Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day | Online
Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE
This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.
Seminar | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Our research is focused on harnessing the untapped reactivity of abundant chemical feedstocks to enable late-stage functionalization of medicinally relevant molecules. We have recently developed new approaches for selective C-H and C-O functionalization of alcohols, amines, and carbonyls, using a combination of radical (1e-) and closed shell (2e-) processes that act in concert with one another.... More >
Presentation | March 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Online-Zoom
Christopher Simpson, PhD, MSc
In this free webinar, Dr. Simpson will report concentrations of PM and VOCs measured in two indoor cannabis cultivation facilities, and measurements of work-related respiratory symptoms, lung function, and cannabis allergy in workers.
Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services
The Mindfulness Meditation Group meets every Tuesday at 12:15-1:00 pm at 3110 Tang Center on campus. All campus-affiliated people are welcome to join us on a drop-in basis, no registration or meditation experience necessary. We start with a short reading on meditation practice, followed by 30 minutes of silent sitting, and end with a brief discussion period.
Seminar | March 10 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Mark Bils, Professor, The University of Rochester
Seminar | March 10 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Dan Benjamin, USC
Information Session | March 10 | 2-2:30 p.m. | Online
Discover how this certificate can help you change to become a personal financial adviser, understand personal financial planning concepts and techniques to better perform your current work, or prepare you to take the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification examination.
Seminar | March 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
Ezra Oberfield, Princeton University
Colloquium | March 10 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Christopher Rea, Professor of Chinese, University of British Columbia
Andrew Jones, Professor and Louis B. Agassiz Chair in Chinese, UC Berkeley
Li Ka-Shing Foundation Program in Modern Chinese History at Berkeley
This talk will examine several examples of how Hollywood films influenced Chinese films between the 1920s and the 1940s. Historians are well aware that Chinese cinema culture of the Republican era had extensive international links, in production, distribution, and exhibition. They have identified stylistic similarities, shared genre conventions (the musical, the social melodrama, the horror film,... More >
From the Edge of the Ghetto: The Quest of Small City African-Americans to Survive Post-Industrialism
Colloquium | March 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Shorb House, Latinx Research Center
Alford Young, Jr., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Departments of Sociology and Afroamerican and African Studies, and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
This talk presents a case for how configurations of race, class, and gender surface for lower-income African Americans in their struggle to come to terms with post-industrialism. Based on interviews with 103 working class and low-income African Americans from Ypsilanti, Michigan, it explores how they make sense of work and work opportunity.
Seminar | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
Molecular vibrational polaritons are hybrid half-light, half-matter quasiparticle. This hybrid quasiparticles not only inherit properties of both photons and matters, but also processes unique new photonic and molecular phenomena, including tilting chemical potential landscapes of reactions, adding new energy transfer pathways and strong photonic interactions. Many of these developments hinge on... More >
Lecture | March 10 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Udi Greenberg, Dartmouth College
A series of recent controversies has raised many questions about Europes treatment of its religious minorities. Why do societies that claim to respect religious freedom and tolerance so routinely discriminate against Muslims, Jews, and others? Udi Greenberg will explore the origins of Europes contemporary thinking about religious pluralism to the recent peace between Catholics and Protestants... More >
Dalvir Pannu | The Sikh Heritage - Beyond Borders: An Illustrated history of the Sikh shrines in Pakistan
Reading - Nonfiction | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall
Dalvir Singh Pannu, Author
Sugata Ray, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art, History of Art Department, UC Berkeley
A conversation around Dalvir Pannu's new publication, The Sikh Heritage: Beyond Borders, an illustrated history of the Sikh shrines in Pakistan.
Workshop | March 10 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
A representative from the California Tax Franchise Board will present on how to determine your California state tax residency and complete your nonresident alien tax forms. Collect your tax report forms (W-2 and/or 1042-S forms and/or 1099) and follow along as they take you through a step-by-step example for filing your state tax return.
Note: Please complete your federal tax return via GTP... More >
Presentation | March 10 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Jane Garcia, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), La Clínica de La Raza, Inc; Tom Wong, Director of the US Immigration Policy Center, PoliSci Professor at UCSD, & Board of the CA Immigrant Policy Center, US Immigration Policy Center; Milly Trapp, Campaign Coordinator, Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA); Christopher Sanchez, Policy Advocate, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights; Maricela Gutierrez, Executive Director, Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN)
As politicians continue to invoke nativist and racist fears to garner votes for the upcoming election cycle, immigrant advocates and allies are fighting back. Find out how you can get involved at an evening of dialogue and grassroots organizing for health, social, and racial justice.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 10 | 6 p.m. | Evans Field
Cal Baseball hosts San Jose State at Evans Diamond.
Information Session | March 10 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)
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 - 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 >