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‘1968: A Discussion On The Lessons and Vibrant Legacy Of The Year That Shook The World’
Date Friday September 19
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Julia Morgan Center For The Arts
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510 845 8542
http://www.juliamorgan.org
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorJen Angel
Friday September 19th - ‘1968: A Discussion On The Lessons and Vibrant Legacy Of The Year That Shook The World’ at the Julia Morgan Center For The Arts 7pm. $10 (no-one turned away). A fundraiser for KPFA, The Global Commons Foundation, and PM Press.
Panelists include:
Robert Hillary King – former Black Panther and Angola 3 political prisoner. Author of the new autobiography: ‘From The Bottom Of The Heap: The Autobiography Of Black Panther Robert Hillary King’
Immanuel Wallerstein – Sociologist, world-systems analyst, activist, and author of numerous works.
Staughton Lynd – legendary historian, lawyer, and prisoner rights activist. The author and editor of over a dozen books, his latest publications on PM Press are ‘Wobblies & Zapatistas: Conversations On Anarchism, Marxism And Radical History’ (with Andrej Grubacic) and a new, revised, updated edition of his seminal ‘Labor Law For The Rank And Filer’ (with IWW organizer Daniel Gross).
Andrej Grubacic – Balkans anarchist and activist. Grubacic is the author, most recently of ‘Wobblies & Zapatistas’ (with Staughton Lynd) and is the editor of the forthcoming ‘Staughton Lynd Reader’. He edits Z Magazine’s Balkan edition.
Paco Ignacio Taibo II – Mexican writer and ‘68er, equally loved for his detective novels, and non-fiction work on the likes of Pancho Villa, Che, and the Mexican student uprisings of ’68. Future fiction and non-fiction in translation will be forthcoming in 2009 from PM Press.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz – Historian, feminist, activist, and author of numerous works of memoir, and Indigenous history.
The Panel discussion will be moderated by KPFA’s Sasha Lilley, the co-founder and sometime producer of Pacifica’s ‘Against The Grain’.
Part of the ‘Great Rehearsal’ Week of ’68 events.
http://www.greatrehearsal.org
Julia Morgan Center For The Arts
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510 845 8542
http://www.juliamorgan.org
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Sep 9th, 2008 10:33 PM
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