Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Townsend Center's Berkeley Book Chat: Looking for Law in all the Wrong Places: Marianne Constable, Leti Volpp, and Bryan Wagner, eds
Lecture | April 10 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
For many, the right place to look for law is in constitutions, statutes, and judicial opinions. This book looks for law in the wrong places in the realms of language, text, image, culture, and other sites in which no formal law appears.
Lecture | April 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Birgit Urmson, Art Historian
Styles of soldiers commemoration reveal national self-images. In this talk, Dr. Birgit Urmson analyzes US WWII military cemeteries in Italy and their German counterparts as art-historical artifacts. Their aesthetics, together with results of archival research, reveal a self-assured US united in values, projecting victory and Pax Americana,
while a struggling Germany searches for its democratic... More >
BIDS Data Science Lecture: Do as eye do: efficient content-adaptive processing and storage of large fluorescence images
Lecture | April 10 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
Bevan Cheeseman, Applied Mathematician, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology
Modern microscopes create a data deluge with gigabytes of data generated each second, and terabytes per day. Storing and processing this data is a severe bottleneck, not fully alleviated by data compression. We argue th
Lecture | April 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 820/Social Science Matrix
Dr. Erica Lagalisse, Postdoctoral Fellow, London School of Economics
Michael Polson, Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley
Erica Lagalisses ongoing multi-sited ethnographic research of both medical(ized) and black-market marijuana production, distribution and consumption suggests that the legalization of marijuana functions as a form of frontier capitalism. Traditional producers are not granted rights to the marijuana strains and products they have developed; their appropriation by elites constitutes a form of... More >
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Lecture | April 10 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Janaki Jagannath will discuss the link between social equity and compost production in the most impacted regions of the state, including pathways to community engagement in disadvantaged communities and soil-carbon sequestration in the era of climate change.
Lecture | April 10 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Arthur Ripstein will present a three day lecture series with commentary by Christopher Kutz, Oona Hathaway, and Jeff McMahan. This event will be held on April 9, 10, & 11, 2019. There will be a seminar and discussion by Professor Ripstein and the commentators on the third day, April 11th. All days' events are free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Lecture | April 10 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, APR 10, 6:30pm. Join us for a talk with the Director of the M.Arch program at Cornell University about dynamic architecture and recent work from her practice CODA. Sponsored by the Joan Draper Architectural Research Endowment. Open to all!