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Saturday, January 26, 2019

Saturday Seminar Series 2018-19: Emerging and Converging on Equity: Students Are Thinkers: Developing a Dynamic Approach to Teaching in our Schools

Seminar | January 26 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. |  Longfellow Middle School, BUSD

 1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703



At the center of teaching is understanding the intellectual power of our students. What do we learn from our students? How do we distill what we’ve understood into anti-racist teaching strategies? Hear from a panel of experienced educators and journalists grappling with these questions.

  RSVP online or by calling Danelle Carr at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Danelle Carr at danellec@berkeley.edu by January 26.

Social Justice Symposium

Conference/Symposium | January 26 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School

 1781 Rose St., Berkeley, CA 94703

 Social Welfare, School of

The Social Justice Symposium (SJS) is a student-organized event that serves as space for the community to meet and discuss social justice work in the Bay Area.

This year, our keynote speaker is George Galvis, the co-founder and executive director of Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ, pronounced courage). Galvis advocates for at-risk youth, prisoners and formerly...   More >

Semiotic Circle of California: Thirty-Fourth Meeting

Conference/Symposium | January 26 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Faculty Club, Seaborg Room

 Department of German

9:30 Scott Shell (UC Berkeley): “Conventional Language, Poetry and Curse-Formulas in the Elder Futhark Period”

9:50 W.C.Watt (UC Irvine): “Sociosemiotics 101: Zombies”

10:10 Jing Ge (UC Berkeley) and Susan C. Herring (Indiana Univ., Bloomington): “Do emoji sequences have a basic word order?”

10:30 Thaddeus Martin (Modesto Junior College): “Translating Jaspers”

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Workshop | January 26 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Awaken your senses in this wonderful exploration of spices! We will journey into the Tropical House to see some of the plants that give us our favorite spices-- such as cinnamon, ginger, cardamon, black pepper, nutmeg, turmeric, and more--plus create fragrant art to take home.

$15 Adult, $15 Child, $10 Member Adult, $10 Member Child