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Performance: TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

February 20 – 29, 2020 every day with exceptions | 8-9:30 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
Exploring the intersections of dance and community, the annual TDPS dance concert poses critical questions for our divisive times: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and performers? MORE about TDPS presents Berkeley Dance Project 2020

Exhibit: Rosie Lee Tompkins — A Retrospective

February 19 – July 19, 2020 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Rosie Lee Tompkins (1936–2006) is widely considered one of the most brilliant and inventive quiltmakers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.MORE about Rosie Lee Tompkins — A Retrospective

Special Event: Benefit Performances of Our Monologues 2020

Saturday, February 29 | 7-9:30 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall
Our community and our production place students with historically marginalized identities at the center, is the largest educational platform for gender-based violence on campus at UC Berkeley, and manifests a community of healing, liberation, resistance, education, decolonial work, growth, and more.MORE about Benefit Performances of Our Monologues 2020

Lecture: Design Field Notes — Aaron Marcus

Monday, March 2 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
Aaron Marcus is an educator and user-interface designer, considered to be the first graphic designer to work with computer graphics. MORE about Design Field Notes — Aaron Marcus

Panel Discussion: Matrix On Point: Election Manipulation

Tuesday, March 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Foreign interference, gerrymandering, voter suppression, the census, the purging of voter registration logs, fake ballots, the malfunction and hacking of voting machines — each of these issues poses a distinct threat to the fairness and security of our elections.MORE about Matrix On Point: Election Manipulation

Conference: TechCrunch Sessions — Robotics + AI

Tuesday, March 3 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 101 Zellerbach Hall
A day of thought leadership, demos, networking, and workshops. MORE about TechCrunch Sessions — Robotics + AI

Special Event: 2020 RISE! Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Wednesday, March 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.) | Note change in time
An event for all women to unapologetically celebrate and honor the work and contributions given by women to our communities. MORE about 2020 RISE! Celebrating Women, Community Love and Leadership

Colloquium: Langston as We Knew Him

Wednesday, March 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 832 Barrows Hall
“Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond” it is the annotated and edited forty year correspondence between the authors' parents and one of America’s greatest writers, Langston Hughes.MORE about Langston as We Knew Him

Performance: Hamlet: An Absurdist Reimagining

March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 7-8:30 p.m. | Room 170 (Z170) Zellerbach Hall
Marie Shelton's adaptation of Hamlet takes a poetic and grotesque look at the language and situations of William Shakespeare's time-honored classic to explore how we come to understand ourselves through others– through their bodies, through their memories, and through the theatre they perform every day.MORE about <em>Hamlet: An Absurdist Reimagining</em>

Lecture: Elise C. Boddie - Struggling for the Soul of Public Education

Friday, March 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Social Science Matrix Conference Room (8th floor) Barrows Hall
Decades of research point to significant educational and social-emotional benefits from integration.MORE about Elise C. Boddie - Struggling for the Soul of Public Education

Conference:4th Annual Women in Tech Symposium

Friday, March 6 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium Bechtel Engineering Center
This public symposium will highlight the experiences and career paths of women in cybersecurity, including those working to advance secure systems within their organizations as well as improve the privacy and security of individual users of online platforms.MORE about 4th Annual Women in Tech Symposium

Conference: Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference

Saturday, March 7 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex
This year’s theme is Breakdown and Rebuild: Creating Sustainable Foundations. The conference includes guest speakers, workshops, lunch, performances, an art gallery, a resource fair, and self-care spaces.MORE about Asian Pacific Islander Issues Conference