Is YOUR Freedom of Assembly Under Threat?

Join Gonzaga’s Communication and Leadership Studies in welcoming COML Visiting Scholar In Residence, Dr. Todd Gitlin on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m., Gonzaga University Campus, Jundt Museum, Room 110.

Free and Open to Public!

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Dr. Gitlin lectures frequently on culture, politics, social movements, and media in the United States and abroad. He is now a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph. D. program in Communications at Columbia University. He was the third president of Students for a Democratic Society, in 1963-64, and coordinator of the SDS Peace Research and Education Project in 1964-65, during which time he helped organize the first national demonstrations against the Vietnam War and the first American demonstrations against corporate aid to the apartheid regime in South Africa.

Brief Bio of Dr. Todd Gitlin:

Dr. Gitlin, is now a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph. D. program in Communications at Columbia University. He was the third president of Students for a Democratic Society, in 1963-64, and coordinator of the SDS Peace Research and Education Project in 1964-65, during which time he helped organize the first national demonstration against the Vietnam War and the first American demonstrations against corporate aid to the apartheid regime in South Africa. He is the author of fifteen books, including, most recently, Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall StreetThe Chosen Peoples:  America, Israel, and The Ordeals of Divine Election (with Leil Loeibowvitz), and The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals. He has contributed to many books and published widely in general periodicals (New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Boston Globe, Dissent, The New Republic, The Nation, Wilson Quarterly, Harper’s, American Journalism Review, Columbia Journalism Review, The American ProspectThe Occupied Wall Street Journal, LA Review of Books, Washington Spectator, et al.) He is a regular contributor to Chronicle of Higher EducationThe New Republic, and TPMcafe.com.

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