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Please join us: Monday, March 4th at 4:00 pm in 820 Barrows Hall for the Spring 2019 Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, "The Rise of Illiberal Governance: Comparing Viktor Orban and Donald Trump," presented by
This semester, Social Science Matrix will be supporting the UC Berkeley Grad Division in presenting Grad Slam, a UC-sponsored competition designed to showcase graduate student research for a general audience in three-minute talks.
Sponsored by the Matrix Research Team on Queer Ecologies/Feminist Biologies, this presentation will feature Dr. Cleo Woelfe-Erskine discussing some of his most recent research, in a presentation entitled "With and For the Multitude: Cruising a Waterfront with José Esteban Muñoz."
Multicultural Community Center, MLK Student Union Building, UC Berkeley,
2495 Bancroft Way, Suite #220
A presentation by Sherene H. Razackis Distinguished Professor and the Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Gender Studies, UCLA. "In this paper, I pursue what race has to do with disposability through an examination of the death in custody of a Roma refugee. I end with comments about the connections that can be drawn between the processes of disposability for refugees, African Americans and Canadians and Indigenous peoples who die at the hands of the police. These connections reveal disposability to be a racial and global process orchestrated by states and sustained by professionals (medical, legal, police)."
Please join us on Thursday, November 15 from 10am-noon for the Social Science Matrix Distinguished Lecture, which will be delivered by Alondra Nelson, president of the Social Science Research Council and
This panel discussion will feature scientists in the life sciences who are working on critical research to push their fields in new directions. The panel will focus on scholarly contributions to upend histories of heterosexism, biological determinism, and environmental injustice.
Please join us for a panel discussion and Q&A presented as part of a Matrix Research Team entitled "Community Conversations on Sexual Violence and Harassment: Narratives of Activism, Inclusion, Confidentiality, Accountability, and Healing". The discussion will focus on the limits of what can be learned about sexual violence and harassment from personal narratives that are shared online, as well as the question of is missed in survey data related to sexual violence and harassment.