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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Conference on Global Economic Issues

Conference/Symposium | November 16 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Clausen Center for International Business & Policy

UC Berkeley’s Clausen Center for International Business and Policy hosts its 3rd biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues. This event will feature prominent economists, policymakers, and industry participants. Some of our confirmed participants include Mary Daly, President, SF Federal Reserve; Calvin Ho, Senior Vice President and Director of Research for Templeton Global Macro; Jed Kolko,...   More >


  Registration opens October 22. Register online by November 15.

FAMILY PROGRAM: The Great Leaf Hunt and Crafting

Workshop | November 16 | 10-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Celebrate fall in our collection of leaves from all around the world!
Find the giant "umbrella" leaf of the Gunnera plant, compare it with the tiny leaf of the world's smallest flowering plant, and see a leaf that actually moves when you touch it. Learn about why leaves change color in the fall and enjoy making beautiful leaf crafts to take home.

$18 Adult, $16 Child, $12 UCBG Member Adult, $10 UCBG Member Child

 Registration includes admission the Garden. Enjoy a day in the Botanical Garden!. Buy tickets online

Exquisite Corpse Workshop

Workshop | November 16 | 1 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

To celebrate the centennial of Surrealism, poet Rod Roland and daughter Coco lead an all-ages workshop in creating collaborative drawings and pieces of writing using the Surrealist technique of the exquisite corpse. In their words, written as an exquisite corpse:

Exercise your brain and creativity
the light from an oyster
make friends
voyage through alchemy in a tiny boat
So Much Fun!
The...   More >

Surrealism Then, Now: Snapshots of Critically Engaged Art: Inside the Magnetic Fields: Surrealism at 100

Conference/Symposium | November 16 | 2-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 The Program in Critical Theory

Presented by University of California, Berkeley’s Consortium on Surrealism @100 (organized by UC Berkeley’s Program in Critical Theory).

This afternoon symposium and discussion–organized by UC Berkeley’s Program in Critical Theory– will feature two panels of literary and cultural critics who’ll reconsider Surrealism: its histories, its afterlives, and its resonances in art and politics today....   More >