<< Week of August 22 >>

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Marcia Bassett and Samara Lubelski with Ecstatic Music Band

Performing Arts - Music | August 18 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Marcia Bassett; Samara Lubelski

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Guitarist Marcia Bassett and violinist Samara Lubelski first performed as a duo in 2009, improvising musical scores to films by Michael Snow and Hollis Frampton. Since their initial collaboration, Bassett and Lubelski have continued to draw from their like-minded approach to improvisational music, creating personal interplay with the surrounding environment to expand upon abstraction, chromatic...   More >

I Will Buy You: (Anata kaimasu)

Film - Feature | August 18 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Baseball had been Japan’s favorite sport for decades by the time [I Will Buy You] was released. Kobayashi fully intended to shock viewers with his takedown of the beloved institution. . . . The film is told from the perspective of and narrated by Kishimoto (Keiji Sada), a ruthless scout hot to sign the up-and-coming college player Kurita (Minoru Oki) to the major-league Toyo Flowers. . . ....   More >

Close-Up: (Nama-ye nazdik)

Film - Feature | August 18 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A film buff on trial for impersonating the famed Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf becomes the centerpiece of Kiarostami’s continuously surprising treatise on the intersections of cinematic fiction, documentary, and the construction of both social reality and personal identity. After the arrest of Hossein Sabzian, a cineaste/grifter who wormed his way into a family’s home by promising to make a...   More >

Monday, August 19, 2019

Berkeley - Cologne Summer School: Abroad Summer School

Course | August 19 |  Cologne Summer School

 Department of German

The fourth Berkeley-Cologne Summer School “Aesthetic Possibilities: Literature, Rhetoric, Philosophy” will be focusing on the topic “Practice, Exercise, Formation”. The Summer School will take place at the University of California, Berkeley, from August 19-25. For a description and more information see: http://am-forschungspreis.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/39841.html; in order to apply go to:...   More >

Los Angeles: Golden Bear Express Send-Off

Social Event | August 19 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Alumni House

 Cal Alumni Association, Cal Alumni of Los Angeles

*Must officially register at this link: http://bit.ly/GBXVolunteer

Join us in welcoming incoming Cal students to Berkeley!

The Golden Bear Express is a program that covers transportation from Southern California to Berkeley on Move-In Day for students who are beginning their studies at Cal in the fall. Each year, we ask alumni volunteers in both SoCal and NorCal to join us at select...   More >

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Striking Gold with Copper

Seminar | August 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

 Dr. Jesse Peltier, Bertrand Group, UC San Diego

 College of Chemistry

Specialized Program in Professional Writing Online Information Session

Information Session | August 19 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how our program can help you write effectively and persuasively so that you are able to get your message across and understood. For your work to be effective in any discipline, you'll need to be writing at a very high level. If your audience doesn't understand what you're writing about, or the words you're using, your message won't be received and the connection you're trying to make...   More >

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Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts

Course | August 19 | 1:30-4 p.m. | 239 Campus Shared Services (1608 4th Street, Berkeley)

 Human Resources

This course details the process by which large data sets are organized, formatted, summarized, and interactively manipulated using Tables, PivotTables, and PivotCharts. Learning Objectives * Convert data ranges into Tables to organize and analyze values using single and multi-field sorts, filters, and totals. * Create Structured Reference Calculations using formulas and functions within...   More >

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Sultan Hassan (NMSU): Constraining the astrophysics and cosmology from 21cm tomography using deep learning

Seminar | August 19 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Sultan Hassan, New Mexico State University

 Radio Astronomy Lab

Future Square Kilometre Array (SKA) surveys are expected to generate huge datasets of 21cm maps on cosmological scales from the Epoch of Reionization (EoR). We assess the viability of exploiting machine learning techniques, namely, convolutional neural networks (CNN), to simultaneously estimate the astrophysical and cosmological parameters from 21cm maps from semi-numerical simulations. We...   More >

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

First-Year International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 20 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you at First-Year Orientation! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, help you meet new friends, learn how to be academically successful, and provide opportunities to get your questions answered.

Orientation for Parents and Families of International Students

Orientation | August 20 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

International Parent & Family Orientation will introduce you to UC Berkeley and share tools and resources to help you support your student as they start their journey at Cal. With a Q&A panel and student-led tour, you will have the chance to have any questions answered by current UC Berkeley students and staff. If you are dropping off a student for the International Student First-Year...   More >

BPM 103 Creating an Inclusive Work Environment

Workshop | August 20 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content examines the principles of equity and inclusion, emotional intelligence, and managing a multi-generational workforce.

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Summer Bird Walk with Chris Carmichael

Tour/Open House | August 20 | 9:30-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come check in on our summer visitors such as warblers, orioles, and hummingbirds, and be on the lookout for fledglings recently hatched in the garden. Quarterly bird walks are led by our Research Affiliate and former Associate Director of Collections and Horticulture, Chris Carmichael.

$20 / $17 UCBG Member Ticket price includes admission to the Garden, a $15 value

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Trello Team Project Boards

Course | August 20 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  Virtual Classroom

 Human Resources

This course details the process of leveraging Trello Boards for team or individual project management. Emphasis is placed on the highly-extensible Trello platform interface for defining, assigning, and tracking project elements. Learning Objectives * Understand the conceptual hierarchy of Boards, Lists, Cards, Checklists, and Items. * Create new Boards and define Lists to categorize tasks and...   More >

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Professional Sequence in Technical Communication Online Information Session

Information Session | August 20 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Technical communication plays a vital role in bridging the gap between those who create new ideas or products and those who must understand how to put those products or ideas to use. Learn about the expanding need for technical communication professionals and how our program will prepare you for a career in this exciting field, or enable you to advance in your current position.

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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.

Transfer/EAP Exchange International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 20 | 1-5 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, help you meet new friends, and give you many opportunities to get answers to your questions.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | August 20 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 206 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain academic preparation in the sciences along with personalized advising to enhance your application to medical, dental or veterinary school, as well as to advanced degree programs in medical- and health-related fields.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Graduate International Student Orientation

Orientation | August 21 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office is excited for you to join us! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to UC Berkeley, including time to meet new friends and many opportunities to get your questions answered. We'll also have several additional workshops and fun events for you to participate in the rest of the week.

Dissertation Talk: Unlocking Design Reuse with Hardware Compiler Frameworks

Presentation | August 21 | 10-11 a.m. | 380 Soda Hall

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Emerging applications from the edge to the cloud are constantly increasing demand for energy efficient and performant computation. While specialized hardware can meet these power and performance goals, the high non-reoccurring engineering (NRE) costs of designing, testing, and verifying custom hardware severely hinders its supply. Hardware construction languages such as Chisel enables hardware...   More >

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | August 21 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 331 University Hall

 IB

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Curator's Talk: Lawrence Rinder on Strange

Presentation | August 21 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder offers an engaging walkthrough of the exhibition, which he organized, exploring the artistic expression of drama and memory, miracles and coincidence, myth and magic, death and the spirit, and inner and outer worlds. Among the widely varied artists he includes are Diane Arbus, William Blake, Bruce Conner, Sylvia Fein, Ynez Johnson, Rene Magritte, and...   More >

Planning for Your Next Career Move

Workshop | August 21 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

You have goals for your job, but how about your career? Being ready for your next career move means preparing early. In this workshop, you’ll begin to frame a goal and a plan to build and sustain momentum.

Chancellor's New Student Convocation

Special Event | August 21 | 1-2 p.m. |  Memorial Stadium

 University Development and Alumni Relations

The New Student Convocation will formally welcome 9,000 new undergraduate students to the university. The convocation ceremony is an opportunity for the incoming students to gather together as a class and hear from campus administration, student leaders, and faculty.

The Cut-Off Phenomenon for the Random-Cluster Model

Seminar | August 21 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Insuk Seo, Seoul National University

 Department of Statistics

In this presentation, we consider the random-cluster model which is a generalization of the standard edge percolation model. For the random-cluster model on lattice with periodic boundary condition, we prove that the Glauber dynamics exhibits a phenomenon known as the cut-off, especially for the very subcritical regime for all dimensions. This is a joint work with Shirshendu Ganguly.

Information Sessions about Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration Certificate Program

Information Session | August 21 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Sigrid Mueller

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.

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Certificate Program in Student Affairs and Higher-Education Administration

Information Session | August 21 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 206 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Sigrid Mueller, Program Director, Education, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how you can start or advance a career in student affairs and higher-education administration. Hear about how our certificate can help you work with student diversity, foster leadership and grow your understanding of the higher-education landscape.

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Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Meeting | January 14, 2015 – December 18, 2019 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall

 Toastmasters on Campus

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

Talk Mobility now!

Panel Discussion | August 21 | 6:30-9 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), 608-609

 Jose Diaz Salazar, Manager, Innovation Lab San Francisco, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Vienna Harvey, Learning Technologist/Vehicle Engineer, Autonomous Systems, Udacity; Dinesh C., Chief Creative Officer, Carvi Inc.

 UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley is thrilled and honored to host the 14th edition of “Talk Mobility Now,” organized by CarVi. If you want to be updated on the latest innovations, meet enthusiasts & like-minded professionals, and share your knowledge about autonomous cars, join us on August 21 at 6:30pm at UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Center. You will meet with panelists Jose Diaz Salazar, San Francisco...   More >

La vie de Bohème

Film - Feature | August 21 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Forget Puccini: Aki Kaurismäki declared that his aim in this film was to rescue Henri Murger’s novel Scènes de la vie de Bohème from the opera and its bourgeois proprieties. As usual with Kaurismäki, the effort is both ironic and improbably sincere. In a black-and-white Paris of timeless shabbiness, dotted with dreary cafes that might as well be in Helsinki, three impoverished artistes—an...   More >

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Microsoft SharePoint Site Design

Course | August 22 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  Virtual Classroom

 Human Resources

This course details the process of designing new SharePoint Sites and Subsites. Emphasis is placed on App management, security permissions, and content design and formatting. Learning Objectives * Understand the underlying structure and hierarchy of Sites, Subsites, and Apps. * Preview examples of key SharePoint Site templates and baseline features. * Create a new SharePoint Site and define...   More >

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Curator's Talk: Lisa Sutcliffe on The San Quentin Project

Presentation | August 22 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join exhibition curator Lisa Sutcliffe for a walkthrough of The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison, focusing on artist Poor’s evolving collaboration with residents of San Quentin—work that began with mapping exercises in a visual art course and culminated in the critically acclaimed podcast Ear Hustle.

Sutcliffe is Herzfeld Curator of Photography and Media...   More >

Professional Sequence in Editing Online Information Session

Information Session | August 22 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Liz McDonough, UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Turn your editorial sensibilities into marketable skills for a rewarding editing or publishing career. Learn to fine-tune the written word. Our courses are taught by working professionals with years of experience, both online and in the classroom.

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Certificate Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Online Information Session

Information Session | August 22 | 12-12:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how UC Berkeley Extension’s professional certificate can prepare you for diverse job opportunities—in teaching, business, publishing, travel and more—both in the United States and around the world.

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Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 22 | 2-3 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Auditorium

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships; Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and strategies for connecting with faculty members who can guide you.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 22 | 3-4 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall, Auditorium

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships; Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and strategies for connecting with faculty members who can guide you.

Lecture by Harvard Prof. David Wilkins

Lecture | August 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room

 Law, Boalt School of

Professor Wilkins is the Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, and Faculty Director of the Center on the Legal Professor and the Center for Lawyers and the Professional Services Industry at Harvard Law School.
His lecture will be introduced by Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.

SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Sean Hayes

Performing Arts - Music | August 22 | 5:30-7 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

Redwood Grove Summer Concert Series: Sean Hayes

 SOLD OUT.

The Archaeology of Beer

Lecture | August 22 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Christine Hastorf, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Join us for a lecture from Christine Hastorf, Ph.D. on the history of beer through an archaeological lens. How long have people been making beer? Where did beer making traditions first begin? How do ancient beer making traditions compare to those in practice around the world today? This lecture is hosted alongside the Hearst Museum's current exhibit - Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The...   More >

$6-14

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The Wonders

Film - Feature | August 22 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

“Rohrwacher’s vivid story of teenage yearning and confusion revolves around a beekeeping family in rural central Italy: German-speaking father, Italian mother, four girls. Two unexpected arrivals prove disruptive, especially for the pensive oldest daughter. The father takes in a troubled teenage boy as part of a welfare program, and a television crew shows up to enlist local farmers in a kitschy...   More >

Friday, August 23, 2019

'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum

Meeting | August 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is a forum for open inquiry and discussion about a wide range of recurring data science fundamentals, including information, uncertainty, entropy, bits, probability, machine learning, generalization, and others. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Reading: Lyn Hejinian and Frances Richard

Reading - Literary | August 23 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Poets Lyn Hejinian and Frances Richard respond to the work of artists Helen Mirra and Sean Thackrey with poetry that attempts to grapple in language with wordlessness.

Lyn Hejinian teaches in the English department at UC Berkeley, where her academic work principally addresses modernist, postmodern, and contemporary poetry and poetics, with particular interest in avant-garde movements and the...   More >

Rethinking Constitutive Theories

Seminar | August 23 | 1-2 p.m. | 3110 Etcheverry Hall

 Dr. K. R. Rajagopal, Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

 Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME)

After discussing the rationale and the need for rethinking the development of constitutive relations, both from philosophical and pragmatic viewpoints, to describe the response of both non-linear fluids and solids, I will discuss the development of a new class of constitutive relations and applications wherein they can be gainfully exploited. It will be shown that the new constitutive relations...   More >

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Building Your Compass: Exploration for Seasoned Staff

Workshop | August 23 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This 4-part series is intended for staff who want to shape the culminating 5-10 years of their careers to leverage their generativity and experience at a life stage when the factors that most enrich their engagement, satisfaction and reward may be shifting. Over 4 sessions, the series will look to the past, present and future to explore the facets of your own particular "compass." Registering...   More >

C-H Bond Aminoalkylation Reaction of 2-Substituted Pyridine derivatives Catalyzed by Group 3 Metal Triamido Complexes

Seminar | August 23 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 433 Latimer Hall

 Professor Haruki Nagae, Osaka University

 College of Chemistry

The Mother and the Whore: (La maman et la putain)

Film - Feature | August 23 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

The idea that there is one Woman, and she is mother, saint, and whore, is a subtext in much of cinema. In Jean Eustache’s masterpiece, it is text. Set in Paris, this is the mammoth account of three not-so-young castaways from the sixties and the sexual revolution. Jean-Pierre Léaud is at the center of the maelstrom for nearly the entire three and a half hours as a narcissistic, perpetually...   More >

Herbie Hancock: with guest: Kamasi Washington

Performing Arts - Music | August 23 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960’s.

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 3 – December 29, 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 plants from around the world, learn about the vast diversity in the collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission. Advanced registration not required

Berkeley La Raza Law Journal Welcome Back BBQ

Social Event | August 24 | 3-7 p.m. |  Member's House

 Berkeley La Raza Law Journal

This is an event for current and prospective members to meet and get to know each other.

Black Life: Levi Maxwell

Presentation | August 24 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Levi Maxwell, a Bay Area–born food justice and youth advocate, explores the impact of African material culture and agrarian knowledge on colonial economies throughout the transatlantic world, and discusses the effect of clothing from local populations along the West and Central African coast on Western cultural identity.

2019 Golden Bear Orientation: Alumni-Student Mixer

Miscellaneous | August 24 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. |  Memorial Glade

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and the Career Center are hosting an alumni mixer for 3,000 transfer students during Golden Bear Orientation. Help us provide incoming transfer students with their first opportunity to network with alumni and explore various career paths through exposure to a variety of industries and expertise. The first 100 alums to register and attend will be entered into a...   More >

Through the Olive Trees: (Zir-e darakhtan-e zeyton)

Film - Feature | August 24 | 6 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A lovelorn village youth gets another chance at romance when he and his disinterested paramour are cast as husband and wife by a visiting film crew in Kiarostami’s wryly romantic, fittingly self-reflective third part of the Koker trilogy, shot in the same village as his earlier Where Is the Friend’s Home? and And Life Goes On. Effectively remixing the entire set-up of And Life Goes On, albeit...   More >

The Last Waltz

Film - Feature | August 24 | 8:15 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Martin Scorsese grew up listening to seminal rock DJ Alan Freed and from Mean Streets onward, his movies have been driven by the power of rock ’n’ roll. His love of music is innate and instinctual, so it was particularly fortuitous that when The Band decided to hang it up after seventeen years on the road, they chose Scorsese to film their farewell concert. From their beginnings in 1959 backing...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

Dinosaurs in Motion

Exhibit - Sculpture | July 22 – September 2, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Dinosaurs in Motion is an amazing blend of science, art, and innovation using 14 magnificent, fully interactive, anatomically inspired, recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures to engage and educate like never before!

Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer: The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Exhibit - Artifacts | March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

If you sip a cup of coffee, are you on drugs? If you try psychedelics, are you committing a crime? If you have a sweet tooth, are you a sugar addict?


Since the beginning of human existence, peoples of the world have altered their minds with countless plant-based substances. They have done so for many reasons, ranging from pleasure to health to ceremony, with effects both harmful and benign,...   More >

Art Wall: Carlos Amorales

Exhibit - Painting | March 27 – October 13, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this new commission for the BAMPFA Art Wall, entitled Ghost Demonstration, Amorales draws from the multiple histories of mural art in Mexico, the political demonstrations that occurred in Berkeley in the 1960s (as well as more recent events), and protests in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. In order to make this monumental mural, the artist used stencils of slogans from Berkeley protest...   More >

Unlimited: Recent Gifts from the William Goodman and Victoria Belco Photography Collection

Exhibit - Photography | March 27 – September 1, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This exhibition celebrates a major gift of photography, donated over a period of several years, from Berkeley collectors William Goodman and Victoria Belco in memory of their daughter Teresa Goodman. While the exhibition features some historical photographs, such as pictures by the early twentieth-century French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (most of whose work was made between the ages of...   More >

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library

 College of Environmental Design, Environmental Design Archives

This exhibition will explore the complex story behind the only American Japanese Architect and Landscape Architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Community, established in Westchester County, New York in 1944. Original correspondence, photographs, and drawings from the Domoto Collection held by the Environmental Design Archives will explore what is meant to be a midcentury Japanese-American...   More >

The Life and Career of Kaneji Domoto

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 19 – December 16, 2019 every day | 210 Wurster Hall

 Environmental Design, College of

This exhibition explores the complex story behind the only American Japanese architect and landscape architect at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian community, in Westchester County, New York in 1944.