Thursday, February 8, 2018
Workshop | February 8 | 9:30-11 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Jeff Vance Martin, SURF Advisor
In this workshop, undergraduates will receive detailed guidance on how to construct a research proposal in social science and humanities disciplines for the SURF Fellowship.
Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS) 2018: More Than Moore: Is this the End of Moore's Law?
Conference/Symposium | February 8 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium
After nearly 50 years of Moores Law, and many premature predictions of its demise along the way, it is now clear that conventional transistor scaling is finally reaching fundamental limits. This years BEARS conference will highlight some of the latest thinking and results that show a bright future for electronics and computing.
Seminar | February 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C325 Haas School of Business
Mirko Draca, University of Warwick
he Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
ESPM Graduate Students Guest Speaker: Karl Jacoby: Professor, Dept. of History and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race - Columbia University
Seminar | February 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Karl Jacoby shares his talk "Thinking about Nature in Time: Lessons from Environmental History"
This event is open to the public.
Refreshments will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall.
Seminar | February 8 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
James Costa, Western Carolina University
Course | January 16 – May 3, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 2-3:30 p.m. | 102 Wurster Hall
In this spring 2018 class, we shall take up the nature of public speech from Socrates' public dissent to social media messaging today. The course reading will combine classic philosophical statements about the value of free, subversive and offensive speech; histories of the emergence of public spheres; and sociologies of technologically-mediated speech today.
Colloquium | February 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Charles Briggs, Anthropology; Mauricio Najarro, Medical Anthropology
From Deracialized Bodies to Pathological Biomedical Subjectivities: Constructing Difference in Media Coverage of Health
Charles Briggs, Anthropology
Of Mothers and Addicts: Racialization and the Translation of Interests in Contemporary News Coverage of the Opioid Epidemic in the San Francisco Bay Area
Mauricio Najarro, Medical Anthropology
Workshop | February 8 | 4-5:30 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 >