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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Portugal’s Carnation Revolution: April 25, 1974

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – September 2, 2014 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


April 25, 1974 marked the end of the Estado Novo dictatorial regime and the beginning of Portugal’s democratic process. With materials from the University Library’s Portuguese collection, this exhibition commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the country’s bloodless military coup and transition from dictatorship to democracy.

Monday, September 1, 2014

A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Portugal’s Carnation Revolution: April 25, 1974

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – September 2, 2014 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


April 25, 1974 marked the end of the Estado Novo dictatorial regime and the beginning of Portugal’s democratic process. With materials from the University Library’s Portuguese collection, this exhibition commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the country’s bloodless military coup and transition from dictatorship to democracy.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 2 | 10-11 a.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library Tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 2 | 1-2 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



The Shangshu - New Perspectives on the Documents Classic: A Roundtable on Translation Issues

Panel Discussion | September 2 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Michael Nylan, History, UC Berkeley; Kai Vogelsang, University of Hamburg; Joachim Gentz, University of Edinburgh; Ruyue He, History, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Translating the “Shangshu,” one of China’s Five "Confucian" Classics, has been undertaken by a group of experts who will present their work. The roundtable of scholars will discuss the problems that arise in translating an antique classic from the pre-unification period of China.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Portugal’s Carnation Revolution: April 25, 1974

Exhibit - Multimedia | March 10 – September 2, 2014 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


April 25, 1974 marked the end of the Estado Novo dictatorial regime and the beginning of Portugal’s democratic process. With materials from the University Library’s Portuguese collection, this exhibition commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the country’s bloodless military coup and transition from dictatorship to democracy.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 3 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Bioscience and Natural Resources Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 3 | 1:15-2 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 Valley Life Science Building, Circulation Desk


Library


All tours are 45 minutes long, and offered on a drop-in basis.



Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 3 | 2-3 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 4 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Lunch Poems: Annual Kickoff Event

Reading - Literary | September 4 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library


Lunch Poems, Library, Department of English


Hosted by Robert Hass and University Librarian Thomas C. Leonard, this event features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem. This year’s participants: La Dawn Duvall (Visitor & Parent Services), Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Steven Finacom (Capital Projects), Alex Mastrangeli (English),...   More >



Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 4 | 2-3 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 5 | 10-11 a.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



Bioscience and Natural Resources Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 5 | 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 Valley Life Science Building, Circulation Desk


Library


All tours are 45 minutes long, and offered on a drop-in basis.



Getting Your Bearings Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 5 | 1-2 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Library tour


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Doe/Moffitt Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 9 | 10-11 a.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Invest an hour in learning about the services and collections of the Doe & Moffitt Libraries.



Bioscience and Natural Resources Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 9 | 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 Valley Life Science Building, Circulation Desk


Library


All tours are 45 minutes long, offered on a drop-in basis.



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Intro to GIS Tools and Resources

Workshop | September 10 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library


Susan Powell, GIS & Map Librarian

Library


Come learn about some tools and resources of the spatial revolution! GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and mapping tools will help you explore and present data in new ways.



Data Management

Workshop | September 10 | 10:30-11 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library


Jeffery Loo, Chemistry Librarian

Library


Research data management helps you generate high-quality data, store them safely, and then reduce the limitations on sharing your work. This class will introduce you to the evolving expectations, requirements, and best practices for data management.

We will focus on preparing data management plans, long term storage and backup of research data, and ways of sharing your data to improve your...   More >



Succeed with the Science Libraries

Workshop | September 10 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room


Science Librarians

Library


Learn how the library can make your life easier! We'll give an overview of course reserves, online resources, and automatic citation generation for papers.



Zotero Citation Management

Workshop | September 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 305 Wurster Hall


David Eifler, Librarian, Environmental Design Library

Library


Citation management software can help organize research results and make writing papers easier by creating properly formatted bibliographies and footnotes. This workshop will cover importing citations, exporting bibliographies, sharing resources for working groups, and using a wide variety of citation styles.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: Exhibition Opening Event and Reception

Social Event | September 10 | 5-7 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Francesco Spagnolo and India Mandelkern, Curators, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Sara Felder, juggler and playwright, "The bagel and the croissant"

George Breslauer, Executive Vice-Chancellor and Provost Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Narsai David, Food and Wine Editor, KCBS (San Francisco)

Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Center for Jewish Studies


Join us for the opening event of a new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Please RSVP

RSVP by September 1 online.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Doe/Moffitt Library Tour

Tour/Open House | September 11 | 2-3 p.m. |  Doe Library


Library


Invest an hour in learning about the services and collections of the Doe & Moffitt Libraries.



Story Hour in the Library featuring Jess Row

Reading - Literary | September 11 | 5-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Libary


Jess Row

Library


Jess Row is the author of Your Face in Mine, which Karen Russell called “fearless, ambitious, unforgettable,” and two short story collections, The Train to Lo Wu and Nobody Ever Gets Lost. He has received a Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/O. Henry Award, and two Pushcart Prizes. In 2007 he was named a "Best Young American Novelist" by Granta. He teaches at the College...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Free and open to the public



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Succeed with the Science Libraries

Workshop | September 12 | 1-1:30 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Kresge Engineering Library Training Room


Science Librarians

Library


Learn how the library can make your life easier! We'll give an overview of course reserves, online resources, and automatic citation generation for papers.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

Reading - Nonfiction | September 16 | 4-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Education/Psychology Library


Laurence Steinberg, Professor, Temple University

Library


Adolescence now lasts longer than ever, and the adolescent brain is surprisingly malleable. These new discoveries make this time of life crucial in determining a person’s ultimate success and happiness. In this lecture, Laurence Steinberg, one of the world's leading authorities on adolescence, will discuss the teenage brain’s potential for change, the elongation of adolescence as a developmental...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 17 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form.
Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.



NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 17 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form.
Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 18 | 9-11:30 a.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form.
Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.



Adolph Sutro as German-American Pioneer:: Lifework and Impacts

Lecture | September 18 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room


Hermann-Victor Johnen, Visiting Scholar, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley

Bancroft Library


Adolph Sutro was born in 1830 in Aachen, Germany and
came to California during the Gold Rush. Later, in the
Comstock Lode of Nevada, he constructed the Sutro
Tunnel, which became the first mining tunnel in the
United States. Sutro founded the Nevada town of Sutro and
built the collections of the Sutro Library, one of the finest
private libraries in the U.S.



NCBI Discovery Workshops

Workshop | September 18 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101 VLSB


Peter Cooper, NCBI, The National Center for Biotechnology Information

Library


There will be four 3 hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing NCBI resources. You may register for all or for selected session on the sign-up form. Please visit the website for session information and the sign-up form.


Registration opens August 7. Register online, or by calling Susan Koskinen at 510-643-7662, or by emailing Susan Koskinen at skoskine@library.berkeley.edu.



Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps

Film - Documentary | September 18 | 6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Gund Theater


Shirley Muramoto Wong, Filmmaker

Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), The Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies, The Japanese American Women Alumnae of University of California, Berkeley


“Hidden Legacy: Japanese Traditional Performing Arts in the World War II Internment Camps” uses historical footage and interviews from artists who were interned to tell the story of how traditional Japanese cultural arts were maintained at a time when the War Relocation Authority (WRA) emphasized the importance of assimilation and Americanization. This film is the first major presentation of the...   More >


RSVP by September 15 online, or by calling Jessica Chin at 510-642-3805, or by emailing Jessica Chin at jessicachin@berkeley.edu.



Bay Area Digital Humanities Meetup: DH + Digital Collections

Social Event | September 18 | 6:30-9 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Arts & Humanities, Letters & Science Division of


Join us for a few presentations on digital collections and the digital humanities. What challenges do digital collections face in serving researchers and engaging the public? What insights can we glean from collections data? This event will be held in collaboration with #HackTheHearst, an 11-day hackathon (9/10 - 9/21) for the collections of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Nuclear Options: Behind the US-South Korea Conflict

Conference/Symposium | September 19 | 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Ro-byug Park, Ambassador for Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Special Representative for ROK-US Nuclear Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

Yoon Il Chang, Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory; Chaim Braun, Consulting Professor, Stanford University; Yongsoo Hwang, Director General, Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control; Yusuke Kuno, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Management, University of Tokyo/Japan Atomic Energy Agency; Andrew Newman, Senior Program Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Michael J. Apted, Vice President, INTERA Incorporated; In-Tae Kim, Vice President for Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technology Development, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute

Thomas Isaacs, Visiting Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Joonhong Ahn, Professor of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)


Nuclear power turned to weaponry is a dire threat at any time, never more so than in an unstable international climate. At the same time, nuclear power is embraced by South Korea not only as a clean and relatively inexpensive option for its energy-hungry economy, but as a promising export in itself, and an avenue of lucrative technology transfer.

The threat of international proliferation...   More >



The Originals: African American Faculty and Senior Administrators at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts | May 1 – December 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases


Bancroft Library


This exhibition highlights the Regional Oral History Office's recently completed project to conduct interviews with 18 pioneering African American faculty and senior administrators who joined Berkeley before the advent of affirmative action policies in the 1970s. By their example, achievements, and professional work these leaders helped lay the groundwork for diversity and access at the...   More >



A Handful of Clay: The Legacy of Edith Heath

Exhibit - Sculpture | May 22 – September 19, 2014 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | Wurster Hall, Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall


Environmental Design Archives


From just a handful of clay, ceramicist Edith Heath pioneered a design aesthetic that continues to inspire today and earned her a rare AIA gold medal for a non-architect. Her focus on simplicity, functionality, and durability blends the line between daily use and Sunday best and continues to have a lasting impact on the design community. Heath products, from...   More >



Birds Do It, Bees Do It: A Century of Sex (Mis)Education in the USA

Exhibit - Multimedia | September 8, 2014 – February 27, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


From junior high school hygiene films to websites, public health campaigns, scientific studies, children’s books, bodice-ripper novels and (sometimes) parents, Americans have always found ways to learn about sex. This exhibition draws from the resources of campus libraries, from our academic programs, and from social services provided for the Berkeley campus community.



Literary Minds. Soviet Jewish Writers portrayed by Matvey Vaisberg

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


In 2014, The Magnes acquired twelve works by the New York Times-featured Ukrainian artist, Matvey Vaisberg, including the portraits of eight Russian Jewish authors.



Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals: A new exhibition exploring eating, identity and activism in Jewish life and beyond

Exhibit - Artifacts | August 28 – December 19, 2014 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)


Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life


Over 150 objects from around the world, ranging from cookware, tableware, and kitchen textiles to books, manuscripts, paintings and drawings, examining Jewish food rituals as meaningful frameworks with which to contextualize today’s food movement.