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Thursday, June 27, 2019

2019 National Workshop on Data Science Education

Workshop | June 24 – 27, 2019 every day | Haas School of Business, Chou Hall

 Data Sciences

Led by Professor David Wagner, recipient of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award and Foundations of Data Science (Data 8) co-instructor, this workshop is intended for faculty who are actively engaged in developing and offering a data science curriculum.

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Professional Development that Changes Practice

Conference/Symposium | June 26 – 27, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | 1203 Berkeley Way West

 CRLP at UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and the California Reading & Literature Project are pleased to announce our upcoming collaboration with Bright Morning Consulting, founded by transformational coaching and team building expert Elena Aguilar. This summer, Bright Morning will collaborate with CRLP to facilitate a two-day coaching institute: Professional Development that Changes Practice...   More >

Free Expo code "BSAC100" at Sensors Expo 2019, June 26-27: Booth #1439

Conference/Symposium | June 27 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sensors Expo 2019

  McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center (BSAC)

McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, June 25-27
Free EXPO or Conference Discount Code BSAC100

Body and Identity: an exploration of disability and sexuality across disciplines: Summer Institute for k-12 Educators

Workshop | June 26 – 28, 2019 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

Body & Identity will explore disability and sexuality in World History, Art, Literature, and other disciplines. Participants will learn about current research and scholarship in these areas, as well as developing a deeper understanding of the diverse and changing experiences, roles, and identities of people in the disability and LGBT communities...   More >

 This event is for k-12 teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by June 20.

Tuning the Choir: Facilitating Equity Conversations

Workshop | June 25 – 28, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, To Be Determined

 Carmen Johnston, The Bay Area Writing Project; Kristin Land, The Bay Area Writing Project

 The Bay Area Writing Project

Do you want want to deepen your understanding of equity in a supportive environment? Are you ready to strengthen your cadre of colleagues who not only understand foundational concepts of equity but also feel empowered to interrupt inequity as it arises in their own classrooms and around campus? Join us for a workshop that focuses on building equity inquiry groups among colleagues so that your...   More >

Gradient flows and entropy inequalities in dissipative quantum systems

Seminar | June 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Jan Maas, IST Austria

 Department of Statistics

At the end of the 1990s it was discovered by
Jordan/Kinderlehrer/Otto that the diffusion equation is a gradient flow
in the space of probability measures, where the driving functional is
the Boltzmann-Shannon entropy, and the dissipation mechanism is given by
the 2-Wasserstein metric from optimal transport. This result has been
the starting point for striking developments at the...   More >

Shape and magnetism of f-element complexes

Seminar | June 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 Prof. Mauro Perfetti, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

 College of Chemistry

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Rupa and the April Fishes + Shake Your Peace!

Performing Arts - Music | June 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Rupa & the April Fishes; Shake Your Peace!

 Botanical Garden

Summer concert with Rupa and the April Fishes and Shake Your Peace!

General $29 / UCBG Members $27 / Youth (5 - 17) $18

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets online

Introduction to Therapeutic Ketamine (or God in a Bottle)

Lecture | June 27 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Ketamine is medicine that is primarily used as a surgical anesthetic, but which also has rapid-acting antidepressant effects and visionary properties. Dr. Bennett will describe different ways of working with therapeutic ketamine, including low-dose infusions (biological approach), ketamine-facilitated psychotherapy (psychological approach), and psychedelic ketamine journeys (shamanic approach)....   More >

$6-14

  Buy tickets online

Over-Under, Sideways-Down

Film - Feature | June 27 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Over-Under, Sideways-Down explores the politics of everyday life in America through the experiences of a working-class couple, Roy and Jan Stannis, who live with their two children in a cramped tract home. An assembly line worker in a steel plant, Roy entertains the fantasy of moving from the local semi-pro baseball team, for which he plays third base, to the big leagues. “It’s just a matter of...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Hans Hofmann: The Nature of Abstraction

Exhibit - Painting | February 27 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bringing together nearly seventy works spanning the entirety of the artist’s career, this exhibition presents a fresh and eye-opening examination of Hans Hofmann’s prolific and innovative artistic practice. Featuring paintings and works on paper from 1930 through the end of Hofmann’s life in 1966, the exhibition includes numerous masterworks from BAMPFA’s distinguished collection as well as many...   More >

Illustrating México one page at a time-Print Art of José Guadalupe Posada.

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 8 – June 30, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor

343386 N/A

 Library

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 >

Aaron Marcus: Early Works

Exhibit - Multimedia | February 6 – June 30, 2019 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Educated in physics, mathematics, and philosophy at Princeton University and trained in graphic design at Yale, Berkeley-based Aaron Marcus explores new possibilities for expression. He created his first “computer-assisted poem-drawings” in the spring of 1972, when he served as a research associate at Yale University’s School of Art and Architecture. Using standard typographical symbols, Marcus...   More >

Pièces de Résistance: Echoes of Judaea Capta From Ancient Coins to Modern Art

Exhibit - Multimedia | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

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 >

Project “Holy Land”: Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Exhibit - Photography | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

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-Kalter’s photographs smoothly oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.

After immigrating from Poland to the British Mandate of...   More >

The Worlds of Arthur Szyk: The Taube Family Arthur Szyk Collection

Exhibit - Painting | January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

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 >

Memory Objects: Judaica Collections, Global Migrations

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The First World War (1914-1918) uprooted millions across Europe, and beyond. Many Jews left Eastern and Southern Europe, bringing with them prized personal and communal belongings. In an attempt to rescue precious heritage from imminent destruction, these “memory objects” often ended up with museums, collectors, and art dealers in the West.

Memory Objects

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

Permanent Accusation: Art for Human Rights

Exhibit - Painting | April 10 – June 30, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Fifteen years ago this April, photographs taken inside the Iraqi prison at Abu Ghraib became public in what amounted to a shocking disclosure of torture perpetrated by United States military intelligence officers against Iraqi detainees. They pictured prisoners stripped naked, hooded, and threatened by dogs, their dehumanization made more ghastly by American guards appearing casually next to...   More >

About Things Loved: Blackness and Belonging

Exhibit - Painting | May 17 – July 21, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Featuring creations by black artists in the collections of BAMPFA and the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition highlights works by Peter Bradley, Erica Deeman, Charles Gaines, Mildred Howard, Kamau Amu Patton, Raymond Saunders, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Fred Wilson, among others. Recognizing that museums have not been exempt from anti-black practices that exclude,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >