Tuesday, October 8, 2019
From the Inside Out: (Some of) What I have learned in 23 years of Research with Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Lecture | October 8 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Berkeley Way West
Colette (Coco) Auerswald, MD, MS, Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at UCB where she is co-Director and co-Founder of i4Y (Innovations for Youth, i4y.berkeley.edu), a collaborative academic/community hub focused on improving youth wellbeing through structural change. She is a pediatrician and specialist in adolescent medicine. For the last twenty years, she has studied the social... More >
Lecture | October 8 | 12-1 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy and Blum Center Senior Fellow
Join the Blum Center Perspectives event featuring Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy and Blum Center Senior Fellow. What are the differences between social impact and social justice? How do organizations or movements understand the achievement of either goal? And do the differences between the terms matter significantly? Robert Reich provides history, context, nuance.
Advancing the 60-year Curriculum: How long should the relationship between a student and their university last?
Lecture | October 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Oakland City Center’s Conference Center, Suite 105, Paramount Conference Room
555 12th Street, Oakland, CA
Gary Matkin, Vice Provost, Division of Career Pathways, and Dean, Division of Continuing Education,, UC Irvine
According to Gary Matkin, Ph.D. vice provost, Division of Career Pathways, and dean, Division of Continuing Education, UC Irvine at least 60 years.
His novel concept, the 60-year curriculum (60YC), is gaining recognition across institutions as more people find value in the concept of lifelong learning. The 60YC calls for universities to remain relevant to students throughout their lives as... More >
Lecture | October 8 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
Thomas Biebricher, Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy at the Goethe University, Frankfurt
Neoliberal thinkers developed numerous agendas for the reform of most notably democracy and the state. But what is the neoliberal view of politics and, especially, the kind of politics that would bring about these reforms? This is the main question that the talk seeks to address; it does so in three sections. The starting point is a theoretical and historical conceptualization of... More >