King tribute seminar to examine social movements
January 12th, 2007
Nexuses of Change
Jan. 18, 4-6 p.m.
Seminar Room, Belknap Research Building
Admission is free and open to the public
Today’s peace movement, past civil rights struggles, anti-Vietnam War protests and a push for black power — all those efforts will be discussed at “Nexuses of Change: Explorations into Seminal Social Movements of the 20th Century,” an event to honor the work of Martin Luther King Jr.
Here are the topics and speakers:
- “World War II, the Fight Against Fascism and the Anticolonial Movement: Lessons for the Peace Movement Today,” Horace Campbell, Syracuse University
- “Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights and Anti-Vietnam War Movements,” Richard Sobel, Northwestern University
- “The Black Power Movement and the Prying Open of Elitist Universities,” Jan Carew, Northwestern University professor emeritus
UofL event sponsors are the International Center, Liberal Studies Program, offices of the College of Arts and Sciences dean and the vice provost for diversity, and political science and Pan-African studies departments.