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50th year Commemoration of Japanese American Internment

The chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, Chang-Lin Tien, and Jessie Jackson expound upon the Japanese-American internment experience and the need to eradicate such prejudices from our society which spawned the enactment of "Executive order 9066". This forum reviews the internment experience, draws upon the lessons learned by the nation and seeks to promote better racial harmony in the present day. This event took place on February 18, 1992, at Pauley Ballroom, University of California, Berkeley. 103 min. ; vhs

Decolonizing the University: Fulfilling the Dream of the Third World College

The idea of a Third World College called for epistemological, pedagogical, institutional, and social change, to be facilitated by the creation of departments of Asian Studies, Black Studies, Chicano Studies, Native American Studies, and any other Ethnic Studies programs as they developed. Since then, there is only one College of Ethnic Studies in the nation (at SFSU), and only some universities with ethnic studies departments or programs.

Fast Food World: Perils and Promises of the Global Food Chain

Introduction: Alice Waters. Moderator: Orville Schell. Panel: Wendell Berry, Carlo Petrini, Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Vandana Shiva. A panel discussion examining the economic, social and health aspects of worldwide food production and the role of food industries in promoting human welfare. Looks at such issues as agribusiness, global food production and marketing, world hunger and the equitable distribution of food. 11/24/03 / a Berkeley Webcast event 124 min.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM_PSqjIF0o

Panel on Ethnic Diversity with Troy Duster, Elaine Kim and Alex Saragoza, January, 1991.

A panel of five faculty members discuss a report, chaired by Tony Duster. The Duster report concludes that students at the University of California, Berkeley, 50% of whom are of a cultural minority, tend to cluster into ethnic groups rather than interact. Julia Curry, Alex Saragoza, Elaine Kim, and Snow Arrow Fausett discuss problems facing various ethnic groups. UC Berkeley, Open Window series program; 921.

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Rock Art Collection [Paul Freeman: Bay Area Rock Art Research Association archive]

Disc 1: San Joaquin Valley -- Southern Sierra Nevada, 1981-1989 (57 min.) -- 2-3. San Francisco Bay Area, 1984-1996 (71 min.) -- 4-6. Carrizo Plain Monitoring Project, 1993-2002 (156 min.) -- 7. San Francisco Bay Area, 1995-1999 (61 min.) -- 8-10. Chumash Area, 1982-2000 (150 min.) -- 11-12. North Coast area, 1986-1999 (91 min.) -- 13-15. Northern Sierra Nevada area, 1983-1997 (126 min.) -- 16. Sierra foothills area, 1991-1995 (48 min.) -- 17-18. Desert area, 1992-1997 (111 min.) -- 19. Northeastern California area, 1997 (44 min.) -- 20. San Francisco Bay area, 2001-2002 (43 min.) -- 21.

Suppliants

Directed by Agatha Witteman. Play sponsored and presented by the Dramatic Art and Dance Dept., UC Berkeley, presented at the Greek Theater, 1990. A student production of The Suppliants, Aeschylus' greatest choral work. It tells the dramatic story of a group of young North African women who seek sanctuary in the Greek city of Argos in order to escape forced marriages to their Egyptian cousins. Staged against a stunning backdrop with throbbing African music and dance.

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Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 1: Freedom Summer, the Free Speech Movement and the emerging Left.

The panel of four former FSM activists examine the relationship between the various social movements of the 60s as they intersected with the Free Speech Movement including the emerging civil rights movement, the beginnings of Black power and the new emerging political left. Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Robert P. Moses, Battina Aptheker, Jack Weinberg, Steve Weissman. 2001. 160 min.

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 2: The Vietnamization of the Berkeley Campus.

The panel of speakers examine the conjuncture between the Free Speech Movement and the escalating nationwide protest against the Vietnam War. Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Marilyn Milligan (as read by Lynn Hollander Savio), Orville Schell, Peter Dale Scott, Leon Wofsy. 2001. 102 min. Part of a conference presented on April 13-14, 2001 in conjuction with the completion of the Free Speech Movement Digital Archive Project of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Taking Part: Free Speech Movement and the Legacy of Social Protest: Part 3: Movements in Education Reform and Experimentation.

The panel of speakers address the question: What impact did the Free Speech Movement have on educational reform and experimental educational programs? Concludes with questions from the audience. Panel: Charles P. Henry, Nigel Young, Carlos Munoz. 2001. 89 min. Part of a conference presented on April 13-14, 2001 in conjuction with the completion of the Free Speech Movement Digital Archive Project of the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. The conference that revisits the social context and lasting legacy of the 1960s Free Speech Movement at UCB

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