Lecture | February 7 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
In his book Death Be Not Proud (Chicago, 2016), David Marno explores the precedents of Malebranches advice by reading John Donnes poetic prayers in the context of what Marno calls the art of holy attention.
Miscellaneous | February 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way)
In collaboration with the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and Publications and Media Center, we are seeking alumni and professionals in a multitude of fields involving arts, design, and/or technology! The event will require minimal prep work from attendees; simply arrive and share your insider knowledge of the marketing and media industry through introductions and casual conversations.
Presentation | February 7 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Restaurant Valparaiso
1403 Solano Ave , Albany, CA 94706
Danielle Jorgens, Director, Electron Microscope Laboratory; Restaurant Valparaiso
A revolution is occurring in biology due to new technologies in the world of electron microscopy. In addition to the monumental advances in the Cryo-EM, which garnered the Nobel Prize last year, a new wave of 3-dimensional imaging is taking over the rest of the electron microscopy field. With these advanced 3D electron microscopes, cells and tissues are being visualized at new depths and... More >
ESPM Graduate Students Guest Speaker: Karl Jacoby: Professor, Dept. of History and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race - Columbia University
Seminar | February 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Karl Jacoby shares his talk "Thinking about Nature in Time: Lessons from Environmental History"
This event is open to the public.
Refreshments will be served at 11:30 in 139 Mulford Hall.
Reception | February 10 | Alumni House, Toll Room
Chancellor Gary S. May
Celebrating Diversity in Engineering and Science: BESSA & BGESS 50th and 30th Year Anniversaries will be hosted by the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) and the Black Alumni Club. Join alumni and current students for an evening of reunion, reminiscence, and networking.
We are proud to present our keynote speaker Dr. Gary S. May, Chancellor of the University of California, Davis and one of the... More >
Workshop | February 13 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, D-Lab, 350 Barrows Hall
Stacy Reardon, Library
The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) offers a standard way of describing texts to make them machine readable. A flavor of XML, TEI has been used in many humanities and social sciences disciplines, and it has a dedicated vocabulary for describing literary texts. TEI may be used to create digital editions, prepare texts for research, and preserve texts in a digital format. In this workshop, we'll... More >
Townsend Center Berkeley Book Chat: James Turner: Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy
Lecture | February 14 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
In his study of High Renaissance art, Professor of English James Turner demonstrates the surprisingly close connection between explicitly pornographic art and the canonical works of masters such as Leonardo, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
Workshop | February 15 | 12-2 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Mohamed Hamed, Middle Eastern & Near Eastern Studies Librarian, UC Berkeley
This workshop is an opportunity for graduate students to meet the new Middle Eastern & Near Eastern Studies Librarian and discover the library's collections for the Middle East and North Africa.
RSVP online by February 13.
Career Fair | February 18 | 6-7 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
International students with majors in humanity and social science areas may face more challenging job market and hurdles with work authorization and visa requirements. Come and talk to the international alumni who graduated with the same majors as you and are working in the Bay Area.
Workshop | February 20 | 1:10-2:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Academic Innovation Studio, Dwinelle Hall 117 (Level D)
Maria Gould, Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian, Library
Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for academics creating digital books, open textbooks, and open educational resources, since you can license your materials for reuse however you desire. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials. You'll leave the workshop with a project already under way!
Lecture | February 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Professor of History Peter Sahlins explores the animal moment in and around 1668, in which French authors, anatomists, painters, sculptors, and especially the young Louis XIV turned their attention to nonhuman beings.
Workshop | February 21 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, D-Lab, 350 Barrows Hall
Stacy Reardon, Library
Scalar is a web platform designed especially for multimedia digital projects and for multimedia academic texts. Choose it to develop born digital projects and books, or as a companion site for traditional scholarship. In this hands-on workshop, well learn how to create a Scalar project, create pages and media, add metadata and annotations, and define paths.
Lecture | February 22 | 4 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Cultural critic Greil Marcus and publisher Steve Wasserman discuss their nearly half-century of collaboration.
Defending Liberty in the Age of Trump: Lessons from the Front: Jefferson Memorial Lecture featuring David Cole
Lecture | February 22 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
David Cole will present the Jefferson lecture on Thursday, February 22, 2018, entitled "Defending Liberty in the Age of Trump: Lessons from the Front." The lecture will be held in the Chevron Auditorium of International House and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Film - Documentary | February 22 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | ASUC Stores (King Student Union), Pauley Ballroom (West)
Melinda Janko, Director and Producer, A fire In the Belly Productions, Inc.
Equity and Inclusion, Vice Chancellor, Office of Chancellor, Human Resources, American Indian Graduate Student Association, Native American Studies, Joseph A. Myers for Research on Native American Issues
Melinda Janko, Director and Producer, A fire in the Belly Productions, Inc. comes to UCB, to present her 75-minute documentary.
RSVP by calling Carmen Foghorn or Cindy Andallo at 510-642-3228, or by emailing Carmen Foghorn or Cindy Andallo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop | February 23 | 12-6 p.m. | Dwinelle Annex, Room 126
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! DIY Couture Fashion Lab with Angie Wilson! No sewing skills needed! Used garments will be redesigned and reconstructed into fashion masterpieces: shirts, pants, jackets, dresses, bags, etc.
Miscellaneous | February 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Alumni House
CAA has teamed up with the UC Berkeley Career Center to help students make connections and gain clarity in their career pursuits.
For each of these casual networking events, we are seeking a diverse group of alumni to showcase a variety of careers. The events require no prepsimply chat with interested students, share your path from Cal to career, and offer advice to those who hope to follow... More >