Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

The Power of the Nonviolent March: Lessons from Gandhi and King

Lead Scholar: Sumathi Ramaswamy (Fellow, 2013–14)

April 23, 2015

What accounts for the mysterious power of the nonviolent march? To address that question, this webinar will focus on two of the twentieth century’s most iconic—and spectacular—marches: the “Salt March” led by “Mahatma” Gandhi in the spring of 1930 and the March on Washington led by, among others, Martin Luther King, Jr. in August 1963.

Subjects: Political Science; History; American Civil Rights Movement; Demonstrations; Activism; Nonviolence