Swarthmore College Department of

Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: December 2013

  • Muralist Dee Craig Leaves His Mark at Swarthmore

    by Sam Cleaves ’14 November 26, 2013 Swarthmore News and Information Office http://www.swarthmore.edu/muralist-dee-craig-leaves-his-mark-at-swarthmore.xml David “Dee” Craig, a prolific mural artist from Northern Ireland, created a large mural that is now mounted on the southeast end of the College’s Science Center. Craig’s work was facilitated by the Mellon Tri-College Creative Residencies Program. Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,…

  • Amy Kapit ’06 studies education in situations of armed conflict

    The website of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University shares information about Amy Kapit’s (peace and conflict studies minor class of 2006) work on education in situations of armed conflict. We excerpt some of it here.  Read More. Why did you choose to pursue a Doctoral degree in…

  • The Right Way to Lose a War: America in the Age of Unwinnable Conflicts

    The Right Way to Lose a War: America in the Age of Unwinnable Conflicts Prof. Dominic Tierney Thursday, December 5, 2013 4:30-5:30 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall Swarthmore College Directions Since 1945, most major American wars have ended in regret. The era of U.S. power has also been a time of military frustration, stalemate, and…