Renowned Faculty.
Relevant Issues.

Discover Cal is a lecture series bringing UC Berkeley’s distinguished faculty — longtime lecturers and rising stars alike — to the extended Cal family for compelling lectures in an informal setting. Since 1993, the Berkeley community has been coming together for pre-event receptions, insightful panels, and lively Q&A sessions.

There are no upcoming lectures at present. We invite you to explore our past events and speakers, and stay tuned for the next round of engaging talks!

Past Lectures

The Discover Cal lectures represent Berkeley’s dazzling array of intellectual excellence with topics as intriguing as they are timely.

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Past Speakers

From beloved longtime lecturers to the newest stars on the rise, Discover Cal is proud to highlight the dazzling diversity of UC Berkeley’s faculty excellence.

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