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Historian and UC Berkeley PhD graduate student, Amy O'Hearn will discuss her dissertation on women’s clothing of the 19th Century. She’ll discusses corsets, which choked internal organs, bloomers, bicycle clothing and other dress fashion that restricted women’s ability to do just about anything. Clothing had to change to liberate women. This is an online meeting. A few hours before the event, a link to the Zoom event will be sent to those who have RSVPed. The event will be closed to further RSVPs at that time.
UC Berkeley Professor Lisa Garcia Bedolla will give a talk focussing on the context surrounding the 2020 election, including support for the two candidates by race/ethnicity, the key issues voters are saying they care about, and placing this contest within historical context. She will also talk about what we know about the political behavior of voters of color, and what we can expect in November 2020 in terms of these voters’ political engagement. As the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division, Dr. Bedolla oversees Berkeley’s almost 12,000 graduate students, and is the chief advocate for graduate education and research at UC Berkeley. She is a member of academic and administrative leadership groups convened by the Chancellor and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and works with the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate on policies that sustain the world-renowned excellence of more than 100 graduate programs. She obtained her BA in Latin American Studies and Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley, and her PhD in political science from Yale University. She is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education and previously served as Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies. Her body of research focuses on understanding the causes and consequences of political and educational inequalities in the United States, using multi-disciplinary approaches to examine disparities that cut across the lines of ethnicity, race, gender, class, and more. This free event will be held online via Zoom. The Zoom link will be visible to those who RSVP.