Friday, September 28, 2018
Course | September 27 – 28, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law
The GC Institute is an executive level program designed for high potential legal executives looking to develop and enhance their leadership skills. We are unique in that we focus specifically on legal leadership challenges, rather than technology, sales or general leadership as do many other programs. Our sessions are taught and facilitated by Fortune 1000 General Counsel and UC Berkeley faculty... More >
Special Event | September 28 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Come to the Study Abroad Fair and learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students.
Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cals signature event of the year for education abroad. For more information, visit http://studyabroadfair.berkeley.edu
Information Session | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Online
, Berkeley, CA
Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.
Seminar | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
You are welcome to bring your lunch ~ food will not be provided
Seminar | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Kara Nelson, Professor, Associate Dean of Equity & Inclusion, College of Engineering, UC Berkeley
Seminar | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium
Marianne Bronner, California Institute of Technology
C. H. Li Memorial Lectures
Seminar | September 28 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 248 Giannini Hall
John Loeser/Job Market Presentation, ARE
Market failures in the management of groundwater, a common pool resource, have contributed to groundwater depletion in arid districts in India. An estimate of the effect of groundwater depletion on welfare is necessary to determine the optimal policy response. This paper does so by defining and estimating the Inframarginal Treatment Effect (ITE), the effect on welfare implied by an... More >
UROC (Under-represented Researchers of Color) open office hours: getting started on research application and funding and how to get money for it (including reading applications)
Information Session | September 28 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 14 Durant Hall
Istifaa Ahmed (Humanities/Social Science), UROC
Open office hours: getting started on research application and funding and how to get money for it (including reading applications)
Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Optoelectronic Tweezers – A New Optofluidic Platform for Digital Cell Biology
Seminar | September 28 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, 521 Hogan Room
Ming C. Wu, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Dept., University of California, Berkeley
Recent success stories of treating cancer with immunotherapy has generated tremendous excitement in the last few years. The remarkable treatment of former President Jimmy Carters cancer was widely publicized. Immunotherapy uses the antibodies produced by white blood cells, or the cells themselves, to boost the immune response of patients to fight cancer cells. The discovery and production of... More >
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 >
Getting the Best of Nanomaterials: Intercalated Graphene/Quantum Dot Hybrid Photodetector: Nano Seminar Series
Seminar | September 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building | Note change in date
Recently, hybrid graphene quantum dot (Gr/QD) systems have emerged as high responsivity photodetectors, taking advantage of the high charge carrier mobility of graphene and the high light absorption of PbS quantum dots. However the performance of this hybrid system is still limited by the charge carrier diffusion length of quantum dots, which remains the main bottle neck for quantum dot based... More >
Seminar | September 28 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall | Canceled
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, UC Berkeley
It is well-known that diffusions with gradient drifts exhibit metastable behavior. The large deviation estimates of Wentzel-Freidlin and classical Eyring-Kramers Formula give a precise description for such metastable behavior. For non-gradient models, the large-deviation techniques are still applicable, though no rigorous analog of Eyring-Kramers Formula is available. In this talk I give an... More >
Workshop | September 28 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the first Oslo Accords. The historic handshake exchanged between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat, under the supervision of US President Bill Clinton in Washington, DC, was anticipated to provide a timeline for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process. Yet, the mutual political will demonstrated during the talks could not... More >
Film - Feature | September 28 | 3:30-4:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Establish that you can be a man and take orders, the dean of discipline at Philadelphia's Northeast High admonishes a student hauled into the office for a minor infraction. At this middle-class, mostly white school, obedience to authority is lesson number one. Taken on its release in 1969 as an antiestablishment cry against institutional conformity, Wisemans documentary has acquired added... More >
Seminar | September 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Kwabena Bediako, Department of Chemistry
Colloquium | September 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Pierre Simon, UC Berkeley
A first order structure is homogeneous if any partial automorphism defined on a finite set extends to an automorphism of the full structure. I will present the first steps towards a classification of homogeneous structures which have few finite substructures. Peter Cameron and Dugald Macpherson conjectured some 30 years ago that such structures are tree-like or order-like. Model-theoretic results... More >
Colloquium | September 28 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Denise Y. Ho, Assistant Professor of twentieth-century Chinese History, Yale University
Wen-hsin Yeh, Professor, Department of History, UC Berkeley
This talk examines the origins and Mao-era elaborations on new exhibitions in socialist China, the practice of displaying personal possessions as a way to articulate meanings of class in both old China and new China. During the Socialist Education Movement, class education exhibitions linked material objects to class status, arguing for the persistence of class and the need for... More >
Seminar | September 28 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall
Aaron Yip, Purdue University
We prove in a radially symmetric geometry, the convergence in the sharp interfacial limit, to motion by mean curvature of a second order gradient model for phase transition. This is in spirit similar to the classical Allen-Cahn theory of phase boundary motion. However the corresponding dynamical equation is fourth order thus creating some challenging difficulties for its analysis. A... More >
Tapati Guha-Thakurta | From Craftsmanship to Commercial Art: The New Vocations of Design in Late Colonial India
Lecture | September 28 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Tapati Guha Thakurta, Professor in History, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor of South Asian Art, Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley
A talk by Dr. Dr. Tapati Guha Thakurta, Professor of History, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta.
Colloquium:Delia Casadei, UC Berkeley: Contagion, Erasure, and Laughter as the Reproduction of Sound in Two 1890s Laughing Songs
Colloquium | September 28 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall
Jonathan Glasser is a historical anthropologist whose work focuses on modern North Africa, with particular attention to Algeria and Morocco. His first book, The Lost Paradise: Andalusi Music in Urban North Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2016) explored questions of revival and transmission in an urban performance practice in northwestern Algeria and eastern Morocco. His current project looks... More >
Information Session | September 28 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)
Have questions about how to be successful in a technical interview? Join CSUA and Capital One to navigate how to excel in a technical interview as well as more about what a day in the life of a technology associate looks like at Capital One!
Lecture | September 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Monika Zin, University of Leipzig
At least 100 caves in Kucha contain (or once contained) murals depicting scenes connected with the Buddha's death. The paintings are typically located in the rear part of the caves, in corridors behind the Buddha in the main niche. The illustrations begin with the episodes from the Buddha's last journey and end with the first council in Rājagṛha. It is solely through comparative... More >
Performing Arts - Music | September 28 | 7 p.m. | Fox Theater | Note change in location
, Oakland, CA
Ben Howards new full-length record, Noonday Dream (released June 1st) is his first album since the release of his number 1 UK charting second album, I Forget Where We Were, in 2014. Noonday Dream was recorded in numerous studios between South West France and South West England, including Sawmills and was produced by Ben.
Film - Feature | September 28 | 7-8:50 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
For his first English-language film, Michelangelo Antonioni set a metaphysical mystery in the world of fashion, at a time when the directors metaphysics had itself become a fad; the movie and its meaning were the talk of the swingingest parties of 1966. Photographer David Hemmings snaps images of Vanessa Redgrave and an older man apparently trysting in a London park; later, analyzing the... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | September 28 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Mark Morris Dance Group, Cal Performances
Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band with a new dance work that revels in the eccentric charm and joyful optimism of the Beatles groundbreaking album. The production features a score by longtime Morris collaborator Ethan Iverson, who leads a chamber ensemble through arrangements of iconic songs from the record mixed with imaginative original... More >
$36-135 (prices subject to change)
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 29 – October 21, 2018 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
ON VIEW: AUG 29-OCT 21. Works of He Jingtang over the past three decades and their profound reflections on place, culture, time, and future urban development. Free and open to all!
Exhibit - Painting | September 10 – December 14, 2018 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center for the Humanities
Kara Maria's "cheerfully apocalyptic" paintings engage with a host of political issues, including war and environmental destruction. On display at the Townsend Center for the Humanities Sept 10 - Dec 14, 2018.
Exhibit - Artifacts | October 13, 2017 – May 30, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases, near Heyns Reading Room, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe
Let there be laughter! This exhibition features Cal students cartoons, jokes, and satire from throughout the years, selected from their humor magazines and other publications.
Immigration, Deportation and Citizenship, 1908-2018: Selected Resources from the IGS and Ethnic Studies Libraries
Exhibit - Artifacts | August 31 – December 10, 2018 every day | Moses Hall, IGS Library - 109 Moses
"Immigration, Deportation and Citizenship, 1908-2018: Selected Resources from the IGS and Ethnic Studies Libraries" contains items from the Ethnic Studies Library and the Institute of Governmental Studies Library addressing historical attitudes and policy around immigration, deportation, and citizens' rights, as well as monographs and ephemera relating to current events.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 5 – December 31, 2018 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd Floor near Elevators
The new Moffitt Library exhibit explores the themes and antecedents of The Handmaids Tale, this years On the Same Page program selection. On exhibit are library materials and quotes that demonstrate that not only were we wrong to say it cant happen here - it has already happened, all over the world: Berlin, Nazi Germany, Argentina, and yes, here in the US.
UC Berkeley ID required for entrance to Moffitt Library.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 11 – November 16, 2018 every day | Richmond Art Center (2540 Barrett Ave, Richmond, CA)
ON VIEW: SEPT 11-NOV 16 @ the Richmond Art Center. The exhibition, co-curated by Professors Michael Dear & Ronald Rael, explores representations of the US-Mexico ‘borderlands’ in contemporary art. Free & open to all!
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 17, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Art for the Asking: 60 Years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection at the Morrison Library will be up in Doe Librarys Brown Gallery until March 1st, 2019. This exhibition celebrates 60 years of the Graphic Arts Loan Collection, and includes prints in the collection that have not been seen in 20 years, as well as prints that are now owned by the Berkeley Art Museum. There are also cases dedicated... More >
Exhibit - Painting | August 15, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The 1960s architectural phenomenon Supergraphicsa mix of Swiss Modernism and West Coast Popwas pioneered by San Franciscobased artist, graphic and landscape designer, and writer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. Stauffacher Solomon, a UC Berkeley alumna, is creating new Supergraphics for BAMPFAs Art Wall. Land(e)scape 2018 is the fifth in a series of temporary, site-specific works commissioned for... More >
Exhibit - Painting | September 19 – December 16, 2018 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Since 1872, the University of California, Berkeley has been collecting works by European artists, building a collection that includes many rare and exceptional works distinguished by artistic innovation, emotional and psychological depth, and technical virtuosity. Consisting mostly of gifts from professors, alumni, and other supporters, the collection continues to evolve, representing artistic... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | April 16, 2018 – February 28, 2019 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Bancroft Library, 2nd Floor Corridor
This exhibition celebrates the University of Californias sesquicentennial anniversary with photographs, correspondence, publications, and other documentation drawn from the University Archives and The Bancroft Library collections. It features an array of golden bears, including Oski, and explores the illustrious history of UC Berkeley.
Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – December 9, 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 >
Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 14, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
The Karaite Canon highlights a selection from the over fifty manuscripts he brought to California, along with ritual objects belonging to Cairos Karaite community.
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 28 – December 14, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Auditorium installation of high-resolution images of select collection items.
Acquired by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life in 2017 thanks to an unprecedented gift from Taube Philanthropies, the most significant collection of works by Arthur Szyk (Łódź, Poland, 1894 New Canaan, Connecticut, 1951) is now available to the world in a public institution for the first time as... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 28 – December 14, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
This exhibition will be continuing in Spring 2019.
Notions of resistance, alongside fears and realities of oppression, resound throughout Jewish history. As a minority, Jews express their political aspirations, ideals of heroism, and yearnings of retaliation and redemption in their rituals, art, and everyday life.
Centering on coins in The Magnes Collection, this exhibition explores how... More >
Exhibit - Photography | August 28 – December 14, 2018 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of new Jews building a new homeland. Benor-Kalters photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.
After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of... More >