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Global 1968: Protest, Revolution, and its Lasting Impact

  • Date: Thursday, April 18th, 2019
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: Ogden College Hall Auditorium
Description:

Building on the excellent series of talks last fall sponsored by School of Journalism & Broadcasting about important events in the United States in the consequential year 1968, the WKU History Department invites you to a presentation that expands the focus beyond just America.  We will explore the Prague Spring, the May 1968 uprising in Paris, the protest and massacre in Mexico City in connection with the Mexico Olympics, and the explosive rise of modern feminism and the election of Shirley Chisholm as the first African American woman in Congress.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Tony Harkins
  • Dr. Marc Eagle
  • Dr. Thea Browder
  • Dr. Marko Dumančić
  • Dr. Eric Reed

 
Thursday, April 18, 4-5:30
Ogden College Hall Auditorium
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Free and Open to All

Contact: Dr. Anthony Harkins, (270) 745-3841

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