Tuesday, March 21, 2017

More Higher Ed talk at Cal- and, A Good Short IX Talk

Here's: Berkeley Sociology Forum: Christopher Newfield presents The Great Mistake

"Berkeley Sociology Forum and THE Berkeley Faculty Association co-sponsor an author-meets-critics panel. Chris Newfield will present his new book, The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them with responses from Professors Kim Voss (Department of Sociology), Henry Brady (Goldman School of Public Policy and Department of Political Science) and Prudence Carter (Graduate School of Education)."

Begins with 25 min lecture/overview, then about 40 minutes rebuttal from other panelists, and then five minutes response rebuttal and concludes with section of Q and A with audience. Covers lots of different issues.



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Also this very good interview on Title IX- See:
https://www.c-span.org/video/?421111-15/title-ix-gender-discrimination-school-sports
Title IX and Gender Discrimination in School Sports Sarah Fields talked about the impact of Title IX on equity in school sports and the prevention of gender discrimination. This interview took place at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. Runs about 20 minutes.

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