2022 Matsui Lecture: The Future of Democracy, A Conversation with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 4:00pm - 5:15pm The Robert T. Matsui Center for Politics and Public Service is pleased to announce that Former United States Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will be the 2022 Matsui Lecturer.

The Matsui Lecture is delivered each year by a distinguished former Member of Congress. In addition to speaking at a large public event, the Lecturer also speaks to classes, meets with students, and participates in the intellectual life of the Matsui Center and the Cal campus. Following a pandemic-related hiatus, we are thrilled to restart...

2020 Barbara Boxer Lecture: Leading the Way: Community, Empowerment, and Social Change

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:00pm to 4:00pm Registration Link: Register via Zoom Webinar

Event contact: Sonia Moctezuma:

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 women leaders charting the...

2017 Inaugural Barbara Boxer Lecture: An Election Like No Other and What Lies Ahead

Friday, March 10, 2017 4:30pm to 5:30pm 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.