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  • Belfast Mural Artist to take up Tri-college Creative Residency in Fall 2013

    This past spring, Prof. Lee Smithey successfully applied with a range of partners to bring Belfast-based mural artist, David ‘Dee’ Craig, to the Tri-Colleges for a month-long residency during the fall semester 2013. Mr. Craig’s visit follows a visit by the Bogside Artists in 2008. Mr. Craig hails from East Belfast, but he has painted…

  • Transforming Ethnopolitical Conflict course aligns with visiting mural artist residency

    Drop-add has begun, and spots are available in Professor Lee Smithey’s course, Transforming Intractable Conflict (SOCI 025B).  This course is registered in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology but can also be counted toward a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies. How can long-term deadly conflicts between groups with opposing ethnic identities change in ways…