Monday, October 30, 2017
Lecture | October 30 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 3 LeConte Hall
Frances Hasso, Duke University
El-Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence is a women-initiated and dominated non-governmental activist organization established in Cairo in 1993 as a psychological counseling center by university professor and labor activist Dr. Aida Seif al-Dawla and two other psychiatrists to ameliorate the traumas of Egyptian and refugee torture victims. Over time, El-Nadeem developed... More >
Engineering, Finance, Social Science, and Consequential ThinkingA multi-disciplinary approach to reducing residential earthquake risk in California: CEE Fall Distinguished Lecture
Lecture | October 30 | 5-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Janiele Maffei, Chief Mitigation Officer of the California Earthquake Authority
Janiele Maffei will describe how her experience as a structural engineer plays a critical role in achieving CEAs strategic goals to Educate, Mitigate and Insure. Working with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and consultants, Ms Maffei develops residential seismic retrofit standards, sponsors building performance studies, and manages a seismic retrofit grant program.
Lecture | October 30 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate, Special University Professor, and Director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR), University of Tokyo
Neutrinos were assumed to have no mass. It was predicted, however, if they have masses, they could change their type while they propagate. This phenomena is called neutrino oscillations, which was discovered by deep underground neutrino experiments. Dr. Takaaki Kajita will describe the discovery of neutrino oscillations and the implications of the small neutrino masses. The status and the future... More >
The Art of Emotions/Emotions in Art: From the Pixar Film to the Empathetic Museum: Arts + Design Mondays at BAMPFA
Lecture | October 30 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Dacher Keltner, Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center, Professor, Psychology, UC Berkeley
In this talk I will chart the journey that the science of emotion has led me on in collaborations on Pixar's film Inside/Out, Emoji at Facebook, and building emotion into museums on our on line life.
This talk coincides with the Science at Cal weekend, including the Vision + LIght exhibition (Oct 27 & 28), and the 2017 World Conference of Science Journalists taking place in the Bay Area and... More >