Saturday, May 5, 2018
Miscellaneous | April 27 – May 9, 2018 every day with exceptions | Online
The Cal Alumni Association invites you to join us in reading and evaluating scholarship applications virtually for The Achievement Award and the Kruttschnitt Aspire Scholarship Programs from April 27th through May 9nd. Our dedicated alumni make these scholarships possible and we thank you for your time!
Virtual application readers will receive all training materials and scholarship... More >
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cal-alumni-association-online-application-reading-2-taapkasp-tickets-43959034656?aff=email1. Register online
Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.
BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June... More >
Conference/Symposium | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1800 Betty Irene School of Nursing
2570 48th St, Sacramento, CA 95817
For the last 40 years, faculty, researchers and students at Northern Californias Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) have conducted vital research to help inform state policy, provided education and training to protect vulnerable workers, and promoted health and safety in Californias workplaces.
Progress has been made over the last four decades, but there continues to... More >
Workshop | May 5 | 9 a.m. | UC Berkeley Campus
Professional Development for Educators
Join UCBHSSP for its annualy spring follow up! This follow up session to our 2017 summer instittues is open to all Bay Area teachers. Teachers who attended our summer institutes will bring student work to share.
Lecture | May 5 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 209
Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Do you feel like you are in a rut in your career and long to do something that feels more fulfilling, even if you have no idea what that might be? Do you know you're in the wrong job but feel stuck by fear or self-doubt when you think about trying to make a change?
This workshop is tailored to help you find direction and outline steps to find (and achieve!) work you love.
In advance of the... More >
$40 $40 plus Strengthfinder Assessment
Conference/Symposium | May 5 | 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Hyunhee Park, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Chapurukha Kusimba, American University; Steven Sidebotham, University of Delaware; Eivind Heldaas Seland, University of Bergen; Ariane de Saxé, CNRS; Jun Kimura, Tokai University; James Lankton, UCL; Derek Heng, Northern Arizona University; Jiang Bo, National Center of Underwater Cultural Heritage, Beijing
Osmund Bopearachchi, Berkeley/CNRS
With contributions by archaeologists and historians, the conference will focus on the spatial configurations specific to maritime trade, and the transformations of cultural and material artifacts maritime exchanges have led to.
Workshop | May 5 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Li Ka-Shing Foundation Program in Modern Chinese History at Berkeley, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)
The LKSF Workshop brings together doctoral candidates and postdoctoral fellows from across the Bay Area to present innovative research in the field of modern Chinese history.
RSVP by emailing Brooks Jessup at email@example.com by May 1.
Conference/Symposium | May 4 – 5, 2018 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 308 A Doe Library
Lamia Balafrej, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles; Elisabeth de Bièvre, Professor of Art History (Emeritus), University of East Anglia; Natasha Eaton, Reader in the History of Art, University College London; Anthony Grudin, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Vermont; Meredith Hoy, Assistant Professor of Art History and Theory, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University; Monica Juneja, Professor of Global Art History, Universität Heidelberg; Gregory Levine, Professor of Art and Architecture of Japan and Buddhist Visual Cultures, University of California, Berkeley; Ivonne del Valle, Associate Professor of Colonial Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Riad Kherdeen, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Art History, UC Berkeley; Ramón De Santiago, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Art History, UC Berkeley; Shivani Sud, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Art History, UC Berkeley
Whitney Davis, Professor of History and Theory of Ancient and Modern Art, University of California, Berkeley
Sugata Ray, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art, University of California, Berkeley
A conference on the interconnected ecologies of planetary systems and art and architecture practices across a longue durée.
Panel Discussion | May 5 | 1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For the second of our Way Bay Days, four speakers take on four Bay Area artists: Xara Thustra, Kay Sekimachi, Carlos Villa, and Alice Anne Parker (Severson).
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | May 5 | 1:30 p.m. | Levine-Fricke Field
Cal Softball hosts UCLA in conference action at Levine-Fricke Field.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
Performing Arts - Theater | May 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Canadian director, actor, and playwright Robert Lepage focuses his latest work down to the most intimate scalea one-man show steeped in his own childhood memories, and supported by Lepages production company, Ex Machina. The production employs everything from archival film footage to shadow puppetry to dollhouse-like miniatures of entire city blocks.
This performance is part of Cal... More >
$48-98 prices subject to change
Panel Discussion | May 5 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Iconic Berkeley recording artist Brandon Lil B McCartney presents photographic works and extremely rare art, sharing his unique focus on compassion, unrestrained creative expression, and the power of positive thinking.
Film - Feature | May 5 | 4 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This selection of works from the exhibition Way Bay reveals the rich and varied landscape and people of the Bay Area. Featuring a time capsule of San Francisco before the 1906 quake and works by Bruce Baillie, Alice Anne Parker (Severson), Sara Kathyrn Arledge, and Ernie Gehr.
Film - Feature | May 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
An adolescent girl tries to save a man from sin in Martels hallucinatory look at religious devotion, sexual awakening, Lolita obsessions, and Catholic repressions in small-town Argentina. A film that defies categorization, but Im tempted to call it a miracle (A. O. Scott).
Performing Arts - Music | May 5 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
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
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting | November 22, 2017 – July 15, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Moletsanes vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 16, 2017 – June 3, 2018 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe 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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 22 – May 15, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | January 17 – May 6, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 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 regions geographic, social, and cultural landscape.
The exhibition takes a nonlinear... More >
Were Here, Were Queer, Were 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
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.
Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4 – June 18, 2018 every day | Lobby Wurster Hall
ON VIEW: MAY 4-JUNE 18. Graduate student work from the Spring 2018 Studio One will be on display in the Wurster Sculpture Courtyard. Open to all!
Exhibit - Multimedia | May 4 – 13, 2018 every day | Lobby Wurster Hall
ON VIEW: May 4-13. Graduate student work from ARCH 204B Thesis Studio will be on view through Commencement weekend. Open to all.
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 16, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology | Note change in date
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 >