<< April 2020 >>

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Disruption!: How Corporate Brands Stole #MeToo and What Universities Can Learn from Their Mistakes

Lecture | April 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jane Ward, Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >

Townsend Center Book Chat with Ellen Oliensis: Loving Writing/Ovid’s Amores

Lecture | April 1 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Ellen Oliensis offers a fresh approach to the Amores emphasizing the masochistic pleasures of the elegiac writing project.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Ronni Favors

Lecture | April 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Ronni Favors

 Arts + Design

Ronni Favors, Rehearsal Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Ronni Favors, rehearsal director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, discusses her work in dance. After training at the Ailey School, Favors was a member of Ailey II, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company; an experienced dance educator, she was involved in the national implementation of...   More >

Ronni Favors headshot

Lecture by the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies recipient for 2019.: Title TBD

Lecture | April 2 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley Pakistan Initiative, Syed Sharifuddin Pirzada Endowment on Pakistan

A lecture by the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies recipient for 2019.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Design Field Notes: Nadia Gathers

Lecture | April 6 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 Nadia Gathers, The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

This spring, join The Jacobs Institute for our continued Design Field Notes series, held on Mondays from 1-2pm at 220 Jacobs Hall. This event is free and welcome to all students and the public.

William Pope.L

Lecture | April 6 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 William Pope.L

 Arts + Design, Department of Art Practice

**Admission free; seat reservations required. Reservations available March 23 at artsdesign.berkeley.edu.**

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice.

William Pope.L, Artist

Join us for a talk by Chicago-based artist William Pope.L, whom the New York Times called “inarguably the greatest performance artist of our time. . . . Over the course of the last four decades, no...   More >

William Pope.L

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

English as Money: The Political Economy of Translation in Southeast Asia and the United States

Lecture | April 7 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Vicente Rafael, Giovanni and Amne Costigan Endowed Professor of History, University of Washington

 Center for Southeast Asia Studies

Vicente Rafael

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

mak-hussistak / Our Vision

Lecture | April 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Vincent Medina; Louis Trevino

 Arts + Design

Vincent Medina, Co-founder, mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone
Louis Trevino, Co-founder, mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone

A presentation by Vincent Medina (Chochenyo Ohlone) and Louis Trevino (Rumsen Ohlone), cofounders of mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone, a restaurant pop-up at University Press Books in Berkeley devoted to the traditional foods of Bay Area Native peoples. They write:
“We are a Native...   More >

Evening at Cafe Ohlone

The Gayley Lecture

Lecture | April 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall

 Cecil Giscombe, Professor, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Monday, April 13, 2020

Design Field Notes: David Merrill

Lecture | April 13 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 David Merrill, The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

This spring, join The Jacobs Institute for our continued Design Field Notes series, held on Mondays from 1-2pm at 220 Jacobs Hall. This event is free and welcome to all students and the public.

Neural Abstractions

Lecture | April 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Osher Theater, BAMPFA

 Tom White, Victoria University of Wellington School of Design

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Arts + Design, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Autolab

How do machines perceive the world? Tom White has investigated enabling computer vision systems to draw their own visual abstractions through the creation of abstract ink print artworks. Though these artificial vision systems are trained only on real world images, when forced to express themselves abstractly they are able to create simpler forms that match their internal representations. These...   More >

Neural Abstractions

Lecture | April 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Tom White

 Arts + Design, Center for New Media

Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by Autolab and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR).

Tom White, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington School of Design

How do machines perceive the world? Tom White has investigated enabling computer vision systems to draw their own visual abstractions through the creation of abstract ink print artworks. Though these...   More >

Tom with Chickens

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Townsend Center Book Chat with Ken Light and José Angel Navejas: Midnight La Frontera

Lecture | April 15 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Documentary photographer Ken Light and author José Ángel Navejas discuss their book, which features photographs of U.S. border patrol agents on their nighttime shifts on the Mexican border in the 1980s.

Buddhist Contributions to Contemporary Moral Reflection: Selflessness and Moral Responsiveness (2020 Chao Lecture)

Lecture | April 15 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jay Garfield, Smith College

 Center for Buddhist Studies

We expect our partners in dialogue to share our broad concerns but to bring distinctive insights to the conversation. Without a shared purpose there is no motivation for dialogue; without differences in perspective, there is no value in dialogue. When the topic is ethics, we will find that the Western and Buddhist traditions are excellent dialogical partners. Scholars of each community and...   More >

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Against the World: Deglobalization in Interwar Europe

Lecture | April 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Tara Zahra, University of Chicago

 Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies, Department of History, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington

For decades before the First World War, the world seemed to shrink. Millions of migrants crossed the globe. The railway and steamship accelerated their journeys, reducing the cost and risk of travel. The world also arrived on the doorsteps of those who stayed at home, via the telegraph, radio, newspapers, cinema, exhibitions, and foreign goods. To many observers, the growing interconnection of...   More >

Tara Zahra

Seabury Lecture

Lecture | April 16 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons

 Dr. Sean Joe, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

 Social Welfare, School of

Seabury Lecture with Dr. Sean Joe, Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, Benjamin E. Youndhal Professor of Social Development, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

  RSVP online or or by emailing Lia Swindle at lia.swindle@berkeley.edu by April 10.

Art and AI

Lecture | April 16 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Christiane Paul, Chief Curator / Director, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center; Claudia Schmuckli, Curator-in-Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Autolab, Arts + Design, Department of Art Practice, Arts Research Center

with Christiane Paul
Chief Curator / Director of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Professor at The New School and Adjunct Curator of Digital Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Response from Claudia Schmuckli
Curator-in-Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Co-sponsored by AutoLab, Arts + Design, the Arts Research Center, Art...   More >

AIA Lecture

Lecture | April 16 | 7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Andrew Stewart, UC Berkeley

 AIA San Francisco Society

Monday, April 20, 2020

Kahlil Joseph in Conversation with Leigh Raiford and Shannon Jackson

Lecture | April 20 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Kahlil Joseph; Leigh Raiford; Shannon Jackson

 Arts + Design

**Admission free; seat reservations required. Reservations available April 6 at artsdesign.berkeley.edu.**

Kahlil Joseph, Artist, Filmmaker
Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor, African American Studies
Shannon Jackson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Arts and Design

Join artist and filmmaker Kahlil Joseph for an evening of conversation focused on BLKNWS, an ongoing project that blurs the lines...   More >

Kahlil Joseph

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Transformative Justice Vision for Responding to Gender-based Violence and Campus Sexual Assault

Lecture | April 22 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Mimi E. Kim, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach; Xhercis Méndez, Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies, California State University, Fullerton

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Breaking Down the Gates: A Conversation About Curation and Inclusion in the Arts

Lecture | April 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Gerald Casel; Dustin H. Chinn; Maria Jenson; Miyuki Baker

 Arts + Design, Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Gerald Casel, Artist, Director, Gerald Casel Dance
Dustin H. Chinn, Playwright
Maria Jenson, Creative and Executive Director, SOMArts
Miyuki Baker, Artist, Activist

Let’s talk openly about the impact of equity, diversity, and inclusion in curatorial practices in the fields of theater, dance, and visual...   More >

Speaker headshots

DCRP / Terner Center Lecture: Lawrence Vale

Lecture | April 23 | 5:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

Does Public Housing Redevelopment Purge the Poorest?

Friday, April 24, 2020

Why Read The Tempest?

Lecture | April 24 | Wheeler Hall, Location TBD

 Department of English

More details to come.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Youth Designing Our Future Cities

Lecture | April 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Arts + Design, City of Richmond

Presented by the City of Richmond and UC Berkeley Arts + Design.

Youth will be living in the cities of the future, so they should be engaged in every level of planning for them. This panel brings together youth leaders from RYSE Center, the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, Groundwork Richmond, and other organizations and initiatives to share the ways in which they are planning the...   More >

RYSE Up

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.