Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Faculty Research Lecture: Life History and Learning: When (and Why) Children Are Better Learners than Both Adults and A.I.: Faculty Research Lecture by Alison Gopnik

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy

 Academic Senate

Alison Gopnik received her B.A. from McGill University and her Ph.D. from Oxford University. She is an internationally recognized leader in the study of cognitive science and of children’s learning and development and was one of the founders of the field of “theory of mind,” an originator of the “theory theory” of children’s development, and, more recently, introduced the idea that probabilistic...   More >

Islamophobia Series, Episode 2: Islamophobia and Bullying in K-12

Lecture | March 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall

 Center for Race and Gender

Amna Salameh has a background in education, she serves on both the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) committee and the Office of Educational Equity (OEE) committee at the Elk Grove Unified School District. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Louisiana State University, and finished her Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Curriculum...   More >

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Saturday Seminar Series 2018-19: Emerging and Converging on Equity: Ruth Cossey

Seminar: Lawrence Hall of Science/Bay Area Science Project: BAWP (Bay Area Writing Project): Bay Area Math Project | March 23 | 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. |  Longfellow Middle School, BUSD

 1500 Derby St., Berkeley, CA 94703


Ruth Cossey


Ruth Cossey teaches pre-service mathematics methods, Equity Leadership, and master degree research courses in the Mills College School of Education in Oakland, CA, where she has taught over 20 years. Her most recent research focuses on the establishment of the Oakland Urban Teacher Residency.


  RSVP online or by calling Danelle Carr at 510-642-7154, or by emailing Danelle Carr at danellec@berkeley.edu by March 23.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Bay Area/South Africa: One Day Cultural Exchange

Conference/Symposium: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies): UCBHSSP (UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project) | March 27 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Dr. Thomas Philip, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education

 ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies), UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project

In-service and pre-service teachers are invited to spend a day in facilitated discussion and learning with a group of 10 current and pre-service teachers from South Africa. The group, which includes teachers from multiple disciplines, will be in the US as part of the Global Teachers Institute, through Teach With Africa. Space for up to 16 Bay Area teacher-attendees. Participation is free; there...   More >


  Registration opens February 11. Register online or or by emailing Shane Carter at orias@berkeley.edu by March 20.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Language as Symbolic Power: What's in it for Foreign Language teachers?

Lecture | April 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

 Claire Kramsch, Professor Emerita, German & Graduate School of Education

 Berkeley Language Center

As I am transforming my Language & Power syllabus into a book for Cambridge UP series “Key Topics in Applied Linguistics”, I have been overwhelmed by the extent to which language these days is used to exert symbolic power, symbolic violence and even “symbolic warfare” (Brooks, 2017) both in politics and in everyday life. Yet as language teachers, we still teach language as if it consisted merely...   More >

Friday, April 12, 2019

Ten Minutes to Improving Science Achievement (FOSS, NSTA)

Workshop: Lawrence Hall of Science/Bay Area Science Project | April 12 | 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. |  America's Center Convention Complex

  , St. Louis, MO

 FOSS Project Staff

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

The word “assessment” can strike fear into the hearts of teachers and students. Join FOSS developers to learn how assessment can be transformed into an integrated teaching tool that both teachers and students grades 3–8 embrace to create a classroom culture that motivates effort and growth mindset to improve learning. (Gr 3¬8)


  Register online

Friday, April 26, 2019

Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works

Colloquium | April 26 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Goldman School of Public Policy, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Graduate School of Education

This event is a part of the Research to Impact Haas Institute Faculty Colloquium Series and will feature a discussion of Professsor Rucker C. Johnson’s new book Children of the Dream. Professor Johnson will appear in conversation with Dean of the Graduate School of Education Prudence Carter and Berkeley Law’s Professor Chris Edley, Jr.

Sunday, April 28, 2019

How to Read a Film: The Search

Workshop: ORIAS (Office of Resources for International and Area Studies) | April 28 | 3:30-7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Learn methods for critical film-viewing that you can use in your classes. In this second collaboration with the PFA, film curator Kate MacKay will lead teachers in a pre- and post-viewing discussion of The Search.

 This event is for k-14 teachers.


  Registration opens August 31. Register online by November 16.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Botanical Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | May 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz...   More >

 $85 / $75 UCBG Members

  Register online