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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

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.

Softball vs. Oregon

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 14 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.

Foundations for Buddhist Chaplaincy: Dialogues and Developments in Japan and North America connecting Teachings and Effective Service

Conference/Symposium | March 13 – 15, 2020 every day |  Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS)

 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Institute of Buddhist Studies, BDK America

Buddhist chaplaincy is developing rapidly in both North America and Japan. This international conference seeks to develop connections and conversations and discuss specific challenges and successes Buddhist chaplains experience on both sides of the Pacific.

The practice of Buddhist chaplaincy is sustained and guided by the Buddhist teachings or Buddhadharma. At this conference, we are...   More >


  Register online by March 1.

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?


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Preparing to Publish in Today's Market

Lecture | March 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 210 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Rachael Herron

 UC Berkeley Extension

With a manuscript in hand, it can be difficult to figure out whether to aim for a traditional New York publishing deal or to go the self-publishing route.

Are New York deals more lucrative?

Is the technology involved in self-publishing difficult to learn?

What about marketing?

In this one-day workshop, find out the pros and cons of each approach and be able to make informed,...   More >


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Natural Dyes of Brazil: A focus on Indigineous techniques with Eber Lopes-Ferreira

Workshop | March 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 10am - 4pm 
This year, as a part of our Fiber & Dye festivities, we welcome visiting natural dyer Eber Lopes-Ferreira to present a day-long workshop on the native natural dyes of Brazil. Eber runs a studio called Etnobotanica focused on the sustainable harvesting of natural dyes, while creating products that meet the utmost of standards for industry.  In this workshop...   More >

$200, $190 members

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Japanese American Women Alumnae: 30th Annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon

Special Event | March 14 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Country Club

 7901 Cutting Blvd., El Cerrito, CA

 Dr. Satsuki Ina

 Cal Alumni Association, Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley

Please join us as we honor the legacy of Japanese American women at Cal.

We will recognize our undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients -- Olivia Canak, Juliette Franzman, Nicole Inaba, Areyon Jolivette, Maya Lemmon-Kishi, and Gemma Vanover – and our Outstanding Alumna of the year, Betty Furuta. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Satsuki Ina, will speak on her ground-breaking research.

$45 Adult, $15 Students

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Film: Bedlam

Film - Documentary | March 14 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Bedlam takes us inside psychiatric emergency rooms, jails, homes, and homeless encampments in its wrenching portrayal of America’s crisis surrounding the care of severely mentally ill citizens. Filmed over five years in Los Angeles, the documentary tracks individual stories of patients caught on an endless spiral of ineffective care, exposing the anatomy of a broken healthcare system. Bedlam...   More >

CoE x CNR Case Competition

Miscellaneous | March 14 | 3-6 p.m. |  Valley Life Sciences Building

 Student Environmental Resource Center

The case competition, presented by the Student Environmental Resource Center, will showcase collaborative research between the College of Engineering and the College of Natural Resources.

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Film: Baara

Film - Feature | March 14 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The unlikely friendship between a young worker from the countryside and a progressive factory engineer leads to the triggering of political and class fault lines in Cissé’s searing 1978 drama. Set in Mali’s capital, Bamako, Baara (Work) vividly dissects not only how its people work, but how they profit or (more often) lose when pitted against one another—bosses against unions, women against men,...   More >

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo perform Saturday–Sunday, March 14–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Dorrance Dance performs SOUNDspace Friday–Sunday, March 13–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Playhouse.

Film: Dementia 13

Film - Feature | March 14 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This atmospheric tale of terror, Coppola’s second venture, was considered so shocking that a test was devised to determine the viewer’s fitness for watching it. The “D-13 Test” (screened before the feature) plumbs one’s predisposition for traumatic breakdown. “IF YOU FAIL THE TEST . . . you will be asked to leave the theatre!” Dementia 13, for its part, is no ordinary shockfest. The first...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

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 >

Brave Warriors and Fantastic Tales: The World According to Yoshitoshi

Exhibit - Painting | February 5 – May 31, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

January 15–May 31, 2020
Among the last great ukiyo-e artists of Meiji Japan, Taiso Yoshitoshi (1839–1892) 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 >

Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 19 – July 19, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

February 19–July 19, 2020
Rosie Lee Tompkins (1936–2006) 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 >

Art for Human Rights: Peace Now!

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26 – July 12, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 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 >