To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the March on Washington and other historic events, York College, a senior college of The City University of New York located in Jamaica (Queens), will be hosting "1963: A Symposium" on Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, from 11am-2pm. Speakers will be:
Mychel Namphy (Asst. Prof. of English, York College), "'It was a Funky Deal': Malcolm X, Dr. King, 1963, and the Origins of Black Power"
Peter Nickowitz (Asst. Prof. of English, LaGuardia Community College), "'One desires/So much more': 1963, Sylvia Plath & The Culture of Confession"
Barbara Winslow (Asst. Prof. and Coordinator of Women's Studies Program and Secondary Social Studies, School of Education, Brooklyn College), "1963, The Endless Summer: The Rebirth of Feminism in the United States"
LeRonn Brooks (Ph.D. candidate, Art History, The Graduate Center/CUNY), "Remembering Spiral: The Legacies of African American Art and Social Change"
The Symposium will begin with greetings from the York College President, Dr. Robert L. Hampton, and the moderator will be Dr. Linda Grasso (Associate Professor of English, York College, and Chair of the Faculty Development Committee).
The event will take place in York College's Academic Core Building, Room 2D-01 (Faculty Dining Room). Brunch will be served.
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