Saturday, September 13, 2014

Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary

This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement. The campus will celebrate and honor this occasion by hosting over two dozen events.  These events will be followed by a reception with light refreshments where you can meet the speaker(s) and other interested students.

Free Speech on Campus: From the Free Speech Movement to Occupy: September 17, 4:00 p.m.

Can Students Change the World? Mario Savio and the Radical Legacy of the 1960's (keynote event with author Robert Cohen): September 23, 6:00 p.m.

Voter Suppression: October 8, 4:00 p.m. 

Inequality in National and Transnational Perspective: A Conversation with Emmanuel Saez and Branko Milanovic: October 13, 5:30 p.m. 

Music and Protest: October 30, 12:30 p.m.

Please note that Mavis Staples, who will present on the Music and Protest panel, is also giving a concert that night in Zellerbach, and On the Same Page will be giving out 100 free tickets to students. Watch our facebook page for details.

Questions? Contact me at 642-8378 or alix@berkeley.edu.

Thank you,
Alix