January 4, 1934, Page 1
College Anti-War Conference To Meet
On January 5 and 6; To Hold Symposium
Liberal, Socialist, Communist Views On War
To Be Given At Friday's Session
Brooklyn College will hold an
Anti-War Conference on January 5 and 6.
On Friday, January 5, at
7:30 P. M., the delegates will meet in the First Presbyterian Church at
124 Henry St. An opening address will be followed by the election of a
Resolutions Committee. In the symposium which follows, the Rev. Dr.
John Walker of the Church of the Pilgrims will present the liberal
viewpoint. Mr. Samuel Friedman will discuss the socialist slant on war
and Mr. Sh. Almazoff will present the communist side.
The next session of the
convention will be held on Saturday, January 6, at 9:30 A.M. in the
Joralemon Street gym. Professor Burnham of N. Y. U. will deliver the
opening address. Following that the entire body of delegates will be
divided into four seminar groups. These seminars will be held
simultaneously in room 307, 309, 207, and 209 of the Joralemon Street
The seminars are as follows:
1. Education and
war–faculty chairman, Professor Joseph G. Cohen; student leader, Joseph
2. Fascism and war–faculty
chairman, Dr. Harry Slochower;, student leader, Harold Draper.
3. International relations
and war–faculty chairman, Mr. Herbert M. Morais; student leader, Harry
4. Labor and war–faculty
chairman, Dr. Theresa Wolfson; student leader, Theodore Draper.
All faculty members are
ipso facto delegates and are requested to attend. Students desiring to
become delegates must represent any recognized college organization, or
present a petition containing twenty signatures. Credentials must be in
before Friday afternoon in Room 69C.
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