Swarthmore College Department of

Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: April 2016

  • Stories that Live

    The Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility along with Casey Lu Simon-Plumb ’18 present: Renate Writes: Stories from a Holocaust Survivor Thursday April 21 4:30 PM Keith Room, Lang Center Ronnie Brewslow is a current PA resident who escaped from Nazi Germany in 1939. She was on the St. Louis headed for Cuba, but…

  • The Perils of Marriage Equality

    Please join us for the lecture: The Perils of Marriage Equality Katherine Franke Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law Columbia University Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:30pm Kohlberg 115 Professor Franke will discuss her new book, Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality: How African Americans and Gays Mistakenly…

  • Catalytic Diplomacy for Peace

    Catalytic Diplomacy for Peace: Lessons Learned from the Half Century of Experience of Two Swarthmore Graduates Jeremy J. Stone ‘57 Swarthmore College, Honorary Doctor of Laws for peace activities ’85 and B.J. Stone, ’57 On April 19, 2016, Dr. Jeremy Stone spoke to approximately 150 students in Science Center Room 101 at Swarthmore College* Creative ideas, pursued with personal…

  • Quaker Indian Boarding Schools: Facing our History and Ourselves

    Wednesday April 13 7:00 PM Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall Quaker Indian Boarding Schools: Facing our History and Ourselves a public lecture by Moore Fellowship recipient Paula Palmer. Native American organizations are asking churches to join in a Truth and Reconciliation process to bring about healing for Native families that continue to suffer the consequences of…

  • The Revolution Will be Telegrammed

    Join us for a panel discussion April 14 from 7-9 PM Sci Center 101!