Friday, August 17

(All day) - (All day)

UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit

Please join us for a day of speakers, awards, poster sessions, and valuable networking focused on cutting-edge aging research and technologies. The UC Berkeley Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit, on August 17, 2018, will highlight the educational and research mission of the University of California and its diverse and significant impact on improving the well-being of older adults.

Tuesday, September 4

10:00am - 12:00pm

Berkeley Info Session

Learn more about OLLI's courses, lectures, and social programming and hear directly from the faculty about the courses and workshops they will be teaching.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10:00 a.m. No need to RSVP!


Thursday, September 6

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Lafayette Info Session

Meet Lafayette faculty and OLLI members and learn about the courses and workshops offered in Lafayette! 

Includes a free talk by Anastasia Edel: “From Sanctions To Summit: The US - Russia Relationship Roller Coaster”


Wednesday, October 3

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Supreme Court: Year in Review

Marshall Krause and Curtis Caton will discuss the Supreme Court's 2018 term.

Marshall Krause is the former chief attorney of ACLU of Northern California, and a former professor of political science at SFSU.

Wednesday, October 10

12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Lost Ethical Language of New Deal Public Works

The Living New Deal has been identifying, mapping, and interpreting the vast physical matrix of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal for over a decade. Like those of a lost civilization, these artifacts speak to us in a language we have been made to forget of a time when government was designed to serve all of its citizens rather than those who could afford to buy it.

Wednesday, October 17

12:30pm - 1:30pm


With OLLI faculty writers:

Wednesday, October 24

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Living on Ohlone Land

Speaker: Corinna Gould, spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan/Ohlone

Wednesday, April 11

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Berkeley's Future

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ on Berkeley's future.

Wednesday, April 18

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area is the tech capital of the world and one of the wealthiest cities in the world. But there is a dark side of success: overheated bubbles and spectacular crashes; exploding inequality and millions of underpaid workers; a boiling housing crisis, mass displacement, and severe environmental damage, a delusional tech elite, and complicity with the worst in American politics.

Wednesday, April 25

12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Rise of Plutocratic Populism

Paul Pierson is the John Gross Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory.

Wednesday, May 2

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Modernizing America's Electricity Infrastructure

Mason Willrich will outline a national strategy for modernizing and decarbonizing America's electric infrastructure.

Wednesday, May 9

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award: Honoring Darren Zook

Darren Zook will be this year's recipient of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's Excellence in Teaching and Learning award.