Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Remediating the Studio System in May 1970: The Firesign Theatre's Don't Crush That Dwarf Hand Me the Pliers - Lecture with Jeremy Braddock
Lecture | March 4 | Wheeler Hall, 300 Wheeler Hall
Remediating the Studio System in May 1970: The Firesign Theatre's Don't Crush That Dwarf Hand Me the Pliers
Conference/Symposium | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 8 a.m.-6 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium
Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Find more information on the BIDS Events list: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.
Workshop | March 4 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Wikimedias race and gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of participation by women and underrepresented groups. This adds up to an alarming absence in an important repository of shared knowledge.
Lets change that. Join us in 405 Moffitt Library on Wednesday, March 4... More >
A Cal ID card is required to enter Moffitt. The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor -- ideally at least two weeks prior t
Special Event | March 4 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Newts return! Each year, the winter rains prompt newts to migrate to the Gardens Japanese Pool where their mating behaviors can be easily observed. Docents will be on hand to provide garden visitors with an up-close look at newts at all stages of their life cycle, and to answer questions about these amazing and adorable animals. Free with Garden admission.
Information Session | March 4 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Online
Discover how this certificate, approved by the Human Resource Certification Institute, can help you make the most of growing opportunities in human resource management.
Seminar | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
**Simon Groen**, New York University
Lecture | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Catherine Flynn explores the ways in which James Joyce's imaginative consciousness was shaped by the paradigmatic city of European urban modernity.
Seminar | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
CITRIS Research Exchange with Grace Gu
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
About CITRIS Research Exchange:
Launched in 2008, CITRIS Research Exchange delivers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders. CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm... More >
Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: Arnon Lecture: Towards Molecular Movies of Photosynthesis "in Action" with X-Ray Free Electron Lasers
Seminar | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Dr. Petra Fromme received her B.S. (Vordiplom) and M.S. (Diplom) in Biochemistry from the Free University of Berlin, received her Ph.D. in chemistry and did her habilitation in physical chemistry at the Technical University of Berlin.
Performing Arts - Music | March 4 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Space, interaction, improvisation
Music 203 students present new music
Since 1953 the Noon Concert Series has featured a variety of performance from Music students, faculty, and guest musicians.
11:55 - Doors Open
12:15 - Start
Information Session | March 4 | 12-12:30 p.m. | Online
UC Berkeley Extensions Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies</a> is a comprehensive, accelerated course of study that is designed by paralegals for paralegals and taught by practicing attorneys.
Lecture | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Tobias Schulze-Cleven, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations
Policymakers across the world have embraced higher education to generate the human capital believed to be essential for sustaining economic development and social welfare in the 21st centurys "global knowledge economy." Attempts to disrupt universities and redesign inherited modes of education delivery have accompanied commitments to expanding access. This talk explores the regulatory strategies... More >
Workshop | March 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 198 University Hall
Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work.
Presentation | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Online-Zoom
Carolyn S. Dewa, PhD, MPH
There is growing recognition that physicians are exposed to workplace factors that increase the risk of work stress. Long-term exposure to high work stress can result in burnout. Reports from around the world suggest about one-third to one-half of physicians experience burnout. This webinar will explore the evidence available to quantify the impact of burnout on physician practice.
Social Event | March 4 – June 3, 2020 the first Wednesday of the month every month | 12-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union
Every First Wednesday the Student Union provides plenty of jigsaw puzzles for you to piece together. Join us on the 1st floor of the MLK Jr. Building. Sit back, relax, forget your cares, while you focus on not studying!
Colloquium | March 4 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room | Note change in date
Julien Teitler, Professor, Social Work & Sociology, School of Social Work, Columbia 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.
Hina Rabbani Khar | Evolving Geopolitics of Southern Asia: A conversation with the former Foreign Minister of Pakistan
Lecture | March 4 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistani politician who served as the 21st Foreign Minister of Pakistan
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Join us for a talk followed by conversation with Hina Rabbani Khar, the former Foreign Minister of Pakistan.
Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education: Author's book talk, with opening remarks by Zeus Leonardo, comments by Tianna Paschel
Lecture | March 4 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Way West
Center for Latin American Studies, Graduate School of Education, Department of Sociology, Department of Geography, Center for Diversified Farming Systems, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)
The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (MST) is one of the largest social movements in Latin America. In the past 35 years, it has become famous globally for its success in occupying land, winning land rights, and developing alternative economic enterprises for over a million landless workers. In her recent book, Rebecca Tarlau explores how MST activists have pressured municipalities, states,... More >
Social Event | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday with exceptions | 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 >
Seminar | March 4 | 3-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Ravi Bellamkonda, Duke University
Professor, Biomedical Engineering,
Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering,
Bellamkonda's research explores the interplay of biomaterials and the nervous system for the development of peripheral nerve regeneration, brain electrode interfacing, and brain tumor therapies.
Film - Short | March 4 | 3:10 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The three works in tonights program were originally released as parts of omnibus films. In The Marriage Agency, Fellinis contribution to the neorealist anthology Love in the City, a reporter comes into the agency pretending that he is looking for a wife for his friend who has delusions of being a werewolf. To his surprise, they have just the woman for him. The Temptations of Doctor Antonio,... More >
A Drop of Midnight: A Memoir | A Reading and Book Talk with Jason Timbuktu Diakité, Moderated by Dr. Stephen Small (Department of African American Studies and African Diaspora Studies)
Panel Discussion | March 4 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall
Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité
Dr. Stephen Small, Department of African American Studies & African Diaspora Studies)
"A Drop of Midnight: A Memoir" is World-renowned hip-hop artist Jason Timbuktu Diakités vivid and intimate journey through his own and his familys historyfrom South Carolina slavery to twenty-first-century Sweden.
Born to an interracial American couple in Sweden, Jason Diakité grew up between worldspart Swedish, American, black, white, Cherokee, Slovak, and German, riding a delicate... More >
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: “Sex-dependent control of macronutrient intake and metabolism, via FGF21”
Seminar | March 4 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Karen Ryan, UCD
Weaponizing Narratives: Why America Wants Gun Control But Doesnt Have It: Jefferson Memorial Lecture featuring Gary Younge
Lecture | March 4 | 4:10-5:45 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Gary Younge will present a lecture that is part of the 400 commemoration. There is great interest in him. The following units on campus are involved in his time on campus: GSPP, JSchool, Sociology, PoliSci. Please include on front page website events listings.
Special Event | March 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.) | Note change in time
RISE! Celebrating Women*, Community Love and Leadership
*We welcome all who experience life through the lens of woman in body, spirit, identity - past, present, future, and fluid.
RSVP online by March 4.
Performing Arts - Theater | March 4 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | B4 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in time
Megan Xotchilt Espinoza
TDPS and the New Play Reading Series present Sombras, Nada Mas, envisioned and written by Megan Xotchilt Espinoza.
Bienvenida is undergoing the transition between a life where she suffered from dementia and a death where she is able to remember everything. We journey through her granddaughter, Soledad's, and her relationship in time to understand when the forgetting began.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 4 | 6 p.m. | Evans Field
Cal Baseball hosts Michigan at Evans Diamond.
Workshop | January 15 – December 16, 2020 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall
Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.
Find out more at toastmasters.org or just drop by one of our meetings to get started.
Toastmasters on Campus has earned Toastmasters' highest honor, the... More >
Lecture | March 4 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, MAR 4, 6:30pm. Join us for a talk with the 2019 recipient of the Arcus/Places Prize. Co-sponsored by the Arcus Foundation Endowment and Places Journal. Open to all!
Performing Arts - Theater | March 4 – 5, 2020 every day | 7-8:30 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Room 170 (Z170)
Marie Shelton's adaptation of Hamlet takes a poetic and grotesque look at the language and situations of William Shakespeare's time-honored classic to explore how we come to understand ourselves through others through their bodies, through their memories, and through the theatre they perform every day.
Seating is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups of 5 of more people are encouraged to RSVP.
Film - Feature | March 4 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Hair can be many things to many people, but in Rosine Mbakams elegant, warmhearted documentary it makes up the strands that tie the West African customers and staff of one small Brussels hair salon to one another and to their homeland. The stores and the films heart is salon owner Sabine, a Cameroonian immigrant, surrogate mother and sister, community protector, lioness and confidant, weaving... More >
AIA Joukowsky Lecture - Investigating a Minoan coastal town in east Crete: new work at Palaikastro, 2012-16
Lecture | March 4 | 7-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Carl Knappett, Walter Graham/ Homer Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory, Department of Art, University of Toronto
Palaikastro is one of the most intensively excavated settlements of Minoan Crete. Yet, we still understand relatively little of its urban organization, and how the town fit in its wider landscape. In this talk I report on a five-year project (2012-16) that has conducted excavations in a new neighborhood on the edge of town, while also applying techniques of landscape analysis to look at the... More >
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
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 - Painting | February 5 – May 31, 2020 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
January 15May 31, 2020
Among the last great ukiyo-e artists of Meiji Japan, Taiso Yoshitoshi (18391892) reigned supreme for his daring prints based on various tales and legends of ancient Japan and China. He made use of Western colors and inks for dramatic effect, yet stayed loyal to the woodblock print techniques that had guided past masters. In his short life, he created numerous series... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 19 – July 19, 2020 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
February 19July 19, 2020
Rosie Lee Tompkins (19362006) is widely considered one of the most brilliant and inventive quiltmakers of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Her reputation has grown to the point where her work is no longer considered solely within the context of quilting, but celebrated among the great American artistic achievements of our time. Rosie Lee Tompkins: A... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – July 12, 2020 every day | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
In the spring of 1970, President Richard Nixon announced an expansion of the Vietnam War into eastern Cambodia. After fifteen years in Vietnam, the maneuver prompted outrage across an already divided United States. Nixon and other conservative politicians, tired of near-constant dissent, focused their energies on vocal university students who protested the war. Nixon called them bums, while... More >
Exhibit - Painting | March 4 | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Exploring the Intersection of the Folk and the Modern in Postcolonial India
March 4May 24, 2020
When All That Is Solid Melts into Air tells the story of the momentous social and artistic transformations that unfolded in the relationship between the modern and the folk within the political and historical context of postcolonial India. The largest body of work in the exhibition comes from... More >
Exhibit - Photography | January 13 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 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 Monday-Friday during the academic year. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please call (510) 643-9670 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for viewing times.
Object Lessons brings together ancient and modern Egyptian artifacts from the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in an exhibition in The Bancroft Library Gallery and Corridor. In the gallery, we invite you to explore how items from everyday life were created and discarded, excavated and conserved, from antiquity to the present day. The corridor... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 13 – June 21, 2020 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Textile makers around the world do more than create vibrant fabrics for innumerable uses. Their creations stretch in countless ways. They reach back in timereviving old traditionsand forward in time, bringing countless innovations, and fusing cultural traditions. Cloth objects may reflect painful histories and the oppression of colonialism. Artisans therefore weave and stitch fabric that is... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | March 4 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The UC Berkeley student curators of When All That Is Solid Melts into Air: Exploring the Intersection of the Folk and the Modern in Postcolonial India offer their cultural and scholarly insights into the work on view. Participating students are Uttara Chaudhuri, Ariana Pemberton, and Ellen Song, along with Assistant Professor Atreyee Gupta (March 4); and Vanessa Jackson, Ashley Pattison-Scott,... More >