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Thursday, January 30, 2020

We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race, Resegregation, and Public Arts

Lecture | January 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Jeff Chang

 Arts + Design

Jeff Chang, Author, Vice President, Race Forward

Jeff Chang gives a talk related to his latest book, We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation. Published in 2016, it was named the Northern California Nonfiction Book of the Year, and the Washington Post declared it “the smartest book of the year.”
Jeff Chang is vice president for narrative, arts and culture at Race Forward. His books...   More >

Jeff Chang headshot

Social-Emotional Skills in the Digital Age

Lecture | January 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Inka-Kristiina Hanhivaara, Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Sofia University in Palo Alto; Mervi Pänkäläinen, Founder and CEO of Mightifier, Mightifier

 Institute of European Studies, Nordic Studies Program

The OECD published the latest PISA results in December 2019 on students’ academic performance and well-being. Only two-thirds of students were satisfied with their lives, a share that shrank by five points from 2015 to 2018. Almost a quarter of students reported being bullied at least a few times a month and

Mervi Pänkäläinen

The Feminism of Alexandrina Cantacuzino and the Little Entente of Women: A Historical Puzzle

Lecture | January 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Maria Bucur, John W. Hill Professor of East European History, Professor of Gender Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

Between 1923 and 1930, feminists in Eastern Europe sought to build a regional network of women activists through the Little Entente of Women (LEW). Initially presided over by the Romanian conservative nationalist Alexandrina Cantacuzino, the group encompassed socialists, peasantists, liberals, and many stripes of nationalism. This paper examines Cantacuzino’s motivations and choices as leader, as...   More >

CANCELLED: Policies to Respond to the Next Influenza Pandemic: The 14th Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Lecture in Health Policy

Lecture | January 30 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll/Bechtel Room

 Tim Uyeki (MD, MPP, MPH), CDC

 Goldman School of Public Policy

This event has been cancelled due to the emerging coronavirus situation.

CRISPR Genome Editing: Emerging Technologies and Applications

Lecture | January 30 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505

 Geoffrey Sargent, Ph.D., CEO, Chair, GeneTether; Kevin Doxzen, Ph.D., Science Communications Specialist, Innovative Genomics Institute

 UC Berkeley Extension

Genome editing is adapting and evolving rapidly. Learn about the science behind the CRISPR technology and its real world applications.

About this Event

The impact of genome editing on technology, science and entrepreneurship is profound and promises to alter the way we address medical and agricultural problems.

At this event, designed for a general audience and anyone interested in...   More >

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