Tuesday, January 8

10:00am - 12:00pm
Berkeley

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, January 10

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lafayette

Lafayette Info Session

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

Wednesday, January 30

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

The American Welfare State in the Age of Trump

What are some of the current challenges to maintaining social welfare programs for the nation's most vulnerable people in the Trump era?

Wednesday, February 6

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

The Color of Law

A forgotten history of how our government segregated America.

Wednesday, February 13

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

Reimagining Labor Law

Transformation of work through the gig economy and through the decline of unions presents unprecedented challenges for regulating work for the common good. But it also presents opportunities for a fresh start.

Wednesday, February 20

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

Who Are You?: Racial Classification and the Census

How are individuals and groups racially classified, what are the meanings attached to different racial categories, and what impact do these categories have on a range of policies and practices? Taking the U.S. Census as a site of racial classification, we'll examine shifting state definitions of race and how individuals and groups assert, embrace, reject, and negotiate different racial categories and identities.

Wednesday, October 3

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

Supreme Court: Year in Review

Marshall Krause and Roy Ulrich 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.

Roy Ulrich teaches at UC Berkeley's Goldman Scool of Public Policy.

Wednesday, October 10

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

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
Berkeley

Litquake

With OLLI faculty writers:

Wednesday, October 24

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley

Living on Ohlone Land

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