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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Winter at the Hall

Special Event | December 21, 2018 – March 20, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

This winter, visit the Hall for interactive exhibits, special hands-on activities, intriguing Planetarium shows, and more!

Through the Learner's Lens: A Student Learning Center Photo Contest

Miscellaneous | February 25 – March 22, 2019 every day |  César E. Chávez Student Center

 Student Learning Center

The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center is excited to invite submissions for our first ever photo contest! We’re calling on the creativity of our campus community to build a collection of images that showcase the diverse ways learning takes place in and through the Student Learning Center. We invite you to share moments in the learning process that excite you, challenge you, and encapsulate the...   More >

2019 QBI/Institut Pasteur Symposium on Infectious Disease

Conference/Symposium | March 19 – 20, 2019 every day | Gladstone Institutes, Mahley Auditorium

 1650 Owwens Street, San Francisco, CA

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Jan AMBROSINI

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Dear QB3-Berkeley researchers,
Please note this upcoming symposium on infectious disease, set for March 18-19 at the Gladstone Institutes. A flyer is attached.
Jan





2019 QBI/INSTITUT PASTEUR SYMPOSIUM ON INFECTIOUS DISEASE



The Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI), QB3 and Gladstone...   More >

African Film Festival 2019

Film - Series | March 2 – May 10, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

March 2–May 10, 2019

This year’s edition of the African Film Festival highlights the best of both new African cinema and films of the black diaspora. We pay tribute to the great director Bill Gunn—also an actor, playwright, and novelist—with new restorations of two genre-benders, his radical horror film Ganja & Hess and his “meta–soap opera” Personal Problems. The latter was conceived by...   More >

EECS Women's History Month: Lunch and Learn

Social Event | March 19 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge

Capital One

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Novartis Chemical Sciences Lecture: Deciphering the human microbiota using chemistry

Seminar | March 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Emily Balskus, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

 College of Chemistry

The human body is colonized by trillions of microorganisms that exert a profound influence on human biology, in part by providing functional capabilities that extend beyond those of host cells. In particular, there is growing evidence linking chemical processes carried out by the microbial inhabitants of the gastrointestinal tract to both health and disease. However, we still do not understand...   More >

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Asset Insurance Premium in the Cross-Section of Asset Synchronicity

Seminar | March 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speaker: Raymond Leung, UC Berkeley

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

Any asset can use some portfolio of similar assets to insure against its own factor risks, even if the identities of the factors are unknown. A long position of an asset and a short position of this portfolio forms an asset insurance premium (AIP) that is different from the equity risk premium.

Canadian Language and Culture and Citizenship Development:: Academic Literacy Interventions using New Technologies for Immigrant and International Youth in Canadian Universities

Colloquium | March 19 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Jia Li, John A. Sproul Fellow, Canadian Studies

 Canadian Studies Program (CAN)), Berkeley Language Center

Canada has a comparatively open immigration policy. On average the country has accepted about 200,000 immigrants and refugees a year over the past decade, one of the highest per capita admission rates in the world. In addition, Canada has been one of the top preferred countries for international students because of a wide selection of programs in top educational institutions, and great potential...   More >

Camptown Races: Blackface Minstrelsy, Stephen Foster, and Americanization in Japanese Internment Camps

Lecture | March 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Dr. Rhae Lynn Barnes, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University

 Department of History

This talk will contextualize the recent blackface scandals in Virginia by examining the central role amateur blackface minstrel shows played in the United States government. In the century spanning the end of the Civil War to the birth of the Civil Rights Movement (an era called “Jim Crow,” after the first blackface character), the American government refocused domestic and foreign policy...   More >

Dr. Rhae Lynn Barnes

Lam Day at Berkeley

Panel Discussion | March 19 | 12-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Vahid Vahedi, Senior Vice President, Etch Business Unit, Lam Research

 n/a

On Tuesday, March 19, the College of Engineering and College of Chemistry will welcome Lam Research to campus for Lam Day @ Berkeley.

Headquartered in Fremont, California, Lam Research is a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Lam's products and services are used to make virtually every leading-edge chip inside the electronic...   More >

Student Faculty Macro Lunch - "Testing for Labor Rationing: Revealed Preference Estimates from Hiring Shocks"

Presentation | March 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

 Clausen Center

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.
** MUST RSVP**

  RSVP by emailing jgmendoza@berkeley.edu by March 15.

The Uncivil Polity: Race, Poverty and Civil Legal Justice

Colloquium | March 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room

 Jamila Michener, Assistant Professor of Government, Cornell University

 Center for Research on Social Change, Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans, Institute of Governmental Studies, Department of Political Science

Civil legal institutions protect crucial economic, social, and political rights. The core functions of civil law include preventing evictions, averting deportations, advocating on behalf of public assistance beneficiaries, representing borrowers in disputes with lenders, safeguarding women from domestic violence, and resolving family disputes (e.g. child support, custody). Civil legal protections...   More >

The Uncivil Polity: Race, Poverty and Civil Legal Justice

Colloquium | March 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room

 Jamila Michener, Assistant Professor of Government, Cornell University

 Center for Research on Social Change, Institute of Governmental Studies, Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans

Civil legal institutions protect crucial economic, social, and political rights. The core functions of civil law include preventing evictions, averting deportations, advocating on behalf of public assistance beneficiaries, representing borrowers in disputes with lenders, safeguarding women from domestic violence, and resolving family disputes (e.g. child support, custody). Civil legal protections...   More >

Rustic Meals for Camping, Cookouts, or Home (BEUHS641)

Workshop | March 19 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

 Kim Guess, RD

 Be Well at Work - Wellness

Whether you’re looking to spend more screen-free time outdoors (and participating in the Balancing Technology Challenge) or just looking for fun new recipes, this class will introduce you to healthy recipes that can be made outdoors or at home. Maybe you will even be inspired to go camping or host a cookout with friends or family! Demonstration, recipes, and samples provided.

Be Well at Work: Rustic Meals for Camping, Cookouts, or Home

Workshop | March 19 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Tang 1019b Section Club Room

 Kim Guess

 Human Resources

Whether you’re looking to spend more screen-free time outdoors (and participating in the Balancing Technology Challenge) or just looking for fun new recipes, this class will introduce you to healthy recipes that can be made outdoors or at home. Maybe you will even be inspired to go camping or host a cookout with friends or family! Demonstration, recipes, and samples provided.

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 Tang Center (University Health Services)

The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.

Career Lab: CVs (for faculty positions or gov't research)

Career Fair | March 19 | 12:15-1:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

This interactive session will start with 15-20 minutes topic overview with advice and tips, then participants will have the opportunity to work on their own materials, with career advisor assistance. (You are encouraged to bring printed copies of your materials and/or a laptop.) You do not need to be currently on the job market to benefit from participating in this event. You will gain insights...   More >

IB Seminar: How collective behavior can shape ecosystems

Seminar | March 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Michael Gil, University of California, Santa Cruz & NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center

 Department of Integrative Biology

BSAC Technology Seminar - Miniaturized Interfaces and Implants for Neural Applications and Bioelectronics Medicine

Seminar | March 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 521 Cory Hall

 Prof. Dr. Thomas Stieglitz, Dept. of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg, Germany

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

Neural implants need to establish stable and reliable interfaces to the target structure for chronic application in neurosciences as well as in clinical applications. They have to record electrical neural signals, excite neural cells or fibers by means of electrical stimulation. In case of optogenetic experiments, optical stimulation by integrated light sources or waveguides must be integrated on...   More >

  RSVP online by March 18.

AmpEquity Speaker Series with Jonathan McBride of BlackRock

Panel Discussion | March 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | N470 Haas School of Business

 Jonathan McBride, BlackRock; Kellie McElhaney, Berkeley Haas

 Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership

Join Jonathan McBride (Managing Director and Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity, BlackRock) and Kellie McElhaney (Founding Executive Director, Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership) as they discuss Jonathan's Equity Fluent Leadership journey.

This event will be held in N470, on the 4th floor of Chou Hall. Doors will open at 12:30pm. A light lunch will be served. This event will feature...   More >

The discovery of Kisqali® (ribociclib), a CDK4/6 inhibitor for the treatment of breast cancer

Seminar | March 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall

 Dr. Christopher Brain, Novartis

 College of Chemistry

Seminar 237/281: Macro/International Seminar - "Labor Market Power"

Seminar | March 19 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Kyle Herkenhoff, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota

 Department of Economics

Abstract: We develop a quantitative general equilibrium oligopsony model of the U.S. labor market, calibrated to Census data. Parameters governing labor market power are identified using new measures of within-state-firm, across-market differences in the response of employment and wages to state corporate tax changes. After calibrating to match 2014 measures of labor market power, we find that...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Joseph G. Mendoza at jgmendoza@berkeley.edu

Workspace for Working on Your Human Subjects Protocol

Workshop | March 19 | 2-5 p.m. | 2414 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Carroll, UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Come work on your human subjects protocol in a space where others are doing the same, and one representative of the Haas Scholars or SURF program will be present to answer questions and guide you.

The Energy Office presents: Sustainability Practices: A Panel on Sustainability in the Built Environment

Presentation | March 19 | 2-3 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 David Lehrer, Center for the Built Environment; Housing & Dining Sustainability Advocates; Catherine Patton, UCB Energy Office

 UCB Energy Office

The Energy Office presents: A brand new Sustainability Practices Panel! Do you know how much energy buildings use? This panel will be focused on sustainability in Cal's built environment, which represents almost 75% of carbon emissions from the University. Come hear about work the Energy Office is doing to reduce energy use and emissions, and cutting-edge technology and initiatives to inspire...   More >

EndNote: Essentials and More

Workshop | March 19 | 2-3 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Bioscience Library Training Room, 2101 VLSB

 Debbie Jan, Optometry and Health Sciences Library

 Library

EndNote, a citation management program, helps you organize citations and easily insert these citations into your paper or report. Your citations can be converted by EndNote into thousands of different styles, saving you hours of time when you format your papers.

This hands-on workshop will give you practice using some of the EndNote features. This is a drop-in session; no sign up needed.

Helke Sander's dffb Cinema, 1968 and West Germany's Feminist Movement

Lecture | March 19 | 2-3 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Christina Gerhardt, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

 Institute of European Studies

Helke Sander was a key figure of the early dffb (Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin), where she studied between 1966 and 1969. Returning to her political organizing and her films of the era revises three crucial narratives:
1. it expands narratives about 1968 to include the establishment of feminism as part of it (The Tomatenwurf), which is often read as a 1970s phenomenon;
2. it...   More >

Christina Gerhardt

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Revealing temptation through menu choice: A field study

Seminar | March 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Severine Toussaert, University of Oxford

 Department of Economics

ABSTRACT: In a field study with participants in a weight loss challenge, I use the menu choice approach of Gul and Pesendorfer (2001) to explore the extent to which preference for smaller menus may "reveal" temptation. Focusing on the temptation to eat unhealthy, I elicit participants' preferences over a set of lunch reimbursement options ("the menus"), which differed in the
range of foods...   More >

Librarian Office Hours at the SPH DREAM Office

Miscellaneous | February 5 – April 30, 2019 every Tuesday with exceptions | 3-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2220 (DREAM Office)

 Debbie Jan

 Library

Drop by during office hours if you need help with your literature reviews; setting up searches in PubMed, Embase, and other databases; using EndNote, RefWorks, or other citation management software; finding statistics or data; and answering any other questions you may have.

3-Manifold Seminar: Virtually special hyperbolic manifolds

Seminar | March 19 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

 Ian Agol, UC Berkeley

 Department of Mathematics

We will discuss a theorem of Bergeron-Haglund-Wise that hyperbolic arithmetic groups of simplest type are virtually special. This implies that geometrically finite subgroups are separable.

Faculty Research Lecture: Life History and Learning: When (and Why) Children Are Better Learners than Both Adults and A.I.: Faculty Research Lecture by Alison Gopnik

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy

 Academic Senate

Alison Gopnik received her B.A. from McGill University and her Ph.D. from Oxford University. She is an internationally recognized leader in the study of cognitive science and of children’s learning and development and was one of the founders of the field of “theory of mind,” an originator of the “theory theory” of children’s development, and, more recently, introduced the idea that probabilistic...   More >

Islamophobia Series, Episode 2: Islamophobia and Bullying in K-12

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Center for Race and Gender

Amna Salameh has a background in education, she serves on both the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) committee and the Office of Educational Equity (OEE) committee at the Elk Grove Unified School District. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Louisiana State University, and finished her Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Curriculum...   More >

Wai Wai Nu | On Rohingya Citizenship Rights: Talk followed by community updates by UC Berkeley's Rohingya Working Group

Lecture | March 19 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Wai Wai Nu, Visiting Scholar, Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley

 Eric Stover, Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor of Law and Public Health, UC Berkeley

 Yoshika Crider, PhD Student | Energy & Resources Group

 Samira Siddique, MS PhD Student | Energy & Resources Group

 The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, Human Rights Center

A lecture on the Rohingya Crisis

Citrin Center for Public Opinion

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 8th floor Social Science Matrix Conference Room

 Morris Levy, Professor, University of Southern California; Cecilia Mo, Professor, UC Berkeley; Cara Wong, Professor, University of Illinois

 Laura Stoker, Professor, UC Berkeley

 Department of Political Science, Social Science Matrix, Citrin Center for Public Opinion, Berkeley Law, Institute of International Studies, Insitute for the study of Societal Issues

American Opinion on Immigration: Implications for Policy

The Specter Haunting Singapore: Why the People's Action Party Cannot Get Over Operation Coldstore

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Dr. Thum Ping Tjin, Managing Director, New Naratif

 Center for Southeast Asia Studies

This talk looks at the significance for Singapore's history of "Operation Coldstore" - the 1963 arrest and detention without trial of over 112 opposition politicians, trade unionists, and political activists on grounds of a communist conspiracy - including how it has shaped Singapore's governance, and why it matters to the ruling party today.

Thum Ping Tjin

Kenneth Pitzer Lecture: Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Catalysis and Energy Conversion

Seminar | March 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Department of Chemistry, Yale University

 College of Chemistry

Proton-coupled electron transfer (PCET) reactions play a vital role in a wide range of chemical and biological processes. This talk will focus on recent advances in the theory of PCET and applications to catalysis and energy conversion. The quantum mechanical effects of the active electrons and transferring proton, as well as the motions of the proton donor-acceptor mode and solvent or protein...   More >

Seminar 221 - Industrial Organization: ​"Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids": Joint with Public Finance

Seminar | March 19 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Molly Schnell, Northwestern University

 Department of Economics

Joint with public seminar

Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theorizing Art and Politics in East Asia

Panel Discussion | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Naoki Sakai, Cornell University; Mayumo Inoue, Hitotsubashi University

 Miryam Sas, UC Berkeley; Steve Choe, San Francisco State University

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)

Observing that the division between theory and empiricism remains inextricably linked to imperial modernity, manifest at the most basic level in the binary between “the West” and “Asia,” the authors in the forthcoming collection Beyond Imperial Aesthetics (co-edited by Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe, Hong Kong University Press, 2019) reexamine art and aesthetics to challenge these oppositions...   More >

Universal Coverage: Is “Medicare for All” the answer?

Lecture | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Colloquia

 Public Health, School of

  Register online

Going Green iMix

Social Event | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come join Berkeley International Office to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and the beginning of spring by planting flowers and herbs to take home, decorating flower pots, and meeting new people! We'll have free snacks, drinks, and fun games to celebrate the holiday—so come take a break, make some friends, and go green with BIO!

Space is limited, so <a...   More >

Around Arthur Szyk: Berkeley Scholars on Art and History: Visual Judaica: Jewish Icons and Collecting Patterns in the early 20th century

Lecture | March 19 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The highly decorative works of Arthur Szyk contain key Jewish visual elements such as the Lion of Judah, the dove, and the seven spices mentioned in the bible as typical of the Land of Israel. These themes are repeated in Szyk’s oeuvre throughout his life and can be found in his early pieces ("Book of Esther," 1925) as well as in later ones ("Pathways Through the Bible," 1946). In this talk, we...   More >

  RSVP online or by calling 5106432526

STEM PhD Leadership and Community Expo (SPLiCE)

Information Session | March 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Stanley Hall, First Floor Atrium

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

QB3-Berkeley, VSPA, and Grad Division invite you to participate in our first ever STEM PhD Leadership & Community Expo (SPLiCE), taking place on March 19, 2019, 6pm in Stanley Hall. SPLiCE is a new event with the aim of connecting Berkeley’s graduate and postdoc scientists in an environment which will foster engagement and new opportunities.

Why should you attend SPLiCE? Because at this unique...   More >

Free Member Screening: The Valiant Ones

Film - Feature | March 19 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This event is part of March Member Appreciation Month, our month-long celebration of you—our extended BAMPFA family.

A righteous husband-and-wife swordfighting duo are called to protect China from the machinations of Japanese pirates and corrupt officials in King Hu’s masterly work, noted for its forest fight scene set to the moves of a Go match. “A muscleman is not enough; we need a schemer,”...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

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

 Bancroft Library

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.

Boundless: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad

Exhibit - Painting | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Featuring works by internationally renowned contemporary Tibetan artists alongside rare historical pieces, this exhibition highlights the ways these artists explore the infinite possibilities of visual forms to reflect their transcultural, multilingual, and translocal lives. Though living and working in different geographical areas—Lhasa, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, New York, and the Bay Area—the...   More >

Ink, Paper, Silk: One Hundred Years of Collecting Japanese Art

Exhibit - Painting | December 12, 2018 – April 14, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA's Japanese art collection began in 1919 with a remarkable donation of more than a thousand woodblock prints from the estate of UC Berkeley Professor of English William Dallam Armes. This exhibition features a selection of these exceptional prints, as well as hanging scroll paintings, screens, lacquerware, and ceramics that have entered the collection over the century since this...   More >

Arthur Jafa / MATRIX 272

Exhibit - Multimedia | December 12, 2018 – March 24, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Arthur Jafa is an artist, director, editor, and award-winning cinematographer whose poignant work expands the concept of black cinema while exploring African American experience and race relations in everyday life. He has stated, “I have a very simple mantra and it’s this: I want to make black cinema with the power, beauty, and alienation of black music.” In his renowned work Love Is The Message,...   More >

Well Played! The Math and Science of Improving Your Game

Exhibit - Multimedia | November 17, 2018 – May 18, 2019 every day |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

You don't have to be a pro to know that math and science can help improve your game. In our exhibit, Well Played!, you can experiment with force, angles, and trajectory to get the highest scores you can with classic arcade games such as Skeeball, Pinball, and Basketball.

Want to improve your score? Try our interactive exhibits on the math and science behind force and trajectory, and then head...   More >

The Book as Place: Visions of the Built Environment

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 28 – May 17, 2019 every day | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall

 Library

This exhibition of artists' books centers on ideas about the built environment and has been curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for UC Berkeley’s Environmental Design Library. Featuring works by 25 artists including Robbin Ami Silverberg, Clifton Meador, Inge Bruggeman, Karen Kunc, Sarah Bryant and Barbara Tetenbaum, the exhibition explores the built environment through text, image,...   More >

The Book as Place: Visions of the Built Environment

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 15 – May 17, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition of artists books centers on ideas about the built environment, curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for CEDs Environmental Design Library.

Illustrating México one page at a time-Print Art of José Guadalupe Posada.

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 8 – June 30, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor

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 Library

In the pantheon of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists who represent Mexico and Mexican art, the artwork of José Guadalupe Posada stands out as a bright constellation that continues to shine a light on important stories through woodcuts, imprints, and engravings. This exhibition was created using the books from the collections of the Doe Library. The exhibition is envisioned...   More >

Aaron Marcus: Early Works

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 6 – June 30, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy at Princeton University and trained in graphic design at Yale, Berkeley-based Aaron Marcus explores new possibilities for expression. He created his first “computer-assisted poem-drawings” in the spring of 1972, when he served as a research associate at Yale University’s School of Art and Architecture. Using standard typographical symbols, Marcus...   More >

Pièces de Résistance: Echoes of Judaea Capta From Ancient Coins to Modern Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

This exhibition will be continuing in Spring 2019.

Notions of resistance, alongside fears and realities of oppression, resound throughout Jewish history. As a minority, Jews express their political aspirations, ideals of heroism, and yearnings of retaliation and redemption in their rituals, art, and everyday life.

Centering on coins in The Magnes Collection, this exhibition explores how...   More >

Project “Holy Land”: Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Exhibit - Photography | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of “new Jews” building a new homeland. Benor-Kalter’s photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.

After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of...   More >

The Worlds of Arthur Szyk: The Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection

Exhibit - Painting | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Auditorium installation of high-resolution images of select collection items.

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...   More >

Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The First World War (1914-1918) uprooted millions across Europe, and beyond. Many Jews left Eastern and Southern Europe, bringing with them prized personal and communal belongings. In an attempt to rescue precious heritage from imminent destruction, these “memory objects” often ended up with museums, collectors, and art dealers in the West.

Memory Objects