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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Foundations 1: World Languages and Common Core Literacy: Speaking and Listening

Workshop | March 11 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, 33 (C level)

 Nancy Salsig, Co-director, BWLP: Berkeley World Language Project

 Carol Sparks, Team Leader, BWLP: Berkeley World Language Project

 BWLP: Berkeley World Language Project

Discover how World Languages contribute to Common Core success. Enhance the use of the target language in your daily lessons. Build a toolbox of strategies to engage all students. Explore how the latest research is transforming World Language teaching. Collaborate with your World Language colleagues.

We will do all this and more in our 6 day professional development series. Come learn and...   More >

$350 for 6 Saturday workshop series

  Registration opens June 1. Register by calling Victoria Williams at 510-877-4002 ext.19, or by emailing Victoria Williams at victoria@berkeley.edu by October 20.

Across the Great Divide, Design in California

Colloquium | March 11 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 305 Wurster Hall

 College of Environmental Design

SAT MAR 11, 9:00am - 5:00pm ARCH Colloquium on California Design at Wurster Hall. The Public is welcome to this series of presentations by advance graduate students.

Across the Great Divide: Design in California

Colloquium | March 11 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 305 Wurster Hall

 Andrew Shanken

 Department of Architecture

This event brings together an international group of graduate students working on California's built environment, along with leading architectural and urban historians as respondents. Respondents include Simon Sadler, Patricia Morton, Irene Cheng, and Albert Narath. The event is free.

SWE Startup Expo

Career Fair | March 11 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bechtel Engineering Center, Garbarini Lounge

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur, discovering the startup culture, or talking to local startups? SWE's Startup Expo is a free event designed to connect and engage UC Berkeley students with local startup companies! We’ll have a keynote speaker, three breakout sessions for you to hear stories of failure and success in entrepreneurship, and a career fair to talk face-to-face with...   More >

Cal R.A.D. Self-defense for Women* Training: Training 2

Workshop | March 11 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Foothill Student Housing, Foothill Assembly Room

 Christine Ambrosio, CalRAD

 Gender Equity Resource Center

The R.A.D. System is a 9-12 hour comprehensive, women-only course that begins with risk awareness and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training (http://www.rad-systems.com). Please wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Bring a pen for taking notes, a towel, water and food for yourself.

This event is the 1st of 2 training sessions, with the second training on 3/11/2016.

*...   More >

 No children under 14 y/o.

$10 - $20 $10 with Cal ID $20 without

  Enrollment opens September 1. Enroll online or by calling Justin Crosby at 3103510342, or by emailing Justin Crosby at justincrosby@berkeley.edu by September 26.

Contents Tourism: Fictional narratives and locations that beckon us to travel

Conference/Symposium | March 11 | 9:15 a.m. | Kroeber Hall, Gifford Room, 221

 Takayoshi Yamamura, Hokkaido University

 Millie Creighton, University of British Columbia; Akiko Sugawa-Shimada, Yokohama National University; Michael Dylan Foster, University of California, Davis; Margaret B. Swain, University of California, Davis; Rongling Ge, Xiamen University; Deirdre Clyde, City College of San Francisco, and University of Hawaii, Manoa; Min Joo Lee, University of California, Los Angeles; Kyungjae Jang, Hokkaido University

 Daniel Fischer, University of California, Berkeley; Nelson Graburn, University of California, Berkeley

 Shinobu Myoki, Tohoku University; Ryoko Nishijima, University of California, Los Angeles

 Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Townsend Center for the Humanities, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Cambria Press

Schedule and Participants:

Friday March 10th

5.00pm - Opening Reception, Sponsored by Cambria Press

(P A Hearst Museum, Main Gallery, 102 Kroeber Hall)

6.30pm - Opening Address
Prof. Takayoshi Yamamura (Center for Advanced Tourism Studies, Hokkaido University)
“Who Creates ‘Contents Tourism’? A new tourism model induced by pop culture in the age...   More >

Critter Corner

Workshop | December 31, 2016 – May 27, 2017 every Saturday | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lawrence Hall of Science, Niche Classroom

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

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.

Animal Discovery Room at the Lawrence Hall of Science

Fiber and Dye Family Day

Workshop | March 11 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come explore the wonderful world of plant based fibers & dyes. There will be weaving demonstrations by the Golden Gate Weaving Guild, paper-making activities and natural dye sampling! Explore our exhibit and join us for this free hands-on family day for children and adults of all ages.

Free with Garden Admission

Exploring Nature: Family Learning Workshop

Workshop | March 11 | 2-3:30 p.m. |  Lawrence Hall of Science

 Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS)

Bring your family to explore nature and the environment at the Hall! In this Family Learning Workshop, you and your child will learn a "curiosity routine" and discover how to use it to make any outing a meaningful, enriching experience. We will also spend time in the Hall's outdoor spaces, engaging in focused exploration.

 The Exploring Nature Workshop is for children in 4th through 6th grades with a participating adult.

 This workshop is free with your paid admission to the Hall and free for members. RSVP to ensure your spot. RSVP online by March 10.

Girls explore nature by studying a creek.