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Month: November 2013

  • Video: Dr. David Tombs lecture on sexualized violence and crucifixion

    We want to extend our profound thanks to Dr. David Tombs for his excellent well-researched lecture on “The Scandal of the Cross: Sexualised Violence, Silence and Crucifixion” on November 20, 2013. You can view the lecture below. In addition to his lecture, David visited Lee Smithey’s class on “Transforming Intractable Conflict” and offered an information…

  • Video of Dee Craig mural installation on campus

    Video of Dee Craig mural installation on campus

    A few weeks ago, we posted a video of the collage installation by Dee Craig and Paul Downie on the second floor of Kohlberg Hall. Now, there is also a video of the mural installation on the side of the Science Center that was part of Craig’s Mellon Creative Residency this semester. Dee Craig Mural…

  • Jim MacMillan on Peace Journalism

    Jim MacMillan, Assistant Director of the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University and Editor for the GunCrisis Reporting Project, spoke in our Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies course today about peace journalism. In the convergence journalism style for which he is known, Jim lectured from a Storify page, which we are all…

  • Press Release for Tombs lecture on the Cross and Sexualized Violence

    The Scandal of the Cross: Sexualised Violence, Silence and Crucifixion SWARTHMORE – 20 November, 2013 – How contemporary reports of torture and sexualised violence can offer new understanding of the crucifixion will be explored at a public talk at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013  at 4:15 p.m. in the Scheuer Room of…

  • Northern Ireland study abroad interest lunch with David Tombs

    STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION SESSION Semester in Northern Ireland Program Please join Professor David Tombs for lunch Thursday, November 21st, Noon, Sharples #5 Professor David Tombs, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation for the Irish School of Ecumenics, will meet with interested students and answer questions. The program provides students a unique opportunity to study…

  • Mural launch at Swarthmore College

    Mellon Creative Residency Mural Launch Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:00 Noon Science Center Wall closest to DuPont Parking Lot (Directions) The large mural being painted on Swarthmore’s campus by Mellon Creative Resident, David “Dee” Craig, will be launched on TUESDAY, November 12 at 12:00 NOON on the southeast corner of the Swarthmore College Science Center…