Conference Schedule

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June 14

Day 1
Why We Get High

Psychopharmacology, from the pursuit of pleasure to the treatment of pain, from lifestyle choice to end of life decisions.

  • Nicholas V.
    Cozzi

  • Neil Heinen Moderator

  • John
    Herman

  • Bill
    Linton

  • Ken
    Robbins

The Illustrated Sixties:

A slide show of the decade's greatest hits, on campus and off.

  • Roberta Gassman Moderator

  • Stuart
    Levitan

Peter Pan and Virginia Woolf

Madison's radical theater tradition

  • Jerry
    Fortier

  • Michael Goldberg Moderator

  • Dennis
    Paoli

  • Howard
    Waxman

The Legacy of George Mosse

  • Lowell
    Bergman

  • Hasia
    Diner

  • Michael
    Mann

  • John Tortorice Moderator

  • David
    Ward

Freedom Riding

Personal memoirs

  • Stuart
    Ewen

  • Gwen
    Gillon

  • Paul Higginbotham Moderator

We Gotta Get Out of This Place

How music kept them alive in Vietnam

  • Doug
    Bradley

  • John Nichols Moderator

  • Craig
    Werner

The Raindance Experience

Experimental video

  • Laurie Beth Clark Moderator

  • Ira
    Schneider

Tikkun Olam

Why Madison was a magnet for the Jewish Diaspora during the 20th century.

  • Hasia
    Diner

  • Tony
    Michels

  • Jonathan
    Pollack

  • Hannah Rosenthal Moderator

June 15

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Food for People, Not for Profit:

How Mifflin Grocery Coop ignited our regional food movement

  • Jonathan
    Kauffman

  • Odessa Piper Moderator

  • Anne
    Reynolds

  • Carla
    Wright

Talking Harvey Goldberg

  • Jane
    Brotman

  • Alfred McCoy Moderator

  • Allen
    Ruff

  • Ben
    Sidran

  • Marty
    Tandler

How You Travel Is Who You Are

On the road

  • Tim
    Cahill

  • Peter
    Greenberg

  • Doug Moe Moderator

Zen for Beginners

Civil Rights, Social Justice and the Law

Sixty years later, the story that won't go away

  • Ismael
    Ozanne

  • Lester Pines Moderator

  • Dean
    Strang

 

 

 

 

The Day of DOW

  • Jane
    Brotman

  • Stuart
    Ewen

  • Matt Rothschild Moderator

  • Paul
    Soglin

Roots of the Women’s Movement

  • Rena
    Steinzor

  • Mari Jo
    Buhle

  • Sue Zaeske Moderator

The Beginning of the LGBT Movement

  • Kalleen
    Mortensen

  • Kathleen
    Nichols

  • Scott
    Seyforth

  • Dick Wagner Moderator

Ecstasy and the Meaning of the Blues

The neurological connection between altered states and digging the music

  • Daniel
    Levitin

  • Ben Sidran Moderator

 

 

 

 

What's so Funny About Madison?

The Comedy Connection

  • Jim
    Abrahams

  • Andrew
    Bergman

  • Michael Feldman Moderator

The War at Home

  • John
    Coatsworth

  • Frank
    Emspak

  • Glenn
    Silber

  • Norman Stockwell Moderator

  • Evan
    Stark

William Appelman Williams, Studies on the Left and Radical America

  • Paul Buhle Moderator

  • Fred
    Ciporen

  • Gerald
    Peary

  • Ron
    Radosh

From '60s Madison to Hollywood Today

Two film-makers discuss the path

  • Michael
    Mann

  • Mary
    Sweeney

Gold

Bob Levis' experimental 1968 film featuring Del Close.

 

 

June 16

Day 3
Searching for the Maharishi Within

The radical nature of compassion

  • Richie
    Davidson

  • Steve Paulson Moderator

Earth Day

The Legacy of Gaylord Nelson and its origins in the social protest movement of the '60s

  • Kathleen
    Falk

  • Ron McCrea Moderator

  • Tia
    Nelson

Conscientious Objection

Not in my name

  • David
    Feingold

  • Scott
    Herrick

  • John
    Parfrey

  • Jerry Rousseau Moderator

The Politics of Resentment

Looking for the Wisconsin Idea in the idea of Wisconsin

  • Katherine
    Cramer

  • Dan
    Kaufman

  • Matt Rothschild Moderator

The State of the 4th Estate

  • Lowell
    Bergman

  • Walt
    Bogdanich

  • Jeff Greenfield Moderator

  • David
    Maraniss

Open Mic: Stories From the Trenches

  • Jesse
    Samberg

Radical Pedagogy

The TAA strike, The Teach In and the Black Students Strike

  • Paul Buhle Moderator

  • Jackie
    DiSalvo

  • Christine
    George

  • Ann
    Gordon

  • Gerald
    Lenoir

  • Herb
    Lewis

Growing Up Madison

MoveOn, Upworthy and the Makers Movement. The 60s roots of today's social movements

  • Kaleem
    Caire

  • Dan
    Kaufman

  • Anat
    Shenker Osorio

  • Leo Sidran Moderator

  • Ben
    Wikler

What's Left of the Wisconsin Idea

  • Barbara
    Lawton

  • Tom
    Loftus

  • David Maraniss Moderator

The Daily Cardinal

  • Walt
    Bogdanich

  • Peter
    Greenberg

  • Jeff
    Greenfield

  • Steven Reiner Moderator

  • Rena
    Steinzor

  • Allen
    Swerdlowe

Capturing the Truth: Documentary Films

  • Peter
    Gilbert

  • Nora Stone Moderator

  • Mary
    Sweeney

Beyond Zap: The History of the Graphic Novel

Serious reading for the child in us all

  • Paul
    Buhle

  • Nick
    Thorkelson

  • Dave Wagner Moderator

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