Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
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The Pompeii Artifact Life History Project - Characterizing and Comparing Three Residential Artifact Assemblages
Lecture | January 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
J. Theodore Peña, Department of Classics, UC Berkeley
The Pompeii Artifact Life History Project (PALHIP) is a long-term UC Berkeley Classics research project designed to shed light on various aspects of the life history of portable artifacts in the Roman town of Pompeii and selected sites in its environs.
UC Berkeley Geosystems Group Wednesday Lecture Series: Port of San Francisco - Geotechnical Challenges and Approach for Risk-Based Seismic Assessment
Lecture | January 22 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Davis Hall, 406 Davis Hall
Thaleia Travasarou, Geoconsulting Service Line Manager, Fugro
UC Berkeley Geoengineering Society
The three-mile long Port of San Francisco northern Seawall was built more than a century ago to reclaim hundreds of acres of tidal mudflat and transform them into a major deep water port. The Seawall was constructed by dredging a trench through soft Young Bay Mud, hundreds of feet bayward of the original shoreline, filling the trench with rock, and building a bulkhead wall. The Seawall retains up... More >
Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight & Salvage
Harry Chotiner, NYU School for Professional Studies
Join us for a lively lecture from film historian Harry Chotiner about the state of American cinema. Hell talk (and answer questions about) Hollywood blockbusters, indie favorites, the impact of the #MeToo movement, streaming, changes (and non-changes) in the film academy and Oscars. Plus, chat about the best, worst, and most interesting films of 2019.
Free for OLLI @Berkeley members, and UC faculty, staff and students with ID. $10/general admission
Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
The goal of this talk is to historically and critically read hijras (M2F transgender womens) identities on social media platforms of Bombay Dost (BD) namely the organizations Facebook group page. I engage in this research as a means for complicating and extending the ways in which digital identities come together in the purview of publications in Digital India. I turn my critical acumen to... More >