<< Week of April 05 >>

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Softball vs. UCLA

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | April 5 |  Levine-Fricke Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Softball hosts UCLA at Levine-Fricke Field.

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Baseball vs. Utah

Sport - Intercollegiate - Baseball/Softball | April 5 | 12 p.m. |  Evans Field

 Cal Bears Intercollegiate Sports

Cal Baseball hosts Utah at Evans Diamond.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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

 Cal Performances

Now in its seventh decade, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater stands tall as an enduring cultural touchstone, especially when it comes to work that speaks directly to the times. With artistic director Robert Battle at the helm, the Ailey company has cultivated the best and brightest choreographers working today—gifted artists exploring themes of hope, sorrow, joy, and resilience. Performances...   More >

$40–$145 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 5106429988, or by emailing calperfsprstudent@gmail.com

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs Tuesday–Sunday, March 31–April 5, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. Pictured: Yannick Lebrun

Spektral Quartet

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

 Cal Performances

Program:
Philip Glass/String Quartet No. 2, Company
Schubert/String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804, Rosamunde
Samuel Adams/String Quartet No. 2, Current (World Premiere, Cal Performances Co-commission)

$48 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Spektral Quartet performs Sunday, April 5, 2020 in Hertz Hall.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Research on Cognition Mode of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Cultural Consumption — A Comparative Study from Chinese and British questionnaires

Lecture | April 6 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340 (BCNM Commons)

 Gu Jiang, National Center for Industry Research

 Berkeley Center for New Media

According to a survey conducted by the National Cultural Industry Research Center of Nanjing University in China and the UK, this paper uses the order logit model to discuss the influence of the intangible cultural cognition mode on the degree of Chinese and British cultural consumption that occurs while resident income increases. The results show that, generally speaking, the residential...   More >

PERL Seminar: "Crunch Time: How Bureaucrats' Term of Office Affects Coercive and Collusive Bribes"

Seminar | April 6 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Samuel Leone, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

Political Economy Research Lunch: PERL is an opportunity for PhD students to present work in progress and receive valuable feedback from faculty and peers.

Design Field Notes: Nadia Gathers

Lecture | April 6 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall

 Nadia Gathers, 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.

Machine Learning and Science Forum

Meeting | January 27 – May 4, 2020 every other Monday | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 190B Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Find more information on the BIDS Events list: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

Seminar 211, Economic History

Seminar | April 6 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Jhacova Williams, Economic Policy Institute and Clemson University

 Department of Economics

Seminar 271, Development: Tba

Seminar | April 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Simone Schaner, USC

 Department of Economics

Seminar 208, Microeconomic Theory: TBD

Seminar | April 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Ariel Rubinstein, Tel Aviv University and New York University

 Department of Economics

New Directions in Bangladesh Studies: Recent Scholarship in Political Studies

Panel Discussion | April 6 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Ali Riaz, Distinguished Professor​ at the Department of Politics and Government, University of Illinois; Mubashar Hasan, Research Fellow, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental languages, University of of Oslo

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies

 The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, Institute for South Asia Studies

A panel discussion on new publications on politics in Bangladesh with Ali Riaz, and Mubashar.

William Pope.L

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

 William Pope.L

 Arts + Design, Department of Art Practice

**Admission free; seat reservations required. Reservations available March 23 at artsdesign.berkeley.edu.**

Presented by the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice.

William Pope.L, Artist

Join us for a talk by Chicago-based artist William Pope.L, whom the New York Times called “inarguably the greatest performance artist of our time. . . . Over the course of the last four decades, no...   More >

William Pope.L

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Garden Closed

Special Event | January 7 – December 1, 2020 the first Tuesday of the month every month |  UC Botanical Garden

 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 Garden’s 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.

-I’m only in Berkeley for one day...   More >

Labor Lunch Seminar: "Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Massimo Anelli, Bocconi

 Center for Labor Economics

New Enzymes for Cell Surface Modification: Towards Universal Blood

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Stephen Withers, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia

 College of Chemistry

Mammalian cell surfaces are coated in specific sugar structures, many of which function as antigens and are involved in cellular recognition. Important examples are the oligosaccharide A, B, and H antigens present on red blood cells that differentiate the A, B and O blood types. Enzymatic cleavage of the GalNAc and Gal residues from the cell surface would allow conversion of A and B red blood...   More >

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Ruoxuan Xiong, Stanford University

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

ABSTRACT:

Seminar 217, Risk Management: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Ruoxuan Xiong, Stanford

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Seth Rakoff-Nahoum, Harvard University

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

The Skills You Bring

Workshop | April 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 198 University Hall

 Human Resources

The skills you enjoy and feel confident about contribute to strong performance and high satisfaction. Explore your transferable skills – the ones that support your career mobility and adaptability.

  Register online

A Bullish Bulldog: Understanding the United Kingdom in the 21st Century

Lecture | April 7 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Edward Price, Head of Financial Sector and Economic Policy, North America - British Consulate General in New York

 Institute of European Studies, Center for British Studies

Twenty years into the new century, how should we in the United States (US) understand the United Kingdom (UK)? What is the UK’s global influence and how does it affect the US? And, amid incessant media noise, what were the structural causes of Brexit? This lecture is an exclusive chance to explores these issues, delving first hand into the financial, economic and constitutional keys to...   More >

Edward Price

Open Berkeley - Mobile accessibility

Meeting | April 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 303 Doe Library

 Caroline Boyden, Web Developer; Anna Gazdowicz, Web and Accessibility Specialist

 Webnet

Creative Use of Direct Reading Instruments

Presentation | April 7 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online-Zoom

 Tom Peters, PhD, CIH

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

During this free webinar, Dr. Peters will present on the use of direct reading instruments to assess workplace exposures. He will discuss various methods to handle data, such as hazard mapping and analysis of time-series data. The presentation will blend education and literature review.

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.

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar | April 7 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Silvia Saccardo, Carnegie Mellon University

 Department of Economics

Seminar 237, Macroeconomics, TBA

Seminar | April 7 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Monika Piazzesi, Professor, Stanford University

 Department of Economics

Seminar 281, International Trade and Finance: Tba

Seminar | April 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Jonathan Dingel, Chicago Booth

 Department of Economics

Joint with Haas Real Estate Seminar. Held on regular Tues slot.

Quantum-state-resolved chemistry and physics with ultracold molecules

Seminar | April 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

 Tanya Zelevinsky, Department of Physics, Columbia University

 College of Chemistry

The control of quantum states of matter is no longer limited to atoms. It is now accessible to an increasing range of molecules, leading into studies of chemical processes in the quantum-mechanical regime. In this talk, we will discuss experiments where laser-cooled atoms are bound into molecular dimers and subsequently photodissociated with full quantum state control. The emerging angular...   More >

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan

Performing Arts - Dance | April 7 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

From Nara Prefecture in Japan, the Yamato Drummers visit with their newest production, a performance that celebrates the passion and energy of traditional Japanese drumming. With their spiky neon hairstyles and psychedelic punk-meets-samurai costumes, the youthful drummers perform with infectious spirit and masterful coordination on massive drums built from ancient tree trunks.

$32–$74 (prices subject to change)

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

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan perform Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

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

Find more information on the BIDS Events list: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.

Diversity and Inclusion Focus Group

Meeting | April 8 | 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 >

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "The battle for metal nutrients at the host-fungal pathogen interface"

Seminar | April 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Valeria Culotta, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Johns Hopkins University,

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Research in the Culotta lab focuses on the role of metal ions and oxygen radicals in biology and disease. Metal ions such as copper, iron and manganese are not only trace nutrients but can be quite toxic.

Valeria Culotta

Leslie Root: A Demography Brown Bag Talk: Talk title TBA

Colloquium | April 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room

 Leslie Root, PhD Candidate, Department of Demography, UC Berkeley

 Population Science, Department of Demography

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.

Noon Concert Series: University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, Golden Bear Voices

Performing Arts - Music | April 8 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Wei Cheng, 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

CITRIS Research Exchange - Solomon Hsiang

Seminar | April 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Solomon Hsiang, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

CITRIS Research Exchange with Solomon Hsiang
Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy

About the Speaker

Solomon Hsiang combines data with mathematical models to understand how society and the environment influence one another. In particular, he focuses on how policy can encourage economic development while managing the global climate. His research has been published...   More >

  Register online

Deirdre English: The Impact of the #MeToo Movement: How Journalists See It

Lecture | April 8 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight & Salvage

 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Deirdre English, Continuing Lecturer, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

The #MeToo Movement is a human rights movement, building on decades of feminist theory, law and legislation against gender-based discrimination, harassment and violence. Hear from Deirdre English, continuing lecturer, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, who'll explore where are we now and where are we headed.

 FREE to current OLLI @Berkeley members and UC faculty, staff and students with Cal ID. $10/general admission. No need to RSVP. Just come and learn!

Creating Undergraduate Discovery Projects: Strategies for Making the Most of Your Undergraduate Years

Workshop | April 8 | 1-2 p.m. | Durant Hall, Room 9

 Office of Undergraduate Research

At UC Berkeley, undergraduates develop their passions through discovery projects that deepen their learning, better the world, and launch their futures. In this workshop, you gain strategies for creating powerful learning experiences, seeking funding for your projects, and building community at UC Berkeley in a way that will support your life goals.

OPT Doc Check Workshop

Workshop | April 8 | 3-4 p.m. | Berkeley International Office, Conference Room

 2150 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Attend an interactive one hour workshop to review your OPT application with an international student adviser! This is a group workshop that allows you to follow along as a BIO adviser leads you through the application step by step.

During this workshop, you will go over the required documents, how to fill out forms, and most common mistakes in the application. Please bring ALL required...   More >

Weekly Coffee Break

Social Event | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday with exceptions | 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 >

Ronald Rael: Notes from the Borderland

Lecture | April 8 | 4 p.m. |  2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies)

 Center for Latin American Studies

Ronald Rael will discuss how the borderlands are a site for creative production and will share stories from the book Borderwall as Architecture, an important re-examination of what the 700 miles of physical barrier that divides the United States of America from the United Mexican States is, and what it could be.

Ronald Rael holds a joint appointment in the departments of Architecture and Art...   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 >

ARCHITECTURE LECTURE: ADRIANA CUELLAR + MARCEL SANCHEZ

Lecture | April 8 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

WED, APR 8, 6:30pm. Join us for a talk with the co-founders of CRO studio, a collaborative research and architecture firm established at the border region of Tijuana / San Diego. Sponsored by the Howard A. Friedman Endowment. Open to all!

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

BPM 208 Accomplishing More for Managers

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

 Human Resources

This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content provides knowledge and skills to create accountability, manage competing priorities, and enhance team communication and productivity.

mak-hussistak / Our Vision

Lecture | April 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Vincent Medina; Louis Trevino

 Arts + Design

Vincent Medina, Co-founder, mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone
Louis Trevino, Co-founder, mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone

A presentation by Vincent Medina (Chochenyo Ohlone) and Louis Trevino (Rumsen Ohlone), cofounders of mak-'amham and Cafe Ohlone, a restaurant pop-up at University Press Books in Berkeley devoted to the traditional foods of Bay Area Native peoples. They write:
“We are a Native...   More >

Evening at Cafe Ohlone

Mindful Awareness: Guided Meditations

Miscellaneous | February 6 – April 30, 2020 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. All are welcome to drop in on Thursdays at noon throughout the spring semester.

White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Colloquium | April 9 | 12 p.m. | 650 Barrows Hall

 Justin Gomer, Assistant Professor of American Studies at CSULB

 Department of African American Studies

Oliver E. Williamson Seminar

Seminar | April 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Paul Oyer, The Mary and Rankine Van Anda Entrepreneurial Professor, Stanford

 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 >

Hansen Lecture: Title to be announced

Seminar | April 9 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Stephanie White, University of California, Los Angeles

 Department of Integrative Biology

Julius Thomas Hansen Lecture

Seminar 251: “Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | April 9 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Center for Labor Economics

QUICK Drop-In Career Counseling for International Students

Meeting | February 20 – April 30, 2020 every Thursday | 3-5 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), 3rd floor reception area

 Berkeley International Office(BIO)), Career Center

Do you have quick or urgent questions about the job and/or internship search? Are you struggling with booking a 30-minute appointment with the Career Counselor for International Students? Come to the Career Center International Student Drop-ins! No need to make an appointment in advance (sign up on-site). First come, first served!

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2020: ESPM Faculty Search Talk

Seminar | April 9 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Speaker TBA

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

ESPM is conducting a faculty recruitment, this seminar will be a job talk for one of the final candidates. Talk/speaker details TBA.

Sensory Integration at the Retinogeniculate Synapse

Seminar | April 9 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Chinfei Chen, Harvard University

 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

Anne Blackburn | The Promise of Precedent: Rāmādhipati at Bago

Lecture | April 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Anne Blackburn, Professor of Buddhist Studies and South Asian Studies at Cornell University

 Penny Edwards, Associate Professor, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Center for Buddhist Studies, The Ruby Lord Fund for Theravada Studies at the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies

A talk by historian of South and Southeast Asian Buddhism, and Professor of Buddhist Studies and South Asian Studies at Cornell University, Anne Blackburn.

International Grad Happy Hour

Social Event | January 23 – May 14, 2020 every Thursday | 6:30-8:30 p.m. |  Raleigh's

 2438 Telegraph Ave, CA 94704

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

Come take a break from your studies and connect with the international graduate community on campus! These weekly happy hour meetups are a great chance to relax and socialize with other international grads.

Join the

The Gayley Lecture

Lecture | April 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall

 Cecil Giscombe, Professor, Berkeley English

 Department of English

Bollywood Boulevard: A Journey Through Hindi Cinema Live

Performing Arts - Theater | April 9 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances, Institute for South Asia Studies

The lush visual spectacle and exuberance of Hindi cinema come to life onstage in this colorful theatrical tribute. With live music from scores by R.D. Burman and A.R. Rahman; choreography inspired by the dance moves of superstars like Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra; and romantic leads based on classic heartthrobs like Raj Kapoor, this fully staged production takes us on a journey from the...   More >

$28–$56 (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 Bollywood Boulevard: A Journey Through Hindi Cinema Live Thursday, April 9, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall. (credit: Darial Sneed)

Friday, April 10, 2020

Fundamentals of Human Factors and Ergonomics

Course | March 9 – May 1, 2020 every day |  Online

 Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CP; Melissa Afterman, MS-HFE, CPE

 Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

This 8-week online course presents fundamental concepts from multiple disciplines that are essential to practicing ergonomics. The course begins with core topics from anatomy, kinesiology and the physiology of work as applied to human abilities and limitations.

Aging in Asia: Ethical and Policy Issues in Healthy Aging and End of Life Care Across the Asia-Pacific Region

Conference/Symposium | April 10 | 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Public Health, School of, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

With aging populations and dwindling birth rates in many developed countries. healthy aging and end of life care are becoming an increasing challenge.  A multidisciplinary approach by scholars from Taiwan, South Korea, Mongolia, and the U.S. addresses these issues and discuss leading aging policy developments across the Pacific.  Speakers explore ethical issues, initiatives to address the...   More >

Local Color: Observing Place Through Color: A Watercolor Workshop with Mimi Robinson

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

 Botanical Garden

Have you ever noticed that each place has its own distinct set of colors? This hands-on watercolor workshop helps us explore the colors of the unique flora and fauna that make up The UC Botanical Garden. Through classroom and field studies we will develop personal and collective color palettes that reflect this remarkable place. You may also discover what is surprising and unexpected along the...   More >

$100 Adult / $90 Adult Member

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Special Event | April 10 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong. We will practice standing meditation, walking meditation, the Microcosmic Orbit, Tai Chi Ruler, the Eight Treasures, cleansing the internal organs, embodying the elements, tai chi...   More >

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Labor lunch Seminar: “Topic Forthcoming"

Seminar | April 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in date and time

 Hyejin Ku, University College London

 Center for Labor Economics

Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management Online Information Session

Information Session | April 10 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

  , Berkeley, CA

 UC Berkeley Extension

Learn how this professional certificate can help you launch or advance your career in clinical research by enhancing your knowledge of clinical trials. For more information about the program, visit extension.berkeley.edu/cert/clinical.html.

  Register online

Yoga for Tension and Stress Relief (BEUHS664)

Workshop | April 10 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium

 Laurie Ferris

 Be Well at Work - Wellness

Practicing yoga can release tension in your joints, give you greater range of motion, and offer increased comfort in all aspects of your life. Learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques to transform your practice into a moving meditation. Optional: Join the Passport Yoga Passport Challenge and get a different stamp for each class to be entered into a drawing for a yoga prize! Please bring...   More >

  Register online

Daigoji Temple and Shingon Contributions to Japan’s Religious Culture

Conference/Symposium | April 10 | 1-5 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall

 Yasurō Abe, Professor, Global COE Program, Nagoya University; Mika Abe, Research Fellow, Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University; Matthew McMullen, Research Fellow, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture; Aaron P. Proffitt, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, University at Albany, SUNY; Eric Haruki Swanson, Assistant Professor, Department of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University

 Mark Blum, Professor, East Asian Languages and Culture, UC Berkeley; Richard Payne, Professor, Institute of Buddhist Studies

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Institute of Buddhist Studies

Recent work has established the importance of Daigoji as a site that has preserved medieval religious culture, both in its impressive architectural structures and as a literal "treasure house" of art, ritual implements, and manuscripts. Beyond this recognition of Daigoji as a monument to Japan’s cultural and religious heritage, however, still relatively little work has been done in explaining how...   More >

Counting Molecules, Dodging Blood Cells: Continuous, Real-time Molecular Measurements Directly in the Living Body: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | April 10 | 2-3 p.m. | 4 LeConte Hall

 Prof. Kevin W. Plaxco, UC Santa Barbara, Bioengineering / Chemistry

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

The availability of technologies capable of tracking the levels of drugs, metabolites, and biomarkers in real time in the living body would revolutionize our understanding of health and our ability to detect and treat disease.

Imagine, for example, a dosing regime that, rather than relying on your watch (“take two pills twice a day”), is instead guided by second-to-second measurements of...   More >

Composition Colloquium: Jenny Q Chai

Colloquium | April 10 | 3 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Department of Music

"When Classical Music Meets Technology" - the double sidedness of living with technology in our era and how I work with composers to find our own voices through creating with technology

An artist of singular vision, pianist Jenny Q Chai is widely renowned for her ability to illuminate musical connections throughout the centuries. With radical joie de vivre and razor-sharp intention, Chai...   More >

On Butterflies, Onions, and Surfers: How Language Teaching Can Save the World

Lecture | April 10 | 3-5 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Glenn Levine, Professor, German, UC Irvine

 Berkeley Language Center

Teaching a language always implies an underlying pedagogy. Regardless of whether that pedagogy is explicit or implicit, it is comprised of knowledge, beliefs and assumptions about what language is and how language learning happens. In this presentation, I argue that limiting beliefs and assumptions prevail in many approaches guiding language teaching today. I make the case here for a more...   More >

Information Access Seminar: Deirdre Mulligan

Seminar | April 10 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall

 Deirdre Mulligan

 Information, School of

Deirdre Mulligan is an associate professor at the School of Information and the associate dean and Head of School

What civil engineers and planners should know about building infrastructure in the real world: Lessons from Rwanda

Lecture | April 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Patricie Uwase, Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Permanent Secretary for Rwanda’s Ministry of Infrastructure Patricie Uwase will present What civil engineers and planners should know about building infrastructure in the real world: Lessons from Rwanda at the ITS Transportation Seminar and Global Metropolitan Studies Lecture Series at 4 p.m. April 10, 2020 in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.

Hands On Artists' Books: Climate Change: The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Reception | April 10 | 4-6 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library - 210 Wurster

 Library

An array of 25 artists' books broadly related to the environment curated by Berkeley High student Nathan Williams Gelobter. These artists' books will be available for you to experience and handle.

4-3-2 Cry Fracking by Kathy T. Hettinga

Louis the Child: with guests: K.Flay, slenderbodies, ilo ilo

Performing Arts - Music | April 10 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Louis The Child is a Chicago-bred production duo comprised of Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett.

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H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor

Performing Arts - Music | April 10 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Zachary Manlapid, Director & Music Director; Nikolas Nackley, Advisor
Music by Arthur Sullivan, Lyrics and Libretto by W.S. Gilbert

"Things are seldom what they seem" in the concert presentation of this comic-opera in two-acts! Known as one of the "Big Three" by Gilbert & Sullivan, H.M.S. Pinafore tells the story of true love across social ranks along with a score of sweeping melodies,...   More >

$16 General Admission, $12 Senior, Student (non-UCB), UCB Faculty/Staff, $5 UCB students

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