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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Rugby Penn Mutual Varisty Cup: Penn Mutual Varsity Cup

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | April 22 |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts the Penn Mutual Varisty Cup at Witter Rugby Field.

Earth Week 2017

Special Event | April 16 – 22, 2017 every day |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Student Environmental Resource Center

Join the UC Berkeley environmental and sustainability community for an array of activating, inspiring, fun, educational, and celebratory events and programs during Earth Week 2017! A complete list of events and activities are available at https://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek/

Cal Day with the Department of Music

Performing Arts - Music | April 22 | Hertz Concert Hall, as well as Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Join us as we showcase our ensembles and performers on Cal Day!

2017 Cal Day Schedule:

9:30–10:30am
Hertz Hall, upper lobby
Music Connection Instrument Workshop
The Music Connection, an on-campus group that provides free music tutoring to children in the BUSD, presents an instrument petting zoo! Come by to play your favorite instrument, introduce yourself and your children to a new one,...   More >

Islamophobia and the End of Liberalism?: 8th Annual Conference on Islamophobia

Conference/Symposium | April 21 – 23, 2017 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Booth Auditorium

 Center for Race and Gender

Islamophobia and the end of liberalism?
8th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project
University of California, Berkeley

April 21st – 23rd, 2017
Boalt Hall, Booth Auditorium, UC Berkeley

Science Talk at Cal

Conference/Symposium | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Blum Hall

 Office of Undergraduate Research

How can we better communicate science to the public?
Come to Science Talk at Cal, a student-organized conference featuring panel discussions with renowned speakers from the fields of water, food systems, and climate change. plus collaborative workshops to help bring your science communication ideas to the next level. The conference will focus on the challenges of communicating science to the...   More >

Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference in Premodern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 510A IEAS conference room

 1995 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704-2318

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

The conference will feature thirteen student presentations of original research on premodern (technically, beginnings to 1911) Chinese humanistic culture, drawing on but not limited to the traditional disciplines of history, literature, religion, art, social sciences, and thought.

Cal Day with Arts + Design Initiative: Self Guided Tour (Map, Website or Instagram)

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Arts + Design

Join the Arts + Design Initiative on a self-guided tour of UC Berkeley's diverse arts and design landscape! The tour will be hosted on Instagram and on location. Participants can join a scavenger hunt and enter a drawing to win exciting prizes.

Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

UC Berkeley throws open its doors and offers over 300 lectures, tours, performances, demonstrations and discussions. Many events are tailored for kids & families, prospective students, and the just plain curious. Come experience a day in the life of UC Berkeley!

All events free, all ages welcome, campus wide.

Science Talk at Cal Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Blum Hall, Plaza (B100 and B110)

 David Sedlak, Professor / co-Director, CEE / Berkeley Water Center; Ryan Sabalow, Reporter, Sacramento Bee; Claire Kremen, Professor, ESPM / Kremen Lab Group; Nathanael Johnson, Food Writer and Author, Grist; Lauren Ornelas, Founder, Food Empowerment Project; John Chiang, Professor, Department of Geography

 Blum Center for Developing Economies, Berkeley Water Group, Student Environmental Resource Center, Berkeley Food Institute, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Graduate School of Journalism, Michael Pollan

How can we better communicate science to the public?

Come to Science Talk at Cal, a student-organized conference featuring panel discussions with renowned speakers from the fields of water, food systems, and climate change, plus collaborative workshops to help bring your science communication ideas to the next level. The conference will focus on the challenges of communicating science to the...   More >

  Register online

Cal Day with the College of Natural Resources

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 College of Natural Resources

CAL DAY is an all-day event packed with programs, resources, events, and groups and organizations representing various aspects of our campus's rich culture and community. The College of Natural Resources will have activities focused around the many opportunities that CNR students can look forward to upon being admitted into our college.

Cal Day in the Library!

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Library

Explore the diverse and rich resources of the libraries on Saturday, April 22.

Cal Day: AmphibiaWeb: Global Amphibian Conservation, Biology, and Diversity

Miscellaneous | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, outside 3101

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Amphibians are some of the most imperiled animals on Earth. But what is an amphibian? Come to AmphibiaWeb to learn about the biology, conservation, and diversity of frogs, salamanders, and caecilians through interactive maps, games, and activity sheets for all ages. Find out how you can help and learn more about these amazing animals.

Undergraduate Opportunities in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Are you interested in biological research, natural history collections, specimen preparation, archival practices, GIS and bioinformatics, and more? The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology offers many exciting opportunities for UC Berkeley undergraduates to work with museum faculty, curators, graduate students, and other researchers. Come talk to current undergraduates and project mentors about volunteer...   More >

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Open House

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Do you love animals? With ~700,000 bird, mammal, reptile, and amphibian specimens, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology is one of the largest university-based collections of tetrapod vertebrates. Drop by for a rare peek at our research and education specimens and interact with scientists to learn about research conducted all over the world. Get your Science@Cal passport stamped here!

Cal Day at UCBG

Special Event | April 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

UC Berkeley Open House; Garden free all day with free shuttles running every 15 minutes from campus Evans Hall stop.

Take a botanical adventure and see plants from around the world! Guided docent-led tours at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Interact with "Garden Animal" stations from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cal Day 2017: University Open House

Tour/Open House | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus

 Public Affairs

CalDay at I-House

Special Event | April 22 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  International House

 International House

CalDay at I-House
Saturday, April 22, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

"All Around the World" International Theme Brunch
In celebration of CalDay, International House welcomes visitors and foodies alike to experience a gourmet brunch featuring flavors from around the world in our Dining Commons. I-House residents will share their special talents with performances and presentations.

Visitors/Community:...   More >

Archaeology events at Calday 2017!

Special Event | April 22 | 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Archaeological Research Facility

Events at the ARF appear in the Anthropology & Archaeology listing of the Calday 2017 website

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.

  Register online

Drop-In Maker Workshop at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Workshop | April 22 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Swing by the newly re-opened Hearst Museum of Anthropology to learn a new skill. Local makers will be demonstrating weaving, robotics, fabric printing and more! Get inspired by the objects on display in our exhibit People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers of Our World and go home with a souvenir of your own making!

Celebrate Cal Day at the Hall

Special Event | April 22 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Join us at the Hall for our annual and free Cal Day event.

This year we are celebrating how we can improve the quality of life #InThisGen by helping to inspire and activate the next generation of science learners now. Visit us on campus to design a Campanile-inspired tower out of Keva® planks, then take UC Berkeley’s Hill Shuttle Service up to the Hall to enjoy free admission and share your...   More >

Oski at the Hall during Cal Day

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program

Information Session | April 22 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Find out how this program can enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences and prepare you for application to certified clinical laboratory scientist training programs.

 UNEX 1053. Make reservations online or by calling 510-642-4111

Water's Extreme Journey

Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphins—all while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.

$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.

 http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/visit/hours_cost_location.

Water's Extreme Journey at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Cal Day at Jacobs Hall

Special Event | April 22 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Join the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation on Cal Day! Our doors will be open 10am-2pm, with activities for audiences of all ages.

Cal Day with TDPS

Workshop | April 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft), Dwinelle 44B

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Making Networks: A Dance Theater Workshop

10:00-11:00 am
Bancroft Dance Studio

The Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies presents a workshop by choreographer Krista DeNio that includes a physical warm-up, ensemble-building exercises, and "making" (bringing creative ideas into choreographic action). Content will be drawn from "NETWORK," the Berkeley Dance Project (BDP)...   More >

California and the Climate Fight: The State's New Relationship with Washington and the World

Panel Discussion | April 22 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Meredith Fowlie, Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics; Sol Hsiang, Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy; Carol Zabin, Research Director, Center for Labor Research and Education, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

 Ned Helme, Executive Director, Center for Environmental Public Policy

 Goldman School of Public Policy

With the US’s commitment to the Paris Agreement in question and the future of federal climate change policy unclear, what steps should California take to remain at the forefront of climate action policy? Join Professor Meredith Fowlie (Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy Associate Professor), Professor Sol Hsiang (co-lead author of the American Climate Prospectus and one of Forbes’s 30 under...   More >

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 >

  Register online

Critter Corner

Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.

Animal Discovery Room at the Lawrence Hall of Science

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 at Alumni House: Why Cal? The Alumni Perspective

Panel Discussion | April 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join a panel of UC Berkeley alumni for a discussion on the value of a Cal education and what it means to be an alumnus. Panelists will talk about their time as students, what steps they took to ensure success post grad, and their lives after Cal.

$0.00

  Register online

Hands-on Animal Origami at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Presentation | April 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101, Grinnell Miller Library

 Bernie Peyton

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Learn how to fold your own origami animal with world-renowned origami master and conservationist, Bernie Peyton. Free tickets to this event will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Event Ticket table (3101 VLSB). Slots are limited (40 people) and tickets go fast, so arrive early!

Data Science at Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Cal Day with the University Symphony Orchestra: works by RACHMANINOV, GLIÈRE, STRAUSS

Performing Arts - Music | April 22 | 11 a.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Gliere - Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
Kyle Ko, french horn
Cox - A Year
Dukas - The Sorcerer's Apprentice
-intermission-
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2
William Wang, piano

Hands-On Biosensing Demo at Cal Day

Special Event | April 22 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  South Hall

 BioSENSE Lab

Stand Up For Science: Noon Rally

Special Event | April 22 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Memorial Glade

 julie Van Scoy

 College of Natural Resources

April 22 is not just Cal Day, it's also the March for Science! On this day, across the globe, those who value scientific research and evidence-based policies will take a public stand and be counted. Come and participate in a non-partisan rally in support of science at noon on Memorial Glade. We'll hear from inspiring champions of science in celebration and in defense of what science brings to our...   More >

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Presents: Reptile Dissection

Presentation | April 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 3097 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Theresa Barclay, Prep Lab Manager, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Watch a reptile dissection and learn about the anatomy and unique evolutionary features that make snakes and lizards some of the most extraordinary creatures within the animal kingdom. Free tickets to this event will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Event Ticket table (3101 VLSB). Slots are limited (30 people) and tickets go fast, so arrive early!

Women's Tennis vs. Stanford

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | April 22 | 12 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Tennis hosts Stanford in conference action at Hellman Tennis Complex.

The Great Transmission | Pema Gellek | US, Tibet, India, 2015

Film - Documentary | April 22 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Screening weekly in Theater Two, this award-winning documentary is the story of one Tibetan refugee lama and his efforts to preserve the sacred texts of his tradition. Witnessing the disintegration of his heritage, Tarthang Tulku dedicated his life to restoring a text tradition that was nearly lost during the turbulence of the twentieth century. Working with a handful of volunteers, he would...   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

  Buy tickets online

DNA Up-Close at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology! A Hands-on Demonstration

Presentation | April 22 | 1-2 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 Grinnell Miller Library

 Lydia Smith, EGL Manager, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Have you ever wondered how scientists are able to sequence DNA's genetic code? Here's your chance to perform the basic steps of DNA extraction in this hands-on, lab-demo-meets-cooking-show. Free tickets for this event will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Event Ticket table (3101 VLSB). Slots are limited (50 people) and tickets go fast, so arrive early!

Cal Day At Alumni House: More students, less funding- Supporting public higher education

Panel Discussion | April 22 | 1-2 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

In 2000, California contributed over $16,000 per UC student education - today, the state spends less than half that amount even as UC Berkeley educates more students than before. Join us for a panel to discuss the history behind state disinvestment in public higher education and what you can do to advocate for Cal.

Panelists will include:

Robert Birgeneau, Chancellor Emeritus, UC...   More >

$0.00

  Register online

Cal Day: Don't Know Much About History?

Information Session | April 22 | 1-2 p.m. | 88 Dwinelle Hall

 Leah Flanagan, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of History; Anne Meyers, Student Services Coordinator, Department of History

 Department of History

Did you know that Berkeley is home to the top-ranked history department in the nation? Learn why from our advisors and students! The Department of History will also have a table at the Cal Day Information Marketplace in Dwinelle Plaza from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 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 gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond: Catherine Ryan, Gary Weimberg | United States, 2016

Film - Documentary | April 22 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This biography-cum-scientific adventure is a fascinating, engaging voyage into the human brain and the work of UCB professor emeritus Marian Diamond, one of the founders of modern neuroscience.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

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.

Men's Tennis vs. Stanford

Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | April 22 | 3:30 p.m. |  Hellman Tennis Center

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Tennis hosts Stanford in conference action at Hellman Tennis Complex.

The Circus | Charlie Chaplin | United States, 1928

Film - Feature | April 22 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The Little Tramp becomes an accidental clown in this lesser-known but irresistibly funny Chaplin film.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Shadows | John Cassavetes | United States, 1959

Film - Feature | April 22 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Time never caught up with Cassavetes’s first film; his tale of three black Manhattanites is still inherently hip, mordantly funny, terribly sad, and very New York.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Baseball vs. USC

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | April 22 | 6:05 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts USC in conference action at Evans Diamond.

Berkeley Fortepiano Series

Performing Arts - Music | April 22 | 7:30 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Haydn: the complete English songs. Karen Rosenak (fortepiano) and Nicholas Mathew (fortepiano), Ariana Strahl (voice).

Berkeley Fortepiano Series, Spring 2017
Vocal and Chamber Music by Haydn
Featuring Katherine Kyme, Nicholas Mathew, Karen Rosenak, William Skeen, and Ariana Strahl

Free and Open to the public

Berkeley Dance Project 2017

Performing Arts - Dance | April 22 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Inspired by the theme “Digging Deep,” Berkeley Dance Project 2017 offers a physical exploration of communication—between humans, within the natural world, and in the places where the two collide.

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors at the door, $18 General Admission in advance, $20 General Admission at the door

  Buy tickets online

Cappella SF

Performing Arts - Music | April 22 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Through the vision of Ragnar Bohlin, director of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus for nearly a decade, emerges one of the Bay Area's most exciting new artistic ventures—the 24-voice Cappella SF, founded in 2014 and already praised for the "power and subtlety" (San Francisco Classical Voice) of its performances on a range of imaginative repertoire.

starting at $42

  Tickets go on sale August 9. Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Clock: Notions of Cinematic Temporality

Film - Feature | April 22 | 8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Alexander Horwath will be giving an introduction.

Time is the concept behind this program of archival shorts and excerpts that tell a surrealist-populist story of the twentieth century. With pieces by Josef von Sternberg, Robert Frank, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and more.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Beyond Tintin and Superman: The Diversity of Global Comics

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

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 >

Guerra Civil at 80

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft 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 >

War Ink: California Veterans Exhibit

Exhibit - Photography | November 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery (east wing)

 Cal Veteran Services Center

Photographs from the celebrated War Ink Project will be on display in Berkeley’s 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 >

Hippie Modernism: Cinema and Counterculture, 1964–1974

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 11 – May 13, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cinema’s radical streak goes back to its earliest beginnings, but the period explored in Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia was an unusually fertile time for politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking. Encompassing documentary, fiction, and experimental cinema—often in the course of a single feature—the films in this series intersected with and...   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

Designs from a Distance

Exhibit - Artifacts | January 30 – May 19, 2017 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

CLOSES May 19. This exhibit features design and planning projects on six continents by architects based in the San Francisco Bay Area and held by the Environmental Design Archives.

NEMESTUDIO: 18 Drawings, 7 Models

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 20 – April 25, 2017 every day | 121 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

OPEN THROUGH APRIL 25. Exhibit runs through APR 25. The exhibition presents drawings and models produced for two recent exhibits by NEMESTUDIO, an architectural studio founded by Assistant Professor of Architecture Neyran Turan and Mete Sonmez.

Literatura de Cordel in Moffitt Library

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 16 – June 30, 2017 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

This exhibition highlights a collection of Brazilian chapbooks or Literatura
de Cordel in the Moffitt Library. These chapbooks are still produced for
mass consumption in the Northeastern Brazil. These are called literature de
cordel as they are hung from a cord in the book-stands so that the consumers
can browse them and select them according to their desires. There are
several themes that...   More >

People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers of Our World

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 12 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Why do we sometimes know a lot about who made things, and why do we sometimes not? Why does it sometimes matter to us, and why might it sometimes not? These are the questions that will be raised in the exhibit that will inaugurate the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology’s renovated Kroeber Hall Gallery. The Museum will display objects from the collection that urge visitors to think...   More >

 Free UC Berkeley Students, Faculty, Staff, Hearst Museum Members, and Youth under 18, $6 General Admisison, $3 Non-UC Berkeley Students and seniors over 65

Native Americans: An Intimate View from Afar

Exhibit - Photography | March 9 – April 24, 2017 every day | Stephens Hall, Ethnic Studies Library

 Ethnic Studies Library

Jun Kamata, Associate Professor at ASIA University in Tokyo, has published eight books in Japan. This exhibit includes 25 of his photographs of the Pomo people of northern California. Kamata holds a BA in Native American Studies from UC Berkeley, an MA in American Indian Studies and a Ph.D. in urban planning from UCLA.

Teachers at the Center: The Story of the National Writing Project

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 17 – September 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, second floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft Library

The National Writing Project is a professional development
network for teachers of writing at all levels, from early
childhood to university. Drawing from the newly available
National Writing Project records and other Bancroft Library
collections, this exhibition explores the history of the
organization from its origins within the Graduate School of
Education at UC Berkeley to its present...   More >

Art Wall: Lawrence Weiner

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 1 – October 1, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA’s current commission for the Art Wall showcases the work of Lawrence Weiner, a central figure of Conceptual art. Like many other artists working in the late 1960s and ’70s, Weiner is deeply interested in methods of display that challenge the assumption that the work of art exists as a discrete object in the physical world.

Weiner decisively turned to language as the material object for...   More >

Cal Day: Natural History Up Close!

Exhibit - Artifacts | April 22 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Courtyard

 Vertebrate Zoology, Museum of

The Berkeley Natural History Museums and Department of Integrative Biology pair up for this exciting display that includes live plants and animals, vertebrate and invertebrate museum specimens, fossils, and interesting facts. Don't forget to test your natural history knowledge at the prize wheel! Get your Science@Cal passport stamped here.