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


Oct
31
2012

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  • Host Department: History
  • Date: 10/31/2012 - 11/02/2012
  • Time: 7:30PM

  • Location: Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 100 Gallery

  • Description:

    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