This weekend 130 UC Berkeley students enjoyed the opening weekend of internationally recognized artist Isaac Julien’s video installations at Fort Mason Center for Art & Culture and at San Francisco Art Institute. Students explored San Francisco’s newest art compound and saw a range of exciting installations.

During the month of December the UC Berkeley community and the public have the opportunity to experience what is being "Made at Berkeley." More than 28 Arts + Design departments, classes, and centers are presenting their work at pop-up exhibitions, week long gallery exhibitions, design showcases and open houses.

Is free speech free? If you can answer that provocative question in 500 words or fewer, you might win the annual Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize, which honors brevity alongside brilliance in writing.

Japan-born linguist honored for writing the book on Nez Perce

When Haruo Aoki arrived at UC Berkeley in 1958 as the university’s first linguistics student from Japan, he was asked by then-department chair Mary Haas, an advocate for the study of American Indian languages, if he was interested in studying Nez Perce.

“Where is Nez Perce spoken, Miss Haas?” he asked.

Student Opportunities: November 2017 List

November 2017 

This is an informal list of opportunities offered in the Arts + Design units on campus and in similar fields off campus that is assembled each month. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it updated when a position is filled. If you are interested in an opportunity, verify that it is still available before applying.

Art Practical: (un)making Episode 19: Kimberly Drew

Episode 19: Kimberly Drew (click to listen on sound cloud)

UC Berkeley's Arts + Design Rental Spaces

Whether you're planning an event for the holidays, looking for a space to present a workshop or symposium, need a music venue, or want a small room to book for a meeting, UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design campus community features a variety of large and small venues that are available to rent.

The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership is collaborating with the Arts + Design Initiative on a Masters of Engineering Capstone Course for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 with UC Berkeley students Luna Izpisua-Rodriguez, Alexandre Vincent, Jiahe Zhou, Yuyang Pan, and Shuo You Chang.

Mystery, murder, mayhem: Meet the man behind the Library’s detective fiction collection

Crime doesn’t pay.

But for Randal Brandt, it does.

Three Berkeley alums win MacArthur ‘genius’ awards

Three alumni of UC Berkeley are among the 24 amazing Americans revealed today as winners of the coveted MacArthur “genius” award.