Movement 68 Symposium
October 23, 2018
Middle Tennessee State University
The Movement 68 Symposium seeks to explore student activism on MTSU’s campus from the 1960s to the present day. We are plannnig panels that will discuss various aspects of black freedom struggles on campus. The featured panel will comprise of alumni from the many waves of protests and debates that have occurred on campus since 1968. This panel will take place on the evening of October 23.
Date/Location: The Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Exact times and location are to be determined.
The Movement 68 Symposium will be free and open to the public. More details to come. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Sarah.Calise@mtsu.edu.
The Albert Gore Research Center is pleased to invite undergraduate and graduate students to submit papers for the Movement 68 Symposium. We are looking for papers that discuss any of the following broad topics in their relation to places of higher education in Tennessee: student activism, oppression/oppressive systems, black student life and organizations, marginalized groups and organizations, and Lost Cause memory. Public history projects encouraged.
Submission Guidelines: Students should submit their paper abstracts of 500 words or less to Sarah.Calise@mtsu.edu by May 31, 2018. The submission should also include the following information: Name, Affiliated Institution, and Paper Title.