• Video: "Immigration and the American Ethos" Book Talk

    Recorded on March 6, 2020, this panel discussion focused on the book "Immigration and the American Ethos," by Morris Levy, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California, and Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Joining the authors as discussant was Nicholas Valentino, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan. The panel chair was Irene Bloemraad, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative at UC Berkeley.

  • Video: "Authors Meet Critics: Eros Ideologies"

    Recorded on February 27, 2020, this “Authors Meet Critics” discussion focused on Professor Laura Eliza Pérez's book Eros Ideologies: Writings on Art, Spirituality, and the Decolonial (Duke University Press). Pérez, Professor of Ethnic Studies and and Chair of the Latinx Research Center, was joined by Natalia Brizuela, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature & Culture, UC Berkeley; and Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor, Modern and Contemporary Art, Department of Art History, UC Berkeley.

  • Video: "Matrix On Point: Election Manipulation"

    Recorded on March 3, 2020, this Matrix On Point panel consider a wide range of issues related to the security and fairness of our elections. The panel featured Sarah Anzia, Michelle J. Schwartz Associate Professor of Public Policy & Associate Professor of Political Science; Bertrall Ross, Chancellor's Professor of Law; and Eric Schickler, Professor, Jeffrey & Ashley McDermott Endowed Chair of Political Science. The event was co-sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Studies.

  • Video: "The California Primary and Super Tuesday"

    Recorded on February 28, 2020, a few days before the "Super Tuesday" primary, this panel focused on California's role in the 2020 presidential election. Speakers included: John Pérez: Chair, UC Board of Regents and Speaker Emeritus, California State Assembly; Mark DiCamillo, Director, IGS Survey; and David Lauter, Washington Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times. The panel was moderated by David Carrillo (Chair), Executive Director, California Constitution Center, Berkeley Law.