Friday, December 6, 2019
Colloquium | December 6 | 128 Morrison Hall
The Performance of Friendship: Paschal de LEstocart and his circle at the University of Basel, 1581-1583
Conference/Symposium | December 3 – 6, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum (6th floor), Chou Hall
TextXD brings together researchers from across a wide range of disciplines, who work with text as a primary source of data. ... More >
Workshop | December 5 – 6, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
This two-day class will introduce you to the fascinating world of Botanical Art. Catherine Watters will teach you to observe, measure and draw plants in great detail and with botanical accuracy. Students will work with graphite, colored pencil and watercolors. All levels are welcome.
$190, $175 members
Register by calling 510-664-7606, or by emailing email@example.com
Workshop | December 6 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.
Free with Garden Admission
Meeting | December 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, CSHE Conference Room, 768
The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the... More >
RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop | December 6 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium
Fit some fun and fitness into your day with these free, beginner dance classes. Zumba will be 9/6, Samba will be 10/4, Hula / Polynesian will be 11/1, and Zumba / Samba will be 12/6. No partner required. Comfortable clothing and athletic shoes recommended.
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
Conference/Symposium | December 6 | 3-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
A symposium to celebrate the winner of the 2019 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism Professor Paul Swanson (Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture) for his book: Clear Serenity, Quiet Insight: Tien-tai Chih-is Mo-ho chih-kuan (3 vols., Nanzan Library of Asian Religion and Culture, Hawaii University Press).
The award presentation, which will begin at 3 PM, will be followed by a... More >
Lecture | December 6 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)
BLC Fellows, UCB
Berkeley Language Center
"An Advanced Chinese Course Design under the Multimedia Language Learning Model"
Weisi, Cai, Lecturer, East Asian Languages & Cultures
"Computer Assisted Vocabulary Learning of Karuk and Yurok"
Dmetri Hayes, GSR, Linguistics
"Communication Through Verse: Teaching Russian Phraseology by Learning Poetry"
Dominick Lawton, GSR, Slavic
"Zhili-Byli : Russian Folklore in the Intermediate... More >
Seminar | December 6 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
Colloquium | December 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Roy Chan, Assistant Professor, Chinese Literature, University of Oregon
Edward Tyerman, Assistant Professor, Russian and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
This talks aims to examine the various ways in which Russian ideas about realism circulated in China, with particular emphasis on the People's Republic of China's deep engagement with Russian and Soviet literature. As the "the people" (renmin) constituted a normative pillar that was central to the PRC's political legitimacy, aesthetic practices designed to provide representational articulation of... More >
Performing Arts - Music | December 6 | 8 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Matthew Sadowski, Director
$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
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.
Exhibit - Photography | August 28, 2019 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, 220 Stephens
In an exhibition of selected works from the past five decades, documentary photographer Ken Light probes social and political issues in America.
Viewing hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please contact the Townsend Center to confirm availability.
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
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 >
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 >