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Professor Richard Walker, Chair
Department of Geography
walker@berkeley.edu

Institute for Research on Labor and Employmet
2521 Channing Way #5555 Rm. 308
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 643-4406
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California Studies Dinner Seminars - Past Dinners

Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Heather McCarty, Ph.D. Student, History Department, UCB
"The Emergence of Gangs in California Prisons"

Thursday, October 23, 2003
Jeff Lustig, Professor of  Political Science, Cal State Sacramento
"The war at Home:  Re-examing California's Anti-Vietnam War Movement

Wednesday, September 24, 2003  
Rebecca Solnit, Author of RIVER OF SHADOWS:  EADWARD MUYBRIDGE AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL WILD WEST

Thursday, May 15, 2003
Ronald Wells, Professor, Calvin College, Michigan
"Josiah Royle and the new Western History"

Tuesday, April 22, 2003
There will not be a California Studies Dinner this month because the California Studies Association Annual Conference will be held April 24 - April 26, 2003 at UC Davis.

Thursday, March 20, 2003
Betsy Partridge, Author
"Telling Tales:  Growing Up with Dorothea Lange, Paul Taylor and Rondal Partridge"

Tuesday, February 18, 2003
Chris Agee, Graduate Student, History Department, UCB
"Hunter's Point in the 1950s and 60s"

Tuesday, January 28, 2003
Malcolm Margolin, Owner, Heyday Books
"California Indian Culture & History:  25 years as a guest"

Thursday, November 21, 2002
Judy, Hart, National Park Service,
Donna Graves, City of Richmond,
Richard Candida Smith, UCB
"Rosie the Riveter Revisited:  A collaboration between UCB, the City o0f Richmond, and the National Park Service.

Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Jan Goggans, Researcher, Humanities Institute, UC Davis
"Visual & Visionary:  Life and Work of Paul Taylor and Dorotha Lange"

Tuesday, September 24, 2002
Richard Candia Smith, Director of Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library and Professor of History, UC Berkeley
"Where am I at home: Interplay of National, Local and Imaginary Space along the California border"

Tuesday, May 14, 2002
William Friedland, Professor Emeritus, UC Santa Cruz
"The Political Economy of the California Grape"

Tuesday, April 23, 2002
Richard Walker, Professor, Department of Geography, UCB "The Country in the City:  The Greening of the Bay Area"

Thursday, March 21, 2002
Augusto Espiritu, PostDoc, History Department, UCB "California's Writers and the representation of the Filipino:  A dialogue on race"

Wednesday, February 20, 2002
Meeting cancelled due to CSA Conference to be held at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort, Dana Point, CA  February 21-23, 2002

Tuesday, January 22, 2002
Laura Mihailoff, PhD Candidate, History Department, UCB "Crisis, Controversy and the Emergence of the California Youth Authority"

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