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Month: February 2015

  • Moore Research Fellowship at Swarthmore College

    Interested in conducting research in the Friends Historical Library or the Peace Collection at Swarthmore College?  Apply for the Moore Research Fellowship! Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship Swarthmore College SYNOPSIS:  The purpose of the Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship is to provide a stipend to promote research during the…

  • Dr. Denise Crossan to join Peace and Conflict Studies Program as Lang Professor

    Dr. Denise Crossan to join Peace and Conflict Studies Program as Lang Professor

    The Peace and Conflict Studies program is thrilled to join the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility in welcoming a new colleague in Peace and Conflict Studies for the 2015-2016 academic year! Dr. Denise Crossan Lang Visiting Professor for Issues of Social Change 2015-2016 As the Lang Professor, Dr. Denise Crossan will engage with alumni,…

  • Stanley Hauerwas to speak on “light”

    “How to think about light theologically” A lecture by Dr. Stanley Hauerwas Where: Bond Memorial Hall at Swarthmore College (directions) When: Monday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm Dr. Stanley Hauerwas is perhaps the most famous American ethicist-theologian alive today.  Dr. Hauerwas is currently the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of theological ethics at Duke Divinity School…

  • Theater of Witness covers new ranges of emotional spectrum

    The following piece appeared in the most recent issue of The Phoenix. Theater of Witness covers new ranges of emotional spectrum By Daniel Bidikov on February 12, 2015 Theater of Witness is a series of staged dramatic performances and cinema pieces through which subjects recount complex personal histories. It was brought to Swarthmore on Monday, February…

  • Lakey workshop “Get on your feet: Organizing for Peaceful Protest”

    Lakey workshop “Get on your feet: Organizing for Peaceful Protest”

    GET ON YOUR FEET: ORGANIZING FOR PEACEFUL PROTEST A workshop with George Lakey Thursday, February 26 7:00 – 10:30 p.m. Keith Room – Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Swarthmore College (Directions) You *can* go beyond the boring limits of choosing between a march or a rally by coming to this workshop and learning about:…

  • Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to join faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to join faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Sa’ed Atshan will join the Peace and Conflict Studies program for the fall semester of 2015! Professor Atshan will offer a range of exciting new courses!: PEAC 003 Crisis Resolution in the Middle East (Spring 2016) PEAC 015 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (Fall 2015) PEAC 043 Gender,…

  • Engaging Human Differences: a teach in with Professor David Kyuman Kim

    Engaging Human Differences: A teach in with Professor David Kyuman Kim February 19, 2015 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Kohlberg Hall Room 116 Swarthmore College (directions) Ferguson, Staten Island/NYC, Paris. Philadelphia. In this time of intensifying and proliferating tensions regarding how the law and the police state engage human differences of race, religion, gender, sexuality, and…

  • Update: Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel

    Update: Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel

    The event originally announced for March 2 featuring Dr. Simona Sharoni is being updated to include Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel Dr. Simona Sharoni and Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi Monday, March 2, 2015 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bond Memorial Hall Swarthmore College (directions) Dr.  Rabab Abdulhadi and…

  • Theatre of Witness: Bearing Witness to Stories of Suffering, Transformation, and Peace

    Theatre of Witness: Bearing Witness to Stories of Suffering, Transformation, and Peace A Public Presentation by Teya Sepinuck Monday, February 9th, 7 pm Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema Swarthmore College (directions) Free and Open to the Public Join Teya Sepinuck, founder and Artistic Director of Theatre of Witness for an inspiring multi-media program of films…

  • Radical Democracy and Humanism: Intersections between Performance and Action

    It is our privilege to be a co-sponsor of events in the David Dorfman Performance Residency! RADICAL DEMOCRACY AND HUMANISM: INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN PERFORMANCE AND ACTION WITH DAVID DORFMAN DANCE AND OTHERS Swarthmore College (Departments and Programs of Music and Dance, Black Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Theatre, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social…