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Serhiy Zhadan
Apr 24, 2017 at 11:00 am

Serhiy Zhadan

Serhiy Zhadan

Tough Cases Seminar
Apr 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Tough Cases Seminar

“Everything Done” for a Neurologically Devastated Child: Whose Decision Is It?

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
Apr 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

Barbarians at the Gate: Corporate Takeovers & the Rise of Shadow Banking
Apr 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Barbarians at the Gate: Corporate Takeovers & the Rise of Shadow Banking

Veteran journalist WANG Shuo and managing editor of Caixin chronicles a hostile corporate takeover war of Vanke, the largest property developer in China, that sent waves of deep shock to the entire capital market.

What the F : What Swearing Reveals About Our Brains
Apr 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

What the F : What Swearing Reveals About Our Brains

Join us as UC San Diego Cognitive Scientist Bejamin Bergen discusses findings from his recent book, “What the F,” and explains how swearing has the unique ability to reveal things about brain function, human evolution, and social cognition.

“Shadows at Dawn” Book Talk with Alfredo Corchado
Apr 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm

“Shadows at Dawn” Book Talk with Alfredo Corchado

“Shadows at Dawn” is a coming of age story about four strangers who met on a wintry night in Philadelphia written by journalist Alfredo Corchado.

California & Climate Change: Global Leadership in the Face of National Uncertainty
Apr 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

California & Climate Change: Global Leadership in the Face of National Uncertainty

David Hults of the California Environmental Protection Agency will give a talk on “California & Climate Change: Global Leadership in the Face of National Uncertainty.” He will be joined by GPS Professor David Victor.

Computer Music Focus: Gil Weinberg
Apr 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Computer Music Focus: Gil Weinberg

The Computer Music Focus lecture series will continue with a presentation by Gil Weinberg. The lecture is free to attend and will take place at 5 p.m. in the Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater.

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series
May 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm

SDCSB Career Development Seminar Series

Join us for a seminar series that will provide advice and a forum for discussions about planning your career, inside or out of academia. This seminar series is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. View more dates and times »

George R. R. Martin in Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson
May 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

George R. R. Martin in Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson

An evening on the craft of writing science fiction and fantasy with George R. R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire,” adapted for television as Game of Thrones) in conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson (New York 2140, the Mars trilogy).

Exploring Ethics—Self-Driving Cars
May 3, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Exploring Ethics—Self-Driving Cars

This presentation will highlight and raise some of these challenges from the perspective of a researcher. We will present a “Human-Centered” approach for the development of highly automated vehicle technologies.

Holocaust Living History Workshop: The Burden of History — A Round Table Discussion
May 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Holocaust Living History Workshop: The Burden of History — A Round Table Discussion

What does it mean to be the child of parents who were persecuted and often singled out for extermination? Tal Golan, Judi Gottschalk, and Gershon Shafir share their personal experiences and observations as “second-generation” Holocaust survivors.

Phantom Services: Deflecting Migrant Workers in China
May 4, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Phantom Services: Deflecting Migrant Workers in China

UC Berkeley Professor Kevin O’Brien describes how “phantom services” are politically appealing at a time when the central government is calling for greater benefits for non-locals and urging people to move to small cities.

May 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm

America’s Opioid Epidemic: History and Best Practices for Medication-Assisted Treatment

The public is invited to hear addiction specialist Carla Marienfeld, MD, discuss America’s opioid epidemic, treatment settings and medications that can help break the destructive cycle of addiction leading to overdose.

Mindfulness and Meditation: An afternoon of peaceful practices
May 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Mindfulness and Meditation: An afternoon of peaceful practices

An Experience in Peaceful Meditation and Mindfulness Practices with Master Teacher Michele Hébert.