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Fall 2024 GSI Position- ISF 100A

Please review the recently-available GSI Position for ISF 100A this upcoming Fall semester. ISF 100A provides an introduction to the works of foundational social theorists of the nineteenth century, including Karl Marx and Max Weber. Writing in what might be called the “pre disciplinary” period of the modern social sciences, their works cross the boundaries of anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, and are today claimed by these and other disciplines as essential texts. We will read intensively and critically from their respective works, situating their intellectual contributions in the […]

Senior Thesis Poster Session- May 13, 2024

The 2024 ISF Senior Thesis Poster Session will take place on Monday May 13, 2024 from 12-2PM in 262 Evans Hall. This is a unique opportunity for graduating ISF seniors to showcase the hard work they put in their thesis to family and friends and to see their peers’ culminating projects. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. For participating seniors who have written or are writing their thesis, poster-making supplies will be provided by ISF. You may sign up for one or multiple poster-making sessions to put together your […]

ISF Major Information Session, April 16th 5-6pm

Interested in learning more about the ISF major, or planning to apply? The Zoom information session will address common questions about course selection, the senior thesis, the application process, and how the ISF major can fit your academic interests addressed. The session will take place from 5-6pm with time at the end for questions from students. Feel free to join if you also want a refresher from previous appointments with major advisors! ISF Information Session Slides. In addition, it may be helpful to review the ISF Student Handbook and the […]

ISF Summer 2024 Courses- Enroll now!

Interdisciplinary Studies Field (ISF) will offer three classes this Summer 2024: ISF 100A, 100D, and 100I. ISF 100A is required for all ISF majors, so this is a recommended course if you are both considering the major and considering summer enrollment. More information about Summer enrollment can be found on the Berkeley Summer Sessions website. Session A 6 weeks, May 20-June 28 ISF 100A: Introduction to Social Theory and Cultural Analysis Satisfies Theory and Methods major requirement, and: International Studies, L&S Breadth Philosophy & Values, L&S Breadth Social & Behavioral […]

ISF Career Destination Survey

Profile image of Tiffany Ellen Yang Please note ISF data is lumped in with all the Interdisciplinary Programs. We have asked Career Services to disaggregate our data.

ISF Summer 2023 Classes

ISF 110: An Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization ISF 100A: Introduction to Social Theory and Cultural Analysis ISF 100B: Interdisciplinary Theories of the Self and Identity ISF 100D: Introduction to Technology, Society, and Culture