Fall 2013: Social Justice Traditions: 1960s to Occupy Wall Street

This course explored how progressive and radical activists adjusted their theories and strategies after the 60s as the country became more conservative in the 1970s and 1980s.

HISTH216A01 — Social Justice Traditions: 1960s to Occupy Wall Street

A historical study of the civil rights, antiwar, counter-culture, and feminist initiatives of the 1960s. This course will explore how progressive and radical activists adjusted their theories and strategies after the 60s as the country became more conservative in the 1970s and 1980s. Making use of movement documents, documentary films, and a variety of other sources, the course traces the development of LGBTQ, ecological, and economic justice initiatives up to the present day.

Contact: acornell@haverford.edu
Sponsored By: the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities