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Friday, April 6, 2018

Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Conference/Symposium | April 6 – 7, 2018 every day |  Faculty Club

 Tonya Dewey-Findell, University of Nottingham; Angelika Lutz, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg; John McWhorter, Columbia University; Theo Vennemann, Ludwig Maximilian University

 Department of German

Friday/Saturday, April 6-7, 2018
The Faculty Club
University of California, Berkeley

Invited Speakers:
Tonya Dewey-Findell, University of Nottingham
Angelika Lutz, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
John McWhorter, Columbia University
Theo Vennemann, University of Munich

Scholars (faculty and students) interested in Germanic Linguistics, its near and/or distant related languages, diverse...   More >

MENA Salon

Workshop | April 6 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Every Friday in the semester, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies hosts an informal weekly coffee hour and guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), open to all and free of charge. Check the calendar the Monday before the Salon for the current week's topic.

Dow Seminar in Inorganic Chemistry: Why Do Weaker Bonds Lead to More Stable Complexes? What is Going On?

Seminar | April 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Bill Jones, University of Rochester

 College of Chemistry

Over the past 20 years substantial progress has been made in the understanding of the activation of C-H and other strong bonds by reactive metal complexes in low oxidation states. This talk will present an overview of the use of pentamethylcyclopentadienyl and trispyrazolylborate rhodium complexes for the determination of thermodynamic factors that influence the activation of arene and alkane C-H...   More >