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  • Peace and Conflict Studies Film Series – Spring 2023

    Peace and Conflict Studies Film Series – Spring 2023

    Please join the Peace and Conflict Studies Department for its Spring 2023 Film Series. Five films will explore the evolution of militarism and the role of art and personal narratives in overcoming violence, trauma, and conflict. All film screenings will be held at Singer 033 starting at 4:30 p.m. The screenings are followed by debrief…

  • Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to return to Swarthmore College and the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

    Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to return to Swarthmore College and the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

    It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we share that Dr. Sa’ed Atshan will return to the faculty of Swarthmore College and that he will serve as Chair of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies in the fall semester. We are so excited that future generations of students will benefit from his exceptional…

  • We Are Hiring!: Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (Open Rank)

    We Are Hiring!: Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (Open Rank)

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position, beginning Fall 2023. Rank is open. Please share widely. Thank you. Swarthmore College: Peace & Conflict Studies Department Location Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Open Date Aug 15, 2022 Description The Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Swarthmore College…

  • Prof. Wilson Becerril Brings New Courses in Fall 2022

    Prof. Wilson Becerril Brings New Courses in Fall 2022

    In a recent blog post, we announced the arrival of Prof. Mike Wilson Becerril, who will offer TWO NEW COURSES in Peace and Conflict Studies for the fall semester 2022. We hope you will check them out and share with your friends: PEAC 030: War in Lived Experience PEAC 045: Peace and Conflict in Latin…

  • Prof. Michael Wilson Becerril Joins Peace and Conflict Studies Faculty

    Prof. Michael Wilson Becerril Joins Peace and Conflict Studies Faculty

    We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Dr. Michael Wilson Becerril as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Department! Prof. Wilson Becerril will bring new courses into our curriculum, and this fall semester 2022, he will offer PEAC 030: War in Lived Experience and PEAC 045: Peace and Conflict in…

  • Prof. Atshan Headlines 50th Anniversary Edition of Journal of Palestine Studies

    Prof. Atshan Headlines 50th Anniversary Edition of Journal of Palestine Studies

    Now, THERE is a neat way to end the calendar year! Congratulations to Prof. Atshan for his important role in advancing Palestine studies.

  • Prof. Sa’ed Atshan’s Book, Queer Palestine, Awarded Honorable Mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize

    Prof. Sa’ed Atshan’s Book, Queer Palestine, Awarded Honorable Mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize

    The Ruth Benedict Prize Committee of the Association for Queer Anthropology has awarded Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique, written by Peace and Conflict Studies Associate Professor Sa’ed Atshan, an honorable mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize. The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) website provides more information about the prize: “The Ruth Benedict Prize…

  • Prof. Sa’ed Atshan named one of 40 Under 40 by the Arab America Foundation

    Prof. Sa’ed Atshan named one of 40 Under 40 by the Arab America Foundation

    On October 22, Professor Sa’ed Atshan, Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College, became an awardee of the Arab America Foundation’s 40 Under 40 initiative, meant to highlight the accomplishments of young Arab American across the country. The publication remarks, “each of the awardees has forged pathways in their profession and community.…

  • Remembering Professor Thompson Bradley

    Before the semester is out, we want to take a moment to remember Prof. Thompson Bradley, a passionate and gifted teacher and activist for peace and justice at Swarthmore College, the local region, and the world. President Val Smith informed the Swarthmore community of Prof.  Thompson’s passing on October 3, and the Communications Office provided…

  • Dr. Amy Kapit to Join Faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Dr. Amy Kapit to Join Faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    We are delighted to announce that Dr. Amy Kapit will join the Peace and Conflict Studies program, starting Fall 2019. Professor Kapit will offer a range of exciting new courses:! Humanitarianism: Education and Conflict Afghanistan: Where Central and South Asia Meet Peace Education Senior Capstone Seminar (Scroll down to the bottom of this post for…