Monday, August 7, 2017
Performing Arts - Music | August 7 | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Julius Smack is a statue awoken from antiquity. In vogue-inspired performances, the Los Angelesbased artist queers the concert form with theatricality and chamber instrumentation. He has released two albums on Practical Records.
Ashley Bellouin and Ben Bracken make music with both traditional and handmade instruments, exploiting the natural overtones and sympathetic vibrations generated by... More >
Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day | Wurster Hall
This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.
Course | August 7 – 11, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Redwood High School, Gym Classroom
Bay Area Writing Project
Excited about college, but scared of writing the personal statement for the application? Not sure how to show off your strengths without looking like, well, a show-off? Want to stand out as an individual without coming across as a weirdo? Struggle with writing in a way that is clear and coherent, yet innovative and interesting? Then this is the workshop for you! You will walk out of this workshop... More >
Conference/Symposium | August 7 – 11, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room
The Oral History Center is offering a one-week advanced institute on the methodology, theory, and practice of oral history. This will take place on the UC Berkeley campus in the newly-opened MLK Jr Student Center from August 7-11, 2017.
The institute is designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, university faculty, independent scholars, and museum and community-based historians who... More >
Workshop | July 24 – August 11, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | St. Ignatius Prep
Bay Area Writing Project
Sponsored by the Bay Area Writing Project of UC Berkeley, the camps offer kids a unique opportunity to develop their creative abilities and writing talents. In a relaxed campatmosphere, campers will receive specific writing instruction and conference individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. The camps are for students who like to write! They are not remedial writing... More >
Course | August 7 – 10, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 3635 Tolman Hall
Bay Area Writing Project
Are English Language Learners (ELLs) an increasing population in your class? Are you exploring ways to best meet their academic needs? This workshop dives into instructional practices and strategies that address the specific needs of ELL students and how to scaffold their language and literacy development. Collaborate with other teachers to learn engaging, student-centered activities so ELLs can... More >
Visit the Hall and explore all of our most popular exhibits and STEM activities every day this summer, including our newest featured exhibit, Going Places. Plus, join us every Sunday to discover new and unique ways to engage with science.
$12.00 Adult, $10.00 Children 3–18, Seniors 62+, Free Members, children age 2 and under, UC Berkeley students and staff.
Course | August 7 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall
Jason Smith, UC Berkeley 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.
Seminar | August 7 | 3-4 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Andrew Hoy, Sydney University
Eric Switzer (NASA GSFC): Measurements, prospects and challenges for line tomography after reionization
Seminar | August 7 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall
Eric Switzer, NASA GSFC
Intensity mapping is an emerging approach that surveys the cumulative surface brightness of redshifted line radiation. It has parallels with both CMB and large-scale structure surveys, and a wide range of scientific goals from precision cosmology to galaxy evolution. I will describe a pathfinder survey for 21 cm mapping at z~1 using the Green Bank Telescope. A combined analysis of the 21 cm... More >
Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 17 – September 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, second floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe 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 >
Exhibit - Multimedia | May 12 – August 31, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Journey through A Country Called Syria, a traveling collection that brings to life the history and heritage of Syrian culture. This unique exhibition allows its viewers to explore Syria from its ancient beginnings to the present civil war.
Exhibit - Photography | May 30 – August 15, 2017 every day | 30 Stephens Hall
Displayed are 25 black and white photographs taken by Jun Kamata, Associate Professor at ASIA University in Tokyo. Besides numerous articles about American and Japanese social issues, he has published eight books and two photography books in Japan. He holds a B.A. in Native American Studies from UC Berkeley, an M.A. in American Indian Studies, and a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from UCLA.
Exhibit - Artifacts | July 21 – December 29, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Bancroft Corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Marking a 50th anniversary, Bancrofts rare and unique collections documenting the 1967 Summer of Love are on exhibit in the corridor cases. Presented are images from the Bay Area alternative press, psychedelic rock posters and mailers, documentary photographs of the Haight-Ashbury scene and major rock concerts, and material from the personal papers of author Joan Didion and poet Michael... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 21 – September 1, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery
For the first time in many years The Bancroft Library presents
an exhibition of recent additions to its major collections. The
exhibition also includes recently rediscovered masterpieces
carefully collected in years past. Gold-Rush-era memoirs
and advertisements, early editions of William Langland and
Jane Austen, branded books from 18th c. Mexico, and David Johnsons photographs of the... More >