Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Lecture | October 29 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West
Working with youth can be an effective way to improve environmental health literacy and community engagement while also shining light on community concerns and building local capacity. Dr. Harley will discuss her work conducting youth-driven research and advocacy projects with high school students in Salinas including researching how local residents are exposed to pesticides and chemicals in... More >
Lecture | October 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Ludvig Norman, Stockholm University
In recent years, the European Union has found itself in a state of seemingly chronic crisis, including the economic and financial crisis unleashed on Europe in 2008, the political crisis with the rise of populist and extremist parties across the continent, the migration crisis as well as Brexit. It is widely held that the response to these crises has led to a considerable strengthening of... More >
(CANCELED) View from the Top: Michelle Mao: Managing Rapid Growth in the Consumer Electronics Industry
Lecture | October 29 | 12-1 p.m. | Blum Hall, Room 100, First flr. | Canceled
Michelle Mao, President, TCL North America
UC Berkeley College of Engineering, MET Student Board
*This event has been canceled because of the ongoing power outage on campus.*
Michelle Mao, president of TCL North America, will discuss Managing Rapid Growth in the Consumer Electronics Industry," with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu.
Michelle has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and operations leadership and a proven track record of driving sales growth in the global TV industry.
Lecture | October 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Latinx Research Center
New research by Prof. Rocío Rosales (UC Irvine) sponsored by the Center for Ethnographic Research (CER).
Lecture | October 29 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Victoria Reyes, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Riverside
This talk, derived from Prof. Reyes' new book, draws on archival and ethnographic data to describe the everyday experiences of people living and working in Subic Bay in the Philippines (a former U.S. military base, now a Freeport Zone), to make the case for critically examining similar spaces across the world.
Lecture | October 29 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Helmut Walser Smith, Department of History | Vanderbilt University
Drawn from the authors "Germany. A Nation in its Time: Before, During, and After Nationalism, 1500-2000" (forthcoming, W.W. Norton, March, 2020), this lecture attempts to lay out elementary historical structures of the nationalist age. Shadowing Kants famous distinction between an age of enlightenment and an enlightened age, it is argued that in the nationalist age, war shaped the era... More >
Lecture | October 29 | 5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife, 315 Wheeler Hall
Artist Paul Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize, awarded biennially by the Guggenheim Foundation to an artist who has made a visionary contribution to contemporary art. His Unas Lecture explores the figure of the bather as an embodiment of pleasure that is linked to the act of renewal.
Lecture | October 29 | 7-9 p.m. | Easton Hall
Moshe Taube, Hebrew University
Herman P. and Sophia Taubman Chair in Jewish Studies, Department of History, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Center for Jewish Studies, Jewish Studies at UC Davis, Taube Center for Jewish Studies at Stanford University, Hamaqom
Lecture 1: Tuesday, October 29th, 7:00 pm
Jewish Presence in Eastern Europe: The Beginnings
Lecture 2: Thursday, October 31st, 7:00 pm
Translations from Hebrew in Russia in the 13th-15th Centuries CE: By Converts?
Lecture 3: Tuesday, November 5th, 5:30 pm
Translations from Hebrew in Russia in the Second Half of the 15th Century and the Heresy of the Judaizers
RSVP by emailing TaubmanLectures@gmail.com