November 8, 2018
Lisa Ranran Hu’s movie, “Escape,” has challenged the status quo in her home country of China.
Stiglitz and Reich on the Great DivideEconomist Joseph Stiglitz and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich reminisce about their days in the Clinton Administration. Get a dose of humor along with a lesson on the politics of income inequality across America.
How Dr. Seuss created 'Green Eggs & Ham'Dr. Seuss is best known for his children's books. How did he go about putting them together? UC San Diego's Lynda Claassen walks us through his process of notes and sketches for the beloved 'Green Eggs & Ham.'
Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’English professor Scott Saul discusses his new book, 'Becoming Richard Pryor' — a richly researched biography about the comedian that's accompanied by a website, “Richard Pryor’s Peoria,” which presents more than 200 photographs and documents from Pryor’s first two decades in Peoria, Ill.
'Free Angela' focuses on iconic activistAngela Davis discusses the latest film about her life with producer Sidra Smith and moderator Dr. Gaye Theresa Thompson.
‘Things can change a lot faster than you think,’ says Margaret Atwood, author of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’
August 30, 2018
The Canadian author discusses how her sci-fi vision has come to reflect incisively on our present and future.
August 24, 2018
Author will pen “House of Whispers,” a new comic series rooted in Afro-Caribbean culture.
August 2, 2018
There are striking similarities between 19th and 21st century mass media consumption habits and their effects on society.