<< Week of January 19 >>

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

NASA Berkeley Aviation Data Science Seminar

Lecture | January 22 – May 6, 2020 every Wednesday | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UAM@Berkeley, Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies

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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

 Archaeological Research Facility

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 >

At the Movies: Streaming, #MeToo, Oscars and More

Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight & Salvage

 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94611

 Harry Chotiner, NYU School for Professional Studies

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

Join us for a lively lecture from film historian Harry Chotiner about the state of American cinema. He’ll 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

Digital Hijras: Intersex/ tions of Postcolonial and Queer Digital Humanities

Lecture | January 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Rahul Gairola

 Center for New Media

The goal of this talk is to historically and critically read hijras’ (M2F transgender women’s) identities on social media platforms of Bombay Dost (BD) – namely the organization’s 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 >

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Monument Lab: Process and Power in Public Art

Lecture | January 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Paul Farber

 Arts + Design

Paul Farber, Artistic Director and Co-founder, Monument Lab

Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on exploratory approaches to public engagement and collective memory. They cultivate and facilitate critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments through citywide art exhibitions, site-specific commissions,...   More >

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2nd Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture: The Myth of the Laboratories of Democracy: Rethinking Federalism Doctrine Featuring Heather Gerken

Lecture | January 23 | 4-6:30 p.m. | The Law Building, Warren Room, 295 Simon Hall

 Heather Gerken, Dean, Yale Law School

 Berkeley Law

The Myth of the Laboratories of Democracy: Rethinking Federalism Doctrine featuring Heather Gerken

The Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture

Lecture from 4-5:30 p.m. in Warren Room, 295 Simon Hall.
Reception to follow in Donor Lobby from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Heather Gerken is the Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Dean Gerken is one of the country’s leading experts...   More >

Friday, January 24, 2020

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Lecture | January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall

 Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Professor, Department of African American Studies, Princeton University

 Social Science Matrix, Department of African American Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center of Global Metropolitan Studies

Please join us on January 24, 2020 from 12pm-1:30pm for a Matrix Lecture by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She will discuss her book, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.

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Lyft’s Approach to Developing Self-Driving Technology

Lecture | January 24 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Kumar Chellapilla, Lyft

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Lyft's Kumar Chellapilla will present Lyft’s Approach to Developing Self-Driving Technology at the ITS Transportation Seminar Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 4 p.m