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You Say You Want a Revolution? 1968 and Its Legacies

The year 1968 was one of most tumultuous in recent history. This interdisciplinary forum, one of a series sponsored by the UMD Libraries, will consider some of the events of that year, including those here at the University of Maryland, and their continuing effects fifty years on. Please join us Wednesday, November 14 from 12:00 - 2:30 pm in McKeldin 6137. Lunch will be provided and this event is free and open to the public! Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to grab lunch and settle in. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Katarina Keane (History)
    •  Global 1968
  • Vibha Sazawal (Computer Science)   
    • 1968: A Seismic Year for Technology
  • David Andrews (Kinesiology)
    • Of Black Gloves and Bended Knees
  • David Karol (Government & Politics)
    • From Grant Park to Donald Trump: 1968 and the Revolution in Presidential Nominations
  • Jerry Semper (African American Studies)
    • 1968 and Law Enforcement
  • Anne Turkos (Libraries)
    • The (Relative) Calm Before the Storm
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:00pm - 2:30pm
McK 6137