Thursday, September 6, 2018
Workshop | September 6 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 630 Sutardja Dai Hall
The 2019 CITRIS & ITESM Seed Funding opportunity invites Principal Investigators at Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico to work with researchers at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health System, UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz to apply for seed funding that furthers CITRIS and the Banatao Institute research initiatives, strengthens connections among the campuses, and catalyzes early-stage... More >
Seminar | September 6 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 732 Evans Hall
Matthew J. Zahr, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Optimization problems governed by partial differential equations are ubiquitous in modern science, engineering, and mathematics. They play a central role in optimal design and control of multiphysics systems, data assimilation, and inverse problems. However, as the complexity of the underlying PDE increases, efficient and robust methods to accurately compute the objective function and its... More >
Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: What are the Price Effects of Trade? Evidence from the U.S. and Implications for Quantitative Trade Models∗
Seminar | September 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Xavier Jaravel, LSE
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Workshop | September 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 2101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Susan Koskinen, Library
Reference management programs allow you to organize your research, collect and cite sources, create bibliographies in a variety of styles, add your own notes and keywords to your collections.
Seminar | September 6 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Bruce Hungate, Northern Arizona University
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Can Teachers Add Value in Non-Cognitive Domains? Evidence from Matched Student and Crime Records"
Seminar | September 6 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Jon Schellenberg, UCB
Panel Discussion | September 6 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 Stephens Hall - Geballe Room, Townsend Center for the Humanities
What is the state of the Irish language in a globalized world? Long under threat, Irish has rebounded in recent decades, thriving as a community and literary language while serving as Ireland's official language and an official language of the European Union. While Irish remains a crucial marker of cultural identity for the citizens and residents of Ireland, and for the diaspora worldwide, its... More >
2018 AJLS Conference: Past, Present, and Future - Evidence, Transmission, and Inheritance in Japanese Literature and Media
Conference/Symposium | September 6 | 5-8 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library (101 Doe)
The 2018 AJLS Conference seeks to address the history and theory of Japanese literature and media with special attention given to the ways in which writers have grappled with the problems of evidence, transmission, and inheritance and how these problems continue to renew and complicate the relation between the past, present, and future.
Workshop | September 6 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Ife Ochukwu, UROC (Under-represented Researchers of Color)
Welcome to our student-led organization, Underrepresented Researchers of Color (UROC)! We serve as a pipeline to increase representation of marginalized students in research programs and grad schools, and seek to build a community of researchers of color.
Conference/Symposium | September 6 | 6-7:30 p.m. | David Brower Center
A conference on the theme of Ancient Mediterranean Revolutions to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Graduate Group in Ancient History and Archaeology.