3/30/10

Grad School App Seminar TONIGHT!  

Hello Bookworms!

Don’t forget that the Grad School App Seminar is tonight at 6pm in 330 Wheeler! Come ask Professor Landreth any questions you have about applying to grad school!

Also, as always, make sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events!


APRIL 9-10, 23-24: Ciphers Productions presents

Arms And the Man,

315 Wheeler 8-10pm

APRIL 20: MEET THE PROFESSOR with PROF. DONEGAN,

306 Wheeler

APRIL 27: MEET THE PROFESSOR with PROF HASS,

330 Wheeler

As always, unique EUA Tshirts are available for purchase.

INTERESTED IN BEING A PART OF THE FOLIO??
We are currently searching for reliable, dedicated students to fill vacated staff positions for next year! Shoot The Folio an email (TheFolioUCB@gmail.com) if you're interested in joining our team as an Editor or Publicist!  

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

INDEPENDENT BOOK FESTIVAL

The Independent Book Festival is currently seeking submissions. Over 100 literary agents/managers, book buyers, publishers, reviewers, media specialists, regional and national segment producers for radio and television, celebrity authors and film producers will not only be in attendance, but will judge the submitted self-published books.  Many judges will also be giving workshops/lectures, panel discussions and hearing you pitch your book (all events open to writers published or not).  Self-published authors will also be able to sell their books to the public.  An awards ceremony honoring/celebrating the best of the best will take place on the final evening of this three day festival.  To find out more about the event including submission deadlines and happy/hour mixers with the judges, visit at www.IndependentBookFestival.com

ORIENTALIA PARTHENOPEA JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS

The Cultural Association Orientalia Parthenopea is promoting an editorial campaign of considerable scholarly value in support of researchers and students in oriental studies. Their publication, Orientalia Parthenopea Journal, is now making a call for papers! Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: History, Archaeology, Art, Medicine, Linguistics, Literature, Comparative Studies, Philosophy, Religion, etc. All those who would like to submit any of their work can send it to the address of the Editorial Board (Orientalia Parthenopea - Via Genova, 116 – 80143 – Napoli - Italia) attaching a printout of the text, file, any particular sources and all information necessary to contact the author.
 
Deadline: Papers for the 11th issue are due May 15, 2010.
Deadline: Papers for the 12th issue are due October 15, 2010.
Format: To facilitate the review process, submit your abstract as an rtf. file. For more information on Orientalia Parthenopea Journal and to consult the indexes of their previous numbers visit: http://www.orientaliaparthenopea.org/IngCollana.htm For more information visit: redazione@orientaliaparthenopea.org

EMERGING WRITERS FESTIVAL

On March 30th and 31st, the University of San Francisco English Department will present the annual Emerging Writers Festival, a showcase of up-and-coming authors currently establishing themselves in the literary scene.  The two day festival will feature readings by CJ Evans, James Hannaham, Ryan Boudinot, Jennifer L. Knox, and Leni Zumas, reading from their most recent publications of fiction and poetry. The festival will be held in Maier Hall on the University of San Francisco Campus and will be free and open to the public.  The event is sponsored by the USF English Department and readings will begin promptly at 7:30 pm.  For a flyer, email harmony.marie@gmail.com.  

STUDIO ONE READING SERIES

The Studio One Reading Series presents Andrew Joron, Steve Langan and music from Free Rein on Friday April 2nd at 7:00pm.   *   Andrew Joron is the author of Trance Archive: New and Selected Poems (City Lights, 2010). The Cry at Zero, a selection of his prose poems and critical essays, was published by Counterpath Press in 2007. Joron is also the translator, from the German, of the Marxist-Utopian philosopher Ernst Bloch’s Literary Essays (Stanford University Press, 1998).   *  Steve Langan is the author of Meet Me at the Happy Bar(BlazeVOX, 2009),Notes on Exile and Other Poems, andFreezing. Langan's poems are in recent issues of Drunken Boat, Fence, The Iowa Review, MAKE, Notre Dame Review and Zoland Poetry.  *  Free Rein is an improvisational unit playing dark ambient/drone music. Its members consist of Andrew Joron on theremin and waterphone; Brian Lucas on 6-string bass, tapes, and wordless vocals; and Joseph Noble on wind instruments and percussion. Where: Studio One Art Center, 365 45th St. Oakland 94618. Parking on street or in rear. For more information visit: www.studiooneartcenter.wordpress.com

OTHELLO PERFORMANCE

The African-American Shakespeare Company presents “Othello” running March 26-April 18th. Show dates/times are Friday, March 26 @ 8pm, Saturday, March 27 @ 8pm, Sunday, March 28 @ 3pm, Saturday, April 3 @ 8pm, Saturday, April 10 @ 8pm, Sunday, April 11 @ 3pm, Saturday, April 17 @ 8pm, Sunday, April 18 @ 3pm. Tickets are $30 General, $20 students. Tickets are available at brown paper tickets, or toll free at (800) 838-3006. The theatre is located oat 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco in Suite 305. For more information visit www.african-americanshakes.org/

LOCAL ART

The Center for South Asia Studies, the Center for Southeast Asia Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley present an art exhibition at the Alphonse Berber Gallery, "Tehran: Public Lives, Private Spaces - New Art and Digital Media from Iran" at the Alphonse Berber Gallery, 2546 Bancroft Way in Berkeley, California. The exhibition will run from March 30 - April 10, 2010, with the opening reception to be held on Thursday, April 1, 2010 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. This exhibition is being presented as part of a year-long program developed by the three centers entitled Islam Today: New Media and Youth Culture in the Middle East, South Asia and Southeast Asia, with funding support from the Social Science Research Council. For more information visit www.alphonseberber.com 

LOCAL THEATRE

TheatreFIRST has its next show coming up, Drawer Boy by Michael Healey, which runs from June 12-July 4th in Uptown Oakland. This poignant tale of memory and the loss of love beautifully demonstrates how art helps to define our lives.

THE PRYTANEAN PRIZE FOR WOMEN

The application deadline for the Prytanean Prize is Friday, April 2. The Prytanean Society, founded at Berkeley in 1901 is an organization to recognize Cal women students who demonstrate faith, service and loyalty to the University Of California, Berkeley. Every year a woman student with junior standing in recognition of campus and community service as well as academic excellence (GPA Of 3.2 required) is awarded the Prytanean Prize.  The recipient will receive a $1000 cash prize and will be honored at the Prytanean Alumni Brunch on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at the Garden Room of the Clark Kerr Campus.  www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~prytnean Nomination forms are due Friday April 2nd. To obtain a form, contact Christine Ambrosio at ambrosio@berkeley.edu 

CONSERVATION INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

Sacred Sites International Foundation, www.sacred-sites.org, a non-profit preservation organization dedicated to protecting natural and built sacred places, their surrounding environments and traditional cultures currently has 3 internships available. The positions are Web Designer/Manager Intern, Writer-Researcher-Blogger Intern, and Social Newtowrking Manager. For more information visit www.sacred-sites.org. If interested, submit a cover letter of interest and a resume and phone number to sacredsite1@gmail.com Feel free to contact the Internship Coordinator, Nancy Becker, with questions: 510-525-1304.

RESIDENTIAL COMPUTING CONSULTANTS

ResComp is now hiring Residential Computing Consultants (RCCs) for the 2010-2011 academic year. They're looking for motivated candidates to provide tech support and computing advice to students living in the residence halls.  Make friends, fix computers, and get paid!  Training is provided and no professional experience is necessary.  Highlights of the job include: * Many leadership/advancement opportunities * Flexible hours * Competitive pay -- $14/hour with work study available * Great environment -- social setting at a student-led organization * Strong alumni network -- Google, Amazon, Yelp, Apple, and more!  For more information and to apply online, visit:  http://www.rescomp.berkeley.edu/hiring/rcc/   Applications are due FRIDAY, APRIL 2ND AT 5PM.  Send any questions to hiring@rescomp.berkeley.edu.

BECOME AN L&S PEER ADVISOR

The Office of Undergraduate Advising is now seeking peer advisers. Note that  this is no longer a paid position, however students may earn 2-4  units of Education 97/197 credit. For more information visit http://ls-advise.berkeley.edu or email hermanklee@berkeley.edu 

BONNER LEADERS PROGRAM

The Bonner Leaders Program is still accepting applications on a rolling basis. There are still three open opportunities for students to sere and lead other students in service. The open positions are Program Manager for Berkeley After-School Programs, Greening Berkeley Program Manager, and Program Manager for Greater Richmond Interfaith Program. Bonner Leaders will receive leadership training and can earn a $1000 AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of service term. The application can be found at http://calcorps.berkeley.edu/content/bonner-leaders-program-application. 

INSTITUTE FOR HUMANE STUDIES SUMMER SEMINARS

Tomorrow is the last day to apply for the Summer Seminars offered by the Institute for Humane Studies!