Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall
FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.
Film - Series | November 9 – 18, 2017 every day with exceptions | Screenings at different locations: November 9-12 (San Francisco) November 18 (Cupertino)
The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 9-12 and November 18, 2017).
Workshop | November 9 | 8-9:30 a.m. | Wisconsin Center
400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203
FOSS Project staff, Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley
Hearing the word assessment can strike fear and trepidation into the hearts of both teachers and students. Join FOSS developers to learn how assessment can be transformed into an integrated teaching tool that both teachers and students grades 38 can embrace to create a classroom culture that motivates effort and growth to improve student achievement.
Tour/Open House | November 9 | 9:30-11 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Fall migrants are arriving in the garden! Come see our first winter sparrows, and search for other newcomers such as warblers and thrushes.
$20, $18 members
Developing Outreach Activities to Highlight Your Research: Why should science outreach be an essential component of research labs and scientist training?
Workshop | November 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall
Kate Spohr, Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Coalition for Education and Outreach
David Whitney, Professor, Dept. of Psychology; Brian Wang, PhD student, Sarpong Lab, Dept. of Chemistry
Traci Grzymala, Community Resources for Science
Why should science outreach be an essential component of research labs and scientist training? In this session, we focus on how to develop an effective and engaging outreach activity that incorporates the focal research of your lab group or program.
Seminar | November 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
Supreet Kaur, Professor, UC Berkeley
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance, and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
This series challenges the notion that science and politics should not mix. Building on the March for Science and the People's Climate March, we'll discuss how research in the public interest can make an impact in a political environment dominated by corporate interests, from the major parties to the media.
Weekly discussions will focus on case studies of activist scientists, political... More >
Caitlin Green or Marie Dutton, Pre-Health Advisor
Meet with a Pre-Health Advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. For students exploring, preparing for, and/or applying to medical school and other health professional graduate programs.
Open to currently enrolled students and Alumni Advantage members.
Workshop | November 9 | 1-4:15 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Laura Monin, IBCLC, Certified Lactation Consultant
This 3 hour class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is broken up into two parts.
The first portion of the class, 1-3 pm, addresses breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The second portion of class, 3:15-4:15pm, covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps. Those who have already attended a breastfeeding class are welcome to join the last portion of the class.
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Workshop | November 9 | 1:30-4:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Bioscience Library Training Room, 2101 VLSB
Devendra Mistry, Ph.D., Field Applications Scientist, Qiagen
A representative from Qiagen will offer a hands-on training workshop on using IPA to interpret expression data (including RNA-seq).
Course | November 9 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall
This training is required for anyone who is listed on a Biological Use Authorization (BUA) application form that is reviewed by the Committee for Laboratory and Environmental Biosafety (CLEB). A BUA is required for anyone working with recombinant DNA molecules, human clinical specimens or agents that may infect humans, plants or animals. This safety training will discuss the biosafety risk... More >
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
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Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics Seminar: Perturbative Chern-Simons invariants from quantum BV-BFV formalism.
Seminar | November 9 | 2-3 p.m. | 732 Evans Hall
Konstantin Wernli, University of Zurich
I will report on recent developments in the computation of Perturbative Chern-Simons invariants via cutting and gluing in the quantum BV-BFV formalism. In particular, I will present results on theta-invariants of lens spaces that agree with earlier works of Kuperberg, Thurston and Lescop. This is ongoing joint work with A. Cattaneo and P. Mnev.
Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: "Valuation and Incidence of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Municipal Boundaries and Annexations"
Seminar | November 9 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
The Views of Populists: What Trump Voters Perspectives and Perceptions of Trump Voters Tell Us About U.S. Democracy
Colloquium | November 9 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room
Katherine Cramer, Director, Morgridge Center for Public Service and Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emerita, Sociology, UC Berkeley
Lecture by Katherine Cramer, Director, Morgridge Center for Public Service and Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Arlie Hochschild, Professor Emerita, Sociology, UC Berkeley as a respondent.
Colloquium | November 9 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Bryna Goodman, History, University of Oregon, Eugene
Wen-hsin Yeh, History, UC Berkeley
In 1921-2 Chinese entrepreneurs established more than one hundred and fifty stock exchanges in Shanghai and several other cities, more exchanges than existed in the rest of the world at that time. Nearly all of these new, Western-styled financial institutions collapsed within a year. What were people thinking? Using a variety of sourcesfinancial texts, newspaper advertisement, satirical essays,... More >
Colloquium | November 9 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Tomoko L. Kitagawa, UC Berkeley Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society
We will go on a round-the-world tour of the history of science, technology, and mathematics through six major cities (Amsterdam, Rome, Goa, Kyoto, Beijing, and Paris) of the 17th-century world. The goal of this time travel journey is to capture the circulation of scientific ideas that led to the expansion of imagination. While tracing mathematical ideas, we will discover unexpected connections... More >
Colloquium | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | 141 McCone Hall
Kevin Gray, University of Sussex
Come join us as Kevin Gray talks about the unintended consequences of economic sanctions against North Korea on the Sino-North Korean border economy.
Lecture | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 112 Auditorium
Sheryl-Ann Simpson, Department of City & Regional Planning, College of Environmental Design
Sheryl-Ann Simpson is an Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design unit at the University of California, Davis. She examines the relationships between states and citizens, and explores variety of urban issues, including immigration, housing, and urban health. The connective thread in Simpsons work is an interest in the voices, experiences, and ideas of individuals... More >
Harjant Gill | On North Indian/Punjabi Masculinities: A Screening followed by Discussion with the Filmmaker
Lecture | November 9 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Harjant S. Gill, Documentary Filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Towson University
Karen Nakamura, Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair in Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology Graduate advisor, UCB-UCSF Joint Program in Medical Anthropology
Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society - Disability Studies cluster, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights
A evening with Prof. Harjant S. Gill, an Indian documentary filmmaker who teaches visual anthropology at Towson University. His films explore topics related to gender, sexuality, religion and belonging in India and among Indians in diaspora.
The Future of the EU after Brexit: Implications for Transatlantic Relations from a German Perspective
Lecture | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Jana Puglierin, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations
Institute of European Studies, The San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany
This presentation will cover the future of the European integration process after the German elections with a focus on the role of Germany, Franco-German relations, the implications of Brexit on the cohesion of the EU-27, the common security and defense policy, and the impact of this process on transatlantic relations from the German point of view.
Dr. Jana Puglierin is head of the Alfred... More >
Performing Arts - Other | November 9 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Anthony Hall
Coalition for Diversity at Berkeley Law
The purpose of this event is to create a space for law students of differing affinities to community build and bond over heartfelt performances, including spoken word poetry. This event is ADA accessible.
Special Event | November 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley | Note change in date
Come learn about our CA native bats with Director of NorCal Bats Corky Quirk. In her presentation, you will learn about the nature of bats and their importance in our environment, as well as discuss the harmful myths that surround these animals. Live bats will be presented and seeing these small, almost cuddly creatures might forever change how you feel about these amazing mammals.
$15 Adult/ $10 Adult Member/ $5 Youth (ages 3-17)
Film - Documentary | November 9 | 6-8 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room
Screening of this film will be followed by Q & A with director Matthew Barr.
Union Time: Fighting for Workers Rights tells the story of one of the greatest union victories of the 21st centurythe fight to organize Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina. From 1993 to 2008, workers struggled against dangerous working conditions, intimidation, and low pay. They were... More >
Tour/Open House | November 9 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | 375 LeConte Hall
Matt Pyle, Department of Physics
What is dark matter? For decades, firm astronomical evidence from observations of stars and galaxies has indicated that most of the matter in the universe cannot be seen directly in telescopes. Instead, this matter must be observed indirectly through its gravitational pull on the objects that we can see. This is how the term dark matter was coined But how do we search for something we cant... More >
Registration opens October 23. Register online by November 8.
Film - Feature | November 9 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
John Akomfrah uses Homers Odyssey as a point of departure for this cinematic exploration of migration, exile, alienation, and the definition of home, with the experiences of Caribbean and African migrants in the 1950s as its base.
Lecture | November 9 | 7-8:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
M. Sanjayan, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Conservation International
2017 Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation
At a time when humanitys demands on the natural world have never been greater, Dr. M. Sanjayans keynote address highlights natures essential role in creating a livable future for people everywhere.
Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 7:30 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Students audition for a chance to solo with the UCBSO in Spring 2018
Free and open to the public.
Performing Arts - Music | November 9 | 8 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
Les Arts Florissants, directed by William Christie, Cal Performances
The French early-music ensemble Les Arts Florissants has earned international acclaim for reviving Baroque opera with vivid theatricality, keen musicological insight, and a distinctly modern dramatic sense. Director William Christie leads the ensemble in two sonically rich works involving supernatural powers meddling in mortal affairsPurcell's transcendent Dido and Aeneas and Charpentier's... More >
$48 - 86