Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

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  • Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony

    Wed, May 22, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    Zellerbach Playhouse, UC Berkeley

    The Spring 2019 Ethnic Studies Department Commencement Ceremony will take place at 2:00PM, Wednesday, May 22nd in Zellerbach Playhouse. This year we are honored to welcome keynote speaker Helen Zia. Zia is an author, journalist, and activist. Her latest book is "Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution" (Ballantine Books, 2019). She …


  • Immigration Reform in Californian Agriculture and the Tech Industry Workshop

    Fri, Jun 7, 2019, 9:15 am to 3:15 pm

    Harris Room, Moses Hall

    The workshop aims to discuss the consequences of both labor shortages and immigration policies in Californian agriculture and the tech industry. Particular attention will be paid to the H2A and H1B guest worker programs and their consequences for employers, employees and the industries more broadly. The workshop seeks to identify policies that benefit all stakeholde Register: …


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