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Friday, January 13, 2017

The Value of Difficult Conversations in the Classroom

Panel Discussion | January 13 | 12-2 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center/Suite 220


Michael Cohen, AC Faculty, African-American Studies; Khalid Kadir, AC Faculty, The Blum Center for Developing Economies, Engineering, and International and Area Studies; Zeus Leonardo, AC Faculty, School of Education

Rudy Mendoza-Denton, AC Faculty, Psychology; Brandi Wilkins Catanese, Performance Studies, African American Studies

American Cultures, Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor


The 'Value of Difficult Conversations in the Classroom' is a forum that will bring together and support our students, and our faculty teaching our students, in the first weeks of classes.

Given the very real and fraught conversations elicited by the election, its racism, xenophobia, sexism, and so much else, the AC faculty will address questions such as what is of value in us coming together...   More >


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Saturday, January 14, 2017

People Get Ready

Conference/Symposium | January 14 | 12-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Room 145


Phil Hutchings; Linda Evans; Alicia Jrapko; Emily Lee; Kung Feng; Liz Derias-Tyehimba; Tongo Eisen-Martin; Greg Morozumi; Corrina Gould; Lara Kiswani; Max Elbaum; Maari Maitrey; Alex Sanchez; Pierre LaBossiere; Lily Fahsi-Haskell

American Cultures, The Center for Political Education


Join the Center for Political Education (CPE) for a one-day conference on analysis, strategy, and the fight for our future.


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Animated Short Films from Lebanon

Film - Animated | January 19 | 5-6 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall


Center for Middle Eastern Studies


Join the CMES in an encore screening of two animated short films that originally premiered at the 20th Annual Arab Film Festival.

Silence
CHADI AOUN / LEBANON / 2016 / ANIMATION SHORT / 15 MINS

Silence is the only sound in the city of Ghabra. Any form of expression is met by death. SAMT is the introduction to a dysfunctional society that is about to implode.


Waves ’98
ELY DAGHER /...   More >

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Science at Cal Lecture: The Really Big One: Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest

Lecture | January 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building


Diego Melgar, UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

Science@Cal


Most people think that in the United States, the area
around the San Andreas Fault poses the highest risk for a large earthquake. But the risk for a “great earthquake” and tsunami is highest in the Pacific Northwest. Join seismologist Diego Melgar and learn about the risks, the geologic forces behind the potential for a truly massive U.S. earthquake, and efforts underway to build warning systems...   More >


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Friday, January 27, 2017

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall


Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Several prizes may be awarded, each...   More >