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Students for a Democratic Society to host Anti-War Conference

The Students for a Democratic Society at Swarthmore College invite you to attend an:

Thursday, April 23 through Saturday April 25, 2009

Beehive CollectiveThe Beehive Design Collective presents:

“Dismantling Monoculture”

A visual tour of the connections between militarism, resource extraction and resistance.

Thursday April 23rd, 4:30pm Science Center lawn (between Kohlberg and Sci Center) (Rain location: Kohlberg coffee bar)

Sponsored by Forum for Free Speech


“Perspectives on Anti-War”

A discussion of militarism as it intersects with our identities and political struggles, the relationship between war and nationalism, classism, racism and sexism, and where we go from here. Hosted by Students for a Democratic Society.

Friday April 24th, 4:15pm Hicks Mural Room 312

“From the Front Lines”

A moderated panel discussion on the wars from a veteran’s perspective with John Grant and Frank Corcoran, two members of Veterans for Peace who served in Vietnam, and U.S.M.C. Cpl. James Gilligan, a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Saturday April 25th, 1:30pm Science Center 101

“Anti-War Movements outside the U.S.”

Dinner and discussion with Lang visiting professor and lifelong activist George Lakey on war resistance beyond US borders. Home-cooked dinner included!

Saturday April 25th, 6:30pm Lang Center Keith Room

(Directions and maps are available.)

Contact: Dermot Delude-Dix ddelude1 at swarthmore dot edu