FTDM to Host Reexamining the 1960s Conference

The Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference will take place at TCU on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2015. Emily Newman of Texas A&M University-Commerce will deliver the conference keynote address, “From That Girl to Girls: Rethinking Ann Marie/Marlo Thomas as a Feminist Icon,” and approximately two dozen additional research presentatioimagesns are scheduled to occur. The range of intriguing presentation titles (far too many to list here!) includes “Advancing the Feminine Mystique: ‘The Problem That Has No Name’ in Richard Yates’ Revolutionary Road”; “Analyzing Jim Morrison”; “Being Don Draper: Jon Hamm’s Performance in Mad Men”; “Building a New America: Architecture in the 1960s”; “A Hard Day’s Night: A Guide for Millennials”; “Impeach Earl Warren: The Political Cartoons of the Warren Court Era”; “‘The Mystic Cult of Millions’: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Phenomenon and 1960s America”; “Reexamining Three Days of Peace and Music: Woodstock and Its Cultural Significance”; “Revolutionary Characters in a Revolutionary Time: The Case of Bonnie and Clyde”; and “Richard Nixon vs. The Media (1968-1974): The Art of Outflanking the Enemy,” among many others. Any member of the TCU community who is interested in attending the conference should contact conference organizer Kylo-Patrick Hart (k.hart@tcu.edu) no later than Friday, October 30, 2015.