Trotsky Legacy Conference, New York City

Jul 25 2008 11:00 am
Jul 27 2008 2:30 pm
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July 25-27. Fordham University, NYC SCHEDULE FOR THE TROTSKY LEGACY CONFERENCE FRIDAY 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Registration and LUNCH 1:00 – 1:15 pm: Opening/Greetings 1:15 – 3:15 PM: Permanent Revolution and the Evolution of World Realities Since the 1960s · Ahmed Shawki, ed., International Socialist Review · Suzi Weisman, author, Victor Serge: The Course is Set on Hope · Alan Benjamin, ed., The Organizer 3:15 – 3:30 PM: BREAK 3:30 – 5:30 PM: Workshops 5:30 – 7:00 PM: DINNER 7:00 – 8:15 PM: James P. Cannon and U.S. Trotskyism · Bryan Palmer, author, James P. Cannon and the Origins of the American Revolutionary Left 8:15 – 8:30 PM: BREAK 8:30 – 8:45 PM: Introductory Remarks (to the film) – Esteban Volkov 8:45 – 10:15 PM: "Trotsky in Mexico" (new documentary – U.S. Premiere) SATURDAY 8:00 – 9:00 AM: BREAKFAST 9:00 – 9:30 AM: Registration 9:15 – 9:30 AM: Opening Remarks 9:30 – 10:00 AM: Reflection on the Legacy of Leon Trotsky – Esteban Volkov 10:00 – 11:30 AM: Lessons of the SWP Experience: 1960 – 1980 · Robin David · Kipp Dawson 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: LUNCH 1:00 – 2:30 PM: What Happened to the SWP? · Linda Thompson · Paul Le Blanc · David Walters 2:30 – 3:45 PM: Workshops 3:45 – 4:00 PM: BREAK 4:00 – 6:00 PM: Social Movements and Class Struggle in the U.S. · Kwame Somburu · Marilyn Vogt-Downey · Dan Kaplan 6:00 – 7:30 PM: DINNER 7:30 – 9:30 PM: Revolutionary Struggles in Latin America · Celia Hart (video) · Eloise Linger · Martine Sanchez · Gerry Foley 9:30 – 11:00 PM: July 26th Celebration SUNDAY 8:00 – 9:00 AM: BREAKFAST 9:00 – 9:15 AM: Opening Remarks 9:15 – 10:45 AM: Building the Revolutionary Party · Sharon Smith, International Socialist Organization · Steve Bloom, Solidarity (for id only) · Workers International League Speaker 10:45 – 11:00 AM: BREAK 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Revolutionary Socialists and the Antiwar Struggle · Gus Horowitz · Tom Bias · Chris Gavreau · CAN Speaker 12:30 – 12:45 PM: BREAK to get box lunches 12:45 – 2:15 PM: Workshops and BOX LUNCH 2:15 – 2:30 PM: Closing