Swarthmore College Department of

Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: January 2022

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022

    A few years ago, the College began celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a holiday, so the College is closed, and classes don’t begin until tomorrow! MLK Day is always an important one for our program given our commitment to studying and understanding the powerful and nonviolent pursuit of more just and collaborative relations,…

  • Polarization as Possibility: The Justice Strategizing of Bayard Rustin and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    The video of the event announced below is now available! Our friends at the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship at Haverford College are sponsoring an exciting online event on January 21, 2022 titled “Polarization as Possibility: The Justice Strategizing of Bayard Rustin and Martin Luther King, Jr.” featuring our own George Lakey and Professor…