RADICAL "Sixties & Beyond"

Event Dates: 
06/14/18 - 06/16/18
Pre-Teach-in event "The Living Legacy of the Sixties"
Thursday, June 14th, 6:30pm
Madison Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St, Room 104
Sponsored by the Peregrine Forum
 
Authors' Reading & Radical Welcome
Friday June 15th, 6-7:45pm
Room of One's Own feminist bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St 
Featuring Activist/Writers including Max Elbaum, Kendall Hale, Gerald Lenoir, Melinda Paras, Susan Simensky Bietilla, Sue Blaustein, and Billy Drew.
 
Teach-in & Intergenerational Dialogue
Saturday, June 16th
UW Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.
 
9:00-9:30am
Morning Welcome, Registration and Hospitality with beverages and pastries available until 10am.
Please note there are numerous commercial food concessions in Union South and you can get a full breakfast there.
For more details on Union South go to https://union.wisc.edu/visit/union-south/
 
There will be literature tables in the Hospitality area all day
 
9:30-11:00am
Vietnam Antiwar Movement: Early Years
Art as Activism
Alternative Institutions
 
11:15am-12:45pm
Vietnam Antiwar Movement Later Years
UW Black Strike of 1969
Telling the Story: Writing & Publishing on the Revolution
 
12:45-1:45pm
Lunch on Your Own: Union South has many food concessions and we'll also provide a list of restaurants in the neighborhood.
 
1:45-3:15pm
High School Activism in the 60s & 70s
UW & Madison Labor Activism in the 60's & 70s
Women Unmasking Power & Building Movements
Anti-Racist Activism Today
LBGTQ Activism Today
 
3:30-5pm
High School Activism Today
UW & Madison Labor Activism in Later Years
The New Left's Lessons For Today
Environmental Activism Today
Feminist Activism Today
 
5-6pm
Break with free snacks and a cash bar.
This time could also be a dinner break for those not planning to eat dinner later at Essen Haus (see below).
 
6-7:30pm
Closing Plenary & Intergenerational Dialogue
 
8pm
Reunion & Social Event at the Essen Haus 514 E. Wilson (near Blair St on the Near East Side) organized separately from the Teach-in but at which Teach-in attendees are welcome).
 
Organizers of this event include the Gray Panthers–Madison Chapter, Peregrine Forum, Madison Infoshop Free Skool, and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Madison Branch. Our Campus Partner is the Odyssey Project. These events are being organized completely by volunteer efforts. In the true spirit of The Sixties all of our events will be FREE. However, the organizers will be incurring expenses and donations will be appreciated. 
 
Donation checks payable to Gray Panthers Madison may be mailed to:
Sarah White
50 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
Madison, WI 53714
 
Or you can give us a check or cash directly when you come to Madison.
 
We are inviting local media to interview former Sixties activists as well as people young and old who are activists today or supportive of continuing radical activism. If you can available for a possible media interview either in advance of the June 14th-16th or during those days please let Sarah White know and send her a brief biographical blurb (if you haven't done so already as a confirmed panelist).
 
David Williams  dvdwilliams51@tds.net  608-284-9082
Sarah White  whitesarah@charter.net  608-347-7329