Saturday, March 14, 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.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 14 | Levine-Fricke Field
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
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.
Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
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?
Lecture | March 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 210 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
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 >
Workshop | March 14 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC 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
Special Event | March 14 | 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Berkeley Country Club
7901 Cutting Blvd., El Cerrito, CA
Dr. Satsuki Ina
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
Film - Documentary | March 14 | 2 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bedlam takes us inside psychiatric emergency rooms, jails, homes, and homeless encampments in its wrenching portrayal of Americas 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 >
Miscellaneous | March 14 | 3-6 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building
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.
Film - Feature | March 14 | 5 p.m. | 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 Cissés searing 1978 drama. Set in Malis capital, Bamako, Baara (Work) vividly dissects not only how its people work, but how they profit or (more often) lose when pitted against one anotherbosses against unions, women against men,... More >
Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
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)
Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrances SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basicsmovement 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)
Film - Feature | March 14 | 8:15 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This atmospheric tale of terror, Coppolas second venture, was considered so shocking that a test was devised to determine the viewers fitness for watching it. The D-13 Test (screened before the feature) plumbs ones 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
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 >