<< May 2020 >>

Friday, May 1, 2020

Spring 2020 BLC Forum (Carr, Vivrette, Linares)

Lecture | May 1 | 3-5 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Spring 2020 Fellows, Professor, German, UC Irvine

 Berkeley Language Center

Instructional Development Research Projects
Developing a Social Justice Component for a Course on Spanish in the Linguistic Landscape
Jhonni Carr, Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese

Transnational Pedagogy & Near Eastern Languages: Teaching Across Arabic, Persian & Turkish Through Film
Jason Vivrette, Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies

Peer Socialization to L2 Literacy: Intercultural...   More >

Wednesday, May 6, 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

Find more information on the BIDS Events list: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

BIDS Data Science Research Seminar: Computational 3D microscopy

Lecture | May 6 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Laura Waller, Associate Professor, EECS, UC Berkeley

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Full details available on the BIDS website:

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Jad Abumrad

Lecture | May 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The host and creator of public radio’s wildly popular Radiolab program and podcast digs deep into some his favorite topics—including sound, science, history, storytelling—with his signature wit and infectious sense of curiosity.

$28–$58 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Jad Abumrad appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on May 9, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Artist’s Talk: Gauri Gill

Lecture | May 17 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Institute for South Asia Studies, South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley

Gauri Gill, who has been called “one of India’s most respected photographers” (New York Times) and whose work is featured in When All That Is Solid Melts into Air, talks about the evolution of her photographic practice, her collaborative projects, and her ongoing engagement with rural India since 1999.

Various of Gill’s ongoing projects highlight her sustained belief in collaboration and...   More >

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Bancroft Library Roundtable: Eastern Mediterranean Fiscal Evolution: Object Lessons from Tebtunis and Beyond

Lecture | May 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room

 Andrew Hogan, Center for the Tebtunis Papyri

 Bancroft Library

Andrew Hogan will present his research on the evolution of fiscal complexity in the Eastern Mediterranean during the period of imperial development in which states sought innovative strategies—such as coinage, banking, auctioning tax farming concessions—for managing wealth and extracting resources from their populations.

Friday, May 22, 2020

You CAN Garden for Life Book Talk with Toni Gattone

Lecture | May 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

This informative and inspirational ‘how-to’ seminar delivers dozens of tips, tools, and techniques enabling gardeners of all ages and abilities to adapt and be resilient when your body doesn’t work the way it used to, so you can garden for life in comfort and safety, with ease and joy.
• Cultivate new ways to garden to save time, money, space, and above all, energy.
• Re-envision your...   More >

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606