<< Week of March 09 >>

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Workshop on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

Workshop | March 6 – 8, 2020 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Jodo Shinshu Center

 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Buddhist Studies, Otani University, Ryukoku University, BCA Center for Buddhist Education, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Shinshu Center of America

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read...   More >

Jonathan Biss, piano: The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven

Performing Arts - Music | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Cal Performances

Programs:
Saturday, March 7
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31, No. 1
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10, No. 3
Piano Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110

Sunday, March 8
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F major, Op. 54
Piano Sonata No. 26 in...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Cal Performances presents Jonathan Biss performing The Complete Piano Sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven in Hertz Hall.

The Joffrey Ballet

Performing Arts - Dance | March 8 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

Program:
Liam Scarlett/Vespertine (music: Bjarte Eike, Dowland, Corelli, Geminiani) (California Premiere)
Stephanie Martinez/Bliss! (music: Stravinsky) (California Premiere)
Nicholas Blanc/Beyond the Shore (music: Mason Bates) (Bay Area Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)
Justin Peck/The Times Are Racing (music: Dan Deacon)

$42-148 (prices subject to change)

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

The Joffrey Ballet performs Friday–Sunday, March 6–8, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Cheryl Mann)

Monday, March 9, 2020

Certificate Program in Business Administration Online Information Session

Information Session | March 9 | 9:30-10 a.m. |  Online

 Heather Liston

 UC Berkeley Extension

Business administration is a broad field that incorporates many types of management positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every company needs skilled administrators in order to succeed and meet its goals. Learn how this certificate can help you change your career into the business world, advance in your current position or prepare you to pursue an M.B.A.

  Register online

History Colloquia: Dylan Penningroth

Colloquium | March 9 | 12-2 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Dylan Penningroth, Professor, Department of History, Berkeley Law

 Department of History, Law, Boalt School of

The UC Berkeley Department of History Colloquia Series highlights the exciting works-in-progress of History faculty, graduate students, alumni, and emeriti as well as other historians on campus. The series is as an opportunity for History faculty and graduate students to collectively learn from each presenter’s process and new scholarship. All affiliates of the Department are welcome to attend. ...   More >

Dylan Penningroth

Design Field Notes: Zahin Ali

Lecture | March 9 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 Zahin Ali, The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

This spring, join The Jacobs Institute for our continued Design Field Notes series, held on Mondays from 1-2pm at 220 Jacobs Hall. This event is free and welcome to all students and the public.

MBTG/Structural and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Molecular mechanisms underlying phase separation in functional compartmentalization and disease"

Seminar | March 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Tanja Mittag, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

 College of Chemistry

Biomolecular condensates coordinate a variety of important functions in cells including stress responses, RNA metabolism and membrane receptor clustering. Here, I will focus on discussing our work on two systems: the RNA-binding protein hnRNPA1, which associates with stress granules and mutations in which drive familial forms of neurodegenerative diseases; and the tumor suppressor SPOP, a...   More >

Freedom of Speech? Censoring Art on Campus

Lecture | March 9 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 John K. Wilson

 Arts + Design, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Presented by BAMPFA.

John K. Wilson, 2019-20 Fellow with the University of California National Center on Free Speech and Civic Engagement

John K. Wilson, a 2019–20 fellow with the University of California National Center on Free Speech and Civic Engagement, discusses the past and present problem of art censorship on campus. Showing examples of artworks, performances, and cartoons that have...   More >

John Wilson

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Laurent El Ghaoui, UC Berkeley

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

ABSTRACT:

C-H and C-O Functionalization via Radical Chaperones

Seminar | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 David Nagib, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University

 College of Chemistry

Our research is focused on harnessing the untapped reactivity of abundant chemical feedstocks to enable late-stage functionalization of medicinally relevant molecules. We have recently developed new approaches for selective C-H and C-O functionalization of alcohols, amines, and carbonyls, using a combination of radical (1e-) and closed shell (2e-) processes that act in concert with one another....   More >

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.

Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning Online Information Session

Information Session | March 10 | 2-2:30 p.m. |  Online

 UC Berkeley Extension

Discover how this certificate can help you change to become a personal financial adviser, understand personal financial planning concepts and techniques to better perform your current work, or prepare you to take the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification examination.

  Register online

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | March 10 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Dan Benjamin, USC

 Department of Economics

Seminar 237, Macroeconomics

Seminar | March 10 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Mark Bils, Professor, The University of Rochester

 Department of Economics

From the Edge of the Ghetto: The Quest of Small City African-Americans to Survive Post-Industrialism

Colloquium | March 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Shorb House, Latinx Research Center

 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Alford Young, Jr., Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Departments of Sociology and Afroamerican and African Studies, and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

 Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

This talk draws from a study based on interviews with 103 working class and low-income African Americans from Ypsilanti, Michigan, a city of approximately 30,000 residents (about 6,000 of them African American). It explores how they make sense of work and work opportunity in a city that decades ago was the site of considerable industrial opportunity. That city sits on the borders of a thriving...   More >

Ultrafast Dynamics and Interactions of Molecular Vibrational Polaritons

Seminar | March 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Wei Xiong, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC San Diego

 College of Chemistry

Molecular vibrational polaritons are hybrid half-light, half-matter quasiparticle. This hybrid quasiparticles not only inherit properties of both photons and matters, but also processes unique new photonic and molecular phenomena, including tilting chemical potential landscapes of reactions, adding new energy transfer pathways and strong photonic interactions. Many of these developments hinge on...   More >

Talk by Development Economist at UC Berkeley, Prof. Supreet Kaur: Title TBD

Lecture | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

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

A talk by Prof. Supreet Kaur, development economist at UC Berkeley.

Catholics, Protestants, and the Origins of Europe’s Harsh Religious Pluralism

Lecture | March 10 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Udi Greenberg, Dartmouth College

 Institute of European Studies, Department of History, Center for German and European Studies, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington

A series of recent controversies has raised many questions about Europe’s treatment of its religious minorities. Why do societies that claim to respect religious freedom and tolerance so routinely discriminate against Muslims, Jews, and others? Udi Greenberg will explore the origins of Europe’s contemporary thinking about religious pluralism to the recent peace between Catholics and Protestants...   More >

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

The NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar Series, launched in spring 2020, is held weekly on Wednesdays in Stanley 106, at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, from January 22 through May 6.

Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group

Meeting | March 11 | 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 >

Townsend Center Book Chat with Ian Duncan: Human Forms: The Novel in the Age of Evolution

Lecture | March 11 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

Ian Duncan offers a major rethinking of the European novel and its relationship to early evolutionary science.

Noon Concert Series: Gospel Chorus

Performing Arts - Music | March 11 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

D. Mark Wilson, Director

Since 1953 the Noon Concert Series has featured a variety of performance from Music students, faculty, and guest musicians.

11:55 - Doors Open
12:15 - Start

FREE admission

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 22 – May 6, 2020 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 >

Thinking about Composition: Creative Work and the Art of Putting Things Together

Panel Discussion | March 11 | 4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

This conversation on the process of artistic composition brings together visual artist Michael Hall, scholar and dancer SanSan Kwan, and musician Dean Wareham.

Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism: 19th Peter N. Kujachich Lecture in Serbian and Montenegrin Studies

Lecture | March 11 | 5:15-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Center for Jewish Studies

Yellow Star, Red Star asks why Holocaust memory continues to be so deeply troubled—ignored, appropriated, and obfuscated—throughout Eastern Europe, even though it was in those lands that most of the extermination campaign occurred. As part of accession to the European Union, Jelena Subotic shows, East European states were required to adopt, participate in, and contribute to the...   More >

Career Connections: Sports Industry

Social Event | March 11 | 6-8 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, Stadium

 Cal Alumni Association, Career Center

Seeking dynamic alumni and professionals who work in a variety of fields in the sports industry such as coaching, fitness, broadcasting, social media, and more!

Toastmasters on Campus Club: Learn public speaking

Workshop | January 15 – December 16, 2020 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.

Find out more at toastmasters.org or just drop by one of our meetings to get started.

Toastmasters on Campus has earned Toastmasters' highest honor, the...   More >

Rugby vs. Santa Clara

Sport - Intercollegiate - Rugby | March 11 | 6:30 p.m. |  Witter Rugby Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Rugby hosts Santa Clara at Witter Rugby Field.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

BPM DiSC Assessment

Workshop | March 12 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers the DiSC® model, providing a common language for people to use to better understand themselves and adapt their behaviors with others.

iPhoneography with Yoni Mayeri

Workshop | March 12 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover how to turn your ordinary snapshots into extraordinary
photographs using the power of the device that is always with you.

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to expertly capture
images and edit and create photographs and artful images with your
iPhone.
In this course, you will learn how to take professional-quality
photographs and perform basic and advanced photo...   More >

$80 Adult / $70 Member Adult

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Image by Yoni Mayeri

Dignidad Rebelde

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

 Melanie Cervantes; Jesus Barraza

 Arts + Design

Melanie Cervantes, Artist
Jesus Barraza, Artist

Oakland-based artists Jesus Barraza and Melanie Cervantes discuss their graphic arts collaboration Dignidad Rebelde. They write, “We believe that art can be an empowering reflection of community struggles, dreams, and visions. Following principles of Xicanisma and Zapatismo, we create work that amplifies people’s stories and art that can be put...   More >

Melanie Cervantes

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | March 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall

 Andrew Newman, Professor of Economics, Boston University

 Haas School of Business

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 >

Italy's Holocaust: the Genocide of the Jews of Italy

Lecture | March 12 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Simon Levis Sullam, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy

 Institute of European Studies, Program for the Study of Italy, Department of Italian Studies

In this lecture, Simon Levis Sullam will discuss his new book (The Italian Executioners, Princeton, 2018), which demonstrates that Italian bureaucrats, ideologues and members of the fascist party, were responsible for genocide - together with the German occupiers of Italy during WW2 - to a much higher degree than has been acknowledged to date.

IB Seminar: Title to be announced

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

 Ivan Soltesz, Stanford University

 Department of Integrative Biology

Seminar 251: “Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | March 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

Mathematics Department Colloquium: Geometric Measure Theory and the fine structure of harmonic measure

Colloquium | March 12 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

 Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University

 Department of Mathematics

Singular integrals are ubiquitous objects that play an important part in Geometric Measure Theory. The simplest ones are called Calderon-–Zygmund operators. The theory of these operators was completed in the 1950s by Zygmund and Calderon---or so it seemed. The last twenty years have seen the need to consider CZ operators in very bad environments, where kernels are still very good, but the...   More >

Feminist Open Access and Internet Publishing

Lecture | March 12 | 5-8 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Francesca Coppa, Co-founder, Organization for Transformative Works; Kristina Busse, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures; Karen Hellekson, Co-founder, Transformative Works & Cultures

 Berkeley Center for New Media, Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Information, School of, Film & Media Studies, Library, D-Lab

Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a Hugo award-winning model for for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.

The OTW was founded as a wholly fan organized and fan run media organization, specifically to provide a safe space for women and queer users. In working towards their mission of building a future in which all fannish works are recognized as...   More >

Manisha Sethi | Ritual Death as Essential Practice: Defending Sallekhana in the Courtroom

Lecture | March 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Manisha Sethi, Associate Professor of Sociology at the Centre for the Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

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

A talk by Prof. Manisha Sethi, a sociologist whose research focuses on the Jains, in particular in the contexts of law and politics.

Google Info-Session

Information Session | March 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

TBA

Laverne Cox

Lecture | March 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The Emmy Award-winning transgender actress and advocate, known for her groundbreaking role on Orange is the New Black, shares her views on race, class, and gender, communicating a powerful message of inner strength and self-acceptance.

$28–$58 (prices subject to change)

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

Laverne Cox appears in Cal Performances' Speaker Series on March 12, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Friday, March 13, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Softball vs. Oregon

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 13 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.

23rd Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government: Reforming Congress? Ethics, Accountability, and Leadership in the Contemporary Congress

Conference/Symposium | March 13 | 10:15 a.m.-4 p.m. | Bancroft Hotel, Great Room

 TBD

 Department of Political Science, Institute for Governmental Studies, Commonwealth Club of California

The 2020 Travers Conference will bring together experts from around the country to assess proposals to reform Congress. There is an active bipartisan effort underway in DC to consider potential reforms of a Congress that is commonly perceived as falling short on the tasks delegated to it by the Constitution. The conference will engage these reform efforts with a particular focus on issues of...   More >

Job Search Effectiveness

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

 Human Resources

We all know the importance of writing a good resume and preparing for the interview. But these tasks don’t stand alone. This workshop will introduce best practices and strategies for an effective job search for internal (UCB) and external career exploration.

  Register online

Design Conversations: Leah Buechley

Lecture | March 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Leah Buechley, The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

This Spring, the Jacobs Institute will continue investigating these ideas through our Design Conversations series, "For Whom? By Whom? Designs for Belonging," which invites three leading design thinkers to outline design’s blind spots and exclusions, and share their thoughts on possibilities for a future of belonging.

Materials Science Applications of Four Dimensional–Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (4D-STEM): Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | March 13 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Dr. Colin Ophus, LBNL, Molecular Foundry

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

Traditional scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) detectors are large single-pixels that integrate a subset of the electron beam signal scattered from each electron probe position. These STEM imaging experiments record only 1-5 values per probe position, throwing away most of the diffracted signal information.

With the introduction of extremely high speed direct electron detectors,...   More >

Music Studies Colloquium: Amanda Minks (U of Oklahoma)

Colloquium | March 13 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall

 Department of Music

“Mediating Indigeneity: Henrietta Yurchenco and the Inter-American Indian Institute in 1940s Mexico”

Dr. Minks focuses on the ethnographic study of music and language across cultures. Over ten years of research on the micro-politics and aesthetics of language socialization led to her monograph, Voices of Play: Miskitu Children’s Speech and Song on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua (2013). In...   More >

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 13 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

Dorrance Dance performs SOUNDspace Friday–Sunday, March 13–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Playhouse.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

TDPS presents The Arsonists by Max Frisch

Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)

 Patrick Russell

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?

$10–15

  Buy tickets online

Softball vs. Oregon

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 14 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.

Preparing to Publish in Today's Market

Lecture | March 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 210 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Rachael Herron

 UC Berkeley Extension

With a manuscript in hand, it can be difficult to figure out whether to aim for a traditional New York publishing deal or to go the self-publishing route.

Are New York deals more lucrative?

Is the technology involved in self-publishing difficult to learn?

What about marketing?

In this one-day workshop, find out the pros and cons of each approach and be able to make informed,...   More >

$75

  Register online

Inorganic Chemistry Seminar

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Inorganic Chem Speaker

 College of Chemistry

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

The ever-popular Les Ballets Trockadero, which made its Berkeley debut in 1976, returns to Berkeley for more savagely funny satire married with seriously stunning ballet. Statuesque, glamorous male dancers in the iconic, fictional roles of prima ballerinas, the “Trocks” are an internationally adored cultural phenomenon and have performed their sophisticated form of ballet parody, en travesti, for...   More >

$38-98 (prices subject to change)

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

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo perform Saturday–Sunday, March 14–15, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Dorrance Dance: SOUNDspace

Performing Arts - Dance | March 14 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Cal Performances

With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrance’s SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basics—movement as pure music. Without the trappings of ornate set pieces or flashy costumes, the award-winning choreographer and her expert company, along with musician Gregory Richardson, explore the unique setting and acoustics of Zellerbach Playhouse in a collective...   More >

$68 (prices subject to change)

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

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 >

Photographs by Ken Light: American Stories

Exhibit - Photography | January 13 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 Stephens

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

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 Monday-Friday during the academic year. The exhibit is located in a space also used for events. Please call (510) 643-9670 or email townsendcenter@berkeley.edu for viewing times.

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 >