Lecture by Dr. Andrew Hartman
Professor of History, Illinois State University
DATE: February 21, 2017
TIME: 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Marist College
Hancock Center, Room 2023
Professor Hartman will discuss the meaning of the election and the impending presidency of Donald Trump by examining his rise to power in the context of the history of the social movements of the 1960s and how America has reacted to them up to the present day. Hartman is the Author of A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars (University of Chicago Press, 2015)
A Hudson Valley Community Forum
The Gillespie Forum was founded in 1988. Its mission
is to inform and engage the community by presenting viewpoints, programs and speakers on significant issues. The Forum cooperates with local colleges to host events, lectures and film screenings on diverse topics ranging from the crisis in contemporary media to sustainability, from the Holocaust to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.