Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Meeting | October 9 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall
One of the initiatives that stemmed from the results of our academic climate survey is the Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group (DIFG) series. These College of Chemistry-wide focus groups aim to provide a structured, recurring, neutral space for members of the CoC community to:
- regularly explore and engage in challenging conversations about a variety of topics that have been identified as... More >
Performing Arts - Music | October 9 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Matthew Sadowski, Director
Free. No reserved seating.
Seminar | October 9 | 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 >
Colloquium | October 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Margot Jackson, Professor, Sociology, Brown University
A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.
Seminar | October 9 | 1-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
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 9 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dont be fooled . . . by PBS prestigerie like Upstairs Downstairs, critic Raymond Durgnat wrote in 1977 (and decades later, we would add Downton Abbey to the comparison); theyre nostalgic recuperations of all the tensions plotted by Harold Pinter and Joseph Losey in this, their seminal study of master-servant relationships. How and why does the rich young man with aristocratic pretensions... More >
Lecture | October 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Raj Rewal, Architect
Andrew Shanken, Professor of Architecture and Acting Vice-Chair for Faculty, College of Environmental Design; Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor of Global Modern Art and South and Southeast Asian Art, History of Art Department
A talk by one of India's best-known architects, Raj Rewal
Conference/Symposium | October 9 | 5-8 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall
Francesca Coppa; Kristina Busse; Karen Hellekson
Discover how the Organization of Transformative Works built a radical model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures. The OTW supports Archive of Our Own, a fan works archive, free from advertising and corporate ownership, and Transformative Works and Cultures, an open access journal, home to feminist, anti-racist, and pro-LGBTQIA scholarship on cultural adaptations and... More >
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.
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.