Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Lecture | February 13 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Caren Kaplan, Professor of American Studies, University of California, Davis
At the close of the First Gulf War, feminist architectural historian Beatriz Colomina wrote that war today speaks about the difficulty of establishing the limits of domestic space. That conflict of 1990-91 is most often cited as the first to pull the waging of war fully into the digital age and therefore into a blurring of boundaries of all kinds.
Lecture | February 13 | 12 p.m. | 306 Wheeler Hall
A brown-bag presentation by John Niles on his most recent book *God's Exiles and English Verse: On the Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry.*
Lecture | February 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Chris Hoffman, Associate Director, Research IT
This talk explores the role that visualization walls, photogrammetry, and virtual reality can play in research, scholarship, and student engagement, highlighting a series of projects led by Research IT and the Hearst Museum of Anthropology with a growing set of partners on campus and beyond.
Lecture | February 13 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Catherine Fisk, Berkeley Law
Transformation of work through the gig economy and through the decline of unions presents unprecedented challenges for regulating work for the common good. But it also presents opportunities for a fresh start. This lecture will examine some of the recent radical changes in the law of the workplace in California and nationwide.
Berkeley Lectures in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering presented by The Dow Chemical Company: Seeking Intersections Between Disciplines: “Boundaries” in Multiphase Flows
Lecture | February 13 | 4-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Howard Stone, Professor, Princeton University
Fluid dynamics is a discipline with a long history, and has a distinctive feature that it links engineering, mathematics and physics, and provides many avenues for intersections with biology. In this talk I will provide one view of the ways that mechanics, and in particular fluid dynamics, yields insights into a wide variety of "multiphase" flow problems. The talk will begin with brief examples... More >
Howison Lectures in Philosophy Presented by Philip Kitcher: Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts
Lecture | February 13 | 4:10 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Philip Kitcher will present the Howison Lecture on February 13, 2019. The lecture is titled "Progress in the Sciences and in the Arts," and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Lecture | February 13 | 5 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall
When we enter the realm of Anglo-Saxon medicine we find ourselves in a landscape of total war, with all the curative plants of the earth and all beneficent animal extracts aligned with the physician, angels, archangels, and the almighty God against the attacks of wyrms, elves, witches, and flying venoms. We are also in a pre-Scholastic environment of experimental science where the curative... More >
Lecture | February 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conference Room)
Reetika Khera, Associate Professor, Economics and Public Systems Group, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Lawrence Cohen, Professor in Anthropology and South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
A talk by Walter Hakala, Associate Professor in the Asian Studies Program and Department of English at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, and author of Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia, published by Columbia University Press.
Lecture | February 13 | 5-5:45 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall
Dee Kursh, Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Come hear more about Berkeley Repertory Theatre's new musical, "Paradise Square: A New Musical."
Its 1863 and in a 20-block area of Manhattan known as the Five Points, Black and Irish Americans live side by side, work together, marry, and for a brief period realize racial harmony. However, the intensifying Civil War soon results in the first-ever Federal draft, leading to riots as whites are... More >
Lecture | February 13 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
WED, FEB 13, 7:30pm. Please join us for a talk with the co-founder and principal of JFAK, an internationally recognized firm based in Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by AIA East Bay. Open to all!