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Love and Then Some: 1960s Protest and Liberation, Civil & Human Rights

Love and Then Some: 1960s Protest and Liberation, Civil & Human Rights
Symposiums
October
4
6 PM-8:30 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Wed October 4, 2017
6 PM-8:30 PM

Location:

The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Audience:

Open to the public

Details:

Scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives will focus on the moment of the 1960s in the U.S.—considering protest and liberation, civil and human rights.

Participating scholars include:

  • Michael Allen (History) on challenges to traditional elitism
  • Michael Kramer (American Studies) on uncategorizable countercultural politics and the emancipatory drive of 1960s protest
  • Amy Partridge (Gender & Sexuality Studies) on feminist politics of pleasure
  • Martha Biondi (African American Studies and History) on visions for police/criminal justice reform as a pre-history of Black Lives Matter

Image: Marc Riboud, Confrontation between a flower and the bayonets of soldiers guarding the Pentagon during the March for Peace in Vietnam, Washington DC, 1967, Medium Gelatin silver print, Courtesy of Yale University Art Gallery (requested)

Contact The Block Museum of Art for more information: (847) 491-4000 or email us at block-museum@northwestern.edu