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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall


College of Environmental Design


FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.



HU-Berkeley Workshop: Voices of the People?

Workshop | October 12 – 13, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Department of German


The Voice(s) of the People?
Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism

The workshop “The Voice(s) of the People? Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism” will offer a space for talks, close readings, and discussions of contemporary and canonical texts addressing the role of literature and film in their relationship to democracy and populism. This includes narrative forms...   More >



Voting Computer Security in the Age of Cyber War

Special Event | October 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 205 South Hall


David Dill, Stanford University

Information, School of


All of the factors are in place for electronic tampering with U.S. election outcomes. David Dill describes the problem and the solution.



Datasense: Sensor Technology and the Mediation of Sentience

Lecture | October 12 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 470 Stephens Hall


Natasha Schull, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University

Science, Technology, and Society Center (STSC)


This lecture with Natasha Schull, associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU, explores how wearable sensor technology might be altering the terms of human sentience, focusing on self-trackers’ experience—and experiments—with mood-modulating devices and apps.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Shadow History--Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema: A conference in honor of the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection

Conference/Symposium | October 12 | 4-6 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater


2155 Center Street, Berkeley, CA

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Institute of East Asian Studies, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Berkeley Art Museum (BAMPFA), Film and Media Department


This meeting honors the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley.



Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer: Undocumented Vignettes from a Pre-American Life

Colloquium | October 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center


Center for Race and Gender


Book talk by book author and artist, Alberto Ledesma (Arts & Humanities Graduate Diversity Office)
Respondents: Paola Bacchetta (Gender & Women’s Studies) and Juan Prieto



C. Sharada Prasad and Isha Ray | At the two-year mark for Swachh Bharat Mission: A tale of two scavengers

Presentation | October 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Isha Ray, Associate Professor, Energy & Resources Group, UC Berkeley; C. Sharada Prasad, Ph.D. Candidate, Energy & Resources Group, UC Berkeley

Munis D. Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies; Associate Professor, South & South East Asian Studies

Institute for South Asia Studies, urbanWASH Inititative


A presentation by UC Berkeley water specialists Professor Isha Ray and C. Sharada Prasad, doctoral candidate in the Energy and Resources Group on their recent work in India.



NATO: Obsolete Or Adapting?

Lecture | October 12 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room | Note change in location


Ambassador Douglas Lute, Harvard Kennedy School

Institute of International Studies


Ambassador Douglas Lute is the former United States Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council, NATO’s standing political body. Appointed by President Obama, he assumed the Brussels-based post in 2013 and served until 2017. During this period he was instrumental in designing and implementing the 28-nation Alliance’s responses to the most severe security challenges in Europe since the...   More >


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences

Friday, October 13, 2017

Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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



Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall


College of Environmental Design


FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.



HU-Berkeley Workshop: Voices of the People?

Workshop | October 12 – 13, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Department of German


The Voice(s) of the People?
Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism

The workshop “The Voice(s) of the People? Literature and Film between Democracy and Populism” will offer a space for talks, close readings, and discussions of contemporary and canonical texts addressing the role of literature and film in their relationship to democracy and populism. This includes narrative forms...   More >



Shadow History--Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema: A conference in honor of the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection

Conference/Symposium | October 13 | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 142 Dwinelle Hall


Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Institute of East Asian Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Film and Media Department, UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum (BAMPFA), C.V. Starr East Asian Library


This meeting honors the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley.



Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Conference/Symposium | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall


Department of English


Full details are at http://communalpresence.com/.

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today, will be held at UC Berkeley October 13-October 15, 2017. All events are free and open to the public.

Emerging in the late 1970s of San Francisco, New Narrative originated at the crossroads of an aesthetically and politically radical poetry scene and the new publics fostered by various social...   More >



Germany's New Administration: Key Tasks and Problems

Lecture | October 13 | 10-11 a.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Patrick Keller, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin

Institute of European Studies, Center for German and European Studies, American Council on Germany San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter


On September 24, Germans elected a new federal parliament. This talk will offer first insights into the political dynamics of the new administration, with particular view to the current challenges in domestic politics, transatlantic affairs and the future of the EU.
Dr. Keller is the Coordinator of Foreign and Security Policy at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin, Germany. His essays on...   More >



Composition Colloquium: Elizabeth Ogonek

Colloquium | October 13 | 3 p.m. | 125 Morrison Hall


Department of Music


3-4:30, Morrison 125 (unless otherwise noted)

Free and open to the public

Anthony Cheung (b. 1982, San Francisco) is a composer and pianist. His output ranges from solo to orchestral works, occasionally with electronics. His music has been commissioned by leading groups such as the Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Intercontemporain, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio...   More >



MENA Salon: Will Fatah and Hamas Reconcile?

Workshop | October 13 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall


Center for Middle Eastern Studies


On October 2, representatives of Palestinian parties Fatah and Hamas met in Gaza to pursue a reconciliation deal. This is not the first time the two groups have attempted to reach a deal. Will this attempt at creating a unity government be successful? We will consider these and other questions in this week's MENA Salon.



The Center for Technology, Society & Policy: What Works, What Doesn’t, and How to Set a Research Agenda that Empowers Student Impact

Seminar | October 13 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall


Elaine Sedenberg and Daniel Griffin

Information, School of


An inside look at the center's growth and progress, with directors Elaine Sedenberg and Daniel Griffin.



Conference without a Hero

Conference/Symposium | October 13 | 4-7:45 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Chloe Kitzinger, Assistant Professor, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University; Konstantine Klioutchkine, Associate Professor of Russian, Pomona College; Sarah Ruth Lorenz, Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, Germanic & Slavic Studies, Tulane University; Evgenii Bershtein, Professor of Russian, Reed College; Jillian Porter, Assistant Professor, Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Colorado, Boulder

Eric Naiman, Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley; Lilya Kaganovsky, Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Comparative Literature


Конференция без героя – Conference without a Hero
A conference devoted to Russian Literature and Culture without reference to 1917

October 13-14, 370 Dwinelle

Friday, 4:00-6:00 (Eric Naiman, moderator)

-Chloë Kitzinger, “‘Legkim shagom’: Characterization and Diotima’s...   More >



Piano Endowment Fundraising Concert

Performing Arts - Music | October 13 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Jolie Huang, piano
MENDELSSOHN Prelude and Fugue in E minor, op. 35, no. 1
SCHUBERT Sonata in G major, D. 894, op. 78
SCHUMANN Symphonic Etudes, op. 13

Join us to support the Piano Endowment; a crucial funding source for the Department of Music's mission to integrate academic studies with performance.


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.



Theater: TDPS Presents "Metamorphoses"

Performing Arts - Theater | October 13 – 20, 2017 every Friday | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


Tales from Ovid come to magical life—in all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental glory—in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. In this visually fantastic world where the human and the divine collide, such familiar figures as Poseidon, King Midas and Eurydice share universal stories of love, hope, loss, betrayal and transformation.


$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $15 at the door, ID required., $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: $20 at the door

Buy tickets online.



Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 13 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall


College of Environmental Design


FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.



Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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



Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Conference/Symposium | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall


Department of English


Full details are at http://communalpresence.com/.

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today, will be held at UC Berkeley October 13-October 15, 2017. All events are free and open to the public.

Emerging in the late 1970s of San Francisco, New Narrative originated at the crossroads of an aesthetically and politically radical poetry scene and the new publics fostered by various social...   More >



Shadow History--Archive and Intermediality in Chinese Cinema: A conference in honor of the Paul Kendel Fonoroff Collection

Conference/Symposium | October 14 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 142 Dwinelle Hall


Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Institute of East Asian Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Film and Media Department, UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum (BAMPFA), C.V. Starr East Asian Library


This meeting honors the Paul Fonoroff Collection, a unique and invaluable archive of print materials and ephemera documenting nearly a century of Chinese cinema and media culture, and recently acquired by the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley.



Research Universities and Their Global Engagement Strategies

Conference/Symposium | October 14 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Eastern Mediterranean University


Center for Studies in Higher Education


An International Conference for Research Universities in the Mediterranean Region

October 14-15, 2017 Northern Cyprus

Organized by
The Mathematical Society, The Quality Society, EMINENCE Cy, Northern Cyprus & the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Hosted by
The Eastern Mediterranean University, EMU, Northern Cyprus



Conference without a Hero

Conference/Symposium | October 14 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Jessica Merrill, Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University; Anne Dwyer, Associate Professor of German and Russian; Coordinator of the Russian Section, Pomona College; Roy Chan, Assistant Professor, Chinese Literature, University of Oregon; Jon Stone, Associate Professor of Russian and Russian Studies, Franklin & Marshall College; Polina Dimova, Lecturer of Russian, German, Russian & East European Studies, Vanderbilt University; David Powelstock, Associate Professor of Russian Language and Literature, Brandeis University; William Nickell, Associate Professor, Chair of the Slavic Department, University of Chicago; Daniel Brooks, Lecturer, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University; Mieka Erley, Assistant Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Colgate University

Anne Nesbet, Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley; Luba Golburt, Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley; Olga Matich, Professor Emerita, Slavic Languages and Literatures; Professor of the Graduate School, UC Berkeley

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Comparative Literature


Конференция без героя – Conference without a Hero
A conference devoted to Russian Literature and Culture without reference to 1917

October 13-14, 370 Dwinelle

Friday, 4:00-6:00 (Eric Naiman, moderator)

-Chloë Kitzinger, “‘Legkim shagom’: Characterization and Diotima’s...   More >



Gallery + Studio: Color Vibrations

Workshop | October 14 | 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Explore the dreamlike spaces and layered colors in Miyoko Ito’s paintings, then experiment with color by painting designs of your own.



Roundtable Reading: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien

Reading - Literary | October 14 | 3-4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Read the beginning of this classic book about a widowed mouse and a group of extraordinary rats, and pick up a free copy to keep reading at home.



Listen to Me, Marlon

Film - Documentary | October 14 | 3:30-5 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


A treasure trove of audiotapes, home movies, film clips, and more yields a mesmerizing portrait of one of America’s great performers. “A peculiarly philosophical, melancholic and beautiful piece of work” (IndieWire).



Gamelan Sari Raras

Performing Arts - Music | October 14 | 7 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Gamelan Sari Raras
Ben Brinner, co-director
Midiyanto, co-director
Javanese gamelan concert by Gamelan Sari Raras, featuring singer Heni Savitri

Since their inception in 1976, the Department of Music’s Javanese gamelan classes have introduced over a thousand students to the musical traditions of Central Java and presented noon and evening concerts every semester in Hertz Hall. These classes...   More >


$16 General Admission, $12 non-UCB students, seniors, current/retired UCB faculty and staff, groups 10+, $5 UCB students

Buy tickets online.



Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 14 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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



Theater: TDPS Presents "Metamorphoses"

Performing Arts - Theater | October 14 – 21, 2017 every Saturday | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


Tales from Ovid come to magical life—in all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental glory—in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. In this visually fantastic world where the human and the divine collide, such familiar figures as Poseidon, King Midas and Eurydice share universal stories of love, hope, loss, betrayal and transformation.


All Audiences

All Audiences

$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $15 at the door, ID required., $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: $20 at the door

Tickets go on sale August 30. Buy tickets online.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall


College of Environmental Design


FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.



Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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



Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today

Conference/Symposium | October 13 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-10 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall


Department of English


Full details are at http://communalpresence.com/.

Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today, will be held at UC Berkeley October 13-October 15, 2017. All events are free and open to the public.

Emerging in the late 1970s of San Francisco, New Narrative originated at the crossroads of an aesthetically and politically radical poetry scene and the new publics fostered by various social...   More >



Research Universities and Their Global Engagement Strategies

Conference/Symposium | October 14 – 15, 2017 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  The Eastern Mediterranean University


Center for Studies in Higher Education


An International Conference for Research Universities in the Mediterranean Region

October 14-15, 2017 Northern Cyprus

Organized by
The Mathematical Society, The Quality Society, EMINENCE Cy, Northern Cyprus & the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California, Berkeley.

Hosted by
The Eastern Mediterranean University, EMU, Northern Cyprus



Theater: TDPS Presents "Metamorphoses"

Performing Arts - Theater | October 15 – 22, 2017 every Sunday | 2-4 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


Tales from Ovid come to magical life—in all their playful, passionate, savage, elemental glory—in Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses. In this visually fantastic world where the human and the divine collide, such familiar figures as Poseidon, King Midas and Eurydice share universal stories of love, hope, loss, betrayal and transformation.


$13 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $13 online in advance, $15 Cal Students, Staff & Faculty, & Seniors: $15 at the door, ID required., $18 General Admission: $18 online in advance, $20 General Admission: $20 at the door

Buy tickets online.



Black Life: Phavia Kujichagulia

Performing Arts - Music | October 15 | 3 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Join Kujichagulia for an excursion into what she calls “JAZZ-OLOGICAL MUSE-OETRY.”



Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, music director: Orchestra Residency

Performing Arts - Music | October 15 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


A special chemistry exists between the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its director, the magnificent Italian conductor and "master of musical drama" (The New York Times), Riccardo Muti. Orchestra and maestro visit with three programs that underscore their deep fluency and interpretive clarity in a wide range of repertoire, from the sparkling classicism of the first Viennese School, to weighty...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$40 - 175

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



The Fallen Idol

Film - Feature | October 15 | 4:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Graham Greene and Carol Reed’s gripping, gorgeously visualized thriller about a boy, a butler, and the butler’s secrets “reminds us of the glories of the black-and-white cinema at its peak” (New York Observer).



Reflections in a Golden Eye

Film - Feature | October 15 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


John Huston adapts Carson McCullers’s tale of repressed homosexuality with the able help of Marlon Brando as a military man among (many) men on a Southern army base, and Elizabeth Taylor as his put-upon wife.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Fall 2017 Architecture Sustainability Colloquium

Colloquium | August 25 – December 1, 2017 every day | 112 Wurster Hall


College of Environmental Design


FRIDAYS - AUG 25 through DEC 1. CHECK THE SCHEDULE FOR SPEAKERS. Bay Area Leaders discuss topics in sustainability.



Nation and State Vs. Europe: When the Sum of the Parts Is Larger Than the Whole

Lecture | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall


Josef Joffe, Regents Lecturer, Institute of Governmental Studies

Institute of European Studies, Institute of Governmental Studies


Brexit, the endless crisis of the euro and the suspension of „Schengenland“ are the symptoms of renationalization. So is the rise of anti-European populism - even in Germany, the traditional engine of integration. As always in its 65-years history, the EU will muddle through. But for all of its resilience, it cannot not transcend the nation-state and evolve into an „e pluribus unum.“ This lecture...   More >



Destroying a Museum Archive: Sex, Racism, Image, and Contemporary Archeology

Colloquium | October 16 | 2-4 p.m. | 221 Kroeber Hall


Doug Bailey, San Francisco State University, Department of Anthropology

Department of Anthropology


What happens when people attempt to
discard and destroy a museum archive
that contains many thousands of visual
and material objects? In this workshop,
we discuss the politics, potential,
and violence of archive objects
specifically a cache of over 1200, 35-
mm transparencies from the mid-late
20th century. What lives do they live?
Are they passive and neutral objects
resting peacefully...   More >



New Google Sites workshop: Organize, collaborate and share

Workshop | October 16 | 3-4 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library


Jen Bellenger, bConnected Collaboration Services; Rob Silva, bConnected Collaboration Services

Library, Information Services and Technology (IST)


In this workshop we'll explore how easy it is to organize, collaborate, and share all of your online content in the New Google Sites.


Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

Cal ID required to enter Moffitt Library.

RSVP online.



Design Field Notes: Jess Hobbs

Seminar | October 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall


Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation


Public artist, designer, and social entrepreneur Jess Hobbs will speak at Jacobs Hall.


All Audiences

All Audiences



A birds-eye view: Longitudinal trends in UC students and faculty

Colloquium | October 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall


Zachary Bleemer, UCOP, Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley

Graduate School of Education


How has the student experience provided by the University of California changed over the past 100 years, and what are the ramifications of those changes for the broader state of California? I will present preliminary results from the University of California ClioMetric History Project (UCCHP), a longitudinal examination of the contributions of California universities to the state's growth,...   More >



A Conversation on Music and Virtuosity: Kim Kashkashian, John Santos, Ken Ueno, moderated by Ben Ratliff

Lecture | October 16 | 4-5:45 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Albert Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall


Townsend Center for the Humanities


The Townsend Center brings together a selection of eminent figures in the field of music to explore what we mean when we talk about virtuosity.


All Audiences

All Audiences



Black Futures: On Race in Art, Curation, and Digital Engagement: Arts + Design Mondays at BAMPFA

Lecture | October 16 | 6:30-8 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Kimberly Drew, Social Media Manager for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Creator of the blog Black Contemporary Art

Arts + Design


Drew has been dubbed an "international tastemaker in contemporary art" on account of her Tumblr blog Black Contemporary Art and her Instagram @museummammy; and as Social Media Manager at The Met, she has been pivotal in moving that venerated institution in directions both democratic and dialogical. Drew will discuss curation, social media, race, and institutions with Professor Stephen Best...   More >