Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | March 15 | Levine-Fricke Field
Cal Softball hosts Oregon at Levine-Fricke Field.
Performing Arts - Theater | March 12 – 15, 2020 every day | Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
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?
Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
With 13 tap dancers and one acoustic bass player, Michelle Dorrances SOUNDspace strips tap dance down to its most raw basicsmovement 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)
Performing Arts - Dance | March 15 | 3-5 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
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)
Lecture | March 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, MATRIX/820
Joseph Fischel, Associate Professor, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Yale University
more details soon...
Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"
These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART... More >
Lecture | March 16 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340 (BCNM Commons)
In this talk, author Dr. Ceci Moss discusses her new book Expanded Internet Art: Twenty-First-Century Artistic Practice and the Informational Milieu (New York: Bloomsbury, 2019). The publication is the first comprehensive art historical study of expanded internet art practices. Charting the rise of a multidisciplinary approach to online artistic practice in the past decade, the text discusses... More >
Seminar | March 16 | 2-4 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Felipe Lobel; Nina Roussille
Information Session | March 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 208 UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)
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.
Lecture | March 16 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Danez Smith; Patricia Smith
Presented as part of the Poetry and the Senses program at UC Berkeleys Arts Research Center, in partnership with Engaging the Senses Foundation.
Danez Smith, Poet, Writer, Performer
Patricia Smith, Poet, Author
Join us for an evening of fierce readings and conversation with renowned poets Danez Smith and Patricia Smith. The author of Dont Call Us Dead, Danez Smith is a black, queer, poz... More >
Special Event | January 21 – December 15, 2020 the third Tuesday of the month every month | UC Botanical Garden
The garden is closed on the first and third Tuesday of every month.
-Why is the Garden Closed two days a month?
For the safety of the public and the safety of the collection, the Gardens Horticultural staff need two days per month to complete jobs that may pose safety risks to visitors, such as dropping tree limbs, renovating paths, or controlling pests.
-Im only in Berkeley for one day... More >
Seminar | March 17 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
I will present two recent technologies our group has developed that harness RNA regulation one for basic science purposes and one for therapeutic development. First, I will describe new methods that use our RNA polymerase-based biosensors to harness evolution in order to probe the emergence of selectivity between biomolecular interfaces, in particular, protein-protein interactions (PPIs).... More >
Lecture | March 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
The Eurozone, Ukraine, refugees and Brexit the European Union has had to confront and manage several major crises during the last decade. However, the outcomes of these crises in respect of political integration have been divergent. The Eurozone has become politically more closely integrated. The Ukraine crisis has not produced any significant effect one way or the other. In contrast, the... More >
Panel Discussion | March 17 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall
Join us on March 17 as Thompson Summers will discuss the book, Black in Place: The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City,with Nikki Jones, Professor in the Department of African American Studies at UC Berkeley.
Colloquium | March 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Abigail Weitzman, Professor, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.
Workshop | March 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 198 University Hall
Make sure your LinkedIn profile is serving you by understanding what your readers look for. This hands-on workshop is a chance to incorporate tips from a UC Berkeley recruiter. We encourage you to bring a laptop, tablet or smart phone.
Meeting | February 20, 2018 – January 5, 2021 every Tuesday | 12:15-1 p.m. | 3110 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.
Seminar | March 17 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Aprajit Mahajan, UC Berkeley
Colloquium | March 17 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Shorb House, Latinx Research Center
Clint Carroll, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder
Center for Native American Issues Research on, Native American Studies, American Indian Graduate Student Association, American Indian Graduate Program, Native American Student Development, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)
Indigenous Nations face significant challenges when it comes to the interrelated processes of cultural knowledge revitalization/perpetuation and environmental adaptation. These challenges range from compromised local ecological health brought about by development and climate change, to limited access to land due to legal, social, and/or political barriers, and to obstacles to knowledge... More >
Lecture | March 17 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Mahesh Srinivasan, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology; member, Cognitive Science Faculty, University of California, Berkeley. Previously, I was a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of Californ
A talk by UC Berkeley psychologist, Prof. Mahesh Srinivasan.
Performing Arts - Music | March 17 | 8-10 p.m. | McEnerney Hall (1750 Arch St.)
Earl Howard is a composer, performer and improviser on saxophones and electronics. His method of creating orchestrated sounds with electronics and processing live improvisation creates unique, densely layered textures. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship to create Superstrings (2011), a Regents Fellowship at UCSD, three NYFA Fellowships, as well as Harvard's Fromm Foundation Commission. His CDs... More >
$10 General, $5 Students and seniors
Course | March 18 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 24 University Hall
Bullying can take many forms, some of which are obvious and others of which, though more indirect, can be equally destructive to working relationships. Participants will learn about how to recognize bullying behavior; how to distinguish bullying from incivility; what climates encourage bullying; the impact of workplace bullying; options for how bystanders can effectively respond; and constructive... More >
Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
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.
Performing Arts - Music | March 18 | 12 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Ginevra Petrucci, flute
Jory Vinikour, piano
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
Lecture | March 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
In "Let Them Drown," the 2016 London Edward W. Said lecture, Naomi Klein called attention, as Rob Nixon's "Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor" had done, to the nexus of climate change, (colonial) racism and poverty. But she shifted the spotlight onto the oft-overlooked low-lying island nations. Their current day situation is dire. In her new book project, "Atlas of (Remote)... More >
Lecture | March 18 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Matthew J. Mandich, Field School Director, The International Society for Archaeology, Art and Architecture of Rome
In 2016, the International Society for the Archaeology, Art and Architecture of Rome (ISAR) was granted an official excavation concession by the Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali (MiBAC) for the Signum Vortumni Project. The aim of this project is to uncover and reconstruct the pre-Imperial topography of this important area in the monumental center.
Social Event | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 3-4 p.m. | Windmill Coffee House
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. Its 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 >
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Identification and analysis of heart regeneration enhancers in the zebrafish
Seminar | March 18 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Brian Black, UCSF
Lecture | March 18 | 5-7 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Christine Lee, California State University, Los Angeles
The nomadic states in Mongolia developed their own definitions of ethnicity and citizenship independently from the settled populations of China. Here, nomads and agriculturalists have lived in the same communities for thousands of years. While the ruling nobility was one specific ethnicity, there was not a clear hierarchy of ethnicities. Mongolia has experienced the migration and incorporation of... More >
Lecture | March 18 | 5 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Reading Room
Joyce Carol Oates, author of over seventy works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, is the Roger S. Berlind 52 Professor Emerita of the Humanities at Princeton University and has taught as a visiting professor of English at UC Berkeley. She is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, the Carl Sandburg Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the Jerusalem Prize.
The authors oeuvre confronts... More >
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Workshop | January 15 – December 16, 2020 every Wednesday | 6:15-7:30 p.m. | 3111 Etcheverry Hall
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 >
Special Event | March 19 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Celebrate the first day of spring with this special concert of quartz crystal singing bowls and finely tuned gongs surrounded by redwood warmth. Close your eyes and experience the natural meditative quality of being in nature layered with serene sounds of quartz crystal singing bowls.
These unique instruments slow down your brainwaves to meditative-like states through a process called... More >
$25 Adult / $20 Adult Member
Register online or by calling 510-664-7606
Lecture | March 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Bryant Terry, Chef, Educator, Author
Join us for a presentation by Bryant Terry, a James Beard Awardwinning chef, educator, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. Terry is the author of the acclaimed books Vegetable Kingdom, Afro-Vegan, and Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine. Since 2015 he has been... More >
Seminar | March 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall
Molly Schnell, Assistant Professor, Northwestern
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 >
Miscellaneous | February 6 – April 30, 2020 every Thursday | 12-1 p.m. | 5400 Berkeley Way West
Focus the mind. Foster creativity, resilience, and well-being. These meetings are free and open to faculty, staff, and students. All are welcome to drop in on Thursdays at noon throughout the spring semester.
Workshop | March 19 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall
This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers planning and preparing to delegate a task or project, communicating effectively when delegating, and planning for follow-up to ensure successful task or project completion.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | March 19 | 1:30 p.m. | Hellman Tennis Center
Cal Women's Tennis hosts Pepperdine at Hellman Tennis Complex.
Panel Discussion | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Megon Noble, NAGPRA Project Manager at UC Davis will discuss the work of the campuss NAGPRA Advisory Committee.
Lecture | March 19 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Patrick D. Flores, Professor of Art Studies at the Department of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines; Curator of the Vargas Museum in Manila; Adjunct Curator at the National Art Gallery, Singapore
A talk by the eminent Manila-based academic, curator, and art historian, Patrick D. Flores.
Social Event | March 19 | 6-8 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue and Gold Room
Seeking dynamic alumni and other profess
ionals who work within the Esports and Gaming industries. Because this event is focused on career exploration, we encourage diversity in the career paths represented: from software to graphic design, marketing, sales, testing, writing, professional gaming, and much more!
Meeting | January 24 – May 1, 2020 every other Friday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 190B Doe Library
The 'Information and Uncertainty in Data Science' Discussion Forum is held biweekly on Fridays in 190B Doe. All interested members of the UC Berkeley, UCSF, LBL and LLNL communities are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Colloquium | March 20 | 3 p.m. | 250 Morrison Hall
Timing is Everything
Composer Pauline Kim Harris will talk about her compositions in which she considers the unique and individual experience of the perception of time.
Pauline Kim Harris, aka PK or Pauline Kim is a GrammyTM- nominated violinist and composer. The youngest student to have ever been accepted into the studio of legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz, she has since appeared... More >
Performing Arts - Music | March 20 | 8-10 p.m. | Zellerbach Hall
With 10 voices and 20 Grammy Awards between them, the Manhattan Transfer and male gospel ensemble Take 6 come together for a program that features the groups singing separately and togetherboth a cappella and backed by a live band. The program includes favorites like Operator, Birdland, Boy From New York City, and Route 66, plus music by Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, songs from the... More >
$36–$96 (prices subject to change)
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020 every day | Free Speech Movement Cafe (Moffitt Library)
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 >
Exhibit - Photography | January 13 – May 15, 2020 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 Stephens
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for viewing times.
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 >