Global Legacies of 1968

February 8, 2018
KEYNOTE LECTURE: “The Ambiguous Consequences of a Failed Revolution”
Todd Gitlin, Columbia University
4-6 p.m. | WPU Assembly Room

February 13, 2018
LECTURE:  “Tlatlelolco and Its Legacy”
Jorge Aguilar Mora, University of Maryland
4-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies 

February 15, 2018
FILM & DISCUSSION:  “The Nigerian Civil War and Its Impact on Nation-Building in Africa”
4-6 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the African Studies Program

February 22, 2018
LECTURE: “Rebellious Youth and the Global 1960s: Politics, Punk Rock, and Propaganda in Cold War Japan”
Christopher Gerteis, SOAS University of London
4-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar | Sponsored by the Asian Studies Center

February 28, 2018
FILM: “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”
2-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies

March 1, 2018
FILM & DISCUSSION: “Early Works”
3-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies

March 14, 2018
VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE:  “May 1968 and the Legacy of Protest in France”
12-1:30 p.m. | 4217 UCIS
Sponsored by the European Studies Center

March 22, 2018
PANEL DISCUSSION: “1968: Framing Radical Politics in Time and Space”
Elaine Carey, Purdue University, and Felix Germain, University of Pittsburgh
4-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the Global Studies Center

April 3, 2018
LECTURE: “1968:  The Year that Rocked Pittsburgh”
Emily Ruby, Heinz History Center
4-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the University Honors College

April 10, 2018
FILM & DISCUSSION: “Red Dawn”
4-6 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies

April 17, 2018
PANEL DISCUSSION: “1968: What Have We Learned?”
4-5:30 p.m. | 4130 Posvar
Directors, University Center for International Studies