<< Week of May 24 >>

Monday, May 20, 2019

EH&S 403 Training Session

Course | May 20 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | 370 University Hall | Note change in date

 Jason Smith, UC Berkeley Office of Environment, Health, & Safety

 Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This session briefly covers the UC Berkeley specific radiation safety information you will need to start work.​ In addition, dosimeter will be issued, if required.

In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

Conference/Symposium | May 20 | 4-9 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Germany Historical Institute, Pacific Regional Office

Against the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its conse-quences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on the history of forced migration and the experiences of refugees in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London and the Beijing and Delhi offices of the Max Weber Foundation....   More >

Analysis and PDE Seminar: Concentration and Growth of Laplace Eigenfunctions

Seminar | May 20 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

 Jeffrey Galkowski, Northeastern University

 Department of Mathematics

In this talk we will discuss a new approach to understanding eigenfunction concentration. We characterize the features that cause an eigenfunction to saturate the standard supremum bounds in terms of the distribution of $L^2$ mass along geodesic tubes emanating from a point. We also show that the phenomena behind extreme supremum norm growth is identical to that underlying extreme growth of...   More >

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Haunts and Horrors

Seminar | May 21 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM

 Eliot Bessette, PhD Candidate, Department of Film and Media; Andrew Saintsing, PhD Student, Department of Integrative Biology

 KALX 90.7 FM

Tune in to The Graduates this Tuesday for an interview with Eliot Bessette from the Department of Film and Media at UC Berkeley. Eliot is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on horror movies and haunted house attractions.

Eliot Bessette

In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

Conference/Symposium | May 21 | 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Germany Historical Institute, Pacific Regional Office

Against the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its conse-quences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on the history of forced migration and the experiences of refugees in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London and the Beijing and Delhi offices of the Max Weber Foundation....   More >

CANCELED: Spring Floral Centerpiece Design with B-Side Farm

Workshop | May 21 | 2-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden | Canceled

 Botanical Garden, B-Side Farm and Floral Design

Join us on the deck of Julia Morgan Hall for Spring Centerpiece Design with Lennie Larkin of B-Side Farm and Floral Design. In this workshop, Lennie will introduce her methods for making a low, wild centerpiece with local seasonal flowers from her North Bay farm and others. Whether you’re new to flowers or an expert dabbler, you’ll find a comfortable and supportive environment in this small,...   More >

$95/$85 UCBG Member

What's Next? A Practical Approach to Improving Your Well-being and Resilience Over 50:

Workshop | May 21 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Human Resources

In this highly interactive workshop, the presenter will describe a simple but powerful research-based framework that participants will use to assess their current resilience in nine different areas to identify where they most need to focus, and the practical steps that they can take to increase their resilience and well-being. Career and non-career implications will be explored.

If you would...   More >

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In Global Transit Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s – 1960s)

Conference/Symposium | May 22 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Germany Historical Institute, Pacific Regional Office

Against the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its conse-quences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on the history of forced migration and the experiences of refugees in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London and the Beijing and Delhi offices of the Max Weber Foundation....   More >

What is Consciousness?

Seminar | May 22 | 5:45-7 p.m. |  The Octopus Literary Salon

 2101 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94612

 Dr. Nir Lahav

 The CLEAR Project

What is consciousness, exactly? Does the brain create it? Or is a spiritual phenomenon that can't be reduced to matter? In most of human history, these kinds of questions were studied solely by philosophers. But in the last two decades, the question of consciousness has reached the fields of neuroscience and even physics.

In this PubScience, we will consider why consciousness is so interesting...   More >

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Running Effective Meetings: BPM 209

Workshop | May 23 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 24 University Hall

 Rebecca Anderson; Kelly McNeese

 Human Resources

The content covers the roles and skills necessary for effective meeting facilitation.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Integral Taiji and Qigong

Workshop | May 24 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

You are invited to participate in Integral Taiji & Qigong classes at the UC Botanical Garden. Our classes will focus on somatic, psycho-spiritual, ecological, and cosmological dimensions of taiji (tai chi) and qigong.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online or by calling 510-664-7606

Korean Film Workshop: Stupendous Villainy in Korean Cinema

Workshop | May 24 | 1-5:40 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

 Soh-Youn Kim, Dankook University; Robert Cagle, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Sue Heun Kim Asokan, UC Irvine; Jinhee Park, USC; David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University

 Hye Seung Chung, Colorado State University; Kelly Jeong, UC Riverside

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Sessions:
Depth of Evil, World of Crime
Changing Contour of Others

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Korean Film Workshop: Stupendous Villainy in Korean Cinema

Workshop | May 25 | 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

 Keung Yoon Bae, Harvard University; Chan Yong Bu, Princeton University; Jina Kim, University of Oregon

 Joseph Jonghyun Jeon, UC Irvine

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Sessions
The Past, Present, and Echoes
Roundtable Discussion

Reunifying Tea Ceremony with Fabula Tea

Workshop | May 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Hearst Museum of Anthropology

 Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

Tea ceremony as a ritual can provide the bridge between the inner and outer worlds, the sacred and the mundane. It is also away to help reintegrate the individual back into the communal, thus reunifying the often fragmented modern selves with the great harmony of humanity.

For this workshop, join us as we explore the Gongfu Cha Tea Ceremony, an ancient ritual that utilizes fine...   More >

$45

  Buy tickets online

SOLD OUT - Botanical Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | May 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz...   More >

$85 / $75 UCBG Members

 SOLD OUT - email gardenprograms@berkeley.edu to be added to the waitlist.

Holding Space Workshop

Workshop | May 25 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

An installation of hand-woven rugs provides the setting for a weaving workshop and a place to connect with the experience of embodied art making, working through social justice issues in community by moving and making together. Alongside artists Angie Wilson and Rashidi Omari, create woven work while reflecting on universality, race, gender, and interconnectedness.