1968: Youth and Revolution [S-23-1]

Presenter:Jennifer Sovde
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Maxcy 104
Classes: 2 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Tue 2:00 PM 04/25, Thu 04/27
Status: CANCELLEDCourse Update: Course #1 has been cancelled.

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1968 was a year marked by political action and protest by youth around the world. This course will examine the historical developments that energized the political activism of youth around the globe with a focus on Europe and the United States. We will also examine what happened and the political and cultural legacy of 1968. If you have your own story of 1968, feel free to share with the class.

Jennifer Sovde is Associate Professor of History at SUNY Canton. She earned her PhD in Modern European History from Indiana University-Bloomington. She is a social and cultural historian of nineteenth and twentieth-century France. Her current research focuses on the development of children's popular and consumer culture in Interwar Paris.

Cap: 50

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