Lecture | April 13 | 1-2 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
David Merrill, The 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.
Lecture | April 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Osher Theater, BAMPFA
Tom White, Victoria University of Wellington School of Design
How do machines perceive the world? Tom White has investigated enabling computer vision systems to draw their own visual abstractions through the creation of abstract ink print artworks. Though these artificial vision systems are trained only on real world images, when forced to express themselves abstractly they are able to create simpler forms that match their internal representations. These... More >
Lecture | April 13 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media; cosponsored by Autolab and CITRIS People and Robots (CPAR).
Tom White, Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington School of Design
How do machines perceive the world? Tom White has investigated enabling computer vision systems to draw their own visual abstractions through the creation of abstract ink print artworks. Though these... 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.
Lecture | April 15 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Documentary photographer Ken Light and author José Ángel Navejas discuss their book, which features photographs of U.S. border patrol agents on their nighttime shifts on the Mexican border in the 1980s.
Buddhist Contributions to Contemporary Moral Reflection: Selflessness and Moral Responsiveness (2020 Chao Lecture)
Lecture | April 15 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Jay Garfield, Smith College
We expect our partners in dialogue to share our broad concerns but to bring distinctive insights to the conversation. Without a shared purpose there is no motivation for dialogue; without differences in perspective, there is no value in dialogue. When the topic is ethics, we will find that the Western and Buddhist traditions are excellent dialogical partners. Scholars of each community and... More >
Lecture | April 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Tara Zahra, University of Chicago
For decades before the First World War, the world seemed to shrink. Millions of migrants crossed the globe. The railway and steamship accelerated their journeys, reducing the cost and risk of travel. The world also arrived on the doorsteps of those who stayed at home, via the telegraph, radio, newspapers, cinema, exhibitions, and foreign goods. To many observers, the growing interconnection of... More >
Lecture | April 16 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons
Dr. Sean Joe, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
Seabury Lecture with Dr. Sean Joe, Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, Benjamin E. Youndhal Professor of Social Development, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
Lecture | April 16 | 2-4 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Nestrick Room
Lecture by Professor Graziella Parati entitled The Promise of Happiness in Colonial Fascism (April 16). Prof. Parati will hold a seminar the next day (April 17). Time of both events TBD.
Lecture | April 16 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall
Christiane Paul, Chief Curator / Director, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center; Claudia Schmuckli, Curator-in-Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
with Christiane Paul
Chief Curator / Director of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Professor at The New School and Adjunct Curator of Digital Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art
Response from Claudia Schmuckli
Curator-in-Charge of Contemporary Art and Programming at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Co-sponsored by AutoLab, Arts + Design, the Arts Research Center, Art... More >
Lecture | April 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Stephen Zoepf, Stanford University
Stanford University Center for Automotive Research Executive Director Stephen Zoepf will present Stepping Stones to Sustainable Transportation? at the ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar on April 17, 2020 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.