Tuesday, February 5, 2019
"We want bread and roses!": Trade union feminism across borders: a comparative perspective on 1970s Italian and French experiences
Lecture | February 5 | 12 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall
Anna Frisone, Visiting Scholar and Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of History, UC Berkeley
Second-wave feminism is internationally known for its choice of refusing any engagement with gender-mixed political organizations, in favor of a deep commitment into women-only collectives. However, some women stubbornly decided to introduce a feminist approach within male-dominated organizations such as the trade unions, interrogating their allegedly neutral but on the contrary deeply gendered... More >
Lecture | February 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)
Robert Train, Sonoma State University
Berkeley Language Center
Attacking education has long been a staple food in the conservative political regimen of the culture wars in the US. However, the assault on higher education takes an increasingly troubling and openly violent texture in the Trump era, particularly for immigrants and Latinos. In this talk, I will examine impacts of Trumpian discourse on how we language educators may address structural and... More >
Lecture | February 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220
Continuing economic convergence in Europes neighborhood requires further structural reforms. We will discuss the political economy of reforms in specific transition countries including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.
The Assault on Empathy: The Promise of a Friction-Free Life: Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Sherry Turkle
Lecture | February 5 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Sherry Turkle will present the Hitchcock lectures on February 5 and February 6, 2019. The first lecture is titled "The Assault on Empathy: The Promise of a Friction-Free Life" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Lecture | February 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center | Note change in location
Please join us for a special lecture series with celebrated author and scholar Marion Nestle. "Food Politics 2019: Food Policy in the Trump Era" Whats happening under the Trump administration to policies aimed at solving problems of undernutrition, obesity, and the effects of food production on the environment?