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Monday, April 30, 2018

Avraham Shtub -Technion

Seminar | April 30 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3108 Etcheverry Hall

 Avraham Shtub, Technion

 Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Professor Avraham Shtub holds the Stephen and Sharon Seiden Chair in Project Management. He was a faculty member of the department of Industrial Engineering at Tel Aviv University from 1984 to 1998 where he also served as a chairman of the department (1993-1996)...   More >

The Next Generation of Brain-Computer Interfaces: Responding Implicitly to Learners' Cognitive State

Colloquium | April 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall

 Beste Yuksel, University of San Francisco

 Graduate School of Education

The human and computer are both complex machines, capable of sophisticated functions, yet there is a very narrow bandwidth of communication between them. A new generation of brain computer interfaces (BCIs) are currently being developed that can increase this communication bandwidth by passively detecting learners' cognitive state and responding appropriately in real-time. In this talk, I present...   More >

The Next Generation of Brain-Computer Interfaces: Responding Implicitly to Learners' Cognitive State

Colloquium | April 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall

 Beste Yuksel, University of San Francisco

 Graduate School of Education

The human and computer are both complex machines, capable of sophisticated functions, yet there is a very narrow bandwidth of communication between them. A new generation of brain computer interfaces (BCIs) are currently being developed that can increase this communication bandwidth by passively detecting learners' cognitive state and responding appropriately in real-time. In this talk, I present...   More >

Talk by Dr. Stephanie Schrader, curator at the Department of Drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum: Title TBD

Lecture | April 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Stephanie Schrader, Curator, Department of Drawings, J. Paul Getty Museum

 Sugata Ray, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art, Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Department of History of Art

A talk by Dr. Stephanie Schrader, curator at the Department of Drawings at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Soundtrack of the Revolution: The Politics of Music in Iran

Lecture | April 30 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall

 Nahid Siamdoust, Yale University

 Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Music is an alternative and revealing way for studying post-revolutionary Iranian society and politics. In this book talk, Nahid Siamdoust discusses music as a potent cultural register that facilitates political expression and communication, while tracing the evolution of cultural and social policy making in Iran. Drawing on over five years of research in Iran, including the 2009 protests, she...   More >

2018 Heller Lecture

Lecture | April 30 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University

 Department of Classics

Swahili Weekly Social Hour

Social Event | January 22 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  Jupiter

 2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

 Center for African Studies

Speak Swahili with your fellow Swahili students and enthusiasts over a drink at Jupiter (check for location updates). This is an informal gathering to connect with other Swahili speakers on campus and in Berkeley. Each person will support their own beverage purchases (water, soda, coffee, tea, beer, etc.), but we will provide the good company! And of course, Swahili speaking only! All skill and...   More >

UROC DeCal – Demystifying the Research Process: Decolonizing Methods in Academic Research (Hosted by UROC: Undergraduate Researchers of Color)

Course | January 29 – April 30, 2018 every Monday with exceptions | 6-8 p.m. | 174 Barrows Hall

 Istifaa Ahmed, UROOC

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Ethnic Studies 98/198
Class Time: Mondays, 6pm-8pm, 1/22/18 - 4/30/18
Course Control Number (CCN): 24251

Units: 1-3 units

Student Instructor: Istifaa Ahmed

Welcome to our student-led organization and DeCal, Underrepresented Researchers of Color (UROC) – Demystifying the Research Process: Decolonizing Methods in Academic Research! We seek to build a community of researchers of color...   More >

Re-Assembling Hope: Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Dacher Keltner, Dan Kammen, Shannon Jackson and Friends of the Bay Area Book Festival

Lecture | April 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Dacher Keltner, Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center, Professor, Psychology, UC Berkeley; Dan Kamman, Professor, Energy & Chair Energy and Resources Group; Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor for the Arts and Design; Cyrus and Michelle Hadidi Chair in the Humanities, UC Berkeley; Rebecca Solnit, Writer

 Arts + Design

Join UC Berkeley alum Rebecca Solnit as she brings both the 2018 Bay Area Book Festival and A+D Mondays to a close with a conversation on the idea of Hope. Solnit, in conversation with a range of Berkeley professors, authors, and community activists will discuss our fraught political landscape, how literature and art help us to navigate through crises, and how Hope helps us to assemble and...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

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.

“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.