Thursday, October 3, 2019
Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West
Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.
Workshop | October 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, "Section Club" Room
The term Interests has very specific meaning in career development. Clarify how your interests influence the work you enjoy through the Strong Interest Inventory. Explore how interests relate to job families and opportunities on campus. PRE-WORK REQUIRED. Instructions for taking the Strong Interest Inventory (at least 3 days in advance) will be sent in your registration confirmation.
Special Event | October 3 | 1-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
All Cal students, faculty, and staff are invited to the annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarships Fair where one can learn everything there is to know about research opportunities and prestigious scholarship opportunities at UC Berkeley. The event is free & accessible. Dozens of research and scholarship programs will have tables at the fair where you can meet representatives and get information.
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
Seminar | October 3 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition
Lisa Giacomo, Stanford University
This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Panel Discussion | October 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall
Please join us on October 3, 2019 at 4pm for a book talk focused on Barry Eichengreens book, The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern Era, which places the global resurgence of populism in a deep historical context.
RSVP online by October 1.
Social Event | October 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. | International House, Heller Patio
Newly arrived postdocs, professors, researchers, short-term scholars, and visiting student researchers are welcome to attend. Hear directly from top officials from UC Berkeley, Berkeley's International Office and International House, Berkeley. Connect and network with other scholars, share about your research, and learn about opportunities and resources to take advantage of during your stay here... More >
Colloquium | October 3 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Ann Gleig, University of Central Florida
On May 14 2015, a delegation of 125 Buddhists gathered for the first White House-U.S. Buddhist Leadership Conference, during which they delivered a letter titled Buddhist Statement on Racial Justice. This letter should be seen as part of efforts to challenge racism and white privilege in American Buddhist convert communities spanning over two decades. For much of this time, such efforts have... More >
Information Session | October 3 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)
Film - Feature | October 3 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The tale of a young womans battle against her bullying father expands into a rousing cry against all tyranny in Shi Dongshans strikingly fresh 1932 melodrama, recently rescued from obscurity thanks to a brilliant restoration from the China Film Archive. Chinese film icons Chen Yanyan and Zheng Junli star as the young woman and the bookish neighbor who helps rescue her, but the films... More >
Performing Arts - Music | October 3 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Atlanta gospel sensation Trey McLaughlin & the Sounds of Zamar, his 20-voice choir, cut across cultural differences and religious beliefs with fresh takes on familiar hits. The youthful singers cite influences as diverse as Shania Twain, Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, and Prince, and have a cult online following for videos showcasing their impeccable vocal blend and group chemistry. A group on the... More >
$28–$68 (prices subject to change)
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 | October 3 | 4-7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
An idiosyncratic celebration of two of the worlds most beautiful (and most artist-frequented, frequently pictured) cities: Paris and Kyoto. Works include Parisian photographs by Bisson Frères, Marville, Nadar, and Brassaï; the colorful Chagall lithograph Coq sur Paris (The Rooster over Paris); lovely Hiroshige prints such as Arashiyama manka (Cherries in Full Bloom at Arashiyama); small works by... More >