The year 1968 marked a period of youth protests, civil unrest and global government repression. Duquesne's annual history forum will focus on the times and spaces of 1968 and how the legacies of the sixties continue to shape culture and politics today.
The Times and Spaces of 1968 will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Africa Room of the Duquesne Student Union.
Each year, Duquesne's History Department chooses a topic based on an issue or event that has an anniversary date in that respective year. This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1968, a year of global youth protest.
Dr. Julian Bourg, associate professor of history at Boston College, will deliver the keynote address.
The history forum is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.