The world rocked in 1968

(02-03-2011)

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The late 60s was a time of protests and questioning authority, and not just in the US. Dr. Stuart Hilwig's, professor of history, topic, "1968 The Year that Rocked the World: Student Protests in Europe and Beyond ", is the second Adams State College Faculty Lecture for the spring semester. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, in Porter Hall (the science building) room 130.

Most Americans are familiar with the year that rocked the world having read about or witnessed the Anti-Vietnam protests, the demonstrations for Civil Rights, and the Flower Power of the Counter-Culture. Are you familiar with massive upheavals that also occurred in Europe? Japan? Latin America? Come and learn more about the global 1968.

All talks are free and the public is invited. Complimentary light refreshments will be offered. For further information on the series of lectures, contact Dr. Robert Astalos, associate professor of physics, at 719-587-7821, or rjastalos@adams.edu.