A Retrospective and Symposium on 1968

Oct. 10, 2018

Shawkey Room

Memorial Student Center, Marshall University

 

A Program of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications & The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum

 

Burnis Morris, Carter G. Woodson Professor and Director of The Carter G. Woodson Lyceum.

Jennifer Sias, Professor at the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, presented on Studs Terkel.

 

Dr. Chris Swindell, Professor at the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications, presented about movie themes in 1968.

 

Dr. Thomas J. Hrach, Associate Professor at the University of Memphis. His presentation was on his book “The Riot Report and the News:  How the Kerner Commission Changed Media Coverage of Black America.”

 

Dr. Rob Rabe, Professor at the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications. His presentation was on the Emergence of New Journalism in 1968.

 

Janet Dooley, Director of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Media. Her presentation was on women in 1968 and the waves of feminism.