Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Workshop | October 2 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Ed Center
Mary Kelly, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Disability Specialist, Be Well at Work - Disability Management
Disability Management: Understanding the Process II-A Deeper Dive. This workshop is a hands-on continuation and application of concepts learned in the Disability Management: Understanding the Process workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to work through 'real' case scenarios, suggested by participants, we will...
- Do detailed analysis of work restrictions
- Identify... More >
Special Event | October 2 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Most plants are rooted in place, which makes dispersing their fruits and seeds particularly important. Discover how plants have adapted to distribute their seeds using wind, water and animals to help the next generation flourish and spread.
Performing Arts - Music | October 2 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
20th century English art song cycles by Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Gurney performed by students of the vocal studies program.
William Basset, baritone
Emily Drummond, mezzo-soprano
Luke Dzwonczyk, baritone
Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Nikolas Nackley, director
Free. No reserved seating.
Seminar | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Presentation | October 2 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Senior Curator for Asian Art Julia White introduces the first US exhibition focused on the art of Sakaki Hyakusen, the founding father of the Nanga school of painting in Japan. Her tour will highlight the extensive conservation of Mountain Landscape, a pair of six-fold screens considered one of Hyakusens masterpieces.
Workshop | October 2 | 1-4:15 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Tina Benitez, IBCLC, Certified Lactation Consultant
This 3 hour class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is broken up into two parts.
The first portion of the class, 1-3pm, addresses breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The second portion of class, 3:15-4:15pm, covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps. Those who have already attended a breastfeeding class are welcome to join the last portion of the class.
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Tour/Open House | January 2 – December 4, 2019 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 1:30-2:45 p.m. | UC 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
Social Event | August 28 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. | Windmill Coffee House
Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. Its a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisers. All UC Berkeley students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also... More >
Film - Feature | October 2 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Thats right, chaps, remember were British! Thats a running joke in this series, but it starts here. John Osbornes screen adaptation of his tragicomisatiric play unabashedly retains an aura of theater, set against the evocative backdrop of a seedy seaside town. Laurence Olivier portrays a never-was music-hall comedian and philanderer, Archie Rice; Joan Plowright and Alan Bates (his screen... More >
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Environmental impact on chromatin and transcription
Seminar | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Robert Schneider, Max Planck
Seminar | October 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
Lecture | October 2 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University
Fierce Amazons are featured in some of the most famous Greek myths.
Every great hero, from Heracles to Achilles, battled these powerful warrior queens.
But were Amazons real? Join Adrienne Mayor as she recounts tales of women warriors and uncovers some realities behind the myths.
Janaki Bakhle | Gandhi, Savarkar and the Muslim Question: Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Lecture | October 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Janaki Bakhle, Associate Professor of History, UC Berkeley
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 Professor Janaki Bakhle, Associate Professor of History at UC Berkeley.
Information Session | October 2 | 6-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)
Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall
Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.
Film - Feature | October 2 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The film perhaps most identified with the Surrealist movement, Lage dor was described on its release as a desperate pursuit of a wonderful love across the ferocious and cunning snares of social life (Jean-Paul Dreyfus). Luis Buñuel himself reflected, Lage dor is the only film in my career conceived and created in a state of euphoria and enthusiasm, of vertigo for overthrowing things and... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 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 >
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
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 >
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 4 – November 27, 2019 every Wednesday | 12:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange, which features a diverse array of works from the BAMPFA collection invoking the improbable, uncanny, mysterious, and miraculous.