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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Bollywood and Beyond: 3rd i's 15th Annual SF Int'l South Asian Film Festival

Film - Series | November 9 – 18, 2017 every day with exceptions |  Screenings at different locations: November 9-12 (San Francisco) November 18 (Cupertino)


Institute for South Asia Studies, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies


The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley cosponsor 3rd i's 15th Annual SF International South Asian Film Festival. (November 9-12 and November 18, 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.



Backstrap Loom Weaving Demonstration and Textile Sale

Workshop | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology


Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology


Masterful Guatemalan weaver, Bertina López Cumez will be demonstrating backstrap loom weaving techniques at this special event held at the Hearst Museum. Try your hand at weaving while getting to speak one-on-one with a talented artist and maker. Bertina will be joined by her daughter Melissa who will also be demonstrating.
In addition to the demonstration, textiles made by Bertina and her...   More >


Register online.



Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.


All Audiences

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

Buy tickets online.



Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 16 – 18, 2017 every day | 8-9:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.


All Audiences

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

Buy tickets online.



University Gospel Choir

Performing Arts - Music | November 18 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


D. Mark Wilson, director
“Family Reunion: Celebrating 10 years with Dr. D. Mark Wilson”
Since the Black Consciousness Movement of the 1970s, Gospel Music has been made on the UCB campus and this year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Dr. D. Mark Wilson’s leadership of this extraordinary ensemble in the UCB Music Department. Join us for a Family Reunion, as we walk down memory lane and...   More >


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

Buy tickets online.



The Joffrey Ballet: Dance Residency

Performing Arts - Dance | November 18 | 8 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$36 - 126

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

Sunday, November 19, 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.



Backstrap Loom Weaving Demonstration and Textile Sale

Workshop | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology


Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology


Masterful Guatemalan weaver, Bertina López Cumez will be demonstrating backstrap loom weaving techniques at this special event held at the Hearst Museum. Try your hand at weaving while getting to speak one-on-one with a talented artist and maker. Bertina will be joined by her daughter Melissa who will also be demonstrating.
In addition to the demonstration, textiles made by Bertina and her...   More >


Register online.



NaNoWriMo 2017 at UC Berkeley: Come Write In Sessions

Meeting | November 19 | 1-3 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180 Doe Library


Shannon Monroe, Head of Interlibrary Lending & Photoduplication, Interlibrary Services

Library


Have you ever thought about writing a novel, but just didn’t think you had the time? You’re not alone. Working on an academic writing project and need help with productivity? Join us for NaNoWriMo 2017 at UC Berkeley, and write with fellow participants, students and colleagues in a supportive setting at Doe Library during National Novel Writing Month!


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate

All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate



Theater: TDPS Presents "Mechanics of Love"

Performing Arts - Theater | November 18 – 19, 2017 every day | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


A man who forgets everything falls in love with a ballerina who forgets nothing. Until, that is, she falls in love with him. And his wife. And the mechanic. Characters frolic through life in this pirouette of a play that questions how we love, who we choose, and the cost of making sense of it all.


All Audiences

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

Buy tickets online.



The Joffrey Ballet: Dance Residency

Performing Arts - Dance | November 19 | 3 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall


The Joffrey Ballet, Cal Performances

Cal Performances


With this program of new and recent works by some of the most exciting choreographers working today, The Joffrey Ballet stays true to its 60-year reputation for innovation and eclecticism. Performed to a live Philip Glass score, Justin Peck's In Creases showcases his keen eye for manipulating bodies to form complex geometric structures. Annabelle Lopez Ochoa creates a spellbinding depiction of a...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

$36 - 126

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



University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music | November 19 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


Robert Calonico, director
featuring the Diablo Valley College Symphonic Band
Adam GORB Summer Dances
Jack STAMP Airlink
Robert SIERRA (trans. Scatterday) “Tumbao” from Sinfonia No. 3, La Salsa
HEED In Storm and Sunshine
The University Wind Ensemble is offered for the study and practice of traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire. The Wind Ensemble’s long history at Cal dates back...   More >


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

Buy tickets online, or or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org.



I-House Resident Benefit Concert: International talent for local and global causes

Special Event | November 19 | 7-9 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium


International House


I-House Resident Benefit Concert--international talent for local & global causes!

Join us for an evening of performances by talented International House residents and raise money for two worthy causes. All donations will go towards the following organizations: the Maria Fund supporting hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and Undocufund providing fire relief to undocumented Sonoma County fire...   More >

Monday, November 20, 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.



They Came From Everywhere: The People of the Amur

Colloquium | November 20 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Victor Zatsepine, History, University of Connecticut

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


This talk, based on Victor Zatsepine’s recently published book, Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850-1930 (UBC Press, 2017), illuminates the varied social, economic and political contacts that enlivened the borders of the two empires (Qing China and Romanov Russia) and their successor states. The author argues that the Amur ‘frontier’ region functioned as a meeting...   More >



Denise Dresser: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election: Democracy in Danger?

Lecture | November 20 | 6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220 (Geballe Room)


Denise Dresser

Center for Latin American Studies


Denise Dresser is a political analyst, columnist, and academic who writes for Reforma and Proceso, and teaches at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). She is currently a visiting scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies at UC Berkeley. Dresser is the author of numerous publications on Mexican politics and U.S.-Mexico relations and was recently named one of the 50 most...   More >


All Audiences

All Audiences

Tuesday, November 21, 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.



Finding the Haystack: Accessing Corpora for Computational Text Analysis

Workshop | November 21 | 4-5 p.m. | Barrows Hall, D-Lab (Barrows 356: Convening Room)


Cody Hennesy; Stacy Reardon

Library


Where and how can you access large collections of text for computational analysis? This session will outline the landscape of corpora available in the public domain and as library-licensed resources. We'll discuss licensing and copyright restrictions, as well as common modes of access and non-consumptive research tools provided by the HathiTrust Research Center, JSTOR, and more.


Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

$0

Register online.

Wednesday, November 22, 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.

Thursday, November 23, 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.