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A New Insurgency: The Port Huron Statement in Its Time and Ours

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
12:00 AM
Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 100 Gallery

Wednesday, October 31
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 100

7:30 pm

Welcome and Keynote Address: Ruth Rosen, "Refugees from the Fifties"


Thursday, November 1
All panels in the Michigan Union, Pendleton and Anderson Rooms

9:00-10:00 AM

A Conversation on the Founding of SDS (moderator, Frank Joyce, with SDS founders Al Haber, Dick Flacks, Mickey Flacks, Bob Ross)

10:00 AM-Noon

Plenary Session: The Long Left and Social Movements from the 1950s to the 1960s

12:00 noon-1:00 PM

Forum: Open Mic

1:00-3:00 PM

Session: Consciousness and the New Left

3:15-5:15 PM

Session: Connections and Contradictions in the Making of the New Left

6:00-7:00 PM

Special Session: UM Students Discuss the Meaning of The Port Huron Statement Today


Thursday, November 1
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 100

7:30 pm

Keynote Address: Tom Hayden, "The Future of Participatory Democracy"


Friday, November 2
All panels in the Michigan Union, Pendleton and Anderson Rooms

9:00 -10:30 AM

Women of Port Huron: Reflections on SDS and Change with SDS founders Leni Wildflower (moderator), Casey Hayden, Maria Varela, Barbara Haber, Sharon Jeffrey Lehrer, and Dorothy Burlage

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Session: Comparative New Lefts

1:00-2:00 PM

Forum: Open Mic

2:00-4:00 PM

Session: The New Left In the World

4:15-6:15 PM

Plenary Session: New Insurgencies Then and Now

6:30-7:30 PM

Special Session: College Activists Discuss the Relevance of the 1960s New Left to Today's Movements

For more details see: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/phs