ABOUT THE CALENDAR
The Contested Logistics of Racial Capitalism: How Global Commodity Chains Transformed Southern Californias Spatial Politics
Colloquium | April 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall
Juan De Lara, Assistant Professor in American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Center for Ethnographic Research, Department of Geography, Department of Ethnic Studies, Center for Race and Gender, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Center for Latino Policy Research
In Inland Shift, Juan De Lara uses the growth of Southern Californias logistics economy, which controls the movement of goods, to examine how modern capitalism was shaped by and helped to transform the regions geographies of race and class.
Parties and Partisanship in the Era of Twitter and Trump: 21st Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government
Conference/Symposium | April 20 | 10:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | The Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
An exploration of how social media and societal trends have challenged the power of American political parties and re-shaped the nature of the Americans partisan attachments.