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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Inaugural Conference on Right-Wing Studies

Conference/Symposium | April 25 – 27, 2019 every day |  2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues)

 Center for Right-Wing Studies

The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies is pleased to present the Inaugural Conference on Right-Wing Studies. This interdisciplinary conference will feature dozens of new and established scholars from around the world whose work deals with the Right as a social, political, and/or intellectual phenomenon from the 19th century to the present day.

2nd Annual Latinxs and the Environment Summit: Designing Our Future: Bridging Academia, Public Policy, and Communities

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 College of Natural Resources

We hope to bring together community memebers, looking to engage in or already working on commumity organzing, ground work, policy, and or research around environmental justice issues facing our most vulnerable communites. We hope to bridge these feilds of work through continuous dialogue between community, policy workers, and researchers.
Join us!! at the 2nd Annual Latinx and the Environment...   More >

  RSVP online by April 27.

Undergraduate Legal Studies Research Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 8:30 a.m.-2:20 p.m. |  Legal Studies Building - Kadish Library

 2240 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Berkeley Law

Are you curious about . . .
How humanitarian aid organizations negotiate the logistical and ethical challenges of delivering aid in Syria?
How Uber and Lyft drivers negotiate the ambiguity of their employment status?
How school tax credits are really being used?
Come hear the answers to these and other fascinating questions in legal studies during the 9th Annual Legal Studies Honors...   More >

2019 Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM), Berkeley Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology

The Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium (BACBS) is a one-day conference that showcases the pioneering conservation biology science by students, faculty and professionals around the Bay Area. The symposium provides a unique forum in which to build connections and collaborations between myriad academic, governmental, and NGO institutions around the Bay. This year's symposium will be hosted by...   More >

$15 Student Ticket, $35 General Admission

  Register online by April 12.

Constructing Happiness: 11th Annual California Cog. Sci. Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Cognitive Science Student Association

The Cognitive Science Student Association is pleased to host the eleventh annual California Cognitive Science Conference (CCSC) held in April at UC Berkeley. The theme for CCSC 2019 is Constructing Happiness. We will be exploring this exciting topic through the lenses of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, anthropology, computer science, philosophy and more.

The CCSC is an annual all-day...   More >

International Conference on Korean Literature: Korean Literature in the World

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Literature Translation Institute of Korea

CKS has invited professors from Korea and various universities around the world currently engaged in teaching Korean Literature. The current status of Korean literary education and research in each region of the world, to be reported through this conference, will help those in the field seek new directions for Korean literature’s development on the global stage.

California Cognitive Science Conference: Constructing Happiness

Conference/Symposium | April 27 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 June Gruber, University of Colorado, Boulder; Dacher Keltner, University of California, Berkeley

 David Presti, University of California, Berkeley; Dan Haybron, Saint Louis University; Steve Whittaker, University of California, Santa Cruz

 Qing Zhou, University of California, Berkeley

 Cognitive Science Program

The CCSC is an annual all-day symposium bringing together hundreds of students, researchers, and members of the general public from around the world who are passionate about the interdisciplinary field of Cognitive Science for a day of talks and research presentations. We feature talks given by prominent scientists and thinkers from a wide variety of disciplines, and our acclaimed poster session...   More >

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An Ethnobotanical Exploration of Incense Sacred and Secular - SOLD OUT

Workshop | April 27 | 2-4 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

During this master class, participants will learn about the origins, culture and use of incense with an emphasis on historically- significant tree resins. Activities will include a short game based on a formal Japanese incense ceremony (Koh-Do), where participants will “listen” to incense, attempting to detect and describe the aromatic nuances between several samples of aloeswood (Aquilaria...   More >