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Special Event: The Largest Online Wargaming Event Ever

Tuesday, November 12 | 3-5 p.m. | Suite 230 2150 Shattuck Ave
Institutions across the country will be hosting SIGNAL parties to play together in a fun and lively environment. MORE about The Largest Online Wargaming Event Ever

Lecture: A Debate on Breaking Up Big Tech at the Berkeley Forum

Tuesday, November 12 | 6-7 p.m. | N100 Chou Hall
Many now argue that the U.S. government should use anti-trust legislation as a mechanism for breaking up or regulating these companies.MORE about A Debate on Breaking Up Big Tech at the Berkeley Forum

Lecture: Land to the Tiller?

Tuesday, November 12 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Why has the gender distribution of land ownership in Latin America continued to be so unequal despite the strengthening of women’s land rights over the past forty years and a tendency towards the feminization of peasant agricultural production?MORE about Land to the Tiller?

Symposium: What should we do with our biogas?

Tuesday, November 12 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | California Room University of California, Merced, 5200 Lake Road, Merced
Waste treatment plants, dairies and other industries across California are generating biogas at an increasing rate, exceeding their need for heating digester feed materials.MORE about What should we do with our biogas?

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

March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Hearst Museum considers the complex social and economic dynamics behind ten mind-altering drugs. MORE about Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Lecture: Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works

Thursday, November 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall
Join Professor Emerita Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley for the 12th Annual Martin Wachs lecture Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon ReductioMORE about Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction: Finding a Way that Works

Film: Beyond Recognition — Indigenous Activism

Thursday, November 14 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Made forty years after the occupation and drawing on archival materials, the experimental film lay claim to an island commemorates the 1969 American Indian takeover of Alcatraz Island.MORE about <em>Beyond Recognition — Indigenous Activism</em>

Panel Discussion: Medicare for All Debate

Thursday, November 14 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 108 Wheeler Auditorium
A debate between Pacific Research Institute President and CEO Sally Pipes and Berkeley School of Public Health Professor Richard Scheffler.MORE about Medicare for All Debate

Performance: TDPS presents The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht

November 15 – 24, 2019 every day with exceptions | Zellerbach Playhouse
The corresponding stories of a post-war land dispute and a young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child.MORE about TDPS presents <em>The Caucasian Chalk Circle</em> by Bertolt Brecht

Workshop: The Great Leaf Hunt and Crafting — FAMILY PROGRAM

Saturday, November 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Celebrate fall in our collection of leaves from all around the world.MORE about The Great Leaf Hunt and Crafting — FAMILY PROGRAM

Conference: Conference on Global Economic Issues

Saturday, November 16 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley
This event will feature prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants. MORE about Conference on Global Economic Issues

Workshop: San Quentin Prison Studio Mail Art Exchange

Sunday, November 17 | 11 a.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Check out artwork that has been mailed to BAMPFA from the artists at the San Quentin Art Studio, learn about the program, and use the Art Studio to make materials to create mail art to send back.MORE about San Quentin Prison Studio Mail Art Exchange

Performance: Video Games Live

Sunday, November 17 | 7-9 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
An interactive show created by game music composer Tommy Tallarico features the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performing live arrangements of video game music hits, synchronized to video footage, light displays, and theatrical special effects.MORE about <em>Video Games Live</em>

Lecture: Korean Conglomerates (Chaebol) in Times of Crisis

Monday, November 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
This research investigates responses of the international and domestic (South Korean) publics to one of the most hotly debated corporate scandals in recent years: Korean Air’s so-called nut rage incident.MORE about Korean Conglomerates (Chaebol) in Times of Crisis

Lecture: The Mystery of Van Gogh's Ear

Tuesday, November 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Morrison Library Doe Library
Bernadette Murphy spent seven years looking into the night of Vincent van Gogh's infamous self-harm.MORE about The Mystery of Van Gogh's Ear

Lecture: Carlo Rotella — Craft: How Writers, Musicians, Athletes, and Others Cultivate Their Talent

Tuesday, November 19 | 4 p.m. | Geballe room, 220 Stephens Stephens Hall
Across his many books and articles, Carlo Rotella has teased out the mystery of craft: how someone learns to master the domain they’ve chosen and then, through that act of mastery, transforms what’s possible within that domain. MORE about Carlo Rotella — Craft: How Writers, Musicians, Athletes, and Others Cultivate Their Talent