<< Week of November 10 >>

Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Spring Comes to the Withered Tree

Film - Feature | November 10 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A critical hit during one of China’s most politically charged periods, Zheng’s follow-up to his 1959 anniversary epics merged Soviet-style socialist realism with his own breakthroughs in film technique, specifically his use of continuous camera movement in the spirit of traditional Chinese scrolls. Tractor-kino at its finest, the film revolves around two rural lovers—one struck with a deadly...   More >

Exploration of Forms: Queer Improvisations Dance Workshop

Performing Arts - Dance | November 10 | 1-3 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

 Gerald Casel

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

Authentic Pride [for LGBTQ+ and allies]

We start with an Authentic Movement practice (while challenging the words ‘authentic’ and ‘pride’). With eyes closed, we begin by exploring spontaneous gestures and stillness, while following impulses in the present moment. We find strategies of belonging in space and being seen as how we individually define authenticity in our own ways.

 Free and open to the public.

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

Trace Your Love Line

Workshop | November 10 | 2 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In conjunction with the exhibition The San Quentin Project, two workshops offer artmaking experiences that draw on somatic and expressive arts therapy to explore resilience. Painting can engage people’s innate creativity and capacity to heal through integrating sensory, emotional, and thinking processes in a soothing, exploratory, and enjoyable way.

You are invited to attend one or both...   More >

Danish String Quartet

Performing Arts - Music | November 10 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Bach/Fugue No. 24 in B minor, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1
Beethoven/String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Schnittke/String Quartet No. 3

$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Danish String Quartet performs Sunday, November 10, 2019 in Hertz Hall. (credit: Caroline Bittencourt)

Cain and Artem

Film - Feature | November 10 | 3:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Pavel Petrov-Bytov was an enfant terrible of the highbrow Leningrad Sovkino film factory. He was notorious for his article “We Have No Soviet Filmmaking,” in which he criticized all the achievements of the Soviet avant-garde. In spite of his beliefs and his scandalous struggle with “bourgeois” and “formalist” filmmaking, Petrov-Bytov directed an aesthetically refined work, shot entirely on set...   More >

Sidney Peterson’s San Francisco Surrealism

Film - Series | November 10 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

After collaborating with James Broughton on The Potted Psalm, Sidney Peterson was invited to teach the first-ever filmmaking classes at the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute). There, with his Workshop 20 students, he made a series of dazzlingly strange and wonderful films in which poetic intelligence, a spirit of radical experimentation, and the exuberant energy...   More >

Monday, November 11, 2019

Seminar 231, Public Finance: HOLIDAY

Seminar | November 11 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Canceled

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Seminar 271, Development: No Seminar

Seminar | November 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

Heart Chan Meditation

Course | September 23 – November 11, 2019 every Monday | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Anthony Hall

Heart Chan, Heart Chan at Berkeley

 Heart Chan

Start the journey for Heart Chan Meditation
seeking harmony of mind, body, spirit
gain true wisdom and joy from your inner self
make meditation part of your modern daily life.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

BPM 109 Compensation and Benefits

Workshop | November 12 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers the basics of managing employee compensation and understanding the benefits structure, benefits eligibility, related benefits packages, and the employment/life events that impact benefits.

  Register online

Disability Management: Understanding the Process (BEUHS550)

Workshop | November 12 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Ed Center

 Mary Kelly, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Disability Specialist, Be Well at Work - Disability Management

 Be Well at Work - Disability Management

Come and join us for an Interactive and Informative look into the process of Disability Management.

This workshop uses Scenario-based instruction to teach and reinforce subjects such as the Interactive Process; Essential Job Functions; Reading and analyzing Work Status notes; the Transition back-to-work and Effectiveness of Accommodation(s) and its documentation; Applicable State and Federal...   More >

RAPDP - Foundational - Budget Development

Workshop | November 12 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 28 University Hall

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An Excel-based workshop that guides participants through how to create a proposal budget and narrative justification that is compliant with sponsor restrictions and consistent with University HR policies. Participants will learn to build budgets from scratch, as well as by using the CSS templates. Learning Objectives: • Recognize the policy and compliance considerations in preparing a...   More >

  Register online

November Open Berkeley Site Builder Training

Workshop | November 12 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | 104A Banway Building

 2111 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Information Services and Technology (IST)

Open Berkeley Site Builder Training sessions cover the fundamentals of the Open Berkeley turnkey website solution.

Seminar 217, Risk Management: TBD

Seminar | November 12 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speaker: Ruoxuan Xiong, Stanford

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar | November 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Deepta Bhattacharya, University of Arizona, Department of Immunobiology

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Leveraging data science for infectious disease epidemiology: applications to helminth infection, influenza, and malaria

Lecture | November 12 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West

 Public Health, School of

Dr. Benjamin-Chung, PhD MPH, a Lecturer and Epidemiologist in the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley, will present on her research on spillover effects (i.e., herd effects) of infectious disease interventions, including examples focused on diarrhea, soil-transmitted helminth infections, influenza, and malaria. She will highlight data science tools...   More >

Student Faculty Macro Lunch -

Presentation | November 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Marianna Kudlyak, University of Rochester

 Clausen Center

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.

  RSVP  by November 8.

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.

Space Physics Seminar

Seminar | September 17 – December 3, 2019 every Tuesday | 1-2 p.m. | 325 LeConte Hall

 Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL)

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Anti-Bunching: A new test for signaling motives in prosocial behavior

Seminar | November 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in date

 David Birke, University of California, Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Physical Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | November 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Physical Chemistry Seminar Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Seminar 281, International Trade and Finance

Seminar | November 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Rafael Dix Carneiro, Associate Professor of Economics, Duke University

 Department of Economics

After Obamageddon: Reflections on the Rise of Right-Wing 'Doomsday' Prepping in 21st Century America

Colloquium | November 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Shorb House, Latinx Research Center

 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Michael Mills, Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Policy, Sociology, and Social Research, University of Kent

 Center for Right-Wing Studies, Center for Ethnographic Research

This talk draws on a sustained ethnography of American 'Doomsday' prepping. Drawing on fieldwork taking place in 2014 and 2018, it pays particular attention to the political dimensions of doomsday prepping culture, including the political discontents that many preppers identify as energizing their activities (under both Obama and Trump).

Before the Flood: The Itaipu Dam and the Visibility of Rural Brazil A Conversation with the Author

Lecture | November 12 | 4-5 p.m. |  2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies)

 Jacob Blanc, Lecturer in Latin American History at the University of Edinburgh., University of Edinburgh

 Center for Latin American Studies

In the 1970s and 1980s, Brazilian communities facing displacement by the Itaipu Dam — which is now largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world — stood up against the military officials overseeing the dam's construction. In the context of an emerging national fight for democracy, they elevated their struggle for land into a referendum on the dictatorship itself. Jacob Blanc will discuss...   More >

Itaipu Dam in Brazil. (Photo courtesy of Duke University Press.)

Bernard Moses Memorial Lectures featuring Waldo E. Martin, Jr.: DEEP SOUL: Twentieth-Century African American Freedom Struggles and the Making of the Modern World

Lecture | November 12 | 4:10 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Alexander F. & May T. Morrison Professor of American History & Citizenship, University of California, Berkeley

 Graduate Division

Waldo E. Martin, Jr. will present the Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 titled "DEEP SOUL: Twentieth-Century African American Freedom Struggles and the Making of the Modern World." The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Waldo E. Martin, Jr.

Aishwary Kumar | Can the People Rule? Gandhi, Dignity, and Resentment: Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Lecture | November 12 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Aishwary Kumar, Visiting Professor of Political Theory and Intellectual History, Department of History of Consciousness at UC-Santa Cruz

 Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Center for British Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for Initiative on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights Race and Gender

A talk by political theorist and intellectual historian of South Asia, empire, and the Global South, Professor Aishwary Kumar.

Global Internships Info Session

Information Session | November 12 | 5-6 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus, Building 7, Second Floor Lounge

 Berkeley Study Abroad

If you've ever wanted to intern abroad, now is your chance! Come to a Global Internships info session to learn more about the professional opportunities available in 13 global cities.

At the info sessions, we'll be answering your questions about where you can go, how the internship placements works, and the application deadline.

Hope to see you there!

Health vs Havoc: A discussion of nutrition, sanity and unapologetic deliciousness

Lecture | November 12 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, First Floor Colloquia

 Public Health, School of

Berkeley Public Health celebrates 35 years of The Wellness Letter, a publication launched by our faculty and staff in 1984 with the goal of providing evidence-based health and wellness tips to the public.

The celebration will begin with an overview of The Wellness Letter’s history and the recent evolution of our Health and Wellness Publications.
Afterwards, nutrition scientist and Stanford...   More >

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | November 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 713 UC Berkeley Extension San Francisco Campus

 160 Spear St., San Francisco, CA

 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.

  Register online

Ash Is Purest White

Film - Feature | November 12 | 6:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

A gangster’s wife stands on her own in Jia Zhangke’s expansive narrative of empowerment and survival, set against the tumultuous political and cultural changes of twenty-first-century China. Jia’s wife and longtime muse Zhao Tao, whose roles in his Unknown Pleasures and Still Life serve as inspiration, stars as a woman saddled with a mobster lover who’s seen one too many John Woo films; she first...   More >

Full: Noh and Kunqu Opera

Performing Arts - Dance | November 12 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Jubilith Moore performs song and dance excerpts from Japanese Noh, highlighting the wide spectrum of female characters: an angel risking death to teach the lesson of compassion; a mother searching for her son and driven mad by her loss; and a mother who sacrifices herself for the sake of her son’s future. Drawing from a different East Asian theatrical tradition, Chinese actress Sabrina Hou...   More >

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

OmniX - an accelerator-centric OS architecture for omni-programmable systems

Seminar | November 13 | 10-11 a.m. | Soda Hall, 510 Soda Hall

 Mark Silbertein, Israel Institute of Technology

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Future systems will be omni-programmable: alongside CPUs, GPUs,
Security accelerators and FPGAs, they will execute user code
near-storage, near-network, and near-memory...   More >

How SMC complexes shape genomes

Seminar | November 13 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 David Rudner, Harvard Medical School

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology Annual Alumni Seminar

Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group

Meeting | November 13 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 775B Tan Hall

 College of Chemistry

One of the initiatives that stemmed from the results of our academic climate survey is the Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group (DIFG) series. These College of Chemistry-wide focus groups aim to provide a structured, recurring, neutral space for members of the CoC community to:

- regularly explore and engage in challenging conversations about a variety of topics that have been identified as...   More >

Study Abroad Office Hours at EOP

Miscellaneous | October 2 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, EOP at MLK BNorth

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Interested in studying abroad? A Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Adviser will hold office hours at EOP every Wednesday from 11:30am-1:30pm during the fall semester to answer questions about program options, scholarships, how to apply and additional services offered!

Sign-up for a spot on http://tinyurl.com/eopstudyabroad.

Operachi: Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music | November 13 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Noted Operachi singer Juanita Ulloa with Mariachi Luz de Oro de Berkeley

Free. No reserved seating.

Doors: 12:00pm
Concert: 12:15-1pm

Townsend Book Chat with Anne Walsh: Hello Leonora, Soy Anne Walsh

Lecture | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

In her response to surrealist painter Leonora Carrington’s feminist novella, The Hearing Trumpet, Walsh uses a variety of media to cast herself as an “apprentice crone” who studies and rehearses the trauma of old age.

Hanif Qureshi | The Police and Rape Myths in India

Lecture | November 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Hanif Qureshi, Inspector General of Police in Haryana

 Pradeep Chhibber, Professor of Political Science and Indo-American Community Chair in India Studies, UC Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of Political Science

A talk by Dr. Hanif Qureshi, the Inspector General of Police in Haryana. He is also a criminologist who has written extensively on the Indian police. His ongoing research work revolves around "rape myths," with a particular focus on the reasons Indian police officers turn away complainants of sexual violence.

Artist's Talk: Sylvia Fein

Lecture | November 13 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Artist Sylvia Fein offers her thoughts and insights into selected works on view in her MATRIX exhibition.

Effective Resume Writing

Workshop | November 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

Create a resume that gets attention and results. Learn how to create a document that highlights your transferable skills and the strengths of your unique work history.

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Visualizing the Assembly of Influenza Viral RNA"

Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Seema Lakdawala, University of Pittsburgh

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Dr. Seema Lakdawala is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at the University of California, San Diego and completed her postdoctoral research at the National Institutes of Health. Her lab focuses on emergence of pandemic influenza viruses and uses cutting-edge microscopy...   More >

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Molly Schumer: Title TBA

Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Molly Schumer

 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist...   More >

Travel Like a Transfer

Information Session | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 105 César E. Chávez Student Center

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Are you a transfer student who is interested in studying abroad? Attend this information session and learn how you can study abroad during your time at Cal.

Archaeology and Heritage of Slavery at the Jesuit Vineyards of Nasca

Lecture | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)

 Brendan Weaver, Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford Archaeology Center

 Archaeological Research Facility

This presentation considers recent advances in the archaeological and community engaged work of the Haciendas of Nasca Archaeological Project (PAHN) and the role of the archaeology of slavery and hacienda as critical community heritage in south coastal Peru.

CITRIS Research Exchange - Irma Olguin Jr

Seminar | November 13 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 310

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

CITRIS Research Exchange is free and open to the public. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12 pm and is hosted at the Banatao Auditorium in Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus unless otherwise noted. Register by the Monday prior to the event to receive lunch.

  RSVP online

Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Introduction to Outer space

Seminar | November 13 | 2:10-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

 Karen Vogtmann, University of Warwick

 Department of Mathematics

Outer space is a contractible space on which the group $Out(F_n)$ of outer sutomorphisms of a free group acts with finite stabiizers. It is analogous to the symmetric space of positive-definite quadratic forms, with its action by $GL(n,\mathbb Z)$ or the Teichmuller space of a surface, with its action by the mapping class group of the surface. I will define Outer space, then show how to find a...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | August 28 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. |  Windmill Coffee House

 2131 Durant, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Berkeley International Office's Coffee Break is a weekly opportunity for UC Berkeley global students to meet and engage with one another in a relaxing environment. It’s a chance to enjoy free coffee, share stories about your experiences on campus, and get to know Berkeley International Office advisers. All UC Berkeley students are invited. Students are free to talk about anything, but we'll also...   More >

FPF Speaker Series

Colloquium | November 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | FPF Building (Academic Hall), Room 102

 2515 Hillegass Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710

 Dr. Aparajita Nanda, Instructor, Fall Program for Freshmen; Dr. Seth Lunine, Instructor, Fall Program for Freshmen

 Fall Program for Freshmen, UC Berkeley Extension, College of Letters & Science

The Fall Program for Freshmen speaker series highlights activities and research that cultivate skills for community engagement and promoting social justice.  Each session features two current instructors who share work derived from interdisciplinary or collaborative projects. 

FPF Speaker Series

Berkeley Number Theory Learning Seminar: Homological Stability I

Seminar | November 13 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

 Alexander Bertoloni Meli, University of California, Berkeley

 Department of Mathematics

MRED+D Admissions Webinar

Information Session | November 13 | 4-5 p.m. |  Online

 College of Environmental Design

MRED+D Admissions Webinar

Fung Institute presents: Engineering Leadership Speaking Series

Lecture | September 4 – December 4, 2019 every Wednesday with exceptions | 4-5:30 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

Join UC Berkeley Master of Engineering students for an executive speaker series with leaders from different technology industries. The technology industry forms a vital part of the Northern California economy and these sessions provide an opportunity to deepen your understanding and connections. Engage with innovative leaders from top companies, deepen your industry and functional knowledge and...   More >

Topology Seminar: The rational Euler characteristic of $Out(F_n)$

Seminar | November 13 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

 Karen Vogtmann, University of Warwick

 Department of Mathematics

The rational Euler characteristics of many arithmetic groups can be expressed in terms of values of zeta functions, and Harer and Zagier showed that the same is true for surface mapping class groups. J. Smillie and I found a generating function for the rational Euler characteristic of $Out(F_n)$ in 1987. This made computer calculations possible but did not yield qualitative information. I will...   More >

"Lampedusa: A Migrant's Tragedy" a Lecture with John Kerrigan

Lecture | November 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room 315 Wheeler Hall

 Department of English

Lecture by John Kerrigan, Professor of English at Cambridge University

Career Connections: Biotech Connect

Social Event | November 13 | 6-8 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, Garbarini Lounge

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking alumni and professionals working in various areas of biotechnology including biomed, pharmaceuticals, food discovery, robotics, and more!

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.

Career Connections: Biotech

Special Event | November 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Bechtel Engineering Center

 Bioengineering (BioE)

Meet Berkeley alumni working in biotech for an evening of advice, tips, and networking.


Kicks off with a quick mini-panel: Your first job — Negotiating and Navigating

  RSVP online

The Time of “Women’s Work”

Film - Series | November 13 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Cinema and human labor are linked through the ephemeral experience of time. As a time-based medium, film is uniquely able to reveal the complex temporalities of work. But it is the work of women—often overlooked or even invisible—that poses unique challenges for the medium. This program focuses on four experimental approaches to the temporalities of women’s work. Harun Farocki’s classic video An...   More >

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Computer Workstation Evaluator Training (BEUHS403)

Workshop | November 14 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42

 Greg Ryan, Ergonomic Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonimics; Mallory Lynch, MA, Campus Ergonomist, Ergonomics@Work

 Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Specifically for Departmental Computer Workstation Evaluators, learn the basics of how to evaluate and modify computer workstations according to campus ergonomic guidelines in this practical, hands-on workshop. Enroll online through the UC Learning Center

  Register online

EHS 403 RUA On-Boarding

Course | November 14 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall


 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Econ 235, Financial Economics Seminar: Topic TBA

Seminar | November 14 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business

 Nick Barberis, Yale School of Management

 Department of Economics

Joint with Haas Finance Seminar

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditation

Miscellaneous | August 29 – November 21, 2019 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West

 Jeffrey Oxendine

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students.

Julien Beller in Conversation: Atypical Architectures and Urban Belonging

Lecture | November 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Julien Beller

 Arts + Design

Julien Beller, architect

Architect Julien Beller illuminates his atypical approach to urban design: calling into question how a city is built, he works towards building a just city, constructed with pleasure, where everyone has a place. His projects focus on autonomous zones (cultural spaces, work spaces, classrooms) and on housing and habitat for the city’s most precarious inhabitants...   More >

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | November 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business

 Jimmy Roberts, Professor, Duke University

 Department of Economics

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 >

Aging Services Faculty Search Candidate Talk

Lecture | November 7 – December 5, 2019 every Thursday with exceptions | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons

 Social Welfare, School of

Self-Care for Stressed Out Parents (BEUHS375)

Workshop | November 14 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

 Lara Scriba, RN, co-sponsored by the Ann Martin Center

 Be Well at Work - Work/Life

The responsibilities and isolation of parenting can easily lead to stress, exhaustion, overwhelm & burnout.

Learn practical, holistic tools that will not only reduce stress but also build a sense of rhythm, vitality and ease within your body, mind & family.

Embrace nature’s energetic rhythms and explore simple solutions to:
• Optimize time & energy
• Support your nervous system...   More >

  Enroll online

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

Seminar | November 14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Daniel Kronauer, The Rockefeller University

 Department of Integrative Biology

Econ 235, Financial Economics Student Seminar

Seminar | November 14 | 12:45-2 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Marius Guenzel

 Department of Economics

Microsoft Excel Charts

Course | November 14 | 1:30-4 p.m. | S300T Haas School of Business

 Human Resources

This course details the process of Chart creation and manipulation in Microsoft Excel. Emphasis is placed on proper structure of source data, functional differences of various Chart types, and integration of Chart functionality with other baseline Excel features. Learning Objectives * Understand the relationship between Charts and other Excel data visualizations. * Leverage one-dimensional and...   More >

  Register online

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

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Jahi Chappell

Seminar | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Jahi Chappell

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Jahi Chappell, Executive Director of Food First, will present: "Beginning to End Hunger: Lessons on food security, transformation, and solidarity from Belo Horizonte, Brazil." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall. Co-sponsored by the the Center for Diversified Farming Systems.

The TDPS Speaker Series presents Miguel Gutierrez | Does Abstraction Belong to White People?: Thinking the Politics of Race in Contemporary Dance

Performing Arts - Other | November 14 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Latinx Research Center

 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Miguel Gutierrez, choreographer, composer, performer, singer, writer, educator, and advocate

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Latinx Research Center, Dance Studies Working Group, Performance and Art in Latinx America Working Group

In this artist talk, Gutierrez will reflect upon his experience as a queer Latinx choreographer in a dance landscape of whiteness, examining who and under what conditions can claim “abstraction” and the “avant-garde.” He will also discuss his latest projects, including "This Bridge Called My Ass," a piece that bends tropes of Latinidad to identify new relationships to content and form. A...   More >

Photo by Ian Douglas

Seminar 242, Econometrics: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | November 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Department of Economics

CRG Distinguished Guest Lecture: Ojichaagwag Waaseyaaziwag (Radiant Souls): Four Women Masters of Social Self-Expression

Lecture | November 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center (Suite 220)

 Margaret Noodin, Director, Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education; Professor of English and American Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 Center for Race and Gender, Multicultural Community Center

Margaret Noodin is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she also serves as Director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education. She is the author of Bawaajimo: A Dialect of Dreams in Anishinaabe Language and Literature and Weweni, a collection of bilingual poems in Ojibwe and English. Her poems are anthologized in New Poets of Native Nations, Sing: Poetry...   More >

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How to Claim a Migrant: Koreans, Borders, and Belonging at the Edge of Asia and Russia

Colloquium | November 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180

 Alyssa Park, University of Iowa

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Summary: In the late nineteenth century, Koreans suddenly began to cross the border to Russia and China by the thousands. Their continuous mobility and settlement in the tripartite borderland made them an enduring topic of dispute between multiple countries (Korea, Russia, China, and Japan), and prompted a host of questions that concerned fundamental questions about states’ governance over...   More >

Mathematics Department Colloquium: TBD

Colloquium | November 14 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

 Simion Filip, Institute for Advanced Study and Clay Mathematics Institute

 Department of Mathematics

Financing Study Abroad

Information Session | November 14 | 5-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, MLK BNorth, Room 82D

 Berkeley Study Abroad

Do you want to study abroad, but don't know if you can afford it?

Join our Financing Study Abroad workshop to learn how to locate and understand a program budget, how financial aid works for your term abroad, and what scholarships are available so you can get a jumpstart on the planning process.

Very Slight Worry with Sonnets

Reading - Literary | November 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Department Lounge, 330

 Department of English

Please join us to contribute to, or simply enjoy, a recitation of sonnets on Thursday, October 10, 5-6:30 in the English Department Lounge (Wheeler 330).

For those who wish to contribute: bring a sonnet, from any time period by any author, to recite--from memory, if possible (though a "cheat sheet" is fine and use of one would not elicit disdain).

Rahuldeep Singh Gill | Ante-Colonial Anti-Imperial Sikh Tradition: Reflections on the 550th Anniversary of Guru Nanak's Birth

Lecture | November 14 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Rahuldeep Singh Gill, Associate Professor of Religion, California Lutheran University

 Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies

A talk by Associate Professor of Religion and the campus interfaith strategist at California Lutheran University, Professor Rahuldeep Singh Gill.

Dual-Aspect Reflexivism in Buddhist Philosophy of Mind

Colloquium | November 14 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Moses Hall, Howison Library

 Matt MacKenzie, Colorado State University

 Center for Buddhist Studies, Department of Philosophy

Indian Buddhist philosophers associated with the pramāṇavāda (logico-epistemological) school developed an account of mind and cognition that I term ‘dual-aspect reflexivism’. On this view, conscious awareness is reflexive or self-presenting in that it always involves awareness of awareness. Further, a typical episode of conscious cognition involves the presentation of an object...   More >

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

Lecture | November 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. |  Wurster Hall

 Elizabeth Deakin, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Transportation Studies

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 Reduction: Finding a Way that Works Thursday, November 14, 5:30 - 7 p.m. in Wurster Hall Auditorium, Room 112.

About the Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture in Transportation
Now in its twelfth year, the...   More >

Elizabeth Deakin

DCRP Lecture Series: 12th Annual Martin Wachs Lecture by Elizabeth Deakin

Lecture | November 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

THURSDAY, NOV 14, 5:30pm. 12th Annual Martin Wachs Lecture by Elizabeth Deakin: Integrating Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Social Justice and Carbon Reduction

South Bay UC Berkeley Engineering Meetup

Social Event | November 14 | 6-9 p.m. |  Duke of Edinburgh

 10801 N. Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014

 UC Berkeley Engineering Alumni Society (South Bay)

Hello South Bay Cal Engineering, Computer Science and Chemical Engineering Alumni. It's time to celebrate fall and meet some fellow alumni. Networking is more important than ever. So...come on out to Duke's -- a British pub in Cupertino across the street from the Apple spaceship.   More >

South Bay UC Berkeley Engineering Meetup

Social Event | November 14 | 6-9 p.m. |  Duke of Edinburgh

 10801 N. Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014

 Cal Alumni Association, UC Berkeley Engineering Alumni Society (South Bay)

It's time to celebrate fall and meet some fellow alumni. Networking is more important than ever. So...come on out to Duke's -- a British pub in Cupertino across the street from the Apple spaceship.   More >

Beyond Recognition: Indigenous Activism

Film - Series | November 14 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Indigenous activism comes in many forms: survival, continuance or regeneration of cultural practices, political protest, legal actions, and creative interventions in writing and art making, to name a few. The ironically titled Home of the Brave, a four-minute history of conquest and subjugation of Native people, offers a searing critique of settler colonialism. Made forty years after the...   More >

Medicare for All Debate

Panel Discussion | November 14 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 108 Wheeler Auditorium

 Sally Pipes, President and CEO, Pacific Research Institute; Richard Scheffler, Professor of the Graduate School, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 Berkeley Conservative Society, Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement

Come out to see a Medicare for All debate between Pacific Research Institute President and CEO Sally Pipes and Berkeley School of Public Health Professor Richard Scheffler! Anyone from any side of the political spectrum is welcome to attend, so put the event on your calendars and see political discourse at Berkeley at its best!