Friday, October 11, 2019
SERU Research Symposium and Business Meeting: Understanding Campus Climate: Towards an Inclusive Environment for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Conference/Symposium | October 10 – 11, 2019 every day | Clark Kerr Campus
Colloquium | October 11 – 12, 2019 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
eth·no·bot·a·ny: the study of complex relationships between plants and people across space and time
The Garden is pleased to announce Connecting Plants and People: An Ethnobotanical Conversation, a two-day international symposium. The first day, hosted at International House, will feature prominent speakers from around the globe and the Bay Area. The second day will include hands-on workshops... More >
Conference/Symposium | October 11 | 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Memorial Stadium, University Club
Our conference will feature new developments in data science, highlighting applications to finance and risk management. The program features Yuan (Alan) Qi from Ant Financial, Pete Kyle from the University of Maryland, Roberto Rigobon from MIT, Jeff Bohn from Swiss Re, Solomon Hsiang from UC Berkeley, and CDAR's co-Director Robert Anderson.
Conference/Symposium | October 11 | 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 109 Moses Hall | Note change in date
Prof. Irene Bloemraad, Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative
Postponed due to power shuttoff - stay tuned for new date.
Join the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI) for a symposium bringing together service providers, policy makers, and other stakeholders to learn about immigrant integration resources in the Bay Area and discuss strategies to ensure immigrants' access to services in the future. ... More >
Essig Museum of Entomology
Weekly seminar series focused on insect ecology, evolution, behavior, and other research topics.
Workshop | October 11 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 251 Hearst Gymnasium
Practicing yoga can release tension in your joints, give you greater range of motion, and offer increased comfort in all aspects of your life. Learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques to transform your practice into a moving meditation. Optional: Join the Passport Yoga Passport Challenge and get a different stamp for each class to be entered into a drawing for a yoga prize! Please bring... More >
Presentation | October 11 | 12:30-2 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Ian Haney López
400 Years of Resistance to Slavery and Injustice
From presidential hopefuls to engaged voters to journalists to activists, people across the country are grappling with how to think and talk about racism in American politics. Ian Haney López, a distinguished UC Berkeley professor and the acclaimed author of Dog Whistle Politics, offers clear insights and a way forward in his highly anticipated new book. Endorsed by Robert Reich, Van Jones, Jane... More >
Light Lunch served at 12:00pm on a first come first serve basis.
CANCELLED - Solid State Technology and Devices Seminar: Self-Assembly of Nanoscale Architectures with DNA
Seminar | October 11 | 1-2 p.m. | Cory Hall, The Hogan Room, 521 | Canceled
Grigory (Greg) Tikhomirov, Postdoctoral Scholar, CalTech
This event has been cancelled
Workshop | October 11 | 2-3 p.m. | International House, Sproul Rooms
Join Berkeley International Office as you prepare to put together your documents for your OPT application. This workshop will cover required documents, how to fill out the forms, and most common mistakes in the application. In addition, there will be a Q&A portion during which you can ask specific questions about your own application.
Please note that this workshop is specifically for OPT... More >
Workshop | October 11 | 3-4 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Every Friday the CMES hosts an informal guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa, open to all.
On 23 September, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief Ahmed Shaheed released a report on the Elimination of All Forms of Religious Intolerance. The report notes the rise of anti-Semitism worldwide, pointing to the fatal attacks on synagogues in... More >
CANCELED: Archiving the Non-Organizational Born-Digital: The Challenges Posed by Material from Individuals, Communities, Social Movements, and Events
Seminar | October 11 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Student Arithmetic Geometry Seminar: Kaledin's degeneration theorem and THH (CANCELLED, will be rescheduled)
Seminar | October 11 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall
Martin Speirs, UC Berkeley
THIS WEEK'S SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO POWER OUTAGE.
This talk is concerned with an application of topological Hochschild homology (THH) to give a new proof of a result originally due to Kaledin. Given a variety smooth and proper over a field of characteristic zero, Deligne and Illusie (1987) provided a purely algebraic proof of a (non-canonical) decomposition of the de Rham cohomology... More >
Music Studies Colloquium: Jim Sykes (Penn): “The Ontological Stakes of Music History: Buddhism, Non-Humans, and Not-Selves”
Colloquium | October 11 | 4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall