Saturday, October 21, 2017
Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | October 21 | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts Arizona in conference action at Memorial Stadium.
Social Event | October 21 | 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Alumni House
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.
Special Event | October 21 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Wurster Hall
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 & BONES, Charles Phans new concept cafe.
Workshop | October 21 – 22, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
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: email@example.com or... More >
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
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 >
Tour/Open House | October 21 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 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 >
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
How do consumers respond to changes in the information theyre 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.
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
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.
Lecture | October 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Philip B. Stark, Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Theres no perfect way to count votes. To paraphrase Ulysses S. Grant and Richard M. Nixon, Mistakes will be made. Voters dont 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 hackingdomestic and... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
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 >
Lecture | October 21 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Alumni House
Andreas Stahl, Professor and Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences
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.
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 >
Conference/Symposium | October 21 | 2-6 p.m. | David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Dwelling In-Between (사이에 머물다) will feature Korean American artists, writers, and scholars who will discuss the transnational connections of the Korean American experience.
Film - Feature | October 21 | 4:30 p.m. | 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.
Film - Feature | October 21 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A New York City businessman hopes to market a suicidal window washers grief to the highest bidder in this acidic Korean Warera satire on American capitalism, played entirely by Chinese actors in whiteface.
Performing Arts - Theater | October 21 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Théâtre de la Ville, 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
Performing Arts - Theater | October 14 – 21, 2017 every Saturday | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
Tales from Ovid come to magical lifein all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental gloryin Mary Zimmermans 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
Film - Feature | October 21 | 8:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Richard Attenborough stars as a teenage psychopath leading a gang of toughs in Brighton, Britains seedy seaside resort. The best film to capture [Graham] Greenes seedy world of evil, sin, and betrayal (The Observer).
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 Anthropologys 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
Exhibit - Painting | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
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.
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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | October 6 – 29, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 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.
Exhibit - Photography | October 6 – December 17, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 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.
Exhibit - Painting | October 6, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Discover the singular vision of a Berkeley-born artist whose paintings explore both exterior and interior landscapes.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe 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.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
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
This exhibition crosses cultures and centuries to bring together works that activate the expressive and aesthetic potential of letters and words.
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
This retrospective surveys the career of "one of our great urban visionaries" (New York Times), from Northern California to New York and back.