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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Engagement Skills - 1st Year Students Only

Workshop | September 6 | 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Library


Carol Rhodes

University of California



Kindness is Contagious: September's Movie at Moffitt

Film - Documentary | September 6 | 7-9 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Library


Movies @ Moffitt is the student-to-student monthly documentary spotlight and viewing. M@M is free.

Join us to observe the science of kindness: if you are kind to one person, they will be kind to four other people, and each of those four people will be kind to four more people, and so on and so on… eventually circling back around to you again. "Kindness is Contagious" profiles cutting-edge...   More >


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Must have a UCB student ID for entrance.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Locations of Reflexivity: South Korean Community Activism and its Affective Promise for Solidarity

Colloquium | September 7 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Mun Young Cho, Yonsei University

Steven Lee, UC Berkeley

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


In this presentation, I explore the globalization of South Korean community activism amidst the rearrangement of the anti-poverty agenda among Asian countries.



IRLE Fall Reception: Featuring Professor Daniel Schneider on Unstable Work Schedules in Retail

Lecture | September 7 | 4-6 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director's Room


Daniel Schneider, UC Berkeley Sociology

Institute of Research on Labor & Employment


It’s no secret that the American labor market is increasingly unequal for workers. While work for the highest earners yields ever-higher returns, work at the bottom is becoming more and more unpredictable and insecure. In addition to low wages, short tenure, few benefits, and non-standard hours, workers specifically in retail and food service often face schedules that are unstable and...   More >


Register online.



Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook: Alice Waters in Conversation with Steve Wasserman

Reading - Nonfiction | September 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Free Speech Movement Café (Moffitt Library)


Alice Waters, Owner of Chez Panisse, Founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project

Steve Wasserman, Publisher and Executive Director of Heyday Books

Library, Free Speech Movement Café Educational Programs


Alice Waters ’67 is an American chef, restaurateur, food activist and author. She is the owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project. Alice is the author of 13 books. Her most recent, Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, will be released September 5, 2017 and is dedicated to the memory of the leader of the Free Speech Movement, Mario Savio.


All Audiences, Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Alumni, Children, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor, fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu, ideally at least two weeks prior to the event.

Friday, September 8, 2017

At the Intersection: Skills for Understanding and Dismantling Oppression in Social Work

Workshop: MSW | September 8 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room


Tammy Johnson, World Trust

Social Welfare, School of


All first-year MSW students are expected to attend this workshop designed to enhance your capacity as leaders in social justice and social welfare.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Moving towards a more cumulative research practice in developmental psychology

Colloquium | September 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall


Michael Frank, Stanford University

Department of Psychology


In recent years, many psychologists have become increasingly concerned about issues of reproducibility and replicability. From small sample sizes to post-hoc analytic flexibility ("p-hacking"), many factors conspire to decrease the robustness and trustworthiness of results in published research. These problems are important in developmental psychology as well, though the scope of the problem is...   More >



Conversations with the Dean

Miscellaneous: MSW: PhD: Undergraduate: Field Education | September 11 | 4-5 p.m. | Haviland Hall, 227AA (Library Seminar Room)


Social Welfare, School of


The Dean will be holding open discussions to which all students, faculty and staff are invited to discuss a variety of issues, concerning the School, the University or social and research issues of concern. Please join us!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Where Compassion Meets Social Justice: Cultivating Social, Emotional, and Moral Learning in the Schools

Panel Discussion | September 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall | Note change in time


Dr. Luigina Mortari, Chair, Department of Human Sciences, University of Verona, Italy; Dr. Brooke Lavelle, Co-Founder and President, Courage of Care Coalition; Dr. Valerie Shapiro, Co-Director Center for Prevention Research and Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley

Graduate School of Education


Schools have become increasingly involved in cultivating students' capacities for reasoning about equity and justice as well as demonstrating compassion and care. Three distinguished panelists actively engaged in relevant pedagogical approaches will help us think about what works and why.


Faculty, General Public, Students - Graduate

All Audiences



Where Compassion Meets Social Justice: Cultivating Social, Emotional, and Moral Learning in the Schools

Panel Discussion | September 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall | Note change in time


Dr. Luigina Mortari, Chair, Department of Human Sciences, University of Verona, Italy; Dr. Brooke Lavelle, Co-Founder and President, Courage of Care Coalition; Dr. Valerie Shapiro, Co-Director Center for Prevention Research and Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley

Graduate School of Education


Schools have become increasingly involved in cultivating students' capacities for reasoning about equity and justice as well as demonstrating compassion and care. Three distinguished panelists actively engaged in relevant pedagogical approaches will help us think about what works and why.


Faculty, General Public, Students - Graduate

All Audiences



In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte: Book talk with David Bacon

Special Event | September 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), Large Conference Room


David Bacon, Activist and photojournalist

UC Berkeley Labor Center, Center for Latin American Studies, The Oakland Institute, Social Welfare, School of, Pacific Media Workers Local 39521


Please join us for a conversation with activist and photographer David Bacon to talk about his new book, In the fields of the North / En los compos del norte. In this landmark work of photo-journalism, Bacon documents the experiences of some of the hardest-working and most disenfranchised laborers in the country: the farmworkers who are responsible for making California “America’s breadbasket.”...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City

Lecture | September 14 | 7-9 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director's Room


Steve Early, Author

Institute of Research on Labor & Employment, Townsend Center for the Humanities, California Studies Association


Home to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once a traditional company town dominated by Chevron. This largely nonwhite city of 110,000 suffered from poverty, pollution, violent street crime, and poorly funded public services. But in 2012, when journalist Steve Early moved to Richmond, he encountered a community that was bravely struggling to reinvent itself....   More >


RSVP online.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

I Am Not Your Negro

Film - Documentary | September 17 | 1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Race, power, and film collide in Raoul Peck’s invigorating look at the great writer James Baldwin, whose powerful investigations on American culture and racism were written decades ago, but whose “words matter now more than ever” (Manuel Betancourt, Esquire). Based on Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript Remember This House, which eulogized Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Medgar Evers, and his...   More >

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sustainability Involvement Fair

Information Session | September 19 | 12-2 p.m. |  Lower Sproul Plaza


Student Environmental Resource Center


The Expo will showcase campus, student, and local organizations, campaigns, projects, internships, and funding opportunities available for students with sustainability interests. Students interested in sustainability and looking for opportunities for involvement should attend!



The Front Lines of Health Equity: Improving Safety-Net of Health Systems

Colloquium | September 19 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 714C University Hall


Urmimala Sarkar, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Public Health, School of


Safety net health systems are critical to achieving health equity by providing health care for vulnerable populations. As a primary care physician-researcher in a safety net setting, Dr. Sarkar will discuss approaches to improve the safety and quality of care, specifically for chronic diseases, among diverse populations cared for in safety net settings. She will also discuss how to apply...   More >

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Banned Together Benefit Concert

Performing Arts - Music | September 27 | 8-10 p.m. |  THE MARSH ARTS CENTER


2120 ALLSTON WAY, BERKELEY, CA 94704

Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Center for African Studies


Musicians from the 6 travel ban countries perform a benefit concert, proceeds of which benefit the United Nations "Adopt-A-Future" initiative for refugee children's education


$10 $10 and up donationbenefiting UN Association "Adopt-A-Future for refugee children's education

at door (doors open at 7:00 PM).

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Book Talk Series: Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness

Reading - Nonfiction | September 28 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 227 Haviland Hall | Canceled


Library, Social Research Library


Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, will discuss his new book, Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness. This is a beautifully written memoir that describes the impact on the family of his father's recurring mental illness -- and the crucial need to combat the powerful stigma that surrounds it.


All Audiences

All Audiences