Workshop | March 29 | 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
We will begin small twined baskets made with a diminutive relative of tule (Schoenoplectus americanus) known as sweetgrass among native weavers in the Pacific northwest. As well as being fragrant, it is strong and soft, and lends itself to a variety of weaving strokes.
Charlie Kennard of San Anselmo is a long-time basket weaver and student of California Indian and other traditional... More >
$130 / UCBG Members $120
Seminar | March 30 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Colloquium | March 30 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Ying Qian, Assistant Professor, Dept. of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University
Weihong Bao, Associate Professor, EALC, UC Berkeley
This talk discusses how ethnographic documentary films and their filmmaking processes constructed distinctions, formed ethnographic knowledge, and contributed to the changing relationships between the Chinese state and the minority peoples at its border. I focus on two historical periods the Sino-Japanese War period when the KMT government attempted to wield further control over its border... More >
Seminar | March 30 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Emily Derbyshire, Duke University
Within the liver a single Plasmodium parasite transforms into tens of thousands of blood infective forms to cause malaria. The Derbyshire lab combines chemical biology, biochemistry and genomics to uncover molecular events that drive this transient developmental stage within the liver. Through an integrative approach, we utilize small molecule probes, gene sequencing technologies and a forward... More >
Seminar | March 31 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Tore Ellingsen, Stockholm School of Economics
Seminar | March 31 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall
Gabriel Kreindler, Harvard University
Colloquium | April 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
Amy Winter, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
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.
Seminar | April 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Agricultural Plant Genomics and BreedingResource development: high-density genotyping, genome sequences, markers, germplasmCowpea (Vigna unguiculata): biotic & abioitic stress, seed quality, domestication traitsDehydrin proteins and multigene family.
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology Seminar: Mechanisms Regulating Recruitment of Vascular Progenitors during Adipose Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis
Seminar | April 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall
Stephen Farmer, Boston University
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 >
Workshop | April 2 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall
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.
Seminar | April 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 325 Cheit Hall
Claudia Steinwender, Assistant Professor, MIT Sloan
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 >
Seminar | April 2 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition
Jonathan Winawer, New York University
This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Panel Discussion | April 2 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Angana P. Chatterji, Research Initiative Co-chair and CRG Research Anthropologist, will discuss the latest research and work of the Political Conflict, Gender and Peoples Rights Initiative.
Seminar | April 3 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall
The Hubbard model, first formulated by physicist John Hubbard in the 1960s, is a simple theoretical model of interacting quantum particles in a lattice. The model is thought to capture the essential physics of high-temperature superconductors, magnetic insulators, and other complex emergent quantum many-body ground states.
Although the Hubbard model is greatly simplified as a representation... More >
Colloquium | April 3 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Jin-Yung Wu, Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, National Taiwan University
You-tien Hsing, Professor, Department of Geography, UC Berkeley
In this talk Professor Jin-Yung Wu will review a 12 years-long project that has transformed an illegal squatter settlement built by indigenous Amis people from east coast Taiwan into a legal and permanent housing complex in the metropolitan center of Taipei where the housing price had skyrocketed beyond the reach of most young urban middle class in the last two decades. Wearing the hats of urban... More >
Colloquium | April 3 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall
"Exoticism and Authenticity"
Richard Taruskin is an American musicologist, music historian, and critic who has written about the theory of performance, Russian music, 15th-century music, 20th-century music, nationalism, the theory of modernism, and analysis.