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Panel Discussion: A Generation Under Pressure

Thursday, April 18 | 2:30-4 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Join us for a conversation about mental health at UC Berkeley with Chancellor Carol Christ.MORE about <em>A Generation Under Pressure</em>

Lecture: Ayahuasca Shamanism

Thursday, April 18 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Room 4 LeConte Hall | Note change in location
Dr. Tafur will review the role of spiritual and emotional healing in modern healthcare. MORE about Ayahuasca Shamanism

Exhibit Premiere: The Art of David Lance Goines

April 13 – 24, 2019 every day | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
The art of artist, calligrapher, typographer, printing entrepreneur, and author, David Lance Goines will be on display at the UC Botanical Garden.MORE about The Art of David Lance Goines

Exhibit: Masako Miki / MATRIX 273

January 9 – April 28, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Masako Miki creates larger-than-life-size, felt-covered forms drawn from the Japanese folk belief in yokai (shape-shifters) who can disguise themselves in any number of different forms. Miki creates the semi-abstract, sculptural forms utilizing brilliant colors and sets them into a magical environment suggesting another reality. The installation moves from the three-dimensional forms to abstract images on the floor and walls, conveying a sense of expanding boundaries.
MORE about Masako Miki / MATRIX 273

Exhibit: The Book as Place — Visions of the Built Environment

January 28 – May 17, 2019 every day | Environmental Design Library, 210 Wurster Hall Wurster Hall
This exhibition of artists' books centers on ideas about the built environment and has been curated by Berkeley-based book artist Julie Chen for UC Berkeley’s Environmental Design Library.MORE about The Book as Place — Visions of the Built Environment

Exhibit: Project “Holy Land” — Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

January 29 – June 28, 2019 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday | 11 a.m.-4:05 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
For nearly two decades, Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) traversed the Old City of Jerusalem, documenting renowned historical monuments, ambiguous subjects in familiar alleyways, and scores of “new Jews” building a new homeland. Benor-Kalter’s photographs oscillate between two worlds, and two Holy Lands, with one lens.MORE about Project “Holy Land” — Yaakov Benor-Kalter’s Photographs of British Mandate Palestine, 1923-1940

Exhibit: Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

March 15 – December 15, 2019 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
The Hearst Museum considers the complex social and economic dynamics behind ten mind-altering drugs. MORE about Pleasure, Poison, Prescription, Prayer | The Worlds of Mind-Altering Substances

Workshop: Integral Taiji and Qigong

Friday, April 19 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.MORE about Integral Taiji and Qigong

Conference: China's Growing Sharp Power: Western, Asian, and African Perspectives

Friday, April 19 | 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley
A group of leading experts on China and American foreign policy recently released “Chinese Influence and American Interests: Promoting Constructive Vigilance,” a report documenting Chinese efforts to influence American society.MORE about China's Growing Sharp Power: Western, Asian, and African Perspectives

Film: Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Saturday, April 20 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
“Words have power,” says Toni Morrison, and she would know. With a warm gleam in her eye, Morrison recalls her life growing up and how she became an author, editor, and champion of new African American literary voices. MORE about <em>Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am</em>

Performance: Trey Anastasio Ghosts of the Forest

Saturday, April 20 | 5:30 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
Over the past three decades, composer/guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio has forged a multi-faceted career, winning acclaim in rock, classical and theatrical circles.MORE about <em>Trey Anastasio Ghosts of the Forest</em>

Workshop: Unity Day

Sunday, April 21 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Unity is an Oakland-based zine press and skateboarding project founded by Jeffrey Cheung and Gabriel Ramirez to create space and visibility for queer and trans skaters, and to offer community print resources. MORE about <em>Unity Day</em>

Lecture: Design Field Notes — Bill Leddy

Monday, April 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 220 Jacobs Hall
William Leddy, FAIA, believes that architecture has an important role to play in leading our communities toward a just, carbon-neutral future for all.MORE about Design Field Notes — Bill Leddy

Film: Grit — Film Screening and Discussion

Monday, April 22 | 4:30-8 p.m. | 315, Maude Fife Room Wheeler Hall
In 2006, during drilling operations by the Lapindo company in East Java, Indonesia, a mud volcano erupted from underground, rapidly submerging 16 villages and displacing 60,000 people. MORE about <em>Grit</em> — Film Screening and Discussion

Lecture: Investing in People, Michael Tubbs

Tuesday, April 23 | 4:10 p.m. | Chevron Auditorium International House
Mayor of Stockton Michael Tubbs will present the Jefferson lecture "Investing in People" in conjunction with the observance of Constitution Day. Mayor Tubbs will share his belief that talent and intelligence are universal, but resources and opportunities are not. In order to solve society’s biggest problems, an investment in people is paramount.MORE about Investing in People, Michael Tubbs

Panel Discussion: Signature Initiatives Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, April 23 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Our upcoming town hall meeting to discuss the exciting, interdisciplinary Signature Initiatives that emerged from the campus’ Strategic Planning effort.MORE about <em>Signature Initiatives Town Hall Meeting</em>

Lecture: After the Death of Nature — Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

Tuesday, April 23 | 5:30-7 p.m. | University Press Books, 2430 Bancroft way, Berkeley
A book release event celebrating “After the Death of Nature”, by ESPM Professor Carolyn Merchant, edited by Ken Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, and Whitney Bauman.MORE about After the Death of Nature — Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

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