RESCHEDULED: Sugata Ray | Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550–1850
Reading - Nonfiction | December 3 | 5-7 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall | Note change in date
Sugata Ray, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art, History of Art Department, UC Berkeley
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Professor of India Studies; Associate Professor in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies
A conversation around Professor Sugata Ray's recent publication, Climate Change and the Art of Devotion: Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 15501850.
Seminar | December 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Seminar | December 4 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 251 Hilgard Hall
Sarah Allen, National Park Service
Society of Conservation Biology
Sarah Allen is a retired marine ecologist in National Park Service. She has been working as National Park Service Pacific West Regions Ocean and Coastal Resources Program Lead and coordinating scientific research in the parks. In this talk, she will focus on the current and future challenges for national park management, and how to bring together scientists, practitioners, and the general public... More >
Seminar | December 5 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Drew Harvell, Cornell University
Seminar | December 5 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Tom Buckley, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis, will present: "Scaling gas exchange from leaves to canopies." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall.
IB Finishing Talk: Biogeography and evolution of specialized herbivore communities: vignettes from the deserts of North America
Seminar | December 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Tim O'Connor, UCB (Whiteman Lab)
Seminar | December 12 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Frederick Adler, The University of Utah
PFAS Contamination: An Emerging Problem in California: A UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program Meeting
Conference/Symposium | December 13 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater
2150 Allston Way, Suite 100, Berkeley, CA 94704
Martyn Smith, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Rachel Morello-Frosch, Professor, University of California Berkeley; Andres Cardenas, Assistant Professor, University of California Berkeley; Lauren Zeise, Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California's Environmental Protection Agency; June-Soo Park, Research Scientist, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California's Environmental Protection Agency
David Sedlak, Professor, University of California Berkeley
UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program
Expert panelists will discuss future research needs related to PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contamination in California including: the scope of the problem, analytical measurement, epidemiology, toxicokinetics, toxicology, and remediation. The UC Berkeley Superfund Research Program is directed by Professor Martyn Smith.
$40 Regular admission, includes lunch and evening reception, $20 Reduced admission for students, includes lunch and evening reception
Registration opens September 6. Register online by November 6.