Nick Mitchell and Eddie Bonilla, “From Third World Strike to Abolition University”

On November 8, the IMWG here at Berkeley will be hosting a launch event for the new, UC-wide Marxist Institute for Research. The launch – “From Third World Strike to Abolition University: 1969 and Now” – will feature Nick Mitchell (UCSC) and Eddie Bonilla (Boston College) in conversation with UCB’s own Colleen Lye. Nick and Eddie will first say a bit about their upcoming books, as a way into a broader dialogue on university struggles, third world Marxisms, and how we got here. It should be celebratory and engaging – and timely, if we are headed toward a UAW strike at the UC.

You can register for the zoom – happening at 5pm on 11/8  here:, if you’re in the Bay, please join us for a (real, live) reception at Beta Lounge (2129 Durant, in Berkeley) at 7:30, following the event: there will be a limited supply of free drink (and snacks) to be had there. 

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The event is finished.


Nov 08 2022


8:00 pm