1968–2018 Then and Now Conference: “Resistances against Dominant Psychiatric and Therapeutic Paradigms”. SFU Institute for the Humanities.

Co-sponsored by SFU’s Institute for the Humanities, Department of Humanities, J.S. Woodsworth Chair in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Department of History, School of Communication, SFU Public Square, and the Lacan Salon.

On the 50th anniversary of 1968, this conference will consider various aspects of “the Sixties” in the light of what has developed since considering how it affects our current situation and its prospects: from women’s liberation to contemporary feminism, indigenous politics then and now, the philosophical situation of the 1960s, changes in labour and labour politics, the role of SFU and Vancouver, from anti-psychiatry to contemporary therapies. The speakers will take up one of the strands of the politics and culture of the 1960s to illuminate contemporary concerns.