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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: January 2015

  • Prof. Dominic Tierney and Nell Bang-Jensen ’11 Discuss Media and War

    Political Scientist Dominic Tierney and Nell Bang-Jensen ’11 recently led a discussion on the media’s responsibilities in times of war. The discussion followed The Body of An American, which explores the friendship of photojournalist Paul Watson and playwright Dan O’Brien (played by Harry Smith and Ian Merrill). Photo by Alexander Iziliaev. Swarthmore’s zeal for interdisciplinary studies…

  • New Spring 2015 Course on South American “Dirty Wars”

    A new history course  this semester can  be counted toward a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies! The course is slated to be offered again during the fall semester 2016. Digging Through the National Security Archive: South American “Dirty Wars” and the United States Involvement Professor Diego Armus History 090o Mondays 1:15 pm – 4:00…

  • Martin Luther King Collection and Choir tomorrow

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection & Gospel Choir performance with violinist Patrick Desrosiers Friends Meeting House 12:45 p.m., Friday, January 23, 2015 Please join together with faculty, staff, and students for a campus-wide community collection and a special performance from the Gospel Choir and violinist Patrick Desrosiers. Reception immediately to follow in the Whittier Room.  

  • 1969: The Revolutionary Spring of Black Students by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

    1969: The Revolutionary Spring of Black Students by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is Professor of Africana Studies at University at Albany, SUNY February 5, 2015 4:30-6:00 p.m.  Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall Swarthmore College (directions to campus) From 1965 to 1972, Black students and their allies waged the most transformative antiracist social…