Colloquium | March 15 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room
George Hawley, Assistant Professor of Political Science, The University of Alabama
In 2015 and 2016, the so-called Alt-Right the latest iteration of the American white nationalist movement experienced exponential growth. In 2017, it made headlines across the globe. Some feared it represented a serious threat to racial progress and even American democracy. However, the Alt-Right has also faced extraordinary setbacks, and it is not clear that it will even continue existing as a meaningful political or cultural force. In this talk, Professor Hawley will reflect on the past, present and future of the Alt-Right in American politics.
Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, 2538 Channing Way
Sponsor: Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, UC Berkeley