outside with the units. The total stations are our Sokkia SET 5 series that are typically used for precision mapping during excavation.
Lecture | March 22 | 1:30-3 p.m. | 198 University Hall
Olivia Lindly, PhD, MPH, Post Doctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School
Division of Community Health Sciences
Advancing Family Experiences of Health Care Quality & Service Use for Children
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Seminar | March 22 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Course | January 16 – May 3, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall
In this spring 2018 class, we shall take up the nature of public speech from Socrates' public dissent to social media messaging today. The course reading will combine classic philosophical statements about the value of free, subversive and offensive speech; histories of the emergence of public spheres; and sociologies of technologically-mediated speech today.
Seminar | March 22 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 306 Soda Hall - HP Auditorium
Elena Glassman, Postdoctoral Scholar, EECS; UC Berkeley
I will focus this talk on systems that use program analysis, program synthesis, and visualization to power active data-driven teaching in large programming classrooms and passive knowledge sharing within developer communities.
Lecture | March 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Paul Lendvai, Journalist
Through a masterly and cynical manipulation of ethnic nationalism, and deep-rooted corruption, Prime Minister Orbán has exploited successive electoral victories to build a closely knit and super-rich oligarchy. More than any other EU leader, he wields undisputed power over his people.
Orbáns ambitions are far-reaching. Hailed by governments and far-right politicians as the champion of a new... More >
Lecture | March 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Martin Manalansan IV, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
This talk examines recent declarations about Philippine Cuisine as the new exciting food trend in the culinary world. By interrogating notions of authenticity, appropriation, and commodification, the talk will attempt to "stir the pot" with issues of transnational culinary expertise and Filipino hiya (shame).
Environmental Care and the Infrastructure of Indifference: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Michael Warner
Lecture | March 22 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Michael Warner will present a three-day lecture series with commentary by Anahid Nersissian, Dale Jamieson, and Jedediah Purdy on March 20, 21, & 22, 2018. The first day's lecture is titled "On the Grid." The second day's lecture is titled "Infrastructure as Ethics." There will be a seminar and discussion on the third day. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Lecture | March 22 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Martin Hairer, Imperial College London
Lecture | March 22 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Dr. Gregory Maxwell Bruce, Lecturer in Urdu, Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by UC Berkeley's Urdu language lecturer, Dr. Gregory Maxwell Bruce. Dr. Bruce is a scholar of Islam in South Asia and Urdu Literature.
Trust as Violence: The Politics of Film and the Militarization of Male Sexuality in National Socialism
Lecture | March 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Anja Laukötter, Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin
This talk discusses the political significance of film and emotions in National Socialism. It explains how Nazi ideology and culture politics led to the conception and production of films as a forum for regulating emotions. It then explores the regime's ambivalent sexual politics, and in particular its attempts to fight the spread of venereal disease, which took on new relevance for the military... More >
Lecture | March 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
The talk overviews Nikhil Anand’s recently published book, Leaks and the Hydraulic City, which demonstrates how water infrastructure is a critical site for the making of cities and citizenship.
Social Event | March 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 630 Sutardja Dai Hall
Join GWE for pizza and board games. Bring your friends, labmates, etc.
We will provide the games but feel free to bring your own!
Social Event | March 22 | 6-8 p.m. | Daily Pint
On behalf of the Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! All are welcome so feel free to invite friends,family or new colleagues.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Location: Daily Pint (1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley)
Date: March 22nd, 2018
Time: 6- 8 pm
We look forward to seeing you there!
Irish Connections: Celebrating the Contributions of Robert and Rebecca Tracy to Irish Studies at Berkeley and in the Bay Area
Reception | March 22 | 6-8 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315 - Maude Fife Room
Institute of European Studies, Department of Irish Studies Program, Celtic Studies Program English, Irish Literary and Historical Society of the Bay Area
Celebration of the Contributions of Bob and Becky Tracy to Irish Studies at Berkeley and in the Bay Area
Panel Discussion | March 22 | 6-8:30 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall
We hope that you will join us on Thursday, March 22nd, to celebrate the long and crucial presence of Robert and Rebecca Tracy in the Irish Studies scene in the Bay Area. From 6-7 p.m. well gather in the Maude Fife Room (315 Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus) for a program of brief remarks by members of the Celtic Studies Program and the English Department at Berkeley as well as the Irish... More >
Colloquium | March 22 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Room 221
George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Rupa Marya, Associate Professor of Medicine and Faculty Director of the Do No Harm Coalition, UC San Francisco; Carlos Martinez, PhD student, UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco Joint Program in Medical Anthropology
Since the 2016 presidential elections, identity politics have come under acute fire by a number of liberal and left commentators who fault its proponents with dividing civil society and social movements, while creating a backlash that brought Trump to power. Yet, extensive scholarship in social science and public health has made it clear that race has been and continues to be a foundational... More >
Sport - Recreational | March 22 | 7-10 p.m. | SAP Center
, San Jose, CA
use code: CAL ALUMNI. Tickets go on sale February 13. Buy tickets online
Performing Arts - Music | March 22 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Chick Corea joins the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra as a special guest in an evening of music from the pianist's diverse songbook. Expect renditions of Corea classics like Crystal Silence, Youre Everything, Armandos Rhumba, and Tones for Joans Bones, arranged by members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center band.
$36-98 prices subject to change
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.
Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 22 – May 15, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
See the homes of the STARS!! Or more precisely, designs for the homes and gardens of film stars, directors, screen writers, and designers curated by head archivist at the Environmental Design Archives, Waverly Lowell.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 17 – May 6, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Way Bay is a sweeping exploration of the creative energies that have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area over the past two hundred years. The exhibition features nearly two hundred works of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials by Bay Area artists and others whose work engages with the regions geographic, social, and cultural landscape.
The exhibition takes a nonlinear... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artists book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictees ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Since its inception in 1962, the former Judah L. Magnes Museum distinguished itself by directing its collecting efforts outside the focus on European Jewish culture and history that was prevalent among American Jewish museums at the time. During the 1970s and 1980s, its founders, Seymour and Rebecca Fromer, actively corralled an informal team of activist collectors and supporters. Together, they... More >
The Worlds of Arthur Szyk | The Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection: Auditorium installation of enlarged reproductions of select collection items
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Acquired by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951) is now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as the Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection.
Born into a middle-class Polish... More >
Were Here, Were Queer, Were in the Public Record!: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery
This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
ON VIEW: FEB 22-APR 20, MON-FRI 10am-5pm. Recent designs of the internationally recognized 2018 Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professor will be featured, ranging from cultural centers to educational institutions to urban landscapes. Open to the public!
High Holy Days at the Luna Park: Show-card Posters from the Firschein Press (Brooklyn, NY, 1920-1974)
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
This exhibition presents a selection from the over one hundred show-card posters printed by the Firschein Press, a small business operated by East European Jewish immigrants, that served local Jewish and non-Jewish communities in Brooklyn for the better half of the 20th century. Oscar Firschein brought the posters to California once the Press ceased its activities. He and his wife, Theda,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 23 – June 29, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
A selection from the over fifty manuscripts collected by The Magnes in Cairo, Egypt, during an expedition led by the museums founder, Seymour Fromer, in 1971. At the time, the aim of The Magnes was to salvage unique documents during a period of great turmoil in the Middle East.
The manuscripts are accompanied by a variety of ritual objects, original ketubbot (marriage contracts), and by... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date
For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African... More >