Public University, Public Values

To truly understand the current political landscape, we may need new ways — and a new willingness — to confront the question of “values.” How can scholars in the humanities and social sciences contribute to these efforts? In a series of probing conversations, faculty members explore what they might bring to the public discourse on values.

Upcoming Events

Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur in Conversation
Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 | 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Arlie Hochschild and Thomas Laqueur discuss the contributions that academic scholars can make to the public understanding of truth and its relation to politics.

Maggie Nelson in Conversation with Nadia Ellis
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 | 5:00 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Maggie Nelson, the 2018-19 Una's Lecturer, is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley professor of English Nadia Ellis.