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UC Berkeley California Studies Dinner Seminar: Spring Semester, 2018 Speaker Schedule

January 17  Thomas Osborne on his new book on the California Coastal Commission published by UC Press,”Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save the Shore.”

February 21  Rachel Brahinsky, University of San Francisco, on her forthcoming “People’s Guide to the Bay Area.”

March 22  Sandra Nichols on her student-researched study of the Latino History of the Napa Valley.

April 18  Tomas Sandoval, Pomona College, on his forthcoming book and play on Chicanos and the Vietnam War.

May 17  Chuck Wollenberg on his new book published by Heyday, “Rebel Lawyer: Wayne Collins and the Defense of Japanese American Rights.”


The seminar meets at the UCB Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, 2521 Channing Way from 7 to 9:15 p.m.  Free admission and dinner.

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