Barbara Boxer Lecture Series

Past Events

The Struggle to Preserve American Democracy: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi interviewed by former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

As American democracy confronts threats on multiple fronts, how are women leaders charting the path forward? Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has been at the forefront of struggles on issues of voting rights,...

Leading the Way: Community, Empowerment, and Social Change

As Americans navigate the health, economic, and social crises caused by a global pandemic, prepare for the 2020 election, and grapple with racial inequality and police violence, how are...

An Election Like No Other and What Lies Ahead

Join Senator Barbara Boxer as she gives the inaugural lecture in the Barbara Boxer Lecture Series, sponsored jointly by the Institute of Govermental Studies and the Bancroft Library. Senator Boxer will reflect on the 2016 election and look forward to what lies ahead. A book signing will follow Senator Boxer's lecture.