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Monday, February 11, 2019

Seismic Performance of Existing Tall Steel Framed Buildings

Lecture | February 11 | 12-1 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall

 Robert Pekelnicky, SE, Principal, Degenkolb Engineers

 Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

AHMA Colloquium - Structured space, structured time, structured things: making digital research data reusable

Lecture | February 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 308A Doe Library

 Adam Rabinowitz, University of Texas at Austin

 Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, Graduate Group in

This paper is part of a larger lecture series entitled "Digital Humanities and the Ancient World." The series is co-sponsored by the Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology (AHMA) Colloquium and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.

Berkeley Lectures in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering presented by The Dow Chemical Company: Traditional Fluid Flow Configurations: Unexpected Responses

Lecture | February 11 | 4-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Howard Stone, Professor, Princeton University

 Department of Chemical Engineering

The flows of complex fluids link fundamental research questions to potential applications, both in industry and for understanding natural phenomena. In this talk I discuss two research questions that we have studied recently: (1) Although flows at modest Reynolds numbers at a T-shaped junction is a geometry where one should expect everything is known, nevertheless we uncover previously...   More >

Beyond heteronormativity: Queer archaeology in Japan

Lecture | February 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Jun Mitsumoto, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Museum Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Center for Research on the Dynamics of Civilizations, Okayama University, Japan

 Archaeological Research Facility, Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Department of Anthropology

This presentation focuses on issues of heteronormativity in Japanese archaeology, using case studies regarding same-sex relationships and cross-dressing in prehistoric and protohistoric Japan to explore how such practical studies can oppose heteronormative interpretations, and what new information and perspectives can be gained through a reconstruction of the past.

Beyond heteronormativity: Queer archaeology in Japan

Lecture | February 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Jun Mitsumoto, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Museum Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Center for Research on the Dynamics of Civilizations, Okayama University, Japan

 Archaeological Research Facility, Department of Anthropology

This presentation focuses on issues of heteronormativity in Japanese archaeology, using case studies regarding same-sex relationships and cross-dressing in prehistoric and protohistoric Japan to explore how such practical studies can oppose heteronormative interpretations, and what new information and perspectives can be gained through a reconstruction of the past.

Design Field Notes: Karen Nakamura

Lecture | February 11 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Karen Nakamura is a cultural and visual anthropologist who researches disability in contemporary Japan at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first project was on sign language, identity, and deaf social movements and resulted in a monograph and edited volume. After that, her second project was on schizophrenia and community-based recovery in Japan and this resulted in a book, its...   More >

News of the Future and the Future of News

Lecture | February 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Osher Theater, BAMPFA

 Kevin Delaney, Quartz

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Graduate School of Journalism

Kevin J. Delaney is editor in chief and co-CEO of Quartz, the global business news site at qz.com. Kevin cofounded Quartz in 2012 and has led its pioneering approach to journalism, which has won many awards and attracted a readership around the world. Prior to Quartz, Kevin was a Wall Street Journal reporter for a decade, with postings in Paris and San Francisco. He was managing editor of...   More >

News of the Future and the Future of News

Lecture | February 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Kevin Delaney

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Graduate School of Journalism

Berkeley Center for New Media

Kevin J. Delaney is editor in chief and co-CEO of Quartz, the global business news site at qz.com. Kevin cofounded Quartz in 2012 and has led its pioneering approach to journalism, which has won many awards and attracted a readership around the world. Prior to Quartz, Kevin was a Wall Street Journal reporter for a decade, with postings in Paris and San Francisco....   More >