1968: Philly and the World

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1968: Philly and the World

Friday, 4/20/18
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
19107 Philadelphia , PA

In 1968, Philadelphia and the world were rocked by war, protest, and social unrest. Fifty years later, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest convene a group of scholars to examine the legacy, resonance, and lasting impact of that tumultuous year.

Join us for this day-long program and revisit 1968 through the lens of four key themes: music, sports, war, and protest. Hear short talks from experts and share your own thoughts and questions in roundtable conversations.

Students are welcome!

Breakfast and light refreshments will be served throughout the day; participants can bring a brown-bag lunch or use break time to purchase lunch nearby.

This event is a collaboration between the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.