50 Years After the Revolution: New Perspectives on 1968

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April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies

From Morningside Heights to Mexico City, Czechoslovakia to China, Paris to Tokyo, in 1968, a year-long crisis linked world communities in a unique and epochal series of dramatic confrontations.

The repercussions are still being felt.

Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Lehman Center for American History, and the History Department are hosting, 50 Years After the Revolution, a two-day conference to consider the 50th anniversary of the global upheavals of 1968.

The conference will feature scholars, activists, and current students, focusing on a series of major questions related to the events of 1968, including the Media, Global Cities in Crisis, and Alternative forms of Political Activism.

Contact Info: 

Thai Jones, Lehman Curator for American History, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University

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