Saturday, April 7, 2018
Conference/Symposium | April 7 | Stanley Hall | Note change in date
BioEHSC is an annual group research and design competition for high school students, taking place every spring and hosted by the UC Berkeley Bioengineering Honor Society.
Invitation only - competition participants.
Conference/Symposium | April 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Faculty Club, SEABORG ROOM
BERKELEY GERMANIC LINGUISTICS ROUNDTABLE
FACULTY CLUB, SEABORG ROOM
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Friday, April 6, 2018
8:30 am Registration
Morning Session: Thomas Shannon, Chair
9:00 am Ann-Marie Svensson & Jürgen Hering (Gothenburg University, Sweden)
From enclosure to urban settlement: On the uses of Middle English town
9:20 am Karen Roesch, PhD (Indiana... More >
Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall
The conference will take place on April 7th, 2018 on the UC Berkeley campus and will serve as a forum for undergraduate students of comparative literature and related fields to present and discuss their own research among peers, graduate students, professors, and the Berkeley community. Attending and presenting at the conference is an excellent way to learn about current trends in literary... More >
Reconciling Islamic and European Civil Laws: Avenues and Obstacles to the Integration of European Muslim Immigrants
Conference/Symposium | April 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room, 295 Boalt Hall
The Robbins Collection
The two-day conference to be held at Berkeley Law will include sessions on "Mosque and State"; "Islam and Legal Systems"; "Immigrant Integration in France and Germany" and "Cultural and Religious Identity, and Islamic Family Law in Europe"
Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall
Mercedes Paredes, Assistant Professor at UCSF School of Medicine in the department of Neurology, UCSF Medical School
Dr. Maximiliano Cuevas; Dr. Amanda Perez, ER physician
The goal of the conference is to educate about health disparities that affect our communities and find ways to decrease these disparities by encouraging and inspiring both high school and undergraduate students to continue to strive toward higher education and ultimately careers in health. Here, students will have the opportunity to network and interact with a variety of health professionals.
Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. | East Asia Library, Room 224
Initiated in 2014, the annual Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference on Premodern Chinese Humanities brings together graduate students from around the country and around the world who specialize in pre-modern Chinese studies.This national meeting of graduate students specializing in premodern Chinese studies aims to bring together young scholars from geographically distant institutions to... More >
Workshop | April 7 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
This two-day workshop (April 6th and April 7th, 2018) will showcase cutting-edge research performed by graduate students from across the U.S. and from a variety of academic disciplines that will thematically focus on North America and the early United States. Attendees will read these graduate students' research papers in advance and participate in a round-table discussion during each... More >
RSVP by emailing Russell L Weber at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31.
Panel Discussion | April 7 | 1:30-5 p.m. | Faculty Club
John Harte, Professor of the Graduate School
Four retrospective panel discussions will celebrate the academic career of Professor Harte, who recently retired from teaching and transitioned to Professor of the Graduate School.
Free and open to the public.
Colloquium | April 7 | 2 p.m. | CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)
John Luther Adams is a composer whose life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world.
Adams was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his symphonic work Become Ocean, and a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Inuksuit, his outdoor work for up to 99 percussionists, is regularly performed all over the world.
Columbia University has honored Adams with... More >