Friday, January 13, 2017
Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | January 13 | Hellman Tennis Center
Cal Women's Tennis hosts the Cal Winter Invitational at Hellman Tennis Complex.
Conference/Symposium | January 13 | UC Hastings College of Law
198 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Presented by the California Constitution Center and Hastings Law Journal, this event is a forum for judges, scholars, and practitioners to explore issues affecting the state high court and judicial system.
Workshop | January 13 | Wurster Hall
On Friday, January 13, the art studios at Wurster and Kroeber Halls open up for a day of drop-in visual resistance and production in the lead-up to the January 20 Inauguration. Students, staff, faculty, and the general public are invited to work together to make screenprints, fabric banners, ceramic talismans, laser cut stencils, political puppets, and more! Come with ideas and creative energy,... More >
Conference/Symposium | January 13 | 8 a.m.-7 p.m. | UC Hastings College of the Law, Louis B Mayer Student Lounge
Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice; Kathryn Mickle, Assoicate Justice; Carol A. Corrigan, Associate Justice; Leondra R. Kruger, Associate Justice
California Constitution Center, Hastings Law Journal
SCOCA Conference 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
UC Hastings College of the Law
Louis B Mayer Student Lounge
198 McAllister Street
San Francisco, California 94102
General Admission $100, Public / Nonprofit / Academic Admission $50
Conference/Symposium | January 13 | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall
A campuswide teaching conference held the Friday before classes begin. The purpose is to orient graduate students to their GSI role and equip them to begin. To be credited with completion, attendees must participate in the entire conference day.
Register online or by calling 510-642-4456
Panel Discussion | January 13 | 12-2 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center/Suite 220
Michael Cohen, AC Faculty, African-American Studies; Khalid Kadir, AC Faculty, The Blum Center for Developing Economies, Engineering, and International and Area Studies; Zeus Leonardo, AC Faculty, School of Education
The 'Value of Difficult Conversations in the Classroom' is a forum that will bring together and support our students, and our faculty teaching our students, in the first weeks of classes.
Given the very real and fraught conversations elicited by the election, its racism, xenophobia, sexism, and so much else, the AC faculty will address questions such as what is of value in us coming together... More >
Information Session | January 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Online
Richard Louie, UC Berkeley Extension program director
Find out how this specialized programwith online and classroom courses availablecan enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and help prepare you academically for application to certified CLS training programs.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Lacrosse | January 13 | 1:30 p.m. | Memorial Stadium
Cal Lacrosse hosts Hong Kong National Team at Memorial Stadium.
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Seminar | January 13 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall
Daniel Halpern-Leistner, Columbia University
Developments in high energy physics, specifically in the theory of mirror symmetry, have led to deep conjectures regarding the geometry of a special class of complex manifolds called Calabi-Yau manifolds. One of the most intriguing of these conjectures states that various geometric invariants, some classical and some more homological in nature, agree for any two Calabi-Yau manifolds which are... More >
Seminar | January 13 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Speaker 1: Goran Stjepanovic (Jim Hurley lab)
Role of the human Vps15 kinase in PI3K complex I mediated autophagy regulation
Autophagy is basic catabolic pathway for the controlled degradation of cellular components. The class III phosphatidylinositol 3‐kinase complex (PI3KC3) phosphorylates phosphatidylinositol to generate phosphatidylinositol 3‐phosphate, which is... More >
Presentation | January 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Scarlet City Espresso Bar
Tomer Langberg, Molecular & Cell Biology; Ryan Neely, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Grounds for Science presents cutting-edge research from the graduate student community at UC Berkeley in a relaxed science cafe setting. This month features short talks by Tomer Langberg and Ryan Neely, exploring the biological machinery that creates the senses, and technology being developed to understand the nervous system.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26, 2016 – April 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases & 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Signed by President Woodrow Wilson in August 1916, the Organic Act created the National Park Service, the federal bureau that protects our national parks and monuments. Several UC Berkeley alumni with conservationist interests and the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco played key roles in its development. This exhibition explores the origins of the NPS with materials... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
You are invited to this exhibit of comics and graphic novels owned by the UC Berkeley Library. These materials often reflect the socioeconomic, ideological and political realities of the societies in which they are produced. To highlight these diverse realities, and to celebrate our differences, this exhibit presents a selection of comics and graphic novels published in many countries.
We... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the exhibition Guerra Civil @ 80 features selections from The Bancroft Library's Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records and photographic collections, along with posters, books, pamphlets, and other ephemera. A visual and textual display of the struggle to defend the Second Spanish Republic, the... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 23, 2016 – March 12, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A prominent figure of the American Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol (19281987) was one of the first to integrate fine art with celebrity culture, media spectacle, and mass production. This exhibition presents a selection of new gifts to BAMPFA from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, on view here for the first time, alongside previous gifts to the collection. The prints on display span... More >
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons $12 General admission
Exhibit - Photography | November 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery (east wing)
Photographs from the celebrated War Ink Project will be on display in Berkeleys Doe Library in November. The exhibit features striking images of tattoos that express the impact of combat experiences on California veterans. Jason Deitch, co-creator of War Ink and a Cal veteran, hopes the display will bridge the divide between the veterans and civilian communities. The project is both exhibit... More >
The Gift to Sing: Highlights of the Leon F. Litwack and Bancroft Library African American Collections
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 23, 2016 – February 17, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery
For decades professor emeritus of history Leon F. Litwack has been accumulating what is arguably the worlds finest private collection of books on African American history and culture. This exhibition displays highlights of the collection that will be coming to The Bancroft Library as a bequest. The Litwack collection is particularly noteworthy for its Harlem Renaissance first editions in... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | August 30, 2016 – June 30, 2017 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way), Warren Hellman & Charles Michael Galleries
Never before the creation of the State of Israel did Jews of so many origins live together, and in such a stimulating environment, as they did in the land they soon started calling in Hebrew i-tal-yah, an Island of Divine Dew. The exhibition highlights Italian Jewish art and artifacts from The Magnes Collection.