<< Week of January 12 >>

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Mass in Troubled Times: Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | January 12 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 YoonGeong Lee, soprano; Anne Maguire, alto; Andrew Turner, tenor; Edward Vogel, bass

 Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra

Haydn Lord Nelson Mass (#11 in D minor)
Mozart Coronation Mass (K.317 in C major)

Ming Luke, Conductor

The Elephant Man

Film - Feature | January 12 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In recreating the story of John Merrick, the Victorian who was reputed to be “the ugliest man alive,” David Lynch effects a study of prejudice, voyeurism, and human dignity. Merrick was born with neurofibromatosis, giving him an enlarged head, a twisted spine, and facial deformities. As an adult, he is a virtual prisoner of a traveling freak show until the surgeon Frederick Treves (Anthony...   More >

Women's Basketball vs. Stanford

Sport - Intercollegiate - Basketball | January 12 | 5 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Women's Basketball hosts Stanford at Haas Pavilion.

The Oak

Film - Feature | January 12 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Returning to Romania after a decades-long exile in Paris, theater director and filmmaker Lucian Pintilie fashioned this blisteringly apocalyptic parable/farce, appropriately set during the last days of Ceauşescu’s rule. A willfully independent Bucharest schoolteacher and a talented doctor find their skills are no match for the incompetence, brutality, and general insanity of Romania, where...   More >

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | January 14 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

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.

MRED+D Admissions Webinar 01/14

Information Session | January 14 | 4-5 p.m. |  Online

 College of Environmental Design

MRED+D Admissions Webinar

How to (Machine) Read a Novel: Modeling Events and Information in Literary Fiction

Special Event | January 14 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. |  South Hall

 Matthew Sims

 Information, School of

Novels pose unique challenges overlooked by current natural language processing systems.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

RAPDP - Intermediate - Non-Federal Cost Policy and Compliance

Workshop | January 15 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

Synopsis: An intermediate workshop that builds upon Federal Cost Policy and Compliance by using case studies to explore the types of terms and conditions often found in non-Federal sponsored agreements. Learning Objectives: • Recognize the obligation to spend and report in accordance with the agreement • Identify the RA’s responsibilities regarding financial compliance (from cradle to grave) •...   More >

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Curator’s Talk: Apsara DiQuinzio on Ron Nagle

Lecture | January 15 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join exhibition curator Apsara DiQuinzio for an engaging, expert tour of Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter. DiQuinzio, BAMPFA’s senior curator of modern and contemporary art and Phyllis C. Wattis MATRIX Curator, offers insights into Nagle’s work from several angles, including his history at UC Berkeley, the Bay Area context, and his interest in Surrealism.

Post-Baccalaureate Health Professions Program

Information Session | January 15 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 6 UC Berkeley Extension (Belmont 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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The Night of the Hunter

Film - Feature | January 15 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An atmospheric allegory of good and evil, The Night of the Hunter stars Robert Mitchum as Harry Powell, a pulpitless preacher with LOVE and HATE tattooed on his knuckles. Hot after some purloined booty, Powell chases two innocent children across a menacing rural landscape where only nature stands fast against man’s moral decay. Charles Laughton’s Southern Gothic masterpiece takes on a fabulous...   More >

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Accounting Career Night

Special Event | January 16 | 5:15-8:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 UC Berkeley Extension

Join us for UC Berkeley Extension's Accounting Career Night.

We bring together industry leaders, recruiters, current students, alumni, prospective students, and members of the Bay Area professional accounting community for a networking reception and panel discussion. If you want to know more about the range of roles accounting professionals can pursue and what's required to enter and advance...   More >

 FREE. Register online

The White Sheik

Film - Feature | January 16 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Fellini’s first solo directorial effort is a farce about the collision of fantasy and reality. A pair of provincial newlyweds (Leopoldo Trieste and Brunella Bovo) arrive in Rome with plans for a visit with relatives and an audience with the Pope. But first, the naive young bride sets out to meet her heartthrob, the White Sheik (Alberto Sordi), hero of a fumetto photo-comic strip—leading to a...   More >

Friday, January 17, 2020

Spring 2020 EAP Orientation

Orientation | January 17 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1 LeConte Hall

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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

This will be a special session for EAP students during Golden Bear Orientation. Degree-seeking international students should continue to...   More >

BPM 101 Principles of People Management

Workshop | January 17 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content explains the roles and expectations of people managers at UC Berkeley and the relationship of these roles to the larger organization.

Plants Illustrated Exhibit 2020: Rare and Endangered Plants of the World

Special Event | January 17 – February 5, 2020 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Garden’s lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world.

Deppea splendens 'Cristobal' Image by Jill Petersen

Faces Places

Film - Feature | January 17 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this remarkable documentary about art, society, life, and death, Varda teams up with hipster artist JR on a road trip to rural France and its working-class communities, where they meet with the locals and create installations of large-scale photographic portraits. The tender friendship that is formed between Varda and JR is just one element of this enchanting work that binds two kindred...   More >

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Plants Illustrated Exhibit 2020: Rare and Endangered Plants of the World

Special Event | January 17 – February 5, 2020 every day with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the 11th annual Plants Illustrated exhibit of botanical art in the Garden’s lovely Julia Morgan Hall. This year, the members of the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists are presenting the theme of rare and endangered plants of the world.

My Life as a Zucchini

Film - Animated | January 18 | 2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

This wonderfully creative film has been celebrated for its stylized stop-motion animation and sympathetic treatment of life’s hardships. Our protagonist, a boy nicknamed Zucchini, comes to live in a foster home for orphans, where he eventually learns to trust and love others. This accomplished debut feature from director Claude Barras, based on a script by Céline Sciamma (Girlhood, Tomboy), was...   More >

Le bonheur

Film - Feature | January 18 | 4 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In this strikingly colorful, lyrical film, Varda contemplates happiness. François, a carpenter, is happy with his wife; he is happier still when he takes a mistress. For him it is not a question of loving one or the other; he loves both, and wants them to share a life together. This triangular relationship is examined within a circular structure. The film begins and ends with blissful family...   More >

Men's Gymnastics vs. Air Force

Sport - Intercollegiate - Gymnastics | January 18 | 4 p.m. |  Haas Pavilion

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Men's Gymnastics hosts Air Force at Haas Pavilion.

Daniela Gesundheit: Alphabet of Wrongdoing

Film - Feature | January 18 | 5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Alphabet of Wrongdoing is the newest musical project from Snowblink’s Daniela Gesundheit, exploring ceremonial Jewish prayer songs and blessings that encircle themes of reckoning, forgiveness, mortality, striving, and atonement, reimagined for secular audiences and secular spaces. The texts and melodies are traditional and ancient; the context and arrangements are modern, impressionistic, and...   More >

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day |  Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)

 Library, Berkeley Language Center

Celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis - librarians, professors,...   More >

Power and the People: The U.S. Census and Who Counts

Exhibit - Artifacts | September 16, 2019 – March 1, 2020 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery

 Library

Since 1790, the U.S. Census has impacted many aspects of our lives. It determines congressional apportionment, decides which communities receive a slice of $500,000,000,000 in federal funds, and provides information essential to policy making. Census questions also reflect the beliefs, concerns and prejudices of their time, starting with the first census which mandated that enslaved people be...   More >

Power to the People

You Are On Indian Land: There There (On the Same Page 2019): An Exhibit of Library Collections relating to the Native American community of Oakland

Exhibit - Multimedia | August 26, 2019 – January 31, 2020 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 3rd floor

 Library

Tommy Orange's debut novel, There There, is this year's On the Same Page program reading. The entire campus community is encouraged to read the book and participate in classes and events this Fall.

“Orange’s debut is an ambitious meditation on identity and its broken alternatives, on myth filtered through the lens of time and poverty and urban life. Its many short chapters are told through a...   More >

 Show UCB ID to enter Moffitt Library

Photographs by Ken Light: American Stories

Exhibit - Photography | August 28, 2019 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Stephens Hall, Townsend Center, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Journalism, Graduate School of

In an exhibition of selected works from the past five decades, documentary photographer Ken Light probes social and political issues in America.

 Viewing hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please contact the Townsend Center to confirm availability.

Object Lessons: The Egyptian Collections of the University of California, Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | November 11, 2019 – May 22, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday with exceptions | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Library, Gallery and Corridor

 Friends of The Bancroft Library, Bancroft Library, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Object Lessons brings together ancient and modern Egyptian artifacts from the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri and the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in an exhibition in The Bancroft Library Gallery and Corridor. In the gallery, we invite you to explore how items from everyday life were created and discarded, excavated and conserved, from antiquity to the present day. The corridor...   More >