Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies | November 1 | 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. | International House, Ida & Robert Sproul Room
Yuan T. Lee, Academia Sinica; Saul Perlmutter, UC Berkeley; Takaaki Kajita, University of Tokyo
Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, World Premier International Research Center Initiative, Bay Area Science Festival
Join us for this exciting symposium featuring public talks by Nobel Laureates Yuan T. Lee (Chemistry, 1986), Taka'aki Kajita (Physics, 2015), and Saul Perlmutter (Physics, 2011), as well as committee members, historians and journalists.
Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | November 1 | 3:10-5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This quietly provocative consideration of the mechanized sublime follows photographer Edward Burtynsky as he travels through China and Bangladesh recording large-scale industrial incursions into the landscape. Peter Mettler served as cinematographer and creative collaborator.
The Russia Hack and the Challenge to American Democracy: David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times
Special Event: Center for Chinese Studies | November 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
As part of our Fall 2017 Seminar Series the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is honored to welcome David Sanger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning national security correspondent for The New York Times and one of the newspapers senior writers. Please RSVP to attend this event, which will be held on November 1, 2017 at 4pm, in Banatao Auditorium on the UC Berkeley campus.
RSVP online by October 30.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Chinese Studies | October 25, 2017 – January 28, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Chen Hongshou is a major figure in Chinese art of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties. This exhibition explores his visually compelling work and his response to the turmoil of his times.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Buddhist Studies | October 25, 2017 – April 22, 2018 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
This presentation showcases exquisite examples of Buddhist art from the Himalayan region.