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Saturday, March 17, 2018

The Late (Wild) Augustine: Day 2

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Catherine Conybeare, Bryn Mawr College; J. Patout Burns, Vanderbilt University, Emeritus; Anthony Dupont, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven

 Christopher Blunda, University of California, Berkeley

 Department of History, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion

Invited international scholars will examine the work of Augustine, Bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa, during the later Roman empire. Participants will assess Augustine’s positions on original sin, grace, redemption and free will as they developed over the latter part of his life. Organized by Susanna Elm, Sidney H. Ehrman Professor of European History, UC Berkeley.

Saint Augustine in His Study, Sandro Botticelli, 1480

InfoCamp 2018: Join us at the UC Berkeley School of Information for InfoCamp 2018, where we will explore how society is being revolutionized as information, data and digital technology weave their way deeper into its fabric.

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  South Hall

 Information Management Student Association

The UC Berkeley School of Information is hosting an event called InfoCamp on Saturday March 17.

InfoCamp is a day-long event that draws professionals, students, and entrepreneurs across a wide range of sectors who work in roles in data science, UX design, product management, software engineering and policy.

The theme this year is Augmenting Society. We will spend the day exploring how...   More >

$25 Early Bird Ticket (Available until 2/24), $35 General Admission

  Tickets go on sale February 5. Buy tickets online

Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Social Movements, Expressive Practices, and Political Culture in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies, Suite 510

 1995 University Ave , Berkeley, CA 94704

 Caverlee Cary

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

March 16, 9:00 am - 7:345pm, 180 Doe Library
March 17, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), 1995 University Avenue, Suite 510

This second day of the two-day symposium (Day 1 is held in 180 Doe Library) features a screening of the film "Yellowing" and a discussion with the filmmaker....   More >

SOLD OUT - FAMILY PROGRAM: Magical Mini Moss Gardens

Workshop | March 17 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

In honor of St. Paddy’s day, join our moss and lichen hunt, learn a little botany, and make a "magical" mini moss garden to take home.

$15 Adult or Child, $10 Member Adult or Child (requires Family level Membership)

 SOLD OUT - Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

JAWAUCB 28th Annual Spring Scholarship and Award Luncheon

Special Event | March 17 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Country Club

 7901 Cutting Boulevard, El Cerrito, CA 94530

 Diane Fukami

 Cal Alumni Association, Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley

The Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley (JAWAUCB) will hold its 28th Annual Spring Scholarship and Award Luncheon on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Berkeley Country Club,7901 Cutting Boulevard, El Cerrito. The luncheon will honor the 2018 undergraduate and graduate recipients of student scholarships and feature keynote speaker, Dianne Fukami, and recognize the contributions of...   More >

$45 Regular Guest, $25 Students

 Please mail completed form and checks by February 27, 2018 to Gloria Imagire, 6689 Riptide Way, Sacramento, CA 95831. Register online or by calling Gloria Imagire at 916.427.8447, or by emailing Gloria Imagire at imaglo@att.net by February 27.

Science Lecture - Unlocking the secrets of brain aging

Lecture | March 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Daniela Kaufer, Neuroscience & Integrative Biology

 Science@Cal

Aging can involve a decline in neural function that impairs cognition and contributes to neurological diseases. However, the biological mechanisms that cause the transition from a young-and-healthy to aged-and-dysfunctional brain are not well understood. In this talk, Dr. Kaufer will describe recent findings from her lab which identified a novel mechanism underlying this transition. She will also...   More >

Brain Aging- image: Kalvicio de las Nieves

WiCSE 40th Anniversary Celebration

Conference/Symposium | March 17 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 3rd Floor, Banatao Auditorium

 Diane Greene, Google Cloud; Barbara Simons, Verified Voting; Tsu-Jae King Liu, UC Berkeley EECS

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The UC Berkeley Women in Computer Science and Engineering (WiCSE) 40th Anniversary Reunion celebrates 40 years of women in technology at Berkeley. Join us for a day packed full of reunions, enlightening talks, and networking opportunities!

  Register online

CalFRESH MEGA Clinic: Nutrition Week

Workshop | March 17 | 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center

 Hong Heng, UC Berkeley Basic Needs Security Committee

 UC Berkeley Basic Needs Security Committee

CalFresh can stretch your monthly budget! CalFresh, also know as SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) is nutritional assistance program that helps eligible students and other populations be able to buy nutritious foods and groceries! For potentially eligible students, you can receive up to $192 food dollars each month for groceries!

Come apply for CalFresh Saturday, March 17,...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 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 >

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 17 – 18, 2018 every day | 2-3:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 17 | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

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

Film: The Burning Child

Film - Feature | March 17 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Townsend Center for the Humanities

A film journey into Vienna’s interior—both its domestic architecture and the space of the psyche—set against the backdrop of Austria’s troubled past.

Baseball vs. Oregon State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 17 | 6:05 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts Oregon State in conference action at Evans Diamond.

Film: The General Line

Film - Feature | March 17 | 7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Eisenstein’s “Russian Gothic” tells of a peasant woman’s struggle against superstition, hostility, and greed in her attempt to form a collective.

University Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Established in 1923, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts ensemble in the University of California system. Throughout its long history, the orchestra has provided students and other members of the campus community with the...   More >

$20 General Admission, $15 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

  Buy tickets online

Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava

Performing Arts - Other | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

Shadow puppetry, live music, and immersive visual effects combine to tell the story of two elderly sister lighthouse keepers separated by death, in Manual Cinema’s Ada/Ava. The Chicago-based performance collective’s piece evokes the supernatural world of the New England gothic, where the living and the dead commingle in an exploration of melancholy, loneliness, and sisterly love.

$68 prices subject to change

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

Theater: All in the Timing: Short Comedies by David Ives

Performing Arts - Theater | March 15 – 17, 2018 every day | 8-9:15 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Written by David Ives
Directed by TDPS Students

TDPS presents an evening of one act comedies drawn from the collections of award-winning playwright David Ives and directed by TDPS students. Ives's offbeat sketches mix the witty and the wise-cracking, the surreal and the satiric, the poetic and the perplexing.

$10 Students and Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty (ID required), $15 General Admission

  Buy tickets online or by calling 510.642.1677

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Buddhist Realms

Exhibit - Multimedia | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.

Art Wall: Karabo Poppy Moletsane

Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Moletsane’s vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.

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.

Environmental Design Archives Exhibition: Hollywood and Vine

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 22 – May 15, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

See the homes of the STARS!! Or more precisely, designs for the homes and gardens of film stars, directors, screen writers, and designers curated by head archivist at the Environmental Design Archives, Waverly Lowell.

Way Bay

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 17 – May 6, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Way Bay is a sweeping exploration of the creative energies that have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area over the past two hundred years. The exhibition features nearly two hundred works of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials by Bay Area artists and others whose work engages with the region’s geographic, social, and cultural landscape.

The exhibition takes a nonlinear...   More >

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 31 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Avant Dictee offers viewers an opportunity to experience the work of this prolific artist in a new way, through her best-known work, the artist’s book Dictee. Placing the book as a point of entry into her wider creative production, the exhibition explores resonances between Dictee’s ten thematic sections (nine of them named for the Greek muses) and artworks drawn from the...   More >

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re in the Public Record!”: The LGBTQ Movement and Life as Seen Through Government Information

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – August 31, 2018 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery

 Library

This exhibit showcases selected documents pertaining to LGBTQ history and highlights aspects of LGBTQ life that have been impacted by actions of federal, state, and local governments.

Fiat Yuks: Cal Student Humor, Then and Now

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

 Bancroft Library

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.

Face to Face: Looking at Objects That Look at You

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

For this Spring 2018 exhibit, entitled Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, the Hearst staff and 14 UC Berkeley freshmen have co-curated a global selection of objects that depict human faces in different ways. The exhibit asks: Why and how do crafting traditions of the world so often incorporate human faces, and how do people respond to those faces? Objects such as West African...   More >