1968: Fifty Years Later UNIVERSITY DAY

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Join us for OLLI's August University Day!

1968: Fifty Years Later

Tuesday, August 14th | 9:30am-3:30pm
Berkshire Community College

featuring keynote speaker David Margolick

Vanity Fair contributing editor & author of the new book

The Promise & the Dream:
The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. & Robert F. Kennedy

Breakout sessions include:

A Conversation with Letty Cottin Pogrebin, co-founder of Ms. magazine

Former TIME magazine editor Don Morrison
on 1968 and the Dawn of the Media Age

Jacob's Pillow Director of Preservation Norton Owen
on Jacob's Pillow Fifty Years Ago

OLLI instructors Stacy Wallach and Bill Sturgeon
on Vietnam: The Pivotal Year

College of the Holy Cross Professor Anne Blaschke
on Sport, Race & Gender in 1968

Former White House staff & OLLI instructor Kit Dobelle on
LBJ's Groundbreaking Domestic Civil Rights Agenda

and more, followed by a final talk on 1968 and Political Conflicts within the African-American Community: Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael, and Malcolm X” with Professor Emeritus Robert Kahn.

Your University Day registration includes morning refreshments, lunch featuring a curated playlist of 1968 music; an interactive 1968 timeline; opportunities to contribute oral histories of your involvement and interaction with the extraordinary events and movements of 1968; and more! Click here for more information about signing up to be interviewed about your experiences in 1968. The deadline for submitting your stories and memories is Friday, July 13.

University Day registration is $40 for OLLI members, and $55 for non-members, and includes lunch and morning refreshments.  Click here to register online, or here to access a printable order form that can be mailed in.

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1350 West Street | Pittsfield, MA 01201 | 413.236.2190 | olli@berkshirecc.edu

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