Thursday, October 17, 2019
Performing Arts - Theater | October 17 – 20, 2019 every day | Zellerbach Playhouse
Sean San José
This dynamic performance piece parallels the murder of a young street artist in San Franciscos Mission District with the death of immigrant, working-class neighborhoods. Mapping the Mission in murals, tags, stickers, stencils, and socio-political protest art, the piece invites the audience to see, hear, and move with refugees, immigrants, first gensand ghosts.
Seminar | October 17 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Tobias Salz, Professor, MIT
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Bancroft Library Roundtable: An Invaluable Resource: Reporting on Recent Archival Processing of Environmental Collections at The Bancroft Library
Lecture | October 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room
Lisa Monhoff, Environmental Collections Project Archivist, The Bancroft Library
The University of California at Berkeleys Bancroft Library is a leading resource in documenting U.S. environmental movements and home to the records of many significant environmental organizations and the papers of a range of environmental activists. This talk will focus on the recently processed records of grassroots conservation campaigns whose collections range from the 1960s to 2000s.
The Lewis Latimer Room has a maximum capacity of 28 people. The doors will be shut and no more attendees may enter once the room is at capacity.
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 17 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work
Improve your posture through awareness, exercise and ergonomics. Learn about common muscular imbalances and postural patterns. Practice strengthening, stretching, and stability exercises to promote healthy postures and better balance.
Tripodi Lecture on Research Methodologies: Developing Empathetic Tech with Communities of Color for Gun Violence Prevention: A social work approach
Lecture | October 17 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons
Dr. Desmond Patton, The Columbia School of Social Work, Columbia University
Desmond Upton Patton is Associate Professor at Columbia University. His research uses qualitative and computational data collection methods to examine the relationship between youth and gang violence and social media; how and why violence, grief, and identity are expressed on social media; and the real-world impact these expressions have on well-being for low-income youth of color. He studies the... More >
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
Course | October 17 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)
This course details the process of performing automated electronic mail merges. Emphasis is placed on data source connections, integration and formatting of static and dynamic content, document layout types, and mail merge feature differences with Microsoft Publisher. Learning Objectives * Create calculated fields for use in merge documents. * Prepare and format static document content for... More >
Colloquium | October 17 | 4-6 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room
Peter Perdue, Professor of History, Yale University
Wen-hsin Yeh, Professor, Department of History, UC Berkeley
At the turn of the twentieth century, in a brilliant spectacle, the Western powers and Japan demonstrated their imperial prowess at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Several months later, the same powers invaded China to lift the siege of the foreign legations by the Boxers and the Qing government. The Qing government fell to its nadir, but Chinas inextricable links to global trends soon brought... More >
Social Event | October 17 | 6 p.m. | Mariani's Inn and Restaurant
2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
The Achievement Award Program (TAAP) is administered by CAA and awards scholarships to high-achieving, community-minded students from low-income backgrounds. The UCCSCC supports this program. Your donations will enable the Club to add funds to its TAAP scholarship.
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 >