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Friday, September 27, 2019

Reimagining US‐India Ties - Investing in Mutual Strengths: The 4th US - India Conference

Conference/Symposium | September 27 | 8:15 a.m.-6 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, 6th Floor

 All India Management Association, Haas School of Business, Hero Enterprise, The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, The Institute for South Asia Studies

The 4th edition of the US India Conference at UC Berkeley

  Registration opens August 6. Register online or or by emailing Bijoy Philip at bphilip@aima.in by September 25.

Leading for Equitable Outcomes in Special Education: Focusing on Systems and Structures

Seminar | September 27 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, 2121 Berkeley Way Room 4500

 Dr. Tom Green, Head Instructor, Pricipal Leadership Institute

 Dr. Lihi Rosenthal, Lecturer, Pricipal Leadership Institute

 Principal Leadership Institute

Every student deserves high-quality instruction and comprehensive support such that they can achieve their full potential and thrive within our education systems. We share your belief that Special Education presents unique opportunities and challenges to educational leaders.

This 4-day seminar provides essential training for educational leaders who are focused on supporting practices in their...   More >

OPT Document Check Workshop

Workshop | September 27 | 10-11 a.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office as you prepare to put together your documents for your OPT application. This workshop will cover required documents, how to fill out the forms, and most common mistakes in the application. In addition, there will be a Q&A portion during which you can ask specific questions about your own application.

Please note that this workshop is specifically for OPT...   More >

Berkeley Study Abroad Fair

Special Event | September 27 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Come learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students at our 2019 Study Abroad Fair!

Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cal’s signature event of the year for education abroad.

Exhibitors:
Berkeley Study Abroad General Information
Berkeley Global Internships
Berkeley Summer Abroad
Berkeley Study Abroad...   More >

2019 Study Abroad Fair

Special Event | September 27 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Come learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students at our 2019 Study Abroad Fair!

Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cal’s signature event of the year for education abroad.

BIDS Forum: Information and Uncertainty in Data Science

Meeting | September 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Rescheduled from Sept 20th. Full details about this meeting will be posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds

Lecture | September 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall

 Houri Berberian, Professor of History; Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies; Director of the Armenian Studies Program, UC Irvine

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Armenian Studies Program

Three of the formative revolutions that shook the early twentieth-century world occurred almost simultaneously in regions bordering each other. Though the Russian, Iranian, and Young Turk Revolutions all exploded between 1904 and 1911, they have never been studied through their linkages until now. Roving Revolutionaries probes the interconnected aspects of these three revolutions through the...   More >

View from the Top: Chandrika Tandon: Breaking Boundaries

Lecture | September 27 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor

 Chandrika Tandon

 Society of Women Engineers, UC Berkeley College of Engiennering

Business leader, Grammy-nominated artist, and humanitarian Chandrika Tandon will discuss the importance of defying conventions in "Breaking Boundaries," a conversation with College of Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu.

Chandrika was the first Indian-American woman elected to Partner at McKinsey and Company and the Founder of Tandon Capital. She is a recognized leader in the worlds of business,...   More >

Epistemology of the Crosshatch: Towards a Creative History of the Early Modern Hand: Seth Lerer

Lecture | September 27 | 12 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature at UC San Diego, examines how cross-hatching — the controlled marking of parallel lines — became the great technique through which visual artists of the early modern era discovered the representation of physical and emotional reality.

Artistry in Action: The Fall 2019 Writing Program Open House

Miscellaneous | September 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, VèVè Writing Lounge

 SLC Writing Program

The SLC Writing Program is thrilled to invite you to Artistry in Action, our Fall 2019 Open House this Friday,September 27th from 12-1:30PM! Join us to see how we cultivate artistry in our tutors to support fellow undergraduates in discovering their academic passions, taking ownership of their ideas, and tapping into their creativity to meet the rigor of writing at Cal.

Light refreshments will...   More >

  RSVP online

Jupyter Berkeley Seminar: Using Jupyter at scale within an enterprise: 10,000 users, 10,000 notebooks

Lecture | September 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Full details available here:
https://bids.berkeley.edu/events/using-jupyter-scale-within-enterprise-10000-users-10000-notebooks

Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Ultrascale System Interconnects at the end of Moore’s Law

Seminar | September 27 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, The Hogan Room, 521

 John Shalf, Department Head for Computer Science, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

The talk will walk through one of the broadest studies to date of high-end application communication requirements, whose computational methods include: finite-difference, lattice-Boltzmann, particle-in-cell, sparse linear algebra, particle mesh ewald, FFT-based solvers, and numerous commercial workloads from FaceBook and Google.

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

OPT Document Check Workshop

Workshop | September 27 | 2-3 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Join Berkeley International Office as you prepare to put together your documents for your OPT application. This workshop will cover required documents, how to fill out the forms, and most common mistakes in the application. In addition, there will be a Q&A portion during which you can ask specific questions about your own application.

Please note that this workshop is specifically for OPT...   More >

Big C Hike

Social Event | September 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. |  International House

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Want to learn what Stanford did to the Big C in 1961? Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisors on this exhilarating hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. It might be a little dirty. The hike and back takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps....   More >

101st Birthday Celebration

Special Event | September 27 | 2-4 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Information, School of

In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 101st birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.

Transport Properties of Complex Nanosystems: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | September 27 | 2-3 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Dr. Jeffrey J. Urban, LBNL Molecular Foundry

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

Heat, charge, and mass are fundamental energy carrying modes relevant to nearly all dynamic properties of interest in engineering, physics, and modern energy technologies. Here, I will discuss the design and understanding of transport properties in complex nanoscale systems where the dimensional constraints are changed systematically to reveal fundamental principles of transport. The first part...   More >

Student Probability/PDE Seminar: KPZ Fixed Point

Seminar | September 27 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

 Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, UC Berkeley

 Department of Mathematics

KPZ equation is a stochastic PDE that is used to study the fluctuations of a stochastic height function. After a suitable scaling, the solutions to KPZ equation are expected to converge to the solutions of the so-called KPZ Fixed Point. In this talk, I give an overview of the existing results on KPZ Fixed Point.

Composition Colloquium: workshop: Audio Literacy, Stagecraft, and Gear/Equipment

Colloquium | September 27 | 3 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Department of Music

Audio Literacy, Stagecraft, and Gear/Equipment at CNMAT (Jeremy Wagner and/or Brendan West)

Reliably Accurate State Estimation for Connected and Autonomous Highway Vehicles

Seminar | September 27 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Jay Farrell, UC Riverside

 Institute of Transportation Studies

UC Riverside's Jay Farrell will present Reliably Accurate State Estimation for Connected and Autonomous Highway Vehicles on Sept. 27, 2019 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at the ITS Transportation Seminar.

War and Peace, Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov

Film - Feature | September 27 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

As Part IV begins, the Russian army is in retreat, and Moscow soon goes up in flames. Pierre is drawn fully into the conflict at last; taken prisoner, he is witness to new cruelties. Andrei and Natasha reach a kind of peace, and as war recedes and Moscow rebuilds, life and love begin again. The series concludes where it started, with the words: “If evil men are linked with one another and are...   More >

Earl L. Muetterties Lecture: Development of New Catalytic Reactions toward Utilization of Renewable Resources

Seminar | September 27 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall | Canceled

 Kyoko Nozaki, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo

 College of Chemistry

Carbon dioxide is one of the most attractive renewable C1 resources, which has many practical advantages such as abundance, economic efficiency, and lack of toxicity. The favorable nature as a carbon source is, however, inextricably linked to its inherent inertness. Here we report a new strategy to circumvent thermodynamic and kinetic barriers for copolymerizations of carbon dioxide and olefins...   More >

Music Studies Colloquium: AMS Preview II

Colloquium | September 27 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

Susan Bay (UC Berkeley)
"The Specter of Ideal Music in the Treatise on Musical Object"

Kim Sauberlich (UC Berkeley) "Haydn’s Spirits: Genealogies of Black Performance in Nineteenth-Century Brazil”

Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit(UC Berkeley)
“Localizing Madama Butterfly at the Court of Chulalongkorn: Ethnicity, Polygamy, and Alternative Modernity in Colonial Siam"

Qualcomm Info-Session

Information Session | September 27 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Come and hear from the engineers who are changing the technology with their innovations and break throughs in 55, IOT, VR, and so much more.

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Through the Olive Trees: (Zir-e darakhtan-e zeyton)

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A lovelorn village youth gets another chance at romance when he and his disinterested paramour are cast as husband and wife by a visiting film crew in Kiarostami’s wryly romantic, fittingly self-reflective third part of the Koker trilogy, shot in the same village as his earlier Where Is the Friend’s Home? and And Life Goes On. Effectively remixing the entire set-up of And Life Goes On, albeit...   More >

Through the Olive Trees: (Zir-e darakhtan-e zeyton)

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A lovelorn village youth gets another chance at romance when he and his disinterested paramour are cast as husband and wife by a visiting film crew in Kiarostami’s wryly romantic, fittingly self-reflective third part of the Koker trilogy, shot in the same village as his earlier Where Is the Friend’s Home? and And Life Goes On. Effectively remixing the entire set-up of And Life Goes On, albeit...   More >

Football vs. Arizona State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | September 27 | 7:30 p.m. |  Memorial Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Football hosts Arizona State at Memorial Stadium.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.

Photographs by Ken Light: American Stories

Exhibit - Photography | August 28, 2019 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Journalism, Graduate School of

In an exhibition of selected works from the past five decades, documentary photographer Ken Light probes social and political issues in America.

 Viewing hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please contact the Townsend Center to confirm availability.

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be...   More >

Power to the People

You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26 – December 31, 2019 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor

 Library

Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.

“Orange’s debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a...   More >

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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 >

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 >