Saturday, February 25, 2017
Workshop | February 25 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 775 Tan Hall
Anna Goldstein, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University; Ben Thuronyi, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University
This full-day workshop will focus on the critical interpersonal aspects of leading a group of scientists, integrating techniques for communication, feedback, conflict resolution, and negotiation. Its designed to complement the SLAM seminar series by providing highly interactive, participatory experiences. Youll get hands-on practice with the relationship skills that are key to being a great... More >
Workshop | February 25 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room
The Oral History Center will host its third annual Introductory Spring Workshop on Saturday, February 25 2017 at the MLK Jr. Student Union. This workshop is intended for people who are interested in learning about the foundations of oral history but have little to no experience.
Workshop | February 25 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project
Join us for the final of three sessions exploring the theme of Power and Authority. This program is designed to help educators prepare students to understand cross-regional and thematic elements in global history. The workshop includes a scholar lecture, model lesson, and collaborative planning time.
RSVP online by February 12.
Syncing... Subject, Media, Society Conference Day 2: 25th Annual Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference
Conference/Symposium | February 25 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Helge Jordheim, University of Oslo, University of Trondheim; Christoph Cox, Hampshire College
full program schedule available at http://www.berkeleygermanconf.wixsite.com/syncing More >
Special Event | January 29 – April 30, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science
Become a raindrop and go on an interactive adventure through a water-cycle-themed maze. Have fun riding the Watershed Zip Line, walk through a giant wetland, and snap a pic of your family "swimming" with the dolphinsall while developing a deeper understanding of your place in the water ecosystem.
$10–12 Water's Extreme Journey is included with your admission. Free for members.
Conference/Symposium | February 25 | 10 a.m. | International House, Ida & Robert Sproul Room
Academic communities play an important role in shaping international perspectives. Scholars work within broad networks, developing thoughtful insights on emerging changes long before others become aware of their implications. Students, whether within Japan and abroad, will in time become tomorrows leaders. How we shape their understanding of Japan establishes powerful influence on the way they... More >
Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom
What is it like to live underwater? How does it feel to warm yourself on a rock? Get an introduction to the living world by meeting small mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. In the Critter Corner, which is perfect for ages 8 and under, you can observe how animals move, feel, and eat. Read stories and role-play with toy animals and habitats so that you can better understand animal life.
Special Event | February 25 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Newts return! Each year, the winter rains prompt newts to migrate to the Gardens Japanese Pool where their mating behaviors can be easily observed. Docents will be on hand to provide garden visitors with an up-close look at newts at all stages of their life cycle, and to answer questions about these amazing and adorable animals. Free with Garden admission.
Sport - Intercollegiate - Tennis | February 25 | 12 p.m. | Hellman Tennis Center
Cal Women's Tennis hosts USC at Hellman Tennis Complex.
Special Event | February 25 | 1-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the animal tracks you have found in the Garden? The Animal Signs Discovery Station seeks to interpret animal signs (tracks, scat, scratches or marks on leaves/trees, digging, disturbed vegetation, constructed structures, etc...) left behind in the environment. Free with Garden admission. More >
Free with Garden Admission
Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.
Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required
Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org... More >
The World in and out of Sync: Looking back at the long 18th century: part of Syncing... Subject, Media, Society Conference
Lecture | February 25 | 1:30-2:50 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Helge Jordheim, University of Oslo, University of Trondheim
Taking his cue from present discussions on synchronization, non-synchronicity, and "desynchronized societies" (Rosa), Jordheim will look back at 18th century practices for dealing with multiple times, both in writing and through visual media, in order to explore how diagrams, concepts and narratives work to bring times and temporalities together and/or to keep them apart. .
Helge Jordheim is... More >
Film - Feature | February 25 | 5 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Curd Jürgens, Richard Burton, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin,
In 1942, two British officers in the Libyan desert lead a commando raid to steal secret papers from Rommel's headquarters, all the while locked in bitter personal conflict. Richard Burton is compelling as Captain Leith, a seeming idealist. In the other corner is Curd Jürgens's Major Brand, whose acts of cowardice reflect... More >
Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders | $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission
Film - Feature | February 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Timothy Carey,
Marlon Brando and Karl Malden fill the boots of Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett (thinly disguised as Rio and Dad Longworth) in Brandos Freudian epic, dubbed by reviewers one of the first antihero Westerns. Real cowboys, aging starlets, a twenty-nine-year-old Stanley Kubrick, and the stunning Central California coastline round out the... More >
Free for Cal Student Film Pass holders $7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons $12 General admission
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 26, 2016 – April 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, Rowell Cases & 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Signed by President Woodrow Wilson in August 1916, the Organic Act created the National Park Service, the federal bureau that protects our national parks and monuments. Several UC Berkeley alumni with conservationist interests and the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco played key roles in its development. This exhibition explores the origins of the NPS with materials... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | September 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
You are invited to this exhibit of comics and graphic novels owned by the UC Berkeley Library. These materials often reflect the socioeconomic, ideological and political realities of the societies in which they are produced. To highlight these diverse realities, and to celebrate our differences, this exhibit presents a selection of comics and graphic novels published in many countries.
We... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | September 1, 2016 – July 1, 2017 every day | Bancroft Library, 2nd floor corridor between The Bancroft Library and Doe Library
Marking the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War, the exhibition Guerra Civil @ 80 features selections from The Bancroft Library's Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records and photographic collections, along with posters, books, pamphlets, and other ephemera. A visual and textual display of the struggle to defend the Second Spanish Republic, the... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | November 23, 2016 – March 12, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
A prominent figure of the American Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol (19281987) was one of the first to integrate fine art with celebrity culture, media spectacle, and mass production. This exhibition presents a selection of new gifts to BAMPFA from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, on view here for the first time, alongside previous gifts to the collection. The prints on display span... More >
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons $12 General admission
Exhibit - Photography | November 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017 every day | Doe Library, Brown Gallery (east wing)
Photographs from the celebrated War Ink Project will be on display in Berkeleys Doe Library in November. The exhibit features striking images of tattoos that express the impact of combat experiences on California veterans. Jason Deitch, co-creator of War Ink and a Cal veteran, hopes the display will bridge the divide between the veterans and civilian communities. The project is both exhibit... More >
Exhibit - Multimedia | February 11 – May 13, 2017 every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Cinemas radical streak goes back to its earliest beginnings, but the period explored in Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia was an unusually fertile time for politically charged, aesthetically innovative filmmaking. Encompassing documentary, fiction, and experimental cinemaoften in the course of a single featurethe films in this series intersected with and... More >
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission
Exhibit - Artifacts | January 30 – May 19, 2017 every day | 210 Wurster Hall
CLOSES May 19. This exhibit features design and planning projects on six continents by architects based in the San Francisco Bay Area and held by the Environmental Design Archives.
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 16 – June 30, 2017 every day | Moffitt Undergraduate Library
This exhibition highlights a collection of Brazilian chapbooks or Literatura
de Cordel in the Moffitt Library. These chapbooks are still produced for
mass consumption in the Northeastern Brazil. These are called literature de
cordel as they are hung from a cord in the book-stands so that the consumers
can browse them and select them according to their desires. There are
several themes that... More >
Exhibit - Artifacts | February 17 – March 6, 2017 every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 30 Stephens Hall
The blue walls of the Ethnic Studies Library display the work of eleven Chicana/o artists, including Patricia Rodriguez, Francisco X. Camplis, Jose Montoya, Irene Perez, etc. There are 8 works from 1975 and 3 from 1977, so these are part of the Chicano Movement era. Each piece is a political, social or artistic statement while providing a calendar month as well. Display is available for viewing... More >