<< June 2017 >>

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club: To Gain Confidence and Find Your Voice

Meeting | December 1, 2016 – December 7, 2017 the first Thursday of the month every month | 7:30-8:30 a.m. | Au Coquelet Cafe, (backroom)

 2000 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA

 Berkeley Communicators Toastmasters Club

Find out how to improve your public speaking skills and build confidence through the Toastmaster.

If you have wanted to improve your communication skills, practice public speaking and leadership, but find it difficult to do on your own, this is the place for you.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday 7:30am - 8:30am every month
Free street parking and close to Downtown Berkeley BART

Multimodal Transportation Operations: Evaluation Methods and Performance Measures

Workshop | May 23 – June 8, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Michael Mauch, Institute of Transportation Studies; Bill Cisco, PTV Group

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online training course provides the fundamentals required to understand, perform, and interpret the results from multimodal operational analysis and performance evaluations. Several of the most commonly used evaluation and analysis methods are presented with real-world examples. The course focuses on how to develop an appropriate set of performance measures to reliably compute the gains...   More >

 This course is intended for transportation planners, transportation engineers and technicians at local, regional, and state agencies, as well as transportation planning consultants. Both new and experienced planners and engineers will benefit from this co

Free First Thursday at BAMPFA

Special Event | February 2 – December 7, 2017 the first Thursday of the month every month | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

First Thursdays are a great time to visit BAMPFA. The galleries are free all day and we offer guided exhibition tours.

free admission to the galleries

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Monitoring Covert Visual Decisions via Neural Population Dynamics in Frontal Cortex

Seminar | June 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall

 William T. Newsome, Vincent C.V. Woo Director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

Russell De Valois Memorial Lecture Series

Lecture | June 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall

 William T. Newsome, PhD, Harman Family Provostial Professor, Vincent V.C. Woo Director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute

 Department of Psychology

Monitoring Covert Visual Decisions via Neural Population Dynamics in Frontal Cortex

Five Tables of Elevated Emotional States

Special Event | June 1 | 4-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Drop by our art study centers on Free First Thursdays and get an up-close view of some of the treasures of the BAMPFA collections, laid out on the five tables in the seminar area. Among the works on view this session: film stills from the silent Expressionist masterpiece The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari; Edvard Munch’s claustrophobic Self-Portrait in 1895; Margo Humphrey’s vivid lithograph Crying...   More >

 Admission to this event is free

Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Inspector Gadje

Performing Arts - Music | June 1 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Inspector Gadje
Balkan Brass Party

$22 Adult, $20 UCBG Member Adult, $15 Youth 5-17yrs old, Free under 5

 SOLD OUT!.

Stalker Andrei | Tarkovsky | USSR, 1979

Film - Feature | June 1 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A writer, a scientist, and their “stalker” guide venture into a mysterious wasteland known as the Zone. “A dense, complex, often contradictory, and endlessly pliable allegory about human consciousness” (Slant).

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Friday, June 2, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Environmental History: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | June 2 – 3, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th Floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

“The story of world history, if it is to be balanced and accurate, will inevitably consider the natural environment and the myriad ways in which it has both affected and been affected by human activities…Economics, trade, and world politics are regulated, whether humans wish it or not, and whether they are conscious of it, by the availability, location, and finite nature of what, in the language...   More >

 This program is open to in-service and pre-service community college teachers and for in-service AP-level high school teachers.

Free

  Registration opens January 3. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 15.

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | June 2 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

Dancing for Fun and Fitness (BEUHS605)

Workshop | June 2 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium

 Nadia Qabazard

 Be Well at Work - Wellness

Fit some fun and fitness into your day with these free, beginner dance classes. Zumba will be on 2/10, and 5/5, Samba will be on 3/3 and Polynesian/Hula will be on 4/7 and 6/2. No partner required. Comfortable clothing and athletic shoes recommended.

  Register online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

100 Years with Juan Rulfo (Cien años con Juan Rulfo) | Juan Carlos Rulfo | Mexico, 2017

Film - Feature | June 2 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A very personal profile of the great Mexican author and photographer Juan Rulfo, created by his son Juan Carlos, whose film In the Pit won Best Documentary at Sundance.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Ryan Adams

Performing Arts - Music | June 2 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

With decades of acclaimed work to his credit, and accolades ranging from “one of the most elegant singer-songwriters of his generation” (The New York Times) to “one of the few truly great roots-rock troubadours left” (Entertainment Weekly)

  Buy tickets online

Dvorak Stabat Mater, Op. 58: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 2 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Ming Luke, Music Director; Ariana Strahl, soprano; Kara Cornell, mezzo soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; Colin Ramsey, bass

 Department of Political Science

Free Performance

Saturday, June 3, 2017

California Invasive Species Awareness Week

Holiday | June 3 – 11, 2017 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The goals of the California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) are to increase public awareness of invasive species issues and promote public participation in the fight against California's invasive species and their impacts on our natural resources.

Prevention is the most effective strategy in managing invasive species. However, hundreds of invasive plants and animals have already...   More >

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Environmental History: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | June 2 – 3, 2017 every day | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), 5th Floor, Institute for East Asian Studies conference room

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

“The story of world history, if it is to be balanced and accurate, will inevitably consider the natural environment and the myriad ways in which it has both affected and been affected by human activities…Economics, trade, and world politics are regulated, whether humans wish it or not, and whether they are conscious of it, by the availability, location, and finite nature of what, in the language...   More >

 This program is open to in-service and pre-service community college teachers and for in-service AP-level high school teachers.

Free

  Registration opens January 3. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 15.

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 7, 2019 the first Saturday of the month every month with exceptions | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join the Garden for our monthly Sick Plant Clinic and find out which diseases ail your plants. Entomologists are also available to identify the pests that are living in your plants too! Please cover plants and disease samples in containers or bags before entering the Garden.

BERKELEY CLINIC DIAGNOSES RESIDENTS' PLANTS
Lauren Reed-Guy, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle June...   More >

The Great Transmission | Pema Gellek | US, Tibet, India, 2015

Film - Documentary | June 3 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Screening weekly in Theater Two, this award-winning documentary is the story of one Tibetan refugee lama and his efforts to preserve the sacred texts of his tradition. Witnessing the disintegration of his heritage, Tarthang Tulku dedicated his life to restoring a text tradition that was nearly lost during the turbulence of the twentieth century. Working with a handful of volunteers, he would...   More >

Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

The Secret Garden | Agnieszka Holland, | United States, 1993, (103 mins)

Film - Feature | June 3 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott,

Agnieszka Holland adapted Frances Hodgson Burnett’s beloved tale of an enterprising girl (Kate Maberly) who uncovers secrets at her uncle’s forbidding estate, including an abandoned garden and a neglected boy. Together the children make the garden bloom and transform the lives of all who live there. Janet Maslin wrote in the...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Dvorak Stabat Mater, Op. 58: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 3 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Ming Luke, Music Director; Ariana Strahl, soprano; Kara Cornell, mezzo soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; Colin Ramsey, bass

 Department of Political Science

Free Performance

Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press

Film - Documentary | June 3 | 5:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Barney Rosset acquired the then fledgling Grove Press in 1951 and soon embarked on a career of publishing and political engagement on the barricades of free expression. The first American publisher of Samuel Beckett, Kenzaburo Oe, Tom Stoppard, Che Guevara, John Rechy, and Malcolm X, he went to the Supreme Court to break the obscenity ban on works of fiction such as Lady Chatterley’s Lover,...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters | Paul Schrader | United States, 1985

Film - Feature | June 3 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Paul Schrader and his brother Leonard joined together with Bay Area producer Tom Luddy for this rich, compelling profile of the controversial Japanese literary giant Yukio Mishima, who committed suicide in 1970 after a failed coup attempt.

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

California Invasive Species Awareness Week

Holiday | June 3 – 11, 2017 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The goals of the California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) are to increase public awareness of invasive species issues and promote public participation in the fight against California's invasive species and their impacts on our natural resources.

Prevention is the most effective strategy in managing invasive species. However, hundreds of invasive plants and animals have already...   More >

Herb Day!

Special Event | June 4 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a lovely day of celebrating the Herb Garden collections of the UC Botanical Garden. We'll have activities on the lawn including botanical scratch-and-sniff stickers, herbal bath salts, a scent matching station, and a natural dye demonstration table. Docent explainers will also be on-site to interpret the many uses of plants in the Herb Garden.

Free with Garden Admission

  Buy tickets by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Cal Discoveries Travel Reception and 2018 Program Preview

Reception | June 4 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association

Join Cal Discoveries Travel and our tour operator partners for light refreshments and wine at our annual reception and learn about our 2018 educational travel offerings. You will have an opportunity to discuss trips with the people who plan the itineraries as well as visit with some of our most esteemed faculty lecturers.

  RSVP online or by calling Cal Discoveries Travel at 510.900.8222, or by emailing Cal Discoveries Travel at caldiscoveries@alumni.berkeley.edu by May 26.

Dvorak Stabat Mater, Op. 58: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | June 4 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Ming Luke, Music Director; Ariana Strahl, soprano; Kara Cornell, mezzo soprano; Brian Thorsett, tenor; Colin Ramsey, bass

 Department of Political Science

Free Performance

Intruder in the Dust | Clarence Brown | United States, 1949

Film - Feature | June 4 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Juano Hernandez, Claude Jarman, Jr., David Brian, Elizabeth Patterson,

Shot in Faulkner country—Oxford, Mississippi—this adaptation of his novel was one of the first films to break the Hollywood taboo on the subject of racism; today it shows how Faulkner is more relevant than ever. The story of a black man, Lucas, who incurs a town’s wrath by refusing to act like a “nigger,” and of...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

California Typewriter | Doug Nichol | United States, 2016

Film - Documentary | June 4 | 5:45 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In Person:

Doug Nichol
Steve Wasserman
Jeremy Mayer
Herbert Permillion III
Ken Alexander




This hymn to the ordinary typewriter is also a portrait of the countless artists, writers, and collectors (including Tom Hanks and Sam Shepard) who remain steadfast in their love and loyalty. “Pure typewriter heaven” (Don DeLillo).

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Memories of Underdevelopment (Memorias del subdesarrollo) | Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Cuba, 1968

Film - Feature | June 4 | 8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

FEATURING
Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés,

The Cuban cinema reached full maturity with this classic study of a bourgeois writer who stays in Cuba after the revolution, despite his alienation from the new society and the loss of all his friends to Miami. Based on novelist/screenwriter Edmundo Desnoes’s autobiographical Inconsolable Memories, Memories of...   More >

Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission

  Buy tickets online

Monday, June 5, 2017

California Invasive Species Awareness Week

Holiday | June 3 – 11, 2017 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The goals of the California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) are to increase public awareness of invasive species issues and promote public participation in the fight against California's invasive species and their impacts on our natural resources.

Prevention is the most effective strategy in managing invasive species. However, hundreds of invasive plants and animals have already...   More >

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Entrepreneurial Toastmasters Club Meeting

Meeting | June 6, 2016 – August 14, 2017 every Monday | 6:20-7:20 p.m. | 373 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that develops communication and leadership skills through public speaking.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Garden Closed

Holiday | November 4, 2014 – December 5, 2017 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The garden is closed the first Tuesday of every month.

-Why is the Garden Closed one day a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Garden’s Horticultural staff need one day per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day from somewhere...   More >

California Invasive Species Awareness Week

Holiday | June 3 – 11, 2017 every day |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The goals of the California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) are to increase public awareness of invasive species issues and promote public participation in the fight against California's invasive species and their impacts on our natural resources.

Prevention is the most effective strategy in managing invasive species. However, hundreds of invasive plants and animals have already...   More >

Design and Diversity Exhibition

Miscellaneous | June 1 – September 7, 2017 every day |  Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

This exhibit of original materials from the Environmental Design Archives showcases a nexus of design and diversity.

Multimodal Transportation Operations: Evaluation Methods and Performance Measures

Workshop | May 23 – June 8, 2017 every Tuesday & Thursday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Online

 Michael Mauch, Institute of Transportation Studies; Bill Cisco, PTV Group

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online training course provides the fundamentals required to understand, perform, and interpret the results from multimodal operational analysis and performance evaluations. Several of the most commonly used evaluation and analysis methods are presented with real-world examples. The course focuses on how to develop an appropriate set of performance measures to reliably compute the gains...   More >

 This course is intended for transportation planners, transportation engineers and technicians at local, regional, and state agencies, as well as transportation planning consultants. Both new and experienced planners and engineers will benefit from this co

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | June 6 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

 UC Berkeley Extension

Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.

  Make reservations online

Collapse of the 16-Story Plasco Building in Tehran due to Fire: Special Seminar on Structural and Fire Engineering

Seminar | June 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall

 Professor Ali Akbar Aghakouchak, Ph.D., CEE Dept. Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

 Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Plasco was a 16-story building constructed in 1962 that collapsed on January 30th, 2017 due to fire. In this presentation initially, the incident and the architectural and structural specifications of the building are described. Then the results of different linear and non-linear analyses of the structure are presented.

EPMS Weekly Seminar

Seminar | November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2017 every Tuesday | 5:10-6 p.m. | 212 O'Brien Hall

 Engineering and Project Management Society

Each week the Engineering and Project Management Society brings in a speaker to talk about topics related to construction and project management. Light refreshments will be provided.

Event is ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at...   More >