In Protest: the Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social Action
Opening reception, September 17, 2013 6:00 P.M.
Robin Abcarian, columnist for the Los Angeles Times
Richard Abcarian, CSUN emeritus professor, author, and protest movement activist
Collective social action movements, whether spontaneous expressions of dissent or high-reaching attempts to change society, have been a part of American life since the nation’s earliest days. Protest actions, in the form of boycotts, demonstrations, riots, property destruction, occupations, labor strikes, local activism, or works of art, have spanned the political spectrum, defined generations, and shaped our uniquely American identity. We invite you to view items from the Oviatt Library’s Special Collections and Archives that document dozens of distinct and significant social action movements over the course of the 20th century.
For more information, and images from the exhibition please check out our In Protest: The Shifting Paradigms of Collective Social Action exhibition gallery page.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Oviatt Library.