- Monday, December 9th, 2013
- DAVID HOFFMAN | Citizens Rising: Independent Journalism and the Spread of Democracy
From the fall of the Soviet Union to the Arab Spring to today's continuing conflicts, media have played a decisive role in political affairs across the globe—driving the revolutionary changes shaping today's new world. This is the first book presenting a comprehensive look at the emergence of media as a primary actor, and not merely an observer, of global affairs.
- Thursday, December 5th, 2013
- NEAL CONAN | NPR in the 21st Century
Please join Neal Conan in conversation with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism professor, Ben Manilla.
- Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
- Motherhood and Politics: Conservative Women Negotiate Ideology and Strategy
This project explores how conservative women leaders negotiate the tension between traditional views of motherhood and their desire to engage politically.
- Thursday, November 7th, 2013
- An Evening with Mother Jones Editors, Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery
Join Mother Jones co-editors Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery for a discussion about magazine publishing and editing. They'll discuss the challenges of running a magazine, how they function as a co-editing team and what it's like being women at the helm of a political publication.
- Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
- RUSSELL SHORTO | AMSTERDAM: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City
Michael Pollan and Russell Shorto will discuss Shorto’s new book, AMSTERDAM: A History of the World's Most Liberal City.
- Monday, October 28th, 2013
- THE FOOD EXCHANGE | FALL 2013 LECTURE SERIES - The Right to Food: Reshaping Policies for Development & Public Health
A panel discussion moderated by Edward Wasserman, Dean, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
- Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
- JOHN NICHOLS & BOB McCHESNEY | Dollarocracy
John Nichols and Bob McChesney will discuss their new book, Dollarocracy, which chronicles the commercialization of American election campaigns and the conversion of America from a democracy to a Dollarocracy.
- Thursday, October 10th, 2013
- DONNA DECESARE | Unsettled/Desasosiego
Professor Donna DeCesare is an award winning author and documentary photographer who is perhaps best known for her documentation of gangs in Central America. Her most recent book of photography portrays the lives of children affected by civil war and gang violence.
- Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
- SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN | Breaking The Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Game and Changed the Course of Civil Rights
Samuel G. Freedman is an award-winning author, columnist, and professor. A columnist for The New York Times and a professor at Columbia University, he is the author of the seven acclaimed books, most recently Breaking The Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Game and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.
- Friday, September 27th, 2013
- The First Annual Fotovision Lecture with George Tice
George Tice (b. 1938) is drawn to vestiges of American culture on the verge of extinction: people in rural or small town communities to suburban buildings and neighborhoods that are often in decline. Although he has photographed throughout the Northwestern United States, he is best known for pictures of his native New Jersey, and his impeccable black and white prints.
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