Monday, April 15, 2019
Information Session | April 15 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Online
Tom McGuire, Program Director, UC Berkeley Extension
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Seminar | April 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Felipe Lobel Araujo Castro; Clara Martinez-Toledano
Felipe Lobel Araujo Castro - "The Cost of Informality: an Optimal Taxation Approach"
Clara Martinez-Toledano - "Housing Bubbles, Wealth Inequality and Tax incentives"
Probabilistic Operator Algebra Seminar: Free products of finite-dimensional von Neumann algebras in terms of free Araki-Woods factors
Seminar | April 15 | 2-4 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall
Michael Hartglass, Santa Clara University
A landmark result of Dykema in 1993 classified free products of tracial finite dimensional von Neumann algebras in terms of interpolated free group factors. In 1997, Shlyakhtenko constructed the free Araki-Woods factors, a natural type III analogue of the free group factors. He asked whether arbitrary free products of non-tracial finite-dimensional von Neumann algebras can always be expressed in... More >
Lecture | April 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
Tom di Maria has served as Director of Creative Growth Art Center since 2000. He has developed partnerships with museums, galleries and international design companies to help bring Creative Growth's artists with disabilities fully into the contemporary art world. He speaks around the world about the Centers major artists and their relationship to both Outsider Art and contemporary culture. Prior... More >
From 'Daang Matuwid' Gone Crooked to Build Build Build: The Politics of Transport Infrastructure in the Philippines, 2010 to the Present
Lecture | April 15 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
John Sidel, Sir Patrick Gillam Chair in International and Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science
Lecture | April 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 410 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Apr. 15 Carlos Schuler (PhD 91)
The agony and ecstasy of medical product development
These lectures highlight real-world experiences of leaders in the health technologies space. Looking beyond the initial excitement of a concept, industry veterans discuss the heavy lifting on many fronts that gets new ideas out of the lab and into the clinic.
IB Finishing Talk: Genetic basis and evolutionary context for structural color shift in the Buckeye butterfly (Junonia coenia)
Seminar | April 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Rachel Thayer, UCB (Patel Lab)
Lecture | April 15 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
A talk by social and political historian, Neelam Khoja considers how Iranian and Afghan warlords legitimized emerging empires in Early Modern Iran and Hindustan by investigating 18th century Qandahar.
Lecture | April 15 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater
Zeynap Tufekci, Independent Writer and Public Scholar
D- Lab and Digital Humanities at Berkeley, Berkeley Center for New Media, The Center for Technology and Society at the Anti-Defamation League, Digital Humanities Working Group, The Library, Office of the vice Chancellor for Research, The Visual Resources Center
Since the launch of Donald Trumps presidential campaign, reports of hate speech targeting various minority groups have risen dramatically. Although this surge is well-reported, it remains difficult to quantify the magnitude of the problem or even properly classify hate speech, let alone identify and measure its effects. Keyword searches and dictionary methods are often imprecise and overly blunt... More >
Performing Arts - Music | April 15 | 8-10 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
Invited by CNMAT, Stanford university (the department of composition) and People inside electronics, Shao-Wei Chou presents the concerts place/displace in CNMAT and Villa aurora on April 15th and 19th. She will also give a workshop on contemporary flute in Stanford university on April 16th.
$10 General, $5 Students and seniors
Performing Arts - Music | April 15 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Murray Perahia, Cal Performances
Revered pianist Murray Perahia returns to Cal Performances for a recital in Zellerbach Hall.
$68-86 (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.
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 - Multimedia | November 17, 2018 – May 18, 2019 every day | Lawrence Hall of Science
You don't have to be a pro to know that math and science can help improve your game. In our exhibit, Well Played!, you can experiment with force, angles, and trajectory to get the highest scores you can with classic arcade games such as Skeeball, Pinball, and Basketball.
Want to improve your score? Try our interactive exhibits on the math and science behind force and trajectory, and then head... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 28 – May 17, 2019 every day | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists' books centers on ideas about the built environment and has been curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for UC Berkeleys Environmental Design Library. Featuring works by 25 artists including Robbin Ami Silverberg, Clifton Meador, Inge Bruggeman, Karen Kunc, Sarah Bryant and Barbara Tetenbaum, the exhibition explores the built environment through text, image,... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 15 – May 17, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists books centers on ideas about the built environment, curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for CEDs Environmental Design Library.
Exhibit - Photography | March 22 – May 19, 2019 every day | Jacobs Hall
Fabien Cappellos SILLAS CALLEJERAS (STREET CHAIRS, 2018) offers lessons in design and ingenuity from Mexico City. The photographic series depicts a collection of chairs assembled from everyday contexts across the sprawling metropolis market stalls, shops, street stands, and elsewhere. Cappello casts an anthropological eye on artifacts that reflect a city where artisanal manufacture... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | February 8 – June 30, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor343386 N/A
In the pantheon of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists who represent Mexico and Mexican art, the artwork of José Guadalupe Posada stands out as a bright constellation that continues to shine a light on important stories through woodcuts, imprints, and engravings. This exhibition was created using the books from the collections of the Doe Library. The exhibition is envisioned... More >