Library to host 1960s lectures

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

Booth Library will be hosting several events throughout the week to go along with Revolutionary Decade: Reflections of the 1960’s series.

A film screening of “Dawn of the Dead: The Grateful Dead” will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Witters Conference Room 4440.

The screening will also include a discussion of the film, lead by Bill Schultz Jr., a cataloging librarian.

Les Hyder, a journalism professor, will be lecturing on the views of the First Amendment in the ‘60s titled “Neglected Promises Realized: The First Amendment Comes of Age in the ‘60s,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Witters Conference Room 4440.

“Fantastic Sitcoms of the 1960’s: ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ and ‘Bewitched’” will be screened at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Witters Conference Room 4440.

Melissa Ames, assistant professor of English, and Malgorzata Rymsza-Pawlowska, assistant professor of history, will present clips from the sitcoms and discuss the shows science fiction theme.

All events with the series are free of charge and open to the public.

Samantha Middendorf can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected]