Friday, April 12, 2019
Lecture | April 12 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Greti Séquin will introduce the subject of her new book, The Chemistry of Plants and Insects: Plants, Bugs, and Molecules. With her enthusiastic and accessible way of connecting chemistry with plants and insects, she presents organic compounds in a motivating, understandable context that captures the interest of people who would like a deeper understanding of the natural world.
Free with Garden admission; Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty
Problems, problem-solvers, and local impacts: A view from Peruvian Amazonia: Environmental Engineering Seminar
Lecture | April 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Christine Beier, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley
From Enigma to Virtual Splendor - The Nazi-Era Theft and Restitution of Guillaume de Machauts Extraordinary Medieval Manuscript, the Ferrell-Vogüé
Lecture | April 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Carla Shapreau, Institute of European Studies
The stunning Guillaume de Machaut medieval codex known as the Ferrell-Vogüé has been cloistered in private ownership for nearly all of its long life. It is a manuscript of exceptional importance to the fields of music, literature, and art. It was also one of the most significant musical losses suffered on French soil during World War II. This lecture will focus on a time in the life of this... More >
Lecture | April 12 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Catherine Asher, Professor, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota
Sugata Ray, Associate Professor, History of Art Department
A talk by Dr. Catherine Asher, Professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Minnesota.
Lecture | April 12 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Mark Schiefsky, Department of Classics, Harvard University
Lecture | April 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Thomas Lovejoy, University Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
The Energy and Resources Group is delighted to present Thomas Lovejoy, Senior Fellow at the United Nations Foundation and University Professor in the Environmental Science and Policy department at George Mason University, as speaker for the 25th Annual Lecture on Energy and Environment.