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Month: February 2012

  • Anna Everetts receives 2012 Judy Lord Award

    Please join me in congratulating Anna Everetts (Administrative Assistant for the Programs Office), who has been awarded the 2012 Judy Lord Award. The Judy Lord Endowment was established in 2004 by anonymous donors who are friends of the College. The endowment memorializes Judy Lord’s enthusiasm and community spirit and is a reward for hard work and…

  • One Year Through the Egyptian Revolution

    A Lecture by Ahmed Salah, Egyptian activist and key planner of the January 2011 protests in Tahir Square Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4:30 p.m. Science Center 101 Organized by Peace and Conflict Studies, sponsors include: the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, the President’s Office, Intercultural Center, Islamic Studies, Arabic, and the departments of…

  • Reflections on the Occupy Movement

    Friday, February 17, 2012, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Swarthmore Friends Meeting House Join George Lakey (Lang Research Fellow and Visiting Professor), Gwen Snyder ’08, Sharon Gunther, Jonah Schwartz ’15, Jim MacMillan (Independent Journalist and Visiting Professor) as they reflect upon their involvement with the Occupy Movement. This event is sponsored by the Political Science Department,…

  • “Precious Knowledge”

    Monday February 20, 2012 7:00PM Science Center 183 As part of Afro-Latino Series, Enlace presents Precious Knowledge: a documentary chronicling the fight for Ethnic Studies in Arizona. The film provides an insider’s perspective to a historic battle over civil rights as the student leaders in Tucson High fight to save their classes. Join filmmaker Erin…

  • 1 Year through the Egyptian Revolution

    Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 4:30 pm, Science Ctr 101 Join Egyptian activist, Ahmed Salah, key planner of the January 2011 protests in Tahrir Square, to learn about his firsthand experiences and reflections about events in Egypt. Ahmed is the founder of the Activism Research Center and serves as Coordinator of the Egyptian Coalition of the…

  • FCNL Spring Lobby Weekend 2012 (March 17-20)

    Spring Lobby Weekend 2012 (March 17-20), sponsored by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (http://fcnl.org/issues/checkbook/), is a unique (and affordable!) opportunity for young people, to come to Washington, gain training in lobbying and policy issues, learn about FCNL, and lobby your representatives and senators. Interested in learning more? Join Quakers on Campus and their guest…

  • Peace and Conflict Studies Minor Sponsored Externship

    Hello, My name is Kassandra Sparks and the Peace and Conflict Studies department recently sponsored my externship at Center for Resolutions. Jennifer Magee recommended I let you know about my experience, in case other students and alumni are inter…