<< Week of June 18 >>

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Family Day at the Garden: Bug Day!

Workshop | June 16 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley presents “Bug Day”, a family-friendly interactive event that explores the world of insects. From plant-eating bugs to bug-eating plants, “good bugs” and “bad bugs,” insects that travel through water, soil or air, the beautiful and the bizarre, there is so much to discover.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Bloomsday Celebration: A Reading of James Joyce's Ulysses

Reading - Literary | June 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Institute of European Studies, Irish Studies Program

Irish Studies at Berkeley presents a Bloomsday Celebration

To celebrate Bloomsday, the day on which Ulysses is set, Professors from UC Berkeley’s English Department will read passages from James Joyce's famous novel.

Introduced by Catherine Flynn and also featuring Dan Blanton, Joshua Gang, Mark Goble, Donna Jones, Katie Synder, and Dora...   More >

Free

 Donations encouraged. Buy tickets online

The Eyes of Orson Welles

Film - Feature | June 16 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Best known for his television documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey, filmmaker Mark Cousins here adopts the form of a film essay, a letter from himself to Orson Welles. In this idiosyncratic and highly personal work, he muses on Welles’s life, career, and visual imagination. Cousins gained rare access to hundreds of sketches, drawings, and paintings made by Welles, and he uses these images to...   More >

Stop Making Sense

Film - Feature | June 16 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Under the leadership of David Byrne, Talking Heads evolved from a prototypically cerebral New York art-rock band to a musically adventurous ensemble incorporating influences from funk, salsa, and world beat. Stop Making Sense captures the infectious energy of their live show while eschewing the MTV clichés of quick cuts, gratuitous crowd shots, and exploding smudge pots. From the opening chords...   More >

Monday, June 17, 2019

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Golden Bear Advising: College of Letters and Science policies on Study Abroad

Information Session | June 17 | 2-3 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Online

 Berkeley Study Abroad

This is a special Golden Bear Advising webinar for incoming College of Letters & Science students.

Enrich your undergraduate education by studying abroad! Explore the many study, intern, and research opportunities in more than 40 countries available to you and make this international experience an integral part of your educational, personal and professional growth during your time at Cal. The...   More >

Full: Larry Arrington

Performing Arts - Other | June 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Larry Arrington is a dance artist working in hybrids of idea and practice. She presents excerpts from her work-in-progress No Quarter, an "astrological folk dance" that investigates Eurocentric cultural tenets through a long lens of time. In both danced and lecture, Arrington looks at archetypes of power and paternity as a means of sifting though the passage of time and its consequences.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Spanish-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT): 2-Day Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

Join CRLP at UC Berkeley this summer for a two-day institute designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) primarily for dual immersion teachers and schools. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).

Building Trust: BPM 210

Workshop | June 18 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Inette Dishler; Terrie Moore

 Human Resources

Trust is at the heart of every relationship, and it’s especially critical in the workplace. In fact, the primary factor affecting employee turnover is whether or not a trusting relationship was developed between the manager and the employee. This workshop teaches how to build trust to increase engagement, creativity, and commitment.

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Fire Management

Seminar | June 18 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Jameson Karns, PhD candidate, Department of History; Andrew Saintsing, PhD student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Jameson Karns is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on North American land management agencies and their impact on the environment. In the interview he discusses the development of fire management practices in California from precolonial times to the present day, and he explains his personal connection to firefighting.

Jameson Karns

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

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.

Talk Mobility Now!

Panel Discussion | June 18 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Aditya Srinivasan, General Manager, North America, Innoviz Technologies; Christian Umbach, Co-founder and CEO, Xapix

 Mario Henrique Cruz Torres, Co-founder and CEO, IVEX

 UC Berkeley Extension

We are thrilled and honored to host the 13th edition of “Talk Mobility Now,” organized by CarVi! If you want to be updated on the latest innovations, meet enthusiasts and like-minded professionals, and share your knowledge about Autonomous Cars, join us on June 18 at 6:30 pm at UC Berkeley Extension's San Francisco Center.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Spanish-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT): 2-Day Summer Institute

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

Join CRLP at UC Berkeley this summer for a two-day institute designed to effectively promote Spanish-to-English Biliteracy Transfer (SEBT) primarily for dual immersion teachers and schools. SEBT offers an approach for teaching English reading foundational skills through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction (K-5).

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Communicating with Impact: BPM202

Workshop | June 19 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Shirley Giraldo; Kathy Mendonca

 Human Resources

The content covers fundamental tools and techniques to communicate effectively with your team, colleagues, manager, and other across the organization.

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Professor Ajay K. Sood, Indian Institute of Science

 QB3 - California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences

Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of our heat...   More >

Screening and Discussion: Welcome to the Neighborhood

Film - Short | June 19 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Mildred Howard, Artist; Leigh Raiford, Associate professor of African American studies, UC Berkeley; Lawrence Rinder, BAMPFA director and chief curator, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

We celebrate Juneteenth with a screening and discussion featuring artist Mildred Howard, whose work is on view in About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging. Following a presentation of the new documentary Welcome to the Neighborhood, the artist joins in conversation with Leigh Raiford, UC Berkeley associate professor of African American studies, and Lawrence Rinder, BAMPFA director and chief...   More >

Colloidal Heat Engines: Extracting Work from Bacterial Activity and Non-conservative Forces

Seminar | June 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Ajay K. Sood, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

 College of Chemistry

Abstract: Artificial microscale heat engines are prototypical models to explore the mechanisms of energy transduction in a fluctuation dominated regime. This talk will first discuss our experiments to realize a micrometer sized active Sterling heat engine operating between two nonequilibrium reservoirs with different activities of the bacteria. At high activities of bacteria, the efficiency of...   More >

VSR Social Mixer

Social Event | June 19 | 6-8 p.m. |  Matiki Island BBQ & Brew (prev. Daily Pint)

 1828 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

On behalf of Berkeley International Office, we would like to invite you to attend our Visiting Student Researcher (VSR) Social Mixer! Enjoy this opportunity to meet and socialize with other scholars. All are welcome so feel free to invite friends, family, or new colleagues.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. We recommend you bring cash, as a minimum purchase may be required in...   More >

The Human Side of Judging

Conference/Symposium | June 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Booth Auditorium, Room 175

 Senior District Judge Charles R. Breyer, Northern District of California; Justice Eva Guzman, Supreme Court of Texas; Jeremy D. Fogel, Executive Director of the Berkeley Judicial Institute and former United States District Judge, Northern District of California; Carlos R. Moreno, Former Associate Justice, California Supreme Court

 Michael Lewis, Author of ‘The Fifth Risk’, ‘The Big Short’, ‘The Blind Side’ and ‘Moneyball’; Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center

 Deanell Reece Tacha, Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and former Dean, Pepperdine Law School

 Berkeley Judicial Institute, Berkeley Law

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Booth Auditorium, Room 175, Berkeley Law School

RSVP by June 18: https://berkeleylaw.wufoo.com/forms/the-human-side-of-judging/

Live Stream: https://www.law.berkeley.edu/live-stream-the-human-side-of-judging/

How do judges manage the personal challenges that their role often requires them to face, including chronic stress, exposure to...   More >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

The Lady from Shanghai

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Welles turned a mediocre novel into a brilliant film by overturning all the expectations of the crime thriller. Although the film remains an absorbing intrigue—the story of a murder plan that unfolds as a yacht makes its luxurious way along the Pacific—every scene is a showcase for Welles’s cinematic inventiveness, and the whole adds up to a significant statement on the evils of money lust....   More >

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 20 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Special Event | June 20 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate the first days of summer with this special outdoor concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs within a grove of redwoods. Close your eyes and experience the natural meditative quality of the forest and bird song layered with serene sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls.

$25, $20 Garden members

  Buy tickets online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Applying for Your Student Visa Webinar

Information Session | June 20 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Online Webinar

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

This webinar will instruct newly admitted students to UC Berkeley for Fall 2019 on the U.S. Embassy or Consulate visa application process and entry to the United States. Think ahead and apply early as delays and increased scrutiny are expected during this busy travel season. There will be time for student questions at the end of the presentation. The same webinar will be repeated live in May and...   More >

National Security and Foreign Relations with North Korea: A South Korean Perspective

Panel Discussion | June 20 | 3:30-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library | Note change in time and location

 Chung-in Moon; Ihk-pyo Hong; Jae-jung Lee; Jong Dae Kim; Sung-Hwan Kim; Sun-sook Park; Jaeho Hwang

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), East Asia Foundation, The Asia Foundation

A bipartisan delegation of members of South Korea’s 20th National Assembly, led by special advisor to the ROK President Chung-in Moon and former South Korean foreign minister Sung-Hwan Kim, will discuss South Korea’s current stance on national security and foreign relations in relation to North Korea. This event will be held primarily in Korean with consecutive English interpretation.

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Tarimba + Cascades de Flores

Performing Arts - Music | June 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Tarimba; Cascada de Flores

 Botanical Garden

TARIMBA is a collective of local Bay Area musicians who have embraced the traditional genre of Son Jarocho music. The core members of Cascada de Flores have been re-imagining Mexican tradition for years.

General $24 / UCBG Members $22 / Youth (5 - 17) $12

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets online

The Prairie Trilogy

Film - Feature | June 20 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

John Hanson and Rob Nilsson uncover a forgotten progressive history with this rousing trilogy of shorts on the life of North Dakota poet and socialist organizer Henry Martinson, that “sunniest of radicals” (Village Voice) who fought against economic exploitation from the 1900s to his death in 1981. Originally made between 1977 and 1980 as three separate films (Prairie Fire, Rebel Earth, and...   More >

Friday, June 21, 2019

Applied Grammar for Teachers: Why, What, How and When?

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Mercy High School, To Be Determined

 3250 19th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132

 Paul Morris, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

This course takes a practical approach to grammar instruction, focusing on methods that work best to improve student writing. We will look at exciting ways to advance students’ “sentence power” but also to improve their sentence correctness. It assumes that the best approaches to grammar instruction tend to be ones that closely match what effective writers do when they compose and correct...   More >

Room to Write: Time and Space to Celebrate TeacherWords

Workshop | June 17 – 21, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Marty Williams, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Have you been attending to the writing of students you teach, not finding room to write yourself? Have you been storing up ideas all year for your own writing? And when you do have a moment to write and reflect, could your writer’s mind use a jumpstart? Have a book, a play, a blog in mind for yourself?

Room to Write might be the answer. A week-long writing workshop for and with other...   More >

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | June 21 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

The Big Heat

Film - Feature | June 21 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In the German Langs—in Dr. Mabuse, Spies, M—one can’t tell the cops from the robbers, and Lang was no less cynical in his Hollywood noirs. In The Big Heat, Glenn Ford gives a fine performance of inward obsession as a police detective who engages in a crusade against organized crime and police corruption. But the moral and magnetic center of the film is Gloria Grahame; as the girlfriend of a...   More >

Brahms, "A German Requiem": Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 21 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Ming Luke, Music Director; Ellen Leslie, Soprano; Andrew Pardini, Baritone

 BCCO

Free event, open to the public.

Transit

Film - Feature | June 21 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As a fascist occupation descends on France, refugees—including a German camp survivor who assumes a dead writer’s identity (Franz Rogowski) and the writer’s unwitting wife (Paula Beer)—gather in the sunlit purgatory of Marseille, seeking passage out of an increasingly dangerous Europe. It’s a classic scenario for a World War II thriller, but Christian Petzold’s Transit is no period piece:...   More >