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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



"Why Are You Against Sexual Assault" Installation

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 14 – 17, 2014 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, D-37 - Multicultural Community Center (MCC)


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Take Back the Night, Multicultural Community Center


For disability related accommodations, please go to access.berkeley.edu with as much notice as possible

Display of "Why Are You Against Sexual Assault" Facebook Photo Campaign, Take Back the Night (TBTN) will be creating an installation of signs made by members of the campus community. Installation will take place on Monday, and folks from the community will have till Thursday to come in and...   More >



Research Workshop in American Politics

Colloquium: Colloquium | April 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moses Hall, Harris Room, Institute of Governmental Studies, Moses Hall 118


Anthony Fowler, University of Chicago (Harris School)

Department of Political Science



Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Eric Santner: The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

Lecture | April 16 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Eric Santner, Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies, University of Chicago

University of California, Berkeley


Eric Santner, Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago, will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Bonnie Honig, Peter Gordon, and Hent de Vries. This event will be held on April 15, 16, & 17, 2014. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, April 17, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



"Why Are You Against Sexual Assault" Installation

Exhibit - Multimedia | April 14 – 17, 2014 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, D-37 - Multicultural Community Center (MCC)


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Take Back the Night, Multicultural Community Center


For disability related accommodations, please go to access.berkeley.edu with as much notice as possible

Display of "Why Are You Against Sexual Assault" Facebook Photo Campaign, Take Back the Night (TBTN) will be creating an installation of signs made by members of the campus community. Installation will take place on Monday, and folks from the community will have till Thursday to come in and...   More >



A Conversation About Neuroscience and Law

Seminar | April 17 | 12-2 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, Selznick Seminar Room, JSP building--2240 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley 94720


Sonia Bishop, UC Berkeley Department of Psychology

Kadish Center for Morality, Law & Public Affairs, Center for the Study of Law and Society


The Kadish Center for Morality, Law & Public Affairs and the Center for the Study of Law and Society will co-sponsor a lunch time talk by Sonia Bishop, Assistant Professor of Psychology, U.C. Berkeley, entitled 'A Conversation about Neuroscience and the Law.' A light lunch will be served from 12-12:30. This event is open to students and to members of the Law School and campus communities.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Eric Santner: The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

Lecture | April 17 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Eric Santner, Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies, University of Chicago

University of California, Berkeley


Eric Santner, Philip and Ida Romberg Distinguished Service Professor in Modern Germanic Studies at the University of Chicago, will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Bonnie Honig, Peter Gordon, and Hent de Vries. This event will be held on April 15, 16, & 17, 2014. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Book talk with Professor Stephen Hinshaw on the ADHD Explosion: The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance

Reading - Nonfiction | April 17 | 4:10-5:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Education Psychology Library


Professor Stephen Hinshaw, http://adhdexplosion.com/about/

Library


Please join us for a fascinating discussion with Stephen Hinshaw, UC Berkeley Professor of Psychology on his new book, The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance. It was co-authored by Richard M. Scheffler, UC Berkeley Professor of Public Policy and Public Health. The book has been widely praised for clarifying an extremely important, controversial and complex...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences



Take Back the Night (TBTN): Resource Fair, Rally, Open Mic, and March

Special Event | April 17 | 4:45-7 p.m. | Sproul Plaza, Upper - Savio Steps


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Take Back the Night, Berkeley National Organization for Women


In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, student groups, campus and community resources will be tabling before the we would like to invite you to table for your organization at the Take Back the Night Resource Fair. TBTN is open to folks of all gender identities, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, abilities, and class backgrounds. TBTN is a national movement to shatter the silence...   More >



Holy Minded: American Evangelicals and Intellectual Life

Lecture | April 17 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Molly Worthen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


Evangelicals have an authority problem. Torn between the demands of dogma, reason, and spiritual experience ever since the origins of their movement in the Reformation, evangelicals struggle — more than most people — to reconcile competing sources of intellectual authority at once. This ongoing crisis has produced a culture that observers and believers alike have called anti-intellectual. Yet...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Friday, April 18, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Inaugural Conference: Korea Law Center

Conference/Symposium | April 18 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Korea Law Center


Berkeley Law is establishing a new center for cutting-edge thinking on significant public and private law issues affecting Korea and the United States. Panels at the inaugural conference will include: innovation and intellectual property in the high-technology industry; the impact of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement on U.S-Korean legal practice. Leading judges, officials, scholars, and...   More >


Alumni, Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Alumni, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate



Berkeley Korea Law Center Inaugural Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 18 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Berkeley Korea Law Center, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, Samsung


To register: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1515738

Celebrating the Establishment of the Berkeley Korea Law Center

Berkeley Law is establishing a new center for cutting-edge thinking on significant public and private law issues affecting Korea and the United States. Panels at the inaugural conference will include: innovation and intellectual property in the...   More >



The Bible Alone: The Sola Scriptura Problem in the Study of American Evangelicalism

Seminar | April 18 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall


Molly Worthen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


All evangelicals say that their primary — if not sole — source of religious authority is the Bible. Yet their inability to agree on what, precisely, the Bible means tells us that evangelical engagement with this text is not uniform or simple. A host of mediating influences and authorities intervene: scriptura is never, truly, sola. In recent years, scholars of American evangelicalism have focused...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences



When China Existed: Scholarship, Activism, and Asian Studies

Colloquium | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Fabio Lanza, History, University of Arizona, Tucson

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Keynote speech for the Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities. http://ieas.berkeley.edu/ccs/events/2014.04.18.html

This presentation looks back at the only other time in the last two centuries when Asia, as today, was the focus of sustained global interest: the 1960s and 1970s, the era of Global Maoism and wars of liberation.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



2014 Thai Night: A night of Thai Culture and Cuisine

Performing Arts - Other | April 20 | 5:30-8 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Thai Student Association


A night of Thai Culture and Cuisine


All Audiences

All Audiences

$10.00 Advanced Ticket Purchase, $15.00 Tickets at the Door

Tickets will be sold at our table on Sproul after spring break. Tickets go on sale April 1.

Monday, April 21, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Climate Change and Health IdeaLab Meeting

Meeting | February 10 – May 5, 2014 every other Monday | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall


Climate Change and Health IdeaLab


Join the Climate Change and Health IdeaLab (CHIL) at noon every other Monday to work on collaborative projects related to climate and health. Current projects include advising the State of California on climate risks and public health, developing public communication materials, and forming a climate adaptation working group.



The Working Rich: Wages, Bonuses and Appropriation of Profit in the Financial Industry: IRLE 2014 Spring Seminars

Colloquium | April 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Institute for Research on Labor & Employment, Large Conference Room


2521 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720

Olivier Godechot, Max Planck Sciences (MaxPo), France

Institute of Research on Labor & Employments


Institute for Research on Labor & Employment 2014 Spring Seminar Series. Mondays Noon to 1:pm See Events listing for each Seminar's date, topic and speaker


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Please RSVP by the Thursday before seminar for lunch count. RSVP by emailing Myra Armstrong at zulu2@berkeley.edu.



Rolezinhos: Youth, Consumption, and Public Space in São Paulo

Lecture | April 21 | 12 p.m. | 220 Stephens Hall


Teresa Caldeira, UC Berkeley

Center for Latin American Studies


Young people, especially men, have been transforming the public space in São Paulo through a series of practices of circulation and cultural production. This talk will reflect on one of the most intriguing of these practices, rolezinhos, and on the deep social anxieties they generate.



The Privilege of Speech: China’s Internet Conundrum

Colloquium | April 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Rogier Creemers, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, University of Oxford, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The Chinese government has made the development of the Internet into a key component of its economic reform plans, fostering the growth of large commercial online firms.



Cloudcuckooland: Adorno’s Musical Utopianism

Lecture | April 21 | 5-7 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Fred Rush, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame

The Program in Critical Theory


Theodor Adorno has a complex attitude toward utopian thought. On the one hand, he views as dangerous and destructive fascist and ‘vulgar’ Marxist strands of utopianism and has a subtle diagnostic critique of their attractions and deficiencies.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Vision for Korea-U.S. Relations

Colloquium | April 22 | 12 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Dongman Han, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Institute of International Studies


Last year 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of the alliance between South Korea and the United States. The Korea-U.S. alliance started as a military treaty to defend the south from the communist north, but it has grown to become an unbreakable bond between two countries that...

As of 2014, South Korea leads the mobile communications industry and Korean economy is as big as the...   More >



Epigraphy Workshop: Angelos P. Matthaiou: "A New Bronze Manumission Record from Phigaleia (Arcadia)"

Workshop | April 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 7207 Dwinelle Hall


Angelos P. Matthaiou, Greek Epigraphic Society

Aleshire Center for the Study of Greek Epigraphy


Dr A. P. Matthaiou (Greek Epigraphic Society & American School of Classical Studies at Athens) will be presenting for the first time in the US an unpublished manumission document from Phigaleia (Peloponnese). In their vast majority, manumission records, a valuable source of information on ancient slavery, date to the Hellenistic and Roman Imperial periods. The new bronze tablet from Phigaleia is...   More >



Disaster Reaction and Response: 2014 TUSA Scholars Present

Lecture | April 22 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor)


Yungnane Yang, Department of Political Science & Institute of Political Economy, National Cheng Kung University; Mei-tzu Tsai, Department of Chinese Literature, National Cheng Kung University

Jonghoon Ahn, Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley; Jasmina Vujic, Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley; Jin Chen, Economics, Ritsumeikan University

Daniel C. O'Neill, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

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


Disaster Reaction and Response

Speakers:
Yungnane Yang
Mei-tzu Tsai

Yungnane Yang
楊永年
Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley
Professor
Department of Political Science & Institute of Political Economy
National Cheng Kung University

How did U.S. Government respond to the 3/11 Fukushima’s Nuclear Disaster?

U.S. foreign policy has been very influential all over the...   More >



Screening of selections from "No! The Rape Documentary" and discussion: Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Queer Awareness Days

Special Event | April 22 | 5-6:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, 202 - Gender Equity Resource Center Community Space


Gender Equity Resource Center, Tang Center (University Health Services)


Produced and Directed over a period of eleven years, seven of which were full time, by Aishah Shahidah Simmons, an incest and rape survivor, this award-winning, internationally-acclaimed, groundbreaking feature length documentary features riveting testimonials from Black women rape survivor stories who defy victimization. Violence prevention advocates, theologians, sociologists, historians,...   More >



STAND YOUR GROUND: A Policy Debate

Special Event | April 22 | 6-8 p.m. | 105 Boalt Hall, School of Law


Andrea Roth, Professor, Berkeley Law; Andrew Branca, Self-Defense Expert

Goldman School of Public Policy


The debate will focus on the controversial “Stand Your Ground” (SYG) self-defense law, which garnered national attention after the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012. Twenty-two states now have some variation of SYG law.

Legal and policy experts will debate Attorney General Eric Holder’s call for the repeal of SYG laws, and then participate in a Q&A session with...   More >

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Research Workshop in American Politics

Colloquium: Colloquium | April 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moses Hall, Harris Room, Institute of Governmental Studies, Moses Hall 118


Éric Bélanger, McGill University

Department of Political Science



Distinguished Teaching Award

Special Event | April 23 | 5-7 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Senate


Each year, Berkeley's distinguished teachers are honored in a public ceremony to recognize their achievements. The 2014 recipients will be announced in early March. All faculty, students, staff, and the and the public are invited to attend the event. Reception immediately following ceremony.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Politics Beyond the Human / Climate Change and the Cumulus of History: Spare Thoughts on Accumulation and Redundancy

Workshop | April 23 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Anne-Lise François, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley

The Program in Critical Theory


In the series following-up from last Fall’s Forms of Survival and the Politics of Vulnerability, Politics Beyond the Human continues to address notions of survival and how survival can act as a license to force and at other times a basis for resistance, while expanding the scope of inquiry to include discussions of the nonhuman world. The workshop is developed and led by Michelle Ty (PhD...   More >

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Religion in California

Conference/Symposium | April 24 |  Multiple Locations


Matthew Avery Sutton, Washington State University; Lois A. Lorentzen, University of San Francisco; Joy Moore, Fuller Theological Seminary

Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP), Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


California has increasingly displayed a remarkable range of religious expression through its people, places, institutions, movements, and theologies, and at times when religion in the rest of America has waned. Bringing together leading scholars of religion, historians, and other academics, graduate students and practitioners, this symposium at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union...   More >



UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Workshop on European Regulation: Comparative and International Dimensions

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room


David Vogel, Professor of Business and Political Science, UC Berkeley

European Union Center, Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


The purpose of this workshop is to explore the comparative and international dimensions of government regulation, with a specific focus on the regulatory policies and global impact of the European Union.



Religion in California

Colloquium | April 24 | 2-8:30 p.m. |  Graduate Theological Union | Canceled


Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


2:00-3:00 pm -- Registration – GTU – Dinner Boardroom (Library)

3:00-5:00 pm

Panel 1: Pentecostalisms – GTU – FST1 (Franciscan School of Theology)
• Matthew Cromwell (San Diego State University)
• “The Writings of Aimee Semple McPherson: Religious Patriotism and the Spirit of War.”
• Melanie Johnson (Claremont)
• “Celebrity Preacher: An Exploration of the Theory of Mediatization of...   More >

Friday, April 25, 2014

2014 Legal Studies Undergraduate Research Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 25 | UC Berkeley Campus, 2240 Piedmont (Legal Studies Building)


Law, Boalt School of


Undergraduate students from across campus will be presenting their original research projects related to issues of law and legality.



Religion in California

Conference/Symposium | April 25 |  Multiple Locations


Matthew Avery Sutton, Washington State University; Lois A. Lorentzen, University of San Francisco; Joy Moore, Fuller Theological Seminary

Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP), Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion


California has increasingly displayed a remarkable range of religious expression through its people, places, institutions, movements, and theologies, and at times when religion in the rest of America has waned. Bringing together leading scholars of religion, historians, and other academics, graduate students and practitioners, this symposium at UC Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union...   More >



UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Workshop on European Regulation: Comparative and International Dimensions

Conference/Symposium | April 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room


David Vogel, Professor of Business and Political Science, UC Berkeley

European Union Center, Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


The purpose of this workshop is to explore the comparative and international dimensions of government regulation, with a specific focus on the regulatory policies and global impact of the European Union.



Lives in Common: Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem, Jaffa and Hebron

Lecture | April 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 340, Sultan Conference Room


Prof. Menachem Klein, Department of Political Studies, Bar-Ilan University

Center for Middle Eastern Studies


Prof. Klein will lecture on his new book, which tells the intertwined histories, from street level upwards, of three cities-Jerusalem, Jaffa, and Hebron-and their intermingled Jewish, Muslim and Christian inhabitants, from the nineteenth century to the present. Each of them was and still is a mixed city. Jerusalem and Hebron are holy places, while Jaffa till 1948 was Palestine's principal city...   More >

Saturday, April 26, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



Sunday, April 27, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.

Monday, April 28, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Earth Week 2014: UC Berkeley Celebrates Earth Week

Special Event | April 21 – 28, 2014 every day | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


Student Environmental Resource Center


Please join the UC Berkeley community in celebrating UC Berkeley’s Earth Week 2014 by participating in the 30+ incredible events that will be held from Monday, April 21st- Sunday, April 27th, 2014.
Full calendar of events can be found at http://serc.berkeley.edu/earthweek. Please be sure to check calendar for exact time and location of each event.



High-Speed Rail's Secondary Impacts: Is the Bullet Train Essential to a Sustainable California?

Lecture | April 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Goldman School of Public Policy, 250 GSPP West


Richard M. Frank, UC Davis/California High-Speed Rail Authority

Center for Environmental Public Policy


Discussion of California's proposed high-speed rail line from San Francisco to Los Angeles.


RSVP by April 24 by emailing CEPP at cepp@berkeley.edu.



“The Hard Work of Reconciliation”: Celebrating the Legacy of Nelson R. Mandela

Panel Discussion | April 28 | 2-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


Justice Albie Sachs, South African Constitutional Court; Davi Kopenawa, Spiritual Leader of the Yanomami Indians

Linda Biehl, Co-Founder and Director, Amy Biehl Foundation; Ntobeko Peni, Program Manager, Amy Biehl Foundation; Ventura R. Pérez, Bio-Archeologist, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Manfred Jacobs, Warden, Victor Vester Prison

Department of Anthropology


2:00 Welcome: TBA
Introduction: Prof. Nancy Scheper-Hughes


Key Note: Albie Sachs, Justice, South African Constitutional Court, will
speak on “The Soft Vengeance of Radical Hope”

Panel 1 "The Hard Work of Reconciliation"


Linda Biehl, Co-Founder and Director of the Amy Biehl Foundation US
and the Amy Biehl Trust SA. Mother of Amy Biehl, who was murdered in political violence in...   More >


All Audiences



Screening "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes": Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Queer Awareness Days

Special Event | April 28 | 5-6:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, 202 - Gender Equity Resource Center Community Space


Gender Equity Resource Center


Monday, April 28, 2014

• Screening and discussion of "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes" 5-6:30pm - 202 Chavez

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture. Director Byron Hurt, former star college quarterback, longtime hip-hop fan, and gender violence prevention educator, conceived the documentary as a "loving critique"...   More >

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Research Workshop in American Politics

Colloquium: Colloquium | April 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moses Hall, Harris Room, Institute of Governmental Studies, Moses Hall 118


Kevin Quinn, UC Berkeley School of Law

Department of Political Science



The Kosovo Question: Issues, Official Discrepancies and Consequences

Lecture | April 30 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Branislav Radeljic, Senior Lecturer, University of East London

European Union Center, Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


The second in a series of Distinguished EU Visiting Scholar Lectures



Jared Diamond: The World Until Yesterday: Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation

Lecture | April 30 | 7-8:30 p.m. | International House, Auditorium


Jared Diamond

College of Natural Resources, Master of Development Practice, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management's 20th Anniversary


Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel and UCLA professor of geography Jared Diamond will discuss his most recent book about how traditional peoples differ from members of modern industrial societies in their reactions to danger. A question-and-answer session will follow. Doors open at 6PM.


The event is free and open to the public on a first-come basis. Limited seating. Doors open at 6:00PM. Lecture will be recorded and available on the Albright website after the event.



If the Whole Body Dies: Raphael Lemkin and the Treaty against Genocide

Performing Arts - Theater | April 30 | 7-9 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)


Robert Skloot, Professor, Department of Theater, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, UC Berkeley, Jewish Students Union


This is a play about Raphael Lemkin, a man who died in obscurity but whose achievements were extraordinary.


Registration opens March 20. Register online.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

UC Berkeley Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#UCBSAAM)

Special Event | April 1 – May 1, 2014 every day |  Sather Gate


Gender Equity Resource Center, ASUC (Associated Students of the University of California), Center for Student Leadership, Tang Center (University Health Services)


April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and UC Berkeley stands in solidarity with survivors and allies!



Friday, May 2, 2014

The Euro Crisis: The Gift that Never Stops Giving

Lecture | May 2 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 119 Moses Hall


Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley

European Union Center, Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


In this talk, Professor Eichengreen will provide an update on the Eurozone crisis and the prospect for European economic growth and the integration process going forward.



After "Assimilating Seoul": Ch’anggyŏng Garden and the Post-Colonial Remaking of Seoul’s Public Spaces

Colloquium | May 2 | 4 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room


Todd A. Henry, Assistant Professor of History, UC San Diego

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


The title of this talk is meant to signal two related topics for discussion. The first refers to my new book, Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and The Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014). The introductory part of the talk reviews the central argument of that book – namely, that public space functioned as “contact zones” wherein...   More >

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Nate Silver

Special Event | May 4 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Cal Performances


Infamous number-cruncher, blogger, and bestselling author Nate Silver has managed to make statistics sexy, in a career that began with predicting the World Series and moved towards uncannily accurate political forecasting on his blog FiveThirtyEight.com. Named one of "The World's 100 Most Influential People" by Time magazine before he was thirty, Silver was voted "Coolest Man of the Year" in the...   More >


$20 and up

Buy tickets by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Climate Change and Health IdeaLab Meeting

Meeting | February 10 – May 5, 2014 every other Monday | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall


Climate Change and Health IdeaLab


Join the Climate Change and Health IdeaLab (CHIL) at noon every other Monday to work on collaborative projects related to climate and health. Current projects include advising the State of California on climate risks and public health, developing public communication materials, and forming a climate adaptation working group.



Ambassador Nirupama Rao delivers the 3rd Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture on "Women and Leadership": Title TBD

Lecture | May 5 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  The Bancroft Hotel | Canceled


2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Nirupama Rao, Former Ambassador of India to the United States

Center for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair in India Studies


Nirupama Rao, the former ambassador of India to the United States, delivers our 3rd Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture - a lecture series on the theme of Women and Leadership.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Contested Publics and the Politics of Expectations: Shifting Terrains of Service Provision in US Cities

Colloquium | May 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Duster Room, ISSI


2420 Bowditch, Berkeley

Mark Fleming, PhD Candidate, Medical Anthropology, and CRSC Graduate Fellow; Jackie Bass, PhD Candidate, Political Science, and CRSC Graduate Fellow

Michael Burawoy, Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley

Center for Research on Social Change

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Research Workshop in American Politics

Colloquium: Colloquium | May 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Moses Hall, Harris Room, Institute of Governmental Studies, Moses Hall 118


Marty Gilens, Princeton

Department of Political Science