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Two upcoming Free Speech events

Coming to my SensesAlice Waters in conversation with Steve Wasserman

Free Speech Movement Café
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
6-7:30pm

Moving to Berkeley in 1964 at the height of the Free Speech Movement and campus unrest, Alice Waters was drawn into a bohemian circle of charismatic figures whose views on design, politics, film, and food would ultimately inform the unique culture on which Chez Panisse was founded. Alice will sign copies of her new book at the end of the program.

Alice Waters ’67 is an American chef, restaurateur, food activist and author. She is the owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley and the founder of the Edible Schoolyard Project. Alice is the author of 13 books. Her most recent, Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, will be released September 5, 2017 and is dedicated to the memory of the leader of the Free Speech Movement, Mario Savio.

Steve Wasserman ‘74, is the Publisher and Executive Director of Heyday Books and former editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review.

 

Free Speech on CampusFree Speech on Campus
A Discussion with Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean of Berkeley Law, In Honor of Constitution Day

Morrison Library, 101 Doe Library
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
6:00 – 8:00pm

In honor of Constitution Day, the Free Speech Movement Educational Programs Committee welcomes Dean of Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky. In his new book, Free Speech on Campus, written with Howard Gillman, they argue that campuses must provide supportive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body, but at the same time must never restrict the expression of ideas.

Chemerinsky previously was the founding dean, distinguished professor of law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law at University of California, Irvine School of Law.

These events are sponsored by the University Library’s Free Speech Movement (FSM) Café Programs Committee. Both events are free, open to the public, and all are invited to participate. For more information: fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu.

The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact us — ideally at least two weeks prior to the event: fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu510-768-7618.

It Takes a Village to Build a Society with 100% More Seniors

Free Speech Movement Cafè, Moffitt Library
Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:00-6:30pm

As baby-boomers reach retirement age, how is society preparing for the 100% growth in the number of seniors in America (from 35 million in 2000 to 72 million in 2030)? Forty years ago, there used to be 5 workers for each retiree. If present trends continue, there will be only 2 workers for every retiree by the year 2030. How is the system going to cope with a doubling in the linear growth of social security expenses and the exponential growth in the costs of Medicare? Can we build a more efficient, socially-active and supporting society? We present a solution that empowers seniors around mutual-support local communities called “villages”.

Guest Speakers:
Manuel Acevedo – HelpfulVillage.com, Founder
Andrew Scharlach – UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare, Professor. Foremost scholar on the Village Movement
Lisa Brinkmann – Marin Villages, Executive Director

FSM Cafe program - It Takes a Village - Oct. 27, 2016

This event is free, open to the public, and all are invited to participate. For more information: fsmprograms@lists.berkeley.edu

Download the event flyer (PDF)

Sponsored by the University Library’s Free Speech Movement (FSM) Café Programs Committee.

The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor — ideally at least two weeks prior to the event. The event sponsor is Jean Ferguson,fsmprograms@berkeley.edu, 510-768-7618.

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