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All ISSI events are free and open to the public. (There is a fee for some workshops as noted below).

For more information, please contact us at issi(at)berkeley(dot)edu or (510) 642-0813.

For wheelchair access to the Duster Conference Room (2420 Bowditch Street) or Wildavsky Conference Room (2538 Channing Way), please call (510) 642-0813 one day before the scheduled event.

Many of our events are video-recorded. You can see a list of available videos on our website. If you subscribe to our YouTube channel, you will be notified when new videos are available.

FALL 2018


Wednesday, September 12 I 4:00-5:30pm

ISSI Fall Colloquia Series:

The Effect of Age at Migration on Poverty among Immigrants: Differences by Country of Origin

Alisa C. Lewin, University of Haifa, Israel Institute Visiting Faculty, Stanford University Visiting Associate Professor

Wildavsky Conference Room, 2538 Channing Way

Wednesday, September 26 I 12:00-1:30pm

Center for Research on Social Change Colloquia Series:

Moving Beyond Recruitment: Supporting and Retaining Black Male Teachers

Travis J. Bristol, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley

Wildavsky Conference Room, 2538 Channing Way


Thursday, October 4 I 4:00-5:30pm

Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Colloquia Series:

Bringing the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America

Kathleen Belew, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Chicago

Wildavsky Conference Room, 2538 Channing Way

Co-sponsored by the History Department.

Wednesday, October 24 I 4:00-5:30pm

ISSI Fall Colloquia Series:

The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones, Associate Professor of African American Studies, UC Berkeley


Clarence Ford, Master's Candidate, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley, and Berkeley Underground Scholars Policy/Advocacy Coordinator, as respondent

Location: TBD

Co-sponsored by: Center for the Study of Law and Society, American Cultures Center.


Thursday, November 8 I 4:00-5:30pm

ISSI Fall Colloquia Series:


Laura Stoker, Associate Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley

Wildavsky Conference Room, 2538 Channing Way

Thursday, November 15 I 4:00-5:30pm

Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues Colloquia Series:

On Indian Ground: California. A Return to Indigenous Knowledge: Generating Hope, Leadership, and Sovereignty Through Education

Joely Proudfit, Chair and Professor of American Indian Studies; Director of California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center, CSU San Marcos


Nicole Lim, Executive Director, California Indian Museum and Cultural Center

Wildavsky Conference Room, 2538 Channing Way

Co-sponsored by: American Indian Graduate Program, Native American Student Development, American Indian Graduate Student Association, Native American Studies, Indigenous Language Revitalization DE.

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