Saturday, November 17, 2018
Film - Series | November 1 – 17, 2018 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 1-4 (San Francisco) November 17 (Palo Alto)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 1-4 and November 17, 2018).
Workshop | November 3 – 17, 2018 every Saturday | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Unit 1 Residence Hall, Putnam Main Lounge
Gender Equity Resource Center, Gender Equity Resource Center
This is a 9-hour comprehensive, women* and femmes course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to basic hands-on defense training. This course is divided into three consecutive Saturdays (Sat 11/3, 11/10, 11/17) from 9am-12pm.
*We welcome all UC Berkeley community members who experience life through the lens of woman in body, spirit, identity - past, present, future, and fluid
Free UCB students, faculty, staff & post-docs, $20 (bring to first day) Non-UCB affiliated
Workshop | November 17 | 10-11 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden | Canceled
To celebrate both our Year of Trees and our Trees & Tones concert series in November, we're offering this special program for kids and their grown ups to create easy and fun musical instruments from natural and recycled materials. Come and make some noise with us!
$15 Adult, $15 Child, $10 Member Adult, $10 Member Child
Lecture | November 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Canceled
Dr. Jennifer Strauss, Seismological Laboratory
Get an overview on earthquake hazards in the Bay Area, some cool science the seismological lab is working on to help increase knowledge and safety, and bust some common myths about earthquakes and preparedness. Also find out the latest news about the status of Shake Alert, the earthquake early warning system now being rolled out on the West Coast.
The ShakeAlert system is being developed with... More >
Workshop | November 17 | 2:45-6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Learn methods for critical film-viewing that you can use in your classes. In this second collaboration with the PFA, film curator Kate MacKay will lead teachers in a pre- and post-viewing discussion of Zero for Conduct, a short, accessible French film that takes place in a school.
This event is for k-14 teachers.
Registration opens August 31. Register online by November 16.
Lecture | November 17 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 391 Barrows Hall
Undocumented Tales is a YouTube web series that follows the journey of Fernando Gutierrez, an undocumented queer immigrant from Mexico living in Los Angeles. Fernandos story is one that is rarely told in the broader immigrant and LGBTQ communities, and one that is almost never told in mainstream media. The series serves as an online platform that brings together the intersections of... More >
Film - Feature | November 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Vigo was often called the cinemas Rimbaud, not only for his youth, but also for his passionate sincerity, rich imagery, and directness of language. Zero for Conduct, based on the directors childhood experiences, is cruel, playful, and exuberant, and filled with unexpected gags and observations. Set in a boarding school, the loose but emotionally charged story creates a model of rebellion,... More >
Social Event | November 17 | 4-5 p.m. | Wurster Hall
Film - Feature | November 17 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Part of the "1968 and Global Cinema" series, guest curated by IES Visiting Scholar Christina Gerhardt
Soleil Ô, which takes its title from a West Indies song about the pain of Africans enslaved in the Caribbean, is a powerful depiction of immigrant experience, focused on a laborer who moves to Paris from West Africa in hopes of a better life. Instead he encounters a new iteration of slavery,... More >
Performing Arts - Theater | November 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse | Canceled
Initially censored following its premiere in 1664, TARTUFFE is a bold work that is decidedly relevant today. Set in present-day Los Angeles, TARTUFFE is the story of a con man disguised as a pious spiritual leader who wheedles his way into the home of a gullible, affluent patriarch in the midst of a mid-life crisis promptly setting the household topsy turvy!
$13 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: online in advance, $15 Students & Seniors, Cal Staff & Faculty: at the door (ID required), $18 General Admission: online in advance, $20 General Admission: at the door
Performing Arts - Dance | November 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Compagnie Käfig, Cal Performances
Compagnie Käfig merges elements of Brazilian urban dance and capoeira with hip-hop, modern dance, and circus arts in its break-neck productions. Pixel was created by founder Mourad Merzouki in collaboration with the French digital production studio Adrien M/Claire B, and features the companys 11 dancers navigating an interactive environment of light and lasers that confounds our perceptions of... More >
$30-68 (prices subject to change)
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 - 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 | October 3, 2018 – May 26, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Featuring works by internationally renowned contemporary Tibetan artists alongside rare historical pieces, this exhibition highlights the ways these artists explore the infinite possibilities of visual forms to reflect their transcultural, multilingual, and translocal lives. Though living and working in different geographical areasLhasa, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, New York, and the Bay Areathe... More >
Exhibit - Painting | October 17, 2018 – January 27, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The paintings of Harvey Quaytman (19372002) are distinct for their novel explorations of shape, drawing, texture, geometric pattern, and color application. While his works display a rigorous experimentation with formalism and materiality, they are simultaneously invested with rich undertones of sensuality, complexity, and humor. This new retrospective exhibition charts the trajectory of... More >
Exhibit - Painting | November 7, 2018 – March 3, 2019 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the early twentieth century, inspired by modern science such as Albert Einsteins theory of relativity, an emerging avant-garde movement sought to expand the dimensionality of modern art, engaging with theoretical concepts of time and space to advance bold new forms of creative expression. Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein illuminates the remarkable connections between the... 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 - 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 >