April 20, 2014 is the 100 year anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre. In order to commemorate this event, Colorado State University-Pueblo, El Pueblo Museum and the Pueblo City County Library will be hosting an interdisciplinary symposium focused on the Ludlow Massacre in Pueblo, Colorado, on Friday April 18th and Saturday April 19th. This symposium is part of a year and a half long commemoration project highlighting the Strike of 1913-14 and the Ludlow Massacre.
Topics include, but are not limited to:
The Impact of the Ludlow Massacre, The Songs of Ludlow, Images of the Massacre, The Women of the Ludlow Massacre, The Memory of Ludlow, Labor Struggles, The Strike of 1913-1914
Participants are encouraged to think of their presentations in broad terms and scholars in all disciplines are invited to attend.
Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes each. Proposals should include a title and a 1 paragraph abstract, equipment needs, if any, and contact
information for the participant. Proposals can be sent to Fawn-Amber Montoya at
or Jonathan Rees Jonathan.firstname.lastname@example.org by November 15th 2013.
In addition to the symposium there will be a number of events to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre including a newspaper exhibit opening, a musical performance, and an Ecumenical service at Ludlow on Sunday April 20th. For more information on Ludlow Commemoration activities please see the website Ludlow100.org or our facebook page, Ludlow Centennial Commemoration.
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