Monday, December 11, 2017
Information Session | December 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Online
Acquire an in-depth understanding of HVAC systems in order to meet energy-conservation standards. An opening presentation is followed by a Q&A session.
Magic Spells | A Final Meeting: With Victoria Hanna, Francesco Spagnolo and the Students in the UC Berkeley Course, “Jewish Nightlife”
Performing Arts - Music | December 11 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Join Schusterman Visiting Artist Victoria Hanna, Professor Francesco Spagnolo, and the students in his UC Berkeley course, Jewish Nightlife, for a final presentation of their work.
In the course of the Fall Semester, Jewish Nightlife presented students with an array of learning and performance opportunities. The class studied the connections between the ritual performance of Jewish texts... More >
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Workshop | December 11 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
If you need to write a grant proposal, this workshop is for you! You'll get a headstart on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.
The workshop is open to all UC Berkeley students (undergraduate, graduate, and visiting scholars) regardless of academic discipline. It will be especially useful for... More >
Lecture | December 11 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Arianne Eason, University of Washington
In the U.S. today, racial segregation remains rampant in neighborhoods, schools, and even the workplace. Given the persistent inequity in terms of both race and social class in the U.S., my research utilizes perspectives from developmental, social, and cultural psychology to examine how features of our social and cultural contexts (e.g., racially segregated neighborhoods and classrooms) influence... More >
Seminar | December 11 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall
Chang-Yeon Chough, Institute for Basic Science
Michael Artin and Barry Mazur's classical comparison theorem tells us that for a pointed connected finite type $\mathbb C$-scheme $X$, there is a map from the singular complex associated to the underlying topological spaces of the analytification of $X$ to the étale homotopy type of $X$, and it induces an isomorphism on profinite completions. I'll begin with a brief review on Artin-Mazur's... More >
Dissertation Talk: Negative Capacitance Transistors: Numerical Simulation, Compact Modeling and Circuit Evaluation
Presentation | December 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 521 Cory Hall
Juan Pablo Duarte, UC Berkeley
Negative capacitance FETs (NC-FETs) are quickly emerging as preferred candidates for extremely scaled technologies for digital and analog applications. The recent discovery of ferroelectric (FE) materials using conventional CMOS fabrication technology has lead to the first demonstrations of FE based NC-FETs. The ferroelectric material layer added over the transistor gate insulator help in several... More >
Performing Arts - Music | December 11 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall | Canceled
David Milnes, director
David Milnes leads our resident professional new music ensemble in new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Berkeley New Music Project is a group dedicated to the performance of new music by the graduate student composers in UC Berkeleys Department of Music. Supported by funding from the Department of Music,... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting | September 18 – December 15, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities
San Francisco artist Jennie Smith infuses her detailed drawings of the natural world with an imaginative sensibility.
Viewing hours are generally Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events and meetings; please call (510) 643-9670 or email in advance to confirm room availability.
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 - 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 | 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 | October 13, 2017 – February 1, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, The Bancroft Library Gallery
¡Viva la Fiesta! explores the cycle of traditional religious and
patriotic celebrations that have for centuries marked the
Mexican calendar. The exhibition draws on unique historical
representations of the fiestas and examines their relationship
to communal identities, national politics, religious practices,
and indigenous customs. These original materials, which are
preserved in the... More >