<< Saturday, November 09, 2019 >>

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Football vs. Washington State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Football | November 9 |  Memorial Stadium

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Football hosts Washington State at Memorial Stadium.

Bollywood and Beyond: 3rd i's 17th Annual SF Int'l South Asian Film Festival

Film - Series | November 7 – 16, 2019 every day with exceptions |  Screenings at different locations: November 7-10 (San Francisco) November 16 (Palo Alto)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 17th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 7-10 and November 16, 2019).

Occupational Noise, Measurement, and Control

Workshop | November 7 – 9, 2019 every day | 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. |  Richmond Field Station

 1301 S 46th St, Richmond, CA 94804

 Michael Cooper CIH, CSP, MPH, Industrial Hygienist Consultant; Stephen Hemperly MS, CIH, CSP, CLSO, FAIHA, Advisory Industrial Hygienist, Western Digital Corporation; David Michael Moore CIH, Industrial Hygienist, Entrinzic Global Solutions

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This hands-on workshop is designed as an introduction to the basic concepts of occupational noise, noise measurement, and noise control. It will provide an overview of noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), identification of hazardous noise exposure, and strategies to reduce and mitigate noise exposure risk. Learners will also explore noise standards, the components of a quality Hearing Conservation...   More >

Art+Nature Symposium (Day 1)

Conference/Symposium | November 9 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Tadashi Tokieda, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University; Toshitake Kohno, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo; Tomohiro Tachi; Maria Paz Gutierrez, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley; Christine Gregg, NASA Ames Research Center

 Simon Schleicher, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley

 Design Innovation from Nature

Nature and the astonishing processes by which it governs the shapes and structures of organic and inorganic matter has always been a strong source of inspiration for artists and scientists. Often, natural structures form themselves in ways that seem to completely contradict our notions of how to build lasting, functional, and versatile structures. For example, some structures found in Nature...   More >

Art + Nature Symposium

Conference/Symposium | November 9 – 10, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Ronald Fearing, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley; Robert Full, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Tadashi Tokieda, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University; Toshitake Kohno, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Tokyo; Tomohiro Tachi, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo; Simon Schleicher, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley; Maria Paz Gutierrez, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley; Christine Gregg, NASA Ames Research Center; Mimi Koehl, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Kazuya Saito, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University; Takuya Umedachi, Textile Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Shinshu University

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Nature and the astonishing processes by which it governs the shapes and structures of organic and inorganic matter has always been a strong source of inspiration for artists and scientists. Often, natural structures form themselves in ways that seem to completely contradict our notions of how to build lasting, functional, and versatile structures. For example, some structures found in Nature...   More >

Biotechnology Celebration

Special Event | November 9 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

From the development of biofuels to gene editing in medicine and agriculture, biotechnology has emerged as an exciting new frontier in science. Join us for a celebration of all the ways this research is changing the world we live in. Plus, enjoy hands-on biotechnology activities in our new Biotechnology Learning Lab, open to the public for the first time!

Lawrence Hall of Science volunteer teaching a young visitor how to use a pipette.

Gallery + Studio: Exquisite Corpse Collage

Workshop | November 9 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Invented by the Surrealists as a drawing and writing game, exquisite corpse is a way to work collaboratively on a piece of art. Find some inspiration in the Strange galleries, then use found images from magazines and catalogs to add fantastically strange elements to your own creatures, landscapes, and abstract designs!

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Gallery + Studio: Exquisite Corpse Collage

Workshop | November 9 | 1-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Invented by the Surrealists as a drawing and writing game, exquisite corpse is a way to work collaboratively on a piece of art. Find some inspiration in the Strange galleries, then use found images from magazines and catalogs to add fantastically strange elements to your own creatures, landscapes, and abstract designs!

About Gallery + Studio
On the second Saturday of each month, Gallery +...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 2019 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 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

A Familiar Face

Film - Feature | November 9 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“The story of an enterprising Ukrainian ‘philistine,’ Apollon Shmyhuev (Ivan Sadovskiy), whose peaceful bourgeois existence is upset by the 1917–1921 Civil War. He accidentally joins a Bolshevik military regiment [and what ensues is] an adventure road-movie with touches of the absurd. Featuring a camel as one of the main characters and mocking Bolshevik bureaucracy and fanaticism, as well as the...   More >

¡Roundtable Reading Bilingüe! Gaby, perdida y encontrada / Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes

Reading - Literary | November 9 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Gaby Ramirez Howard loves volunteering at the local animal shelter. She plays with the kittens and writes adoption advertisements. Her flyers help the cats and dogs there find homes where they’ll be loved and cared for, no matter what. Gaby needs a forever home, too. Her mother has recently been deported to Honduras and Gaby feels lost. Meanwhile, her favorite shelter cat, Feather, needs a new...   More >

Ten

Film - Feature | November 9 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

It makes sense that if Kiarostami were to create a chamber piece, the “chamber” would be the front seat of a car. It is here, on the crowded streets of Tehran, that a middle-class woman (we never know her name) does her best thinking, engages loved ones on issues of family life, and strangers on religion and the oppression of women. And it was here, we suspect, that she came to the decision to...   More >

Shahidul Alam | The Challenge of being a Journalist in Bangladesh Today: The Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture for 2019

Lecture | November 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center

 Shahidul Alam, Photographer, writer, human rights activist, and Time magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year

 Geeta Anand, Acting Professor of Reporting, UC Berkeley School of Journalism

 The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies, The South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley, Department of History of Art, Blum Center for Developing Economies, Master of Development Practice, Department of Art Practice, Graduate School of Journalism, Human Rights Center

A lecture by Time magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year, photographer, writer, and human rights activist Shahidul Alam.

Don Diego and Pelageya

Film - Feature | November 9 | 7:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Protazanov was a master of stylization, adapting new forms and techniques with the flexibility of a chameleon. Examining his films one can easily trace the influence of Bauer, Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Lubitsch, Griffith, the French ‘avant-garde,’ and so forth. Perhaps Don Diego and Pelageya, too, offers a stylization of sorts—but a cleverly concealed one. A comedy of the 1920s is easily...   More >

Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall | Note change in date

 Department of Music

Wei Cheng, Director
This concert uses award-winning Canadian composer Katerina Gimon’s choral work Element, a four-movement song cycle by the titles of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water as its framework.
The program features choral compositions from different times and places that reflect each element in their original forms and philosophical meanings, including compositions by James Macmillan,...   More >

$16 GA, $12 Seniors, Staff, $5 students

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Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller

Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)

 Center for New Music & Audio Technologies

CNMAT Presents an evening with Maggi Payne, Jeffrey Lubow, and Cullen Miller.

Program:
8pm: Lubow/Miller in a duo with interactive, spatialized synthesis.
9pm: Payne will be performing a number of new works (details below)

$10 General, $5 Students and seniors

David Sedaris

Special Event | November 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

A master of satire and hilarious commentator on topics both mundane and profound, Sedaris brings his beloved stories and essays to vivid life onstage. As the New York Times remarked, “He loves audiences, audiences love him, and his readings attract hundreds and even thousands of people.”

$36–$92 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

David Sedaris appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on November 9, 2019 in Zellerbach Hall.

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be...   More >

Power to the People

You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor

 Library

Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.

“Orange’s debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a...   More >

 Show UCB ID to enter Moffitt Library

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. 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 >