Tuesday, November 5, 2019
WASH Benefits: Randomized, controlled trials to evaluate the individual and combined impacts of water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutritional interventions on diarrhea and stunting in children in low-income, rural settings.
Lecture | November 5 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West
Jack Colford, MD PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, will present on UC Berkeley being the coordinating center for two recent large (total N=13,797) randomized, controlled, factorial 7-arm trials in Bangladesh and Kenya supported by the Gates Foundation (the WASH BENEFITS studies) (1,2). The trials were designed to investigate the effects of basic water, hygiene, sanitation, and nutrition... More >
Lecture | November 5 | 12-1 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center), room 208
Liam O'Donoghue, journalist, historian and podcast host, East Bay Yesterday
Every day we watch the landscape of the Bay Area - from historic buildings to natural environs - change before our eyes. Journalist and historian, Liam O'Donoghue, tracks these changes on a historical map called, "Long Lost Oakland," featuring some of the most impressive features of the local landscape that no longer exist: Piedmont Baths, a swimming complex with hot tubs, pools and a café; Idora... More >
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TSH Talk Tuesday at 5 pm: Margaret Fuller, Transcendental Gossip, and the Strange Case of Electrical Psychology
Lecture | November 5 | 5 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall
Kim Adams, Lecturer, College Core Curriculum at New York University
We cordially invite you to join the Theories of Science and the Humanities Working Group for a talk tomorrow (Tuesday, November 5) by Kim Adams of NYU English. The talk will take place at 5:00 pm in 330 Wheeler (the English Department lounge). Please note that this is a room change from the previous announcement!
Kim will be discussing her recent research on mesmerism and 19th-century feminism... More >
Lecture | November 5 | 5:30-7 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