<< Week of April 16 >>

Monday, April 17, 2017

Ashley Hunt, "Degrees of Visibility"

Lecture | April 17 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, Rm. 340 - BCNM Commons

 Ashley Hunt

 Berkeley Center for New Media

Artist and activist Ashley Hunt is interested in how images, objects, maps, writing and performance can engage social ideas and actions, including those of social movements, daily life, the exercise of political power, and the disciplinary boundaries that separate our art worlds from the larger worlds in which they sit. His work looks to structures that allow people to accumulate power, and those...   More >

The Way Of The Strangers: Encounters With The Islamic State

Lecture | April 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Graeme Wood, National Correspondent for The Atlantic

 Institute of International Studies

Tens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic State and kill for it. To them, its violence is beautiful and holy, and the caliphate a fulfillment of prophecy and the only place on earth where they can live and die as Muslims. The Way of the Strangers is an intimate journey into the minds of the Islamic State’s true believers. From the streets of...   More >

Freeze, Die, Come to Life. The many paths to immortality in post-Soviet Russia

Lecture | April 17 | 2-4 p.m. | 221 Kroeber Hall

 Anya Bernstein, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and of Social Studies, Harvard University

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

Through practices such as cryonics and plans to build ro, botic bodies for future "consciousness transfer," the Russian transhumanist movement has engendered competing practices of immortality as well as ontological debates over the immortal body and person. Drawing on an ethnography of these practices and plans, I explore controversies around rehgion and secularism within the movement as well as...   More >

Why does everybody want to see “Skam”? Identity and Gender in a Norwegian TV Serial

Lecture | April 17 | 4-6 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Lars Rune Waage, University of Stavanger

 Department of Scandinavian

Join the Department of Scandinavian for a talk by Lars Rune Waage, University of Stavanger.

Cultural Criticism in the Age of YouTube: Tiffany Shlain and Rolla Selbak, moderated by George Strompolos

Lecture | April 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Arts + Design

Tiffany Shlain is a filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards, and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Rolla Selbak is writer and director of the film Three Veils; creator of the web series Kiss Her I’m Famous and Grrl’s Guide to Filmmaking. George Strompolos is founder and CEO of the YouTube network Fullscreen

Arts + Design Mondays: Cultural Criticism in the Age of YouTube, with Tiffany Shlain and Rolla Selbak

Lecture | April 17 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Emmy-nominated filmmaker Shlain is founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Selbak is a filmmaker whose credits include the film Three Veils and the Web series Kiss Her I’m Famous. Moderated by George Strompolos.

Admission to this lecture is free.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

China and Global Governance: What Have We Learnt So Far?

Lecture | April 18 | 12:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Yves Tibergien, Director of the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia

 Kevin O'Brien, Political Science, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

How disruptive is the rise of China to the global order? Is China acting as a disruptor, a systematic stabilizer, or global governance innovator? At a time of new global systemic risks and demands, fundamental power shift, and global institutional erosion, China’s actual global behaviour exhibits a high degree of diversity. Yves Tiberghien maps out this behavior across domains...   More >

Yves Tibergien

The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience

Lecture | April 18 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Professor Russell Poldrack, Stanford University

 Department of Psychology

Professor Russ Poldrack from the Department of Psychology at Stanford University will speak in the Cognitive Neuroscience colloquium series.

"Shocking the Conscience of Mankind”: The Language of Transgression Before and After the Holocaust

Lecture | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Dirk Moses, Professor of Modern History at the University of Sydney

 Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies

This lecture questions the comforting story of progress that dominates academic and public understandings of mass criminality and international order. Widely regarded as a breakthrough in international law and morality, the genocide concept, modeled on the Holocaust, has transformed the “language of transgression” by making massive hate crimes the ultimate violations: motivated by ideologically...   More >

Speaking Amongst Ourselves: Democracy and Law: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Seana Valentine Shiffrin

Lecture | April 18 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Seana Valentine Shiffrin, Professor of Philosophy, Pete Kameron Professor of Law and Social Justice, University of California, Los Angeles

 University of California, Berkeley

Seana Valentine Shiffrin will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Niko Kolodny, Richard R.W. Brooks, and Anna B. Stilz. This event will be held on April 18, 19, & 20, 2017. The first day's lecture is titled "Democratic Law." The second day's lecture is titled "Common and Constitutional Law: A Democratic Legal Perspective." Free and open to public. No tickets required.

Making Religious Peace: A Historical Perspective

Lecture | April 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Wayne Te Brake, Professor of History Emeritus, Purchase College, State University of New York

 Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion

Between 1529 and 1651 six major clusters of religious war engulfed Europe. Most of these wars ended in some form of political compromise, but even in the exceptional cases religious war eventually yielded to religious peace. Though historians traditionally focus on the wars, this presentation will focus on the broad and durable pattern of religious peace that followed.

Today, with headlines...   More >

“Queer Unhistoricism” and the Reception of Ancient Greece

Lecture | April 18 | 5 p.m. | 308A Doe Library

 Dr Dan Orrells, King's College London

 Department of Rhetoric

AIA Lecture - Early Hellenistic royal ideology in the marine thiasos of the neorion on Delos

Lecture | April 18 | 7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Kristian L. Lorenzo, Monmouth College

 Archaeological Institute of America - San Francisco Society

In Greek mythology the most important thiasos, or procession of individuals dancing and singing in honor of a god, was that of Dionysios and his followers or just his followers. Its aquatic counterpart, the marine thiasos, included Poseidon (sometimes), Nereids and Tritons accompanied by both mythical and real marine creatures. Demetrios Poliorketes built the neorion on Delos to house a dedicated...   More >

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Character: A Concept That Does Not Stand Still

Lecture | April 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Carlos Reis, University of Coimbra

 Institute of European Studies

This lecture starts with recent studies on the theory of the character as an unstable narrative category that is subject to transformations determined by the historical contexts in which it is represented. Nineteenth-century fiction reveals different concepts and performances of literary characters, in some cases foreshadowing its dynamic treatment; this treatment is confirmed by developments...   More >

California Countercultures: San Francisco Search and Destroy with V. Vale

Lecture | April 19 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Punk perspectives from V. Vale, a San Francisco cultural historian, writer, and keyboard player, and the founder of Search & Destroy and RE/SEARCH.

Admission to this lecture is free.

Revising Our Ethics?: A Report and Open Discussion on Revising the SAA Ethics Principles

Lecture | April 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Dr. Meg Conkey, Professor Emerita, Member Committee on Ethics, SAA, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology

 Archaeological Research Facility

This presentation will present a short history of establishing ethics by the SAA, and where the COE is at this point in the revisions process. Input from the audience is desired!

Berkeley Ethics Bowl team 2013

On Suicide Bombers: CMES Visiting Scholars Lecture Series

Lecture | April 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Fatima Mojaddedi, UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Lecture by Fatima Mojaddedi, UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology.

Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Foundations: Townsend Book Chat with Abigail De Kosnik

Lecture | April 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Rogue Archives examines the rise of self-designated archivists—fans, pirates, hackers—who have become practitioners of cultural preservation on the Internet, building freely accessible online collections of content.

PopUp Exhibition: Barbara Goldstein on Jewish Family Values in 19th-century Anti-Semitic Literature

Lecture | April 19 | 12-1 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Barbara Goldstein is a historian of European fascism. She received her PhD from the University of Vienna, Austria with a dissertation devoted to newsreel films created by the Austrian Police between 1929-1938 as part of governmental fascist propaganda campaigns.One of Goldstein’s focuses and special interests is in historic administrative structures and “infamous people” in the early-modern...   More >

Learning from Legends: Bella Feldman in conversation with Margaret Jenkins

Lecture | April 19 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

 2020 Addison, Berkeley, CA 94705

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Artist and sculptor Bella Feldman in conversation with Margaret Jenkins of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company as OLLI @Berkeley celebrates local legends of the Fourth Age (80 and above) who continue to lead their diverse disciplines.

From Theory to Practice: Empowering Users to Make Privacy Decisions in Mobile Environments

Lecture | April 19 | 1:10-2:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Serge Egelman

 Information, School of

How can your phoneâs operating system help you make smart decisions about personal privacy?

Acting Globally: Memoirs of Brazil’s Assertive Foreign Policy

Lecture | April 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Ambassador Celso Amorim

 Center for Latin American Studies

Amorim will discuss his new book, Acting Globally: Memoirs of Brazil’s Assertive Foreign Policy.

Celso Amorim is Brazil’s longest-serving foreign minister (1993-1994; 2003-2010). He was also Minister of Defense from 2011 to 2014. In 2009, Foreign Policy magazine referred to him as the “world’s best foreign minister.”

Authoritarian Soft Power? Russia, International Cyber Conflict, and the Rise of “Information Warfare”

Lecture | April 19 | 4-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Jaclyn Kerr, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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

In the lead-up to the November 2016 U.S. presidential election, the American media audience was barraged by a surprising display of confidential information and correspondence stemming from hacked private and organizational emails and other records, most notably from the Democratic National Committee (DNC).  After months of speculation concerning Russian involvement in the hacking which led to...   More >

Conveying Climate Change: New Media Art, Science, and Activism

Lecture | April 19 | 4-5 p.m. | 250 Sutardja Dai Hall

 DJ Spooky, aka Paul Miller

 Center for New Media

DJ Spooky, aka Paul Miller, is hosting the March for Science in Washington DC on April 22. A large group of scientists are protesting the Trump Administration’s politicized deletion of data from many Federal Agencies, such as NASA and the EPA, and the overall lack of engagement with data about Climate Change.

DJ Spooky’s discussion will highlight the need for artists and creatives to engage...   More >

Pauline Sperry Undergraduate Lecture: Where Number Theory Meets Network Optimization

Lecture | April 19 | 4-5 p.m. | Evans Hall, 60 Evans

 Elena Fuchs, UC Davis

 Department of Mathematics

In the early 70’s, the concept of “expander graphs” was introduced as an optimal model for networks of arbitrary size. Back then, it was not even known whether such graphs exist or not. Today, we not only know that they exist, but have seen their importance come up in a great spectrum of fields in mathematics and computer science. In this talk, we will explore what these graphs are and give...   More >

At Scale and under Pressure: How Social Media Moderate, Choreograph, and Censor Public Discourse

Lecture | April 19 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Tarleton Gillespie

 Information, School of

How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?

Speaking Amongst Ourselves: Democracy and Law: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Seana Valentine Shiffrin

Lecture | April 19 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Seana Valentine Shiffrin, Professor of Philosophy, Pete Kameron Professor of Law and Social Justice, University of California, Los Angeles

 University of California, Berkeley

Seana Valentine Shiffrin will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Niko Kolodny, Richard R.W. Brooks, and Anna B. Stilz. This event will be held on April 18, 19, & 20, 2017. The first day's lecture is titled "Democratic Law." The second day's lecture is titled "Common and Constitutional Law: A Democratic Legal Perspective." Free and open to public. No tickets required.

Attention to Detail: A Conversation with Don Carson

Lecture | April 19 | 6-7:15 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Don Carson, Former Disney Imagineer and Designer

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, ImagiCal

Ever wondered how imagination becomes reality with the beloved attractions at Walt Disney theme parks? Want to understand how design influences how we have come to perceive “The Happiest Place on Earth?” Join us Wednesday, April 19th at 6:00 pm as we host former Senior Show Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering, Don Carson. He has directed projects like Splash Mountain, Mickey’s Toontown, and...   More >

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ARCH Lecture: Adam Nathaniel Furman

Lecture | April 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

WED., APRIL 19 -- Adam Nathaniel Furman, the Architecture Foundations 2016 &quot;New Architect&quot;, will discuss his practice and research.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Simon Magus' Rome. AHMA Noon Colloquium

Lecture | April 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall

 Duncan MacRae, UC Berkeley

 Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, Graduate Group in

The AHMA Noon Colloquium is a series of informal papers presented at noon in 7205 Dwinelle Hall.

Bancroft Library Roundtable: Marking Time: Gwendolyn Brooks and the Mundane World

Lecture | April 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room

 Amani Morrison, Bancroft Library Study Award recipient and doctoral candidate in African Diaspora Studies, UC Berkeley

 Bancroft Library

Poet, novelist, and Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks deftly captured the everydayness of black people in her writing, often portraying the characters' mundane aspirations and realities. This talk examines how Brooks's materials housed in The Bancroft Library reflect the author's own practices of marking commonplace experiences and how they might help us to creatively rethink our own.

Developments in Archaeological Field Recording: GIF Geolunch Series

Lecture | April 20 | 1:10-2 p.m. | 103 Mulford Hall

 Nicholas Tripcevich, Lab Manager, Archaeological Research Facility

 Archaeological Research Facility, Geospatial Innovation Facility

Many archaeologists are making use of geospatial technologies in lab settings but field recording still presents challenges in a digital workflow.

Post-Carbon Cities of Tomorrow: Urban Sustainability in Germany

Lecture | April 20 | 3-4 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Max Gruenig, President of Ecologic Institute US

 Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies, San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany

Cities are leading the transition to a post-carbon economic model and envision sustainability in all three dimensions: environmental, social, and economic. Mr. Gruenig will focus on three primary sustainability areas: urban mobility, water management, and energy-efficient buildings. Across these topics, cities increasingly recognize that a sustainable future is rooted in their citizens and,...   More >

Writing the Dissertation (Imagining the Book)

Lecture | April 20 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room (220 Stephens)

 William Germano

 Art of Writing

Some dissertations are more than a doctoral requirement. But what makes a dissertation work as a book? William Germano addresses the skill of diagnosing your own scholarly work so that you can can recognize where dissertations end and books begin.

William Germano is professor of English literature and dean of the faculty of humanities and social sciences at Cooper Union. Formerly...   More >

The Political Economy of Cost Control on a University Campus

Lecture | April 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Lawrence S. Bacow, President Emeritus, Tufts University

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

In their classic study of the performing arts, William Baumol and William Bowen observed that in sectors of the economy where productivity growth lagged that of the economy as a whole, costs would rise faster than inflation. Higher education is often cited as a classic example...   More >

The Luther Decade and Reformation Quincentenary: A First Assessment

Lecture | April 20 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Hartmut Lehmann, Founding Director, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC

 Chris Ocker, San Francisco Theological Seminary; Kirsi Stjerna, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

 Department of History, Institute of European Studies, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, GHI WEST, Berkeley Office of the German Historical Institute, Washington DC

Across Germany and the United States many events are being held to mark the 500th anniversary of the roots of the Reformation. Hartmut Lehmann is one of the best known German historians of this tumultuous age.

Hartmut Lehmann

Visual Vocabularies and Queer Citizenships: CRG Thursday Forum Series

Lecture | April 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Center for Race and Gender

Visual Vocabularies & Queer Citizenships

Recuperating Afro-Indigenous Pasts: Collage Art and the Case of Undocumented Migration
Alan Palaez Lopez, Comparative Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Islamicate Sexualities: Locating Race and Gender within the History of Sexuality
Andrew Gayed, York University

Landscapes of Intimacy
Marco Antonio Flores, Department of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

The Future of Today's Generation in American Politics

Lecture | April 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | David Brower Center, Suite 100

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Senator Alan Simpson; Ethan Rarick, Associate Director, Institute of Governmental Studies Director, Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service, Institute of Governmental Studies

 Institute of Governmental Studies

Sen. Alan Simpson, one of America's most acute political observers, will discuss the future of American politics -- where is the country headed, and what are the implications for today's young people? Sen. Simpson, who served 18 years in the United States Senate representing Wyoming, will be "In Conversation" with Ethan Rarick, director of the Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public...   More >

Speaking Amongst Ourselves: Democracy and Law: Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Seana Valentine Shiffrin

Lecture | April 20 | 4:10-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Seana Valentine Shiffrin, Professor of Philosophy, Pete Kameron Professor of Law and Social Justice, University of California, Los Angeles

 University of California, Berkeley

Seana Valentine Shiffrin will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Niko Kolodny, Richard R.W. Brooks, and Anna B. Stilz. This event will be held on April 18, 19, & 20, 2017. The first day's lecture is titled "Democratic Law." The second day's lecture is titled "Common and Constitutional Law: A Democratic Legal Perspective." Free and open to public. No tickets required.

Albright Lecture in Conservation: Activism in Business

Lecture | April 20 | 4:30-7 p.m. |  Krutch Theatre (Clark Kerr Campus)

 Rose Marcario, President and CEO, Patagonia

 Robert Strand, Executive Director, Berkeley-Haas Center for Responsible Business

 College of Natural Resources, Center for Responsible Business, Berkeley Food Institute

Rose Marcario, President and CEO of Patagonia, discusses the role of progressive business leaders in the current era.

Kirti Jain | Performing Partition: On Producing "Aur Kitne Tukde" (How Many Fragments?)

Lecture | April 20 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)

 Kirti Jain, Theatre historian, Stage Play Director, and (Former) Director of National School of Drama, India

 Vasudha Paramasivan, Assistant Professor Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies University of California, Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, The 1947 Partition Archive, The Berkeley Pakistan Initiative

Prof. Kirti Jain, eminent theatre historian and prominent stage play director from India, discusses Aur Kitne Tukde (How Many Fragments?), a play inspired by Urvashi Butalia's The Other Side of Silence that dramatizes hard hitting stories about gendered violence during the Partition.

Landscape and Violence: in Experimental Documentary Film

Lecture | April 20 | 5-7 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 4229 - French Department Library

 Nikolaj Lubecker, Oxford University

 Department of French

Arab Spring And Arab Winter: Should The United States Support Democracy In The Middle East?

Lecture | April 20 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium | Note change in date, time, and location

 Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

 Institute of International Studies

Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. He served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the administration of President George W. Bush, where he supervised U.S. policy in the Middle East for the White House.

Abrams was educated at Harvard College, the London School of...   More >

India's higher education system - how can we unleash a $10 trillion opportunity?

Lecture | April 20 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Soda Hall

 Shailendra Kumar, President, Nalanda2.0

 Indian Graduate Students of Berkeley (IGSB)

Indian Graduate Students of Berkeley (IGSB) is hosting Shail Kumar, author, entrepreneur, and administrator, to talk about the crises in Indian Higher Education and discuss ways to fix the problem.

Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Lecture | April 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room

 Robert Bussel, Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon

 UC Berkeley Labor Center

Join us for a book talk with author Robert Bussel, a professor of history and director of the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon and author of Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship.

“The collaborative work of Calloway and Gibbons provides insight into labor at its post war best, and the path we must...   More >

Queering Architectural Design;  In conversation with Adam Nathaniel Furman

Lecture | April 20 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 1000 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

THU APR 20, 6:00pm Join us for a conversation with Adam Nathaniel Furman. This event is part of the CED Diversity Platform Initiative.

Friday, April 21, 2017

The French 2017 Presidential Campaign

Lecture | April 21 | 12-1 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Emmanuel Comte, Lecturer of European History in the Department of History at UC Berkeley

 Institute of European Studies

The discussion will contextualize the election campaign within the broader set of problems affecting French politics, before turning to the programs of the four main contenders and the dynamics of the campaign. Among the major questions that have affected French politics in the recent years and decades, we will discuss the particular importance of youth unemployment, its role as a factor of...   More >

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Pricing of Ride-Sourcing Services

Lecture | April 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 240 Bechtel Engineering Center

 Yafeng Yin, University of Michigan

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Bio: Dr. Yafeng Yin is a Professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan. He works in the area of transportation systems analysis and modeling, and has published over 90 refereed papers in leading academic journals.. Dr. Yin is the Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies and serves on the editorial boards for another four...   More >

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cal Day at Alumni House: How to Plan for Professional Success in College

Lecture | April 22 | 10-11 a.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Cal Alumni Association

Learn what experts advise students do in college to prepare for professional success. President of Collegial Services and Careers writer for USNews.com, Robin Reshwan, joins us at Alumni House to discuss what parents and incoming students can do to overcome employment obstacles and successfully launch a career after graduation.

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Brand YOU: Showcasing Your Unique Value

Lecture | April 22 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 204 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Rebecca Andersen, Director of Career Services, UC Berkeley Information School

 UC Berkeley Extension

Does your résumé tell your story? Are your career goals, continuing education, and professional accomplishments reflected on LinkedIn? Are you building and accessing your network effectively? UC Berkeley Extension presents this interactive workshop for mid-career professionals to help you craft your personal brand and develop a strategy with next steps. Whether you are taking courses to make a...   More >

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Cal Day Lecture: President Trump and President Putin

Lecture | April 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Professor Emeritus George Breslauer, Political Science Department

 Department of Political Science

Why have U.S.-Russian relations become so strained in the past 15 years? What changes in that relationship might prove attractive to both President Putin and President Trump?

Cal Day Lecture: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Religion and Politics but were Afraid to Ask

Lecture | April 22 | 2-3 p.m. | A1 Hearst Field Annex

 Department of Political Science

Join two political science professors for an hour of questions and answers about religion and the elections, religion and war, religion and U.S. politics, and religious politics worldwide. Professors Steve Fish and Ron Hassner lead Berkeley's Religion and Politics Program. They'll talk about their work and answer any and all audience questions on these topics.