Conference/Symposium | April 21 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, Blanche DuBois Room (D37)
Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law; Jonathan Simon, Berkeley Law; Ben Handel, Economics, UC Berkeley; Fred Block, Sociology, UC Davis; Janelle Scott, GSE, UC Berkeley; Alberto Garcia, History, UC Berkeley; Daniel Sargent, History, UC Berkeley; Paul Pierson, Political Science, UC Berkeley; Terri Bimes, Political Science, UC Berkeley; Lawrence Rosenthal, Chair and Lead Researcher, Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, UC Berkeley
This symposium focuses on the first hundred days of the presidency of Donald Trump in order to begin academic conversations and develop analyses centered on the Trump administration and how it relates to politics and society in the United States and the world. Scholars from UC Berkeley and other Bay Area academic institutions will speak on implications and effects of the administration's foreign and domestic policies, as well as the legal questions surrounding it's agenda.
This event is free and open to the public.
Please register here:
9:00-9:15 - Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:15-10:45 - Panel 1: Constitutional Rights
First Amendment (TBD)
Conflict of Interest/Voter Rights - Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law
Criminal Justice - Jonathan Simon, Berkeley Law
10:45-11:00 - Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Panel 2: Health and Public Welfare
Health Care - Ben Handel, Economics, UC Berkeley
Womens Rights (TBD)
Science & Climate - Fred Block, Sociology, UC Davis
Education - Janelle Scott, GSE, UC Berkeley
12:30-2:00 - Lunch Break (on your own)
2:00-3:30 - Panel 3: Global Engagement and the Trump Presidency
Immigration - Alberto Garcia, History, UC Berkeley
Foreign Policy - Daniel Sargent, History, UC Berkeley
Trade, Taxes and Inequality - Paul Pierson, Political Science, UC Berkeley
Trump Presidency - Terri Bimes, Political Science, UC Berkeley
3:30-4:00 - Concluding Discussion
Sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Studies, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, and the History Department.
Registration opens March 1. Register online by April 21.