|Friday Sessions, October 4, 9:15 am – 4:15 pm
Friday sessions organized by retired Oakland University, Michigan, political science professor Robert Justin Goldstein.
||Main Library Room 106
1408 W. Gregory Avenue, Urbana, IL 61874 (accessibility map)
|9:15 – 10:30
||Contemporary High School Activism
Organized by Penny Hanna, former U of I student, long-time Champaign-Urbana resident, and retired Urbana high school teacher
|10:45 – 11:45
||The History of Academic Freedom and Free Speech Controversies at U of I before and after the 1960s
Presentation by retired Oakland University, Michigan, political science professor Robert Justin Goldstein, who covered the '60s U of I protest movement as a reporter for the Daily Illini and the Champaign-Urbana Courier.
|1:00 – 2:30:
||Walking tour of anti-Vietnam protest sites. (See related events below for more information.)
|3:00 – 4:15
||The Impact of the Vietnam War Era Draft
Featuring '60s U of I undergrads Steve Schmidt (jailed for refusing induction), John Peterson (twice refused induction though ultimately not prosecuted; subsequent recipient of an M.D. from the U of I) and protest/feminist activist (and subsequent lawyer) Patsy Engelhard.