<< Week of April 1 >>

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Bioengineering High School Competition

Conference/Symposium | April 7 |  Stanley Hall | Note change in date

 Bioengineering Honor Society

BioEHSC is an annual group research and design competition for high school students, taking place every spring and hosted by the UC Berkeley Bioengineering Honor Society.

 Invitation only - competition participants.

Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Conference/Symposium | April 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. | Faculty Club, SEABORG ROOM

 Department of German


Friday, April 6, 2018

8:30 am Registration

Morning Session: Thomas Shannon, Chair

9:00 am Ann-Marie Svensson & Jürgen Hering (Gothenburg University, Sweden)
From ‘enclosure’ to ‘urban settlement’: On the uses of Middle English town

9:20 am Karen Roesch, PhD (Indiana...   More >

7th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Symposium: The Law of Literature

Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Eric Naiman, Professor of Comparative Literature & Department Chair of Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley Comparative Literature

 Department of Comparative Literature

The conference will take place on April 7th, 2018 on the UC Berkeley campus and will serve as a forum for undergraduate students of comparative literature and related fields to present and discuss their own research among peers, graduate students, professors, and the Berkeley community. Attending and presenting at the conference is an excellent way to learn about current trends in literary...   More >

Minorities in Health Conference

Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Dwinelle Hall

 Mercedes Paredes, Assistant Professor at UCSF School of Medicine in the department of Neurology, UCSF Medical School

 Dr. Maximiliano Cuevas; Dr. Amanda Perez, ER physician

 Townsend Center for the Humanities

The goal of the conference is to educate about health disparities that affect our communities and find ways to decrease these disparities by encouraging and inspiring both high school and undergraduate students to continue to strive toward higher education and ultimately careers in health. Here, students will have the opportunity to network and interact with a variety of health professionals.

 Must RSVP

  RSVP online or or by emailing Evelyn Sandoval at chepublicrelations@gmail.com by April 1.

Reconciling Islamic and European Civil Laws: Avenues and Obstacles to the Integration of European Muslim Immigrants

Conference/Symposium | April 6 – 7, 2018 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Warren Room, 295 Boalt Hall

 The Robbins Collection

The two-day conference to be held at Berkeley Law will include sessions on "Mosque and State"; "Islam and Legal Systems"; "Immigrant Integration in France and Germany" and "Cultural and Religious Identity, and Islamic Family Law in Europe"

2018 Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference In Premodern Chinese Humanities

Conference/Symposium | April 7 | 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m. | East Asia Library, Room 224

 518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA

 Stanford Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

Initiated in 2014, the annual Stanford-Berkeley Graduate Student Conference on Premodern Chinese Humanities brings together graduate students from around the country and around the world who specialize in pre-modern Chinese studies.This national meeting of graduate students specializing in premodern Chinese studies aims to bring together young scholars from geographically distant institutions to...   More >

Interdisciplinary Workshop on North America and the Early U.S.

Workshop | April 7 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Townsend Center for the Humanities, Department of History, Department of English, Institute of European Studies

This two-day workshop (April 6th and April 7th, 2018) will showcase cutting-edge research performed by graduate students from across the U.S. and from a variety of academic disciplines that will thematically focus on North America and the early United States. Attendees will read these graduate students' research papers in advance and participate in a round-table discussion during each...   More >

  RSVP by emailing Russell L Weber at wg.earlyus@gmail.com by March 31.

ERG Retrospective Panels: John Harte

Panel Discussion | April 7 | 1:30-5 p.m. |  Faculty Club

 John Harte, Professor of the Graduate School

 Energy and Resources Group

Four retrospective panel discussions will celebrate the academic career of Professor Harte, who recently retired from teaching and transitioned to Professor of the Graduate School.

Free and open to the public.

Composition Colloquium: John Luther Adams

Colloquium | April 7 | 2 p.m. |  CNMAT (1750 Arch St.)

 Department of Music

John Luther Adams is a composer whose life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world.

Adams was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his symphonic work Become Ocean, and a 2015 Grammy Award for “Best Contemporary Classical Composition”. Inuksuit, his outdoor work for up to 99 percussionists, is regularly performed all over the world.

Columbia University has honored Adams with...   More >