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Film: Dune

Friday, January 24 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dune represents what could have been for Lynch, and for science fiction cinema.MORE about <em>Dune</em>

Lecture: Race for Profit — How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Friday, January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University will discuss her book, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.MORE about Race for Profit — How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Performance: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday, January 26 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Program:
Beethoven/Overture to Egmont
Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish
Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 5MORE about Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Information Session: Search for UC President 2019

Monday, January 27 | 10:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. | Pauley Ballroom West Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
The University of California Board of Regents announces a global search to recruit a new President in accordance with its Policy on Appointment of the President of the University.MORE about Search for UC President 2019

Conference: ATC Lecture — Amy LaViers, "Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems"

Monday, January 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Osher Theater Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This talk will highlight how dancing with robots is critical to developing automation that functions correctly in human-built spaces.MORE about ATC Lecture — Amy LaViers, "Dancing with Robots: Expressivity in Natural and Artificial Systems"

Film: Dawnland, by Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip

Tuesday, January 28 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Dawnland tells the story of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the first in the U.S. to address Native issues.MORE about <em>Dawnland</em>, by Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip

Film: Wild at Heart

Wednesday, January 29 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Just out of prison for manslaughter, Sailor (Nicolas Cage) breaks parole to take Lula (Laura Dern), his inseparable lover, to California. MORE about <em>Wild at Heart</em>

Panel Discussion: They Were Her Property

Wednesday, January 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
A discussion with Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Associate Professor of History at UC Berkeley.MORE about <em>They Were Her Property</em>

Panel Discussion: Journalism and Politics in the Corn Belt

Wednesday, January 29 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Cullen and Pollan will sit down together to discuss Trump and the farm vote; trade wars; journalism in rural America; immigration; agricultural consolidation and antitrust laws; regenerative agriculture; and the potential for farmers to sequester carbon and help curb climate change.MORE about <em>Journalism and Politics in the Corn Belt</em>

Lecture: CRISPR Genome Editing

Thursday, January 30 | 6-8 p.m. | Room 505 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)
Genome editing is adapting and evolving rapidly. Learn about the science behind the CRISPR technology and its real world applications.MORE about CRISPR Genome Editing

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

Thursday, January 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Jeff Chang gives a talk related to his latest book, We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation.MORE about We Gon' Be Alright — Notes on Race, Resegregation, and Public Arts

Special Event: Calapalooza

Thursday, January 30 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Over 250 Registered Student Organizations will be tabling in the Student Union.MORE about Calapalooza

Special Event: Student Union Open House

Thursday, January 30 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Enjoy free snacks, entertainment, and games! MORE about Student Union Open House

Conference: Generation400 — Breathe. Remember. Live.

Saturday, February 1 | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center
The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center's commemorative celebration of Black history in recognition of the 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act. MORE about Generation400 — Breathe. Remember. Live.

Lecture: Visualizing the World 2020

Monday, February 3 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. MORE about Visualizing the World 2020

Lecture: Design Field Notes with Scott Snibbe

Monday, February 3 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
Snibbe’s interactive installations can be seen from airports to well-known art institutions, like the NYMoMA and Whitney, and on the tours of Björk and Philip Glass.MORE about Design Field Notes with Scott Snibbe

Reading: Poetry and the Senses Program Launch

Tuesday, February 4 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Morrison Library Doe Library
Poetry and the Senses | Program Launch + Conversation
with readings by Indira Allegra, Chiyuma Elliott, and Lyn HejinianMORE about Poetry and the Senses Program Launch

Lecture: History Goes to the Movies

Wednesday, February 5 | 6:30-9:30 p.m. | Great Hall Alumni House
A panel of distinguished Cal history professors discuss two recently released films (Little Women and Harriet) and one popular contemporary Netflix series (The Crown).MORE about History Goes to the Movies

Colloquium: Racism, Plutocracy, and the 2020 Election

Wednesday, February 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Prof. Haney López lays out the history of dog whistle politics and Trump’s place within it.MORE about Racism, Plutocracy, and the 2020 Election

Panel Discussion: The Fate of the Forests

Wednesday, February 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
This Matrix on Point panel will address the fate of our forests, considering not only the ecological but also the social and geopolitical implications of these issues.MORE about <em>The Fate of the Forests</em>