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Saturday, March 28, 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.

Gendered Threads of Globalization (GToG): Textile Crossings in Asia Pacific

Conference/Symposium | March 27 – 29, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  University of Victoria

 University of Victoria, Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley, The South Asia Art Initiative

Conference: Gendered Threads of Globalization: 20th c. Textile Crossings in Asia Pacific

Fiber and Dye Family Day

Workshop | March 28 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come explore the wonderful world of plant-based fibers & dyes. There will be weaving demonstrations, paper and twine making, and natural dye activities! Explore our exhibit and join us for this free hands-on family day for children and adults of all ages.

Film:Chamisso’s Shadow: A Journey to the Bering Sea in Three Chapters. Chapter 2, Part 1: Chukotka

Film - Documentary | March 28 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The second stage of Ulrike Ottinger’s voyage to the far north takes her to Chukotka, where Asia faces America across the narrow Bering Strait. Here, the indigenous cultures have much in common with those of Alaska, but with a different colonial overlay: in a port where Vitus Bering stopped on his expedition to discover the farthest reaches of Peter the Great’s empire, a statue of Lenin still...   More >

DIY Clothing Repair Workshop with Cal ReUSE

Workshop | March 28 | 2-4 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Help reduce textile waste and give new life to old clothes! This event is a free clothing repair workshop. Bring your clothing with torn seams, holes, or missing buttons, and we'll teach you how to make simple and easy repairs!

This event is hosted alongside the Hearst Museum's current exhibit, Cloth That Stretches: Weaving Community Across Time and Space and is included with museum...   More >

Film: March, March! Tra-Ta-Ta!

Film - Feature | March 28 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A Baltic Duck Soup about the dispute between the nations of Centia and Grosha over a desert borderland, this ambitious, playful film makes colorful fun of fascists and imperialists, patriotism and dogmatism, United Nations debates and Eastern European squabbles, in a burst of creative satire made the same year as Dr. Strangelove. The movie—a pan-Soviet production conceived in Lithuania, one of...   More >

Baseball vs. Oregon State

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 28 | 6 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts Oregon State at Evans Diamond.

Film: One from the Heart

Film - Feature | March 28 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

With lavishly surreal sets and a giddily romantic mood, One from the Heart is Coppola’s candy-colored valentine to a cinema of pure attractions, his alternative to the arduous on-location production method and brooding themes of Apocalypse Now. Finding Las Vegas not quite neon or fake enough, Coppola recreated it on a ten-acre lot and multiple soundstages and set Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul...   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 >

Ulrike Ottinger / MATRIX 276

Exhibit - Photography | March 25 – June 28, 2020 every day |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Ulrike Ottinger (b. 1942) resides in Berlin, where she works as a filmmaker, visual artist, and director of theater and opera. She became interested in photography at the age of nine and it has remained (along with cinematography) one of her primary pursuits as a visual artist. Over the course of her career, she has created a body of work that is deeply informed by her encounters with fellow...   More >

Cloth that Stretches: Weaving Community Across Time and Space

Exhibit - Artifacts | February 13 – June 21, 2020 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. 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 time—reviving old traditions—and 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 >