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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.

Football vs. Arizona

Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | October 21 |  Memorial Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Football hosts Arizona in conference action at Memorial Stadium.

Football vs. Arizona

Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | October 21 |  Memorial Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Football hosts Arizona in conference action at Memorial Stadium.

CAA Homecoming Cal Cafe 2017 - Saturday

Social Event | October 21 | 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Stop by to celebrate Homecoming with complimentary refreshments and light snacks. Cal Alumni Association (CAA) members will receive a free, Cal-themed souvenir. Visit alumni.berkeley.edu for more information about CAA.

Making A Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | October 21 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 504

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >


  Enroll online

SF/Bay Area Fall Amgen Biotech Experience PD Workshop

Workshop | October 21 – 22, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Our Fall training on the abridged series of the ABE labs will be held October 21-22, 2017 at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley. We welcome new and returning Bay Area AmgenBiotech Experience teachers to join us for the training. To sign up, please please contact Maia Binding: mbinding@berkeley.edu or...   More >

College of Environmental Design Open House

Special Event | October 21 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

SAT, OCT 21. 9:00 am. Join us for a day of celebration at Wurster Hall as we shine a light on some of the newest updates to our building, including RICE &amp; BONES, Charles Phans new concept cafe.

Touchdown! Athletic Artifacts at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tour/Open House | October 21 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Sports have existed in varied forms throughout history and around the world. Come check out a special selection of sporting artifacts in celebration of the Homecoming Football Game. From Alaskan sealskin balls to miniature Iroquois lacrosse sticks, get a glimpse of some never before exhibited objects. While you're here, explore our new exhibit People Made These Things: Connecting with the Makers...   More >

The 2016 Election: What Working Class Voters are Thinking

Panel Discussion | October 21 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emerita, Department of Sociology; Steven Hayward, Visiting Scholar, Institute of Governmental Studies

 Goldman School of Public Policy

The 2016 election results were a shock to many blue state residents across the country. White working class voters voted in droves for Donald Trump, leaving many wondering how this happened and if this meant a new status quo. In this panel, speakers discuss working class voters, their mindsets, and how our country can bridge its gaping political divide.

Information and Consumer Choices: Studies Using Supermarket Data

Lecture | October 21 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  Anthony Hall

 Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Ph.D. '02, Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, College of Natural Resources

 College of Natural Resources

How do consumers respond to changes in the information they’re presented with at the point of purchase? Evidence from retail field experiments in the wine category will be presented and discussed during this Homecoming 2017 CNR Faculty Lecture.

Science at Cal Lecture - Leave election integrity to chance

Lecture | October 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Philip B. Stark, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences


There’s no perfect way to count votes. To paraphrase Ulysses S. Grant and Richard M. Nixon, “Mistakes will be made.” Voters don’t always follow instructions. Voting systems can be mis-programmed. Ballots can be misplaced. Election fraud is not entirely unknown in the U.S. And the more elections depend on technology, the more vulnerable they are to failures, bugs, and hacking–domestic and...   More >

Steven Feld; "Hearing Heat: An Anthropocene Acoustemology"

Lecture | October 21 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT)

Steven Feld is Senior Scholar at the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico. An anthropologist, filmmaker, and sound artist, his books include Sound and Sentiment, Music Grooves (with Charles Keil), Senses of Place (with Keith Basso), Bosavi-English-Tok Pisin Dictionary (with Bambi Schiefflein), and most recently, Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra. His audio and video projects and sound...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

A Tale of Two Fats: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic by Engineering Brown Adipose Tissue

Lecture | October 21 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Andreas Stahl, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences

 College of Natural Resources

This lecture will outline how we are developing and testing a novel anti-obesity approach based on the expansion of “brown fat,” a tissue type with a very high metabolic activity that might lead to the conversion of excess calories into heat.

Dwelling In-Between: Korean Americans in the Bay Area

Conference/Symposium | October 21 | 2-6 p.m. |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Rosemarie Nahm, Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation; Laura Kang, UC Irvine; Myung Mi Kim, SUNY Buffalo; Linda Inson Choy, Independent Art Curator; Jung Ran Bae, Artist; Minji Sohn, Artist

 Laura Nelson, UC Berkeley; Elaine Kim, UC Berkeley; Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker, Mills College; Stephanie Hanor, Mills College Art Museum

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Mills College Art Museum

Dwelling In-Between (사이에 머물다) will feature Korean American artists, writers, and scholars who will discuss the transnational connections of the Korean American experience.

Street by Minji Sohn, 2016

Horse Feathers

Film - Feature | October 21 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA celebrates Homecoming Weekend with this perennial favorite in which college president Groucho and the other Marx Brothers wreak havoc on higher education.

Window to America

Film - Feature | October 21 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A New York City businessman hopes to market a suicidal window washer’s grief to the highest bidder in this acidic Korean War–era satire on American capitalism, played entirely by Chinese actors in whiteface.

Théâtre de la Ville: State of Siege

Performing Arts - Theater | October 21 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Théâtre de la Ville, Cal Performances

 Cal Performances

The remarkable troupe of Paris' Théâtre de la Ville returns to Berkeley after the smash success of its 2014 performance of Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author. Again under the inspired direction of Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, the company visits with a new production based on Albert Camus' fantastical yet frightening political allegory about the necessity of resistance in the face of...   More >

$48 - 98

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Théâtre de la Ville, Paris performs State of Siege Saturday–Sunday, October 21–22, 2017 in Zellerbach Hall.

Theater: TDPS Presents "Metamorphoses"

Performing Arts - Theater | October 14 – 21, 2017 every Saturday | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Tales from Ovid come to magical life—in all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental glory—in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. In this visually fantastic world where the human and the divine collide, such familiar figures as Poseidon, King Midas and Eurydice share universal stories of love, hope, loss, betrayal and transformation.

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

  Tickets go on sale August 30. Buy tickets online

TDPS presents "Metamorphoses"

Brighton Rock

Film - Feature | October 21 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Richard Attenborough stars as a teenage psychopath leading a gang of toughs in Brighton, Britain’s seedy seaside resort. “The best film to capture [Graham] Greene’s seedy world of evil, sin, and betrayal” (The Observer).

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

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

In-Between Places: Korean American Artists in the Bay Area

Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day |  Mills College Art Museum

 5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613

 Mills College Art Museum

In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.

Street by Minji Sohn, 2016

The Russian Revolution Centenary: 1917-2017: Politics, Propaganda and People's Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 every day |  Moffitt Undergraduate Library


This exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the Russian Revolution that took place in October of 1917. The exhibition will take place in the Moffitt Library, and it will highlight several print-items from the revolutionary times.

 Access to the Moffitt Undergraduate Library is restricted and you'll need the UC Berkeley/ Cal Card for entry.

On the Hour/ JJ PEET

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6 – 29, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

PEET brings his distinctive observational style to a pair of videos commissioned for BAMPFA's monumental outdoor screen and Theater Two.

Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument

Exhibit - Photography | October 6 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This investigation of the editorial process behind Parks's photo-essay "Harlem Gang Leader" reveals unspoken conflicts between photographer, editor, subject, and truth.

Miyoko Ito/ MATRIX 267

Exhibit - Painting | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Discover the singular vision of a Berkeley-born artist whose paintings explore both exterior and interior landscapes.

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library

 Bancroft Library

Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students’
cartoons, jokes, and satire throughout the years selected
from their humor magazines and other publications.

To the Letter: Regarding the Written Word

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition crosses cultures and centuries to bring together works that activate the expressive and aesthetic potential of letters and words.

Matin Wong: Human Instamatic

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6 – December 10, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This retrospective surveys the career of "one of our great urban visionaries" (New York Times), from Northern California to New York and back.