Lecture | January 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
A talk by Richard Atwood on the Middle East and North Africa after ISIS.
Richard Atwood is multilateral affairs director and head of the New York office of International Crisis Group (ICG). He represents ICG at the United Nations, and his work focuses on engaging UN agencies and member states around issues related to transnational threats, peace operations, and political transitions. He... More >
Visualizing the World: Storytelling with Images from the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism: Arts + Design Mondays at BAMPFA
Lecture | January 22 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Edward Wasserman, Dean, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley; Richard Koci Hernandez, Associate Professor for New Media, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley; Monica Lam, Producer, KQED Newsroom; Ken Light, Professor and curator of the Center for Photography, Graduate School of Journalism UC, Berkeley
While at the J-School, students have produced outstanding, award-winning documentaries, photography and innovative multi-media projects. These works cover every topic from public health, immigration, human rights, and politics with still and moving imagery from around the world, dramatic personal narratives and visual design of data. The works use 360 video, drone photography, animation and more.... More >
Lecture | January 23 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Charles Keith, Associate Professor of History, Michigan State University
This talk will explore the close ties between Vietnamese migration to France and interwar Vietnamese culture and, as such, the importance of these migrations for postcolonial Vietnam.
Lecture | January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Craig Baldwin, Other Cinema/ATA Gallery
Craig Baldwin is a San Francisco filmmaker and curator of the Other Cinema at the ATA media gallery in San Francisco. One of the last underground art spaces in the SF mission.
Craig Baldwin is a filmmaker and curator whose interests lie in archival retrieval and recombinatory forms of cinema and performance. He is the recipient of several grants, including those from the Rockefeller... More >
Lecture | January 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Ed Carriere, Master Basketmaker, Suquamish Elder
Dale Croes, Washington State University
Ed Carriere and Dale Croes have been working with the U of Washington Burke Museum to replicate 2,000 year old waterlogged archaeological basketry found in the early 1960s from along the Snoqualmie River near Seattle.
Lecture | January 24 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, JAN 24, 6:30pm. The Spring 2018 Howard A. Friedman Visiting Professor will talk about an advocacy project that asks architects and allied fields to better understand how their practices connect to migrant construction workers who build their designs.
Immigration of European Highly Skilled Workers to Germany: Intra-EU Brain Circulation or Brain Drain/Gain?
Lecture | January 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Céline Teney, University of Bremen, Germany
Based on a unique representative survey and semi-structured interviews of non-German EU physicians working in Germany, Céline Teney will investigate whether intra-EU highly skilled immigrants who exert a profession suffering from an acute EU labour shortage constitute the manifestation of an integrated European labour market conceptualized as brain circulation or whether they contribute to... More >
Photobears: Nanoscribe Seminar: 3D printing by two-photon polymerization sets new standards in micro- and nanofabrication
Lecture | January 25 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Cory Hall, 400 Hughes Room
Dr. Benjamin Richter, Nanoscribe GmbH
The worlds fastest commercially available 3D printer with sub-micrometer resolution andare used to fabricate microstructures for numerous application areas such as photonics, cell biology, micromechanics, microoptics and microfluidics. With casting and molding techniques, the structures made of photo resist can be transferred into other materials like metals, silicon, ceramics or... More >
Lecture | January 25 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Wilhelm Schlag, University of Chicago
We will give an overview of some of the developments in recent years dealing with the description of asymptotic states of solutions to semilinear evolution equations ("soliton resolution conjecture"). New results will be presented on damped subcritical Klein-Gordon equations, joint with Nicolas Burq and Genevieve Raugel.
Lecture | January 25 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 Geballe Room
In Book 11 of the Confessions, Augustine attempts to contemplate the mystery of time and, in particular, the temporal embeddedness that makes human beings particularly unqualified to comprehend eternity...
Note: Gregerson will also be offering a poetry reading at 2pm in 300 Wheeler Hall on the 25th. More >
Lecture | January 25 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 3rd Floor
Artist Anicka Yi will talk about her work and artistic practice as it relates to synthetic biology, bio engineering, extinction, and bio fiction.
Lecture | January 26 | 1-3 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Richard Reeves, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
We know about the one percent. The ultra-rich. The billionnaire class. But author Richard Reeves writes its the upper middle class that matters most. Those top twenty percent of earners are becoming more effective at passing wealth to their children, and through zoning laws, schooling, occupational licensing, college application procedures, and the allocation of internships more effective at... More >
Commute Time Quality: Exploring the role of mode and other factors using the UC Davis Campus Travel Survey
Lecture | January 26 | 4 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Susan Handy, UC Davis
Abstract: Workers worldwide spend a significant share of their time each week getting to and from work. With a finite number of hours in a day, workers are clearly affected by their amount of commute time, but their well-being is also likely to depend on their quality of commute time. Building on recent work on subjective well-being in the transportation field, we use data from an annual survey... More >
Lecture | January 26 | 5-7 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall
Voula Tsouna, UCSB
Lecture | January 27 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), Room 204
Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Do you feel like you are in a rut in your career and long to do something that feels more fulfilling, even if you have no idea what that might be? Do you know you're in the wrong job but feel stuck by fear or self-doubt when you think about trying to make a change?
This workshop is tailored to help you find direction and outline steps to find (and achieve!) work you love.
In advance of the... More >
$40 $40 plus Strengthfinder Assessment
Lecture | January 27 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Artist, writer, and visual culture scholar Duane Deterville delivers a presentation on the emergence of Afrifuturism (Detervilles preferred spelling of what culture critic Mark Dery called Afro-futurism) and its manifestations in various media. Afrifuturism is the creation of speculative futures based in the black experience and advanced technology. Deterville details the origins of the... More >