<< June 2018 >>

Friday, June 1, 2018

Baseball NCAA Championship: NCAA Regionals

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | June 1 |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts the NCAA Championship at Evans Diamond.

Migration and Diaspora: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | May 31 – June 2, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 Shane Carter

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

The 2018 Summer Institute for Community College instructors will consider migration and diaspora from the standpoints of wide-ranging disciplines, including history, literature, anthropology, visual arts, genetics, journalism, and international law. Join your teaching colleagues in this exploration of human migrations of the distant past, causes of migration, the subjective experiences of both...   More >

 This event is for community college teachers and AP-level high school teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 11.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Big C Hike

Social Event | June 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. | International House, Front Steps

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Want to learn what Stanford did to the Big C in 1961? Join Berkeley International Office (BIO) advisors on this exhilarating hike to enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay! Bring a camera to capture the moment and don't forget to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. It might be a little dirty. The hike takes 1-1.5 hours. Meet at I-House front entrance on the steps. Bring...   More >

Ray Lamontagne: with very special guest Neko Case

Performing Arts - Music | June 1 | 6 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne announces dates for his 2016 North American Tour in support of his sixth studio album, Ouroboros which will be available on March 4th via RCA Records.

  Buy tickets online

Wild Strawberries

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The film that cemented Bergman’s international reputation deftly interweaves memory, reality, and dream. As an elderly professor recollecting his life’s failures, “Victor Sjöström gives one of the greatest performances of cinema” (National Film Theatre, London).

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Migration and Diaspora: Summer Institute for Community College Educators

Workshop | May 31 – June 2, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Suite 510 Conference Room

 Shane Carter

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies)

The 2018 Summer Institute for Community College instructors will consider migration and diaspora from the standpoints of wide-ranging disciplines, including history, literature, anthropology, visual arts, genetics, journalism, and international law. Join your teaching colleagues in this exploration of human migrations of the distant past, causes of migration, the subjective experiences of both...   More >

 This event is for community college teachers and AP-level high school teachers.

free

  Registration opens January 9. Register online or or by emailing Shane carter at orias@berkeley.edu by May 11.

Sick Plant Clinic

Special Event | February 4, 2017 – December 1, 2018 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 >

Shadow Puppet Faces!: A Family Shadow Puppetry Workshop

Workshop | June 2 | 1-2 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Kroeber Hall

 Daniel Barash

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry with Daniel Barash of THE SHADOW PUPPET WORKSHOP. In conjunction with current exhibition Face to Face: Looking at Objects that Look at You, Daniel will first introduce workshop participants to the art of shadow puppetry, including numerous puppets from Southeast Asia. Then participants will have the opportunity to make unique shadow puppets that bring...   More >

Personal Flag Generator Workshop

Workshop | June 2 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 BAMPFA

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join artists Chris Hamamoto and Jon Sueda and make symbols to contribute to a Bay Area flag symbol archive, then print your own personal flag.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Leaning into the Wind—Andy Goldsworthy

Film - Feature | June 2 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This visually striking, thought-provoking documentary about the British installation artist Andy Goldsworthy is a sequel to the director’s groundbreaking Rivers and Tides—Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time.

Jethro Trull: 50th Anniversary Tour

Performing Arts - Music | June 2 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

It was on the 2nd of February 1968 at the world-famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street that Jethro Tull first performed under that name. The group would go on to become one of the most successful and enduring bands of their era, selling over 60 million albums worldwide and entering the cultural collective consciousness along the way.

  Buy tickets online

Barry Lyndon

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Kubrick’s historical drama follows the travails of a young Irishman (Ryan O’Neal) determined to rise in the world. Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Soundtrack. “A movie at once florid in its realism and brazenly, gluttonously formalistic” (New York Times).

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Junior Recorder Society

Performing Arts - Music | June 3 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In celebration of the group’s twentieth anniversary, the Junior Recorder Society returns to BAMPFA to delight us with period music performed on wind instruments of various sizes.

Early Garden Closure 1pm

Special Event | June 3 | 1 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

The Garden will be closing early for an internal event. Last Garden entry 12:30pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

CANCELLED--Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | June 3 | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Botanical Garden

The docent-led tour is canceled on this date; the Garden is closing early for a private event.


For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu or call 510-643-7265

Facing Agrippina

Performing Arts - Music | June 3 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This behind-the-scenes look at an opera production documents a performance of Handel’s Agrippina by the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, as conducted by René Jacobs and performed at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden.

Cal Discoveries Travel Reception and 2019 Program Preview

Reception | June 3 | 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 2019 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 25.

Vajra Voices

Performing Arts - Music | June 3 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Vajra Voices, known for their “shimmering resonance and elegantly paced performances” (Choir and Organ), present a program of music by Guillaume de Machaut. With Shira Kammen on vielle and harp.

A Touch of Zen

Film - Feature | June 3 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A swordswoman on the run takes refuge with a shy scholar, but soon finds herself back under attack. King Hu’s visionary martial arts epic turns swordplay into ballet, and remains one of the greatest action films of all time.

Monday, June 4, 2018

4th Annual Workshop in Formal Demography

Workshop | June 4 – 8, 2018 every day |  Faculty Club

 Berkeley Population Center

This annual workshop consists of two parts. The first is a 3-day workshop on formal demographic methods. Trainees will learn a variety of methods and applications with a hands-on active-learning approach. The next two days, Thursday and Friday, is a conference, with presentations by leading demographers. Funded by NICHD R25HD083136 and co-sponsored by the Center on the Economics and Demography of...   More >

A Master Class in Silent Film Musical Accompaniment: An Illustrated demonstration of how to accompany a silent film

Performing Arts - Music | June 4 | 1-3 p.m. | CNMAT (1750 Arch St.), Auditorium

 Donald Sosin

 Film & Media Studies

A talk and master class in the art of silent film accompaniment, accompanied by film clips.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

4th Annual Workshop in Formal Demography

Workshop | June 4 – 8, 2018 every day |  Faculty Club

 Berkeley Population Center

This annual workshop consists of two parts. The first is a 3-day workshop on formal demographic methods. Trainees will learn a variety of methods and applications with a hands-on active-learning approach. The next two days, Thursday and Friday, is a conference, with presentations by leading demographers. Funded by NICHD R25HD083136 and co-sponsored by the Center on the Economics and Demography of...   More >

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 2 – December 4, 2018 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...   More >

LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018

Conference/Symposium | June 5 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

  Houghton Street, London UK WC2A 2AE

 The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

The first-ever LSE-UC Berkeley Bangladesh Summit 2018.

 Tickets will be available from 2 May. Registration opens May 2.

Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | June 5 | 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

Mindfulness Meditation Group

Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 Tang Center, University Health Services

 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.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Free Wednesday at the Garden

Special Event | January 3 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Every first Wednesday at the Garden is free admission day.

Graduate Student Lounge

Miscellaneous | April 25 – December 12, 2018 every Wednesday |  Anthony Hall

 ASUC Student Union

Graduate Students! Take advantage of the Graduate Student Lounge at Anthony Hall. Study, grade papers, meet with other grad students.

 Graduate Students only! However, Anthony Hall can be made available to the entire campus and community for reservations at other times.

4th Annual Workshop in Formal Demography

Workshop | June 4 – 8, 2018 every day |  Faculty Club

 Berkeley Population Center

This annual workshop consists of two parts. The first is a 3-day workshop on formal demographic methods. Trainees will learn a variety of methods and applications with a hands-on active-learning approach. The next two days, Thursday and Friday, is a conference, with presentations by leading demographers. Funded by NICHD R25HD083136 and co-sponsored by the Center on the Economics and Demography of...   More >

Wellness Wednesdays: First Wednesday Yoga Walk

Sport - Recreational | June 6 | 9:30-10:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Experience the Garden in a whole new way as you reconnect with your body and with nature in this 60-minute yoga walk. Through gentle movements, standing poses, and breathing exercises, we will walk through the Garden paths, pause at vistas and groves, and awaken your senses. This class is open to all bodies and led by Eugenia Park, a yoga instructor-Ayurveda wellness counselor, mediator, and dancer.

$20 / $15 UCBG Member

  Register online

Ferns Discovery Station

Special Event | June 6 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come learn about ferns at this month's Discovery Station.

Higher Education Researchers Workgroup

Meeting | April 6 – December 6, 2018 every month | 12-1:30 p.m. | Evans Hall, 766/768 CSHE Conference Room

 Center for Studies in Higher Education

The goal of this new group is to bring together qualitative and quantitative higher education researchers working on issues at Berkeley, the University of California, the State of California or elsewhere for the mutual exchange of knowledge, ideas and issues through:
Acquainting one another with their respective research
Discussing research strategies, data base use and data issues
Engaging...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Anne Maclachlan at maclach@berkeley.edu

L'Orfeo

Film - Feature | June 6 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

L’Orfeo showcases Robert Wilson’s wonderful minimalist interpretation of Monteverdi’s seminal first opera, based on Ovid’s Metamorphosis. Performed by the Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala and Concerto Italiano under the direction of Rinaldo Alessandrini.

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | February 1, 2017 – December 5, 2018 the first Wednesday of the month every month 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 >

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | July 2, 2014 – December 26, 2018 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3119 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

Toastmasters has been the world leader in teaching public speaking since 1924. Meetings are an enjoyable, safe, self-paced course designed to get you up and running as a speaker in only a few months.

Ingmar Bergman at Work

Film - Feature | June 6 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Svenska Filminstitutet curator Jon Wengström shares films featuring Bergman as a director on set, offering insights into his working process and collaborations with actors.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

4th Annual Workshop in Formal Demography

Workshop | June 4 – 8, 2018 every day |  Faculty Club

 Berkeley Population Center

This annual workshop consists of two parts. The first is a 3-day workshop on formal demographic methods. Trainees will learn a variety of methods and applications with a hands-on active-learning approach. The next two days, Thursday and Friday, is a conference, with presentations by leading demographers. Funded by NICHD R25HD083136 and co-sponsored by the Center on the Economics and Demography of...   More >

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | June 7 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

Medical Robotics: A panel on Medical Robotics

Panel Discussion | June 7 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. |  UC Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Campus

 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95054

 Bahareh M. Nejad, Director of Robotic Surgery, UC Davis Medical Center, Uc Davis Medical Center; Mohan Bodduluri, Founder and CTO, Restoration Robotics; David Lindeman, Director Health, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

 Bahram Ravani, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UC Davis, Director of CITRIS Davis, UC Davis, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Please join us for the CITRIS Silicon Valley Forum 2018 where we share our innovative, cross-disciplinary research. Our fourth and final panel for Spring 2018 offers insights into how surgical robotics is revolutionizing minimally invasive surgery across many subspecialties including Urology, Gynecology, Cardiothoracic, General Surgery, and ear-nose-throat (ENT). Our Medical Robotics Panel will...   More >

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | June 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  Make reservations online

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – January 4, 2019 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 >

Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Film - Feature | June 7 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Handel’s allegorical first oratorio comes alive in stage director Krzysztof Warlikowski’s contemporary adaptation. Emmanuelle Haïm conducts her ensemble Le Concert d’Astrée, with Sabine Devieilhe, Franco Fagioli, Sara Mingardo, and Michael Spyres.

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Yacouba Sissoko + Baba Ken Okulolo and the Nigerian Brothers

Performing Arts - Music | June 7 | 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: Yacouba Sissoko +
Babá Ken Okulolo & the Nigerian Brothers

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Flesh and the Devil

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

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The attentions of a countess (Garbo) transform lifelong friends (John Gilbert and Lars Hanson) into bitter rivals in this fine example of the artistic and technical heights achieved by the Hollywood silent cinema in the late 1920s.