Saturday, October 19, 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.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | October 19 | Memorial Stadium
Cal Football hosts Oregon State at Memorial Stadium.
Special Event | October 18 – 20, 2019 every day | UC Berkeley Campus
Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming is UC Berkeleys largest annual gathering welcoming thousands of alumni, parents, and families to campus for three days of fun. Festivities include alumni parties, family events, the Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ, tours and open houses, the Homecoming football game, lectures, spirit events, and more. In 2019, it takes place October 1820.
Registration opens July 1. Register online by September 27.
Social Event | October 19 | Kroeber Hall
Kick off the party at The Cal Lacrosse Tailgate, three hours before the Cal versus Oregon State Homecoming Football game. [Time TBD when game time announced]. This is the place to be for All Cal Lacrosse fans and supporters; heres why ---
Ann's Catering + TopDog Buffet: Can you think of a more quintessentially Berkeley tailgate? We'll have TopDogs on the grill, catered salads from Rick and... More >
Lecture | October 19 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 207 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn... More >
Workshop | October 19 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
, Berkeley, CA
Christine Hastorf, UC Berkeley, Anthropology
What can physical artifacts teach us about past human interactions, activities, and beliefs? How can you teach your students to analyze and infer meanings from objects?
Teachers are invited to come explore a selection of museum objects associated with the ancient Andean region.
free for teachers
Lecture | October 19 | 10-11 a.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Benjamin K. Blackman Assistant Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology
Five thousand years ago, early farmers took a special interest in sunflowers. Through its continued cultivation since that time, the sunflower has evolved into an essential crop that permeates human life, whether in beautiful bouquets, as salty snacks, or as a primary source of cooking oil in many parts of the world. This lecture will examine how the sequencing of modern and archaeological... 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
Lecture | October 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Kate O’Neill Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
Last year, China stopped taking most foreign recyclables. Previously, 40 percent of the United Statess paper, plastics, and other recyclable materials were sent there. Beijings decision threw U.S. recycling into a crisis that reaches from global political decision-making all the way down to what we decide to put into our blue bins. This lecture draws on ONeills new book, Waste, to talk about... More >
Film - Feature | October 19 | 8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A film buff on trial for impersonating the famed Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf becomes the centerpiece of Kiarostamis continuously surprising treatise on the intersections of cinematic fiction, documentary, and the construction of both social reality and personal identity. After the arrest of Hossein Sabzian, a cineaste/grifter who wormed his way into a familys home by promising to make a... 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 >