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  • Iraq Afterwar(d)s: Epistemic Violence and Collateral Damage

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department is pleased to be a co-sponsor of this talk, featuring Iraqi Novelist and Poet Sinan Antoon, taking place at Swarthmore College. Title: Iraq Afterwar(d)s: Epistemic Violence and Collateral DamageSpeaker: Sinan Antoon, Iraqi novelist and poet.Date & Time : April 25th, Tuesday, 4:30 – 6:30 pmLocation: Kohlberg Scheuer Room*This event is open to the public. This talk…

  • Pádraig Ó Tuama Visits Swarthmore: The Art And Soul Of Peace – Poetry, Story and Complications from Northern Ireland’s Peace Process

    Pádraig Ó Tuama Visits Swarthmore: The Art And Soul Of Peace – Poetry, Story and Complications from Northern Ireland’s Peace Process

    Video of Padraig Ó Tuama’s poetry reading is now available: The Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Swarthmore College is thrilled to announce the visit of Pádraig Ó Tuama to campus. Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:30 PMMcCabe Library Atrium at Swarthmore CollegeMaps and DirectionsDownload a flyer The Art And Soul Of Peace – Poetry, Story and Complications…

  • Sonia Sanchez on Social Movements such as #BlackLivesMatter

    From our friends at the Black Cultural Center Fall 2015 Special Lecture An Evening with Poet and Activist Sonia Sanchez Discussing Social Movements such as #BlackLivesMatter Award-Winning Poet, Playwright, and Activist. One of the most prominent writers of the Black Arts movement, Dr. Sonia Sanchez speaks internationally on black culture and literature, women’s liberation, peace, and…

  • The passing of a poet: Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013

    We join with so many others around the world today in grieving the loss of 1995 Nobel Poet Laureate and 1994 Swarthmore honorary degree recipient, Seamus Heaney. He was aged 74. In some of his work, Heaney expressed the deep grief generated by violent conflict in Northern Ireland and nurtured the possibility of hard-won peace.…

  • Granny Peace Brigade sings at dedication of Philadelphia mural

    The Swarthmore College Peace Collection holds the files of Granny Peace Brigade, who sung at the recent dedication of a Philadelphia mural honoring the poet Sonia Sanchez.  The mural is titled “Peace is a Haiku.”

  • Poetic Injustice: Writing on Resistance and Palestine

    A poetry reading and discussion by Remi Kanazi, poet, writer and activist. Monday, February 25, 2013 9:30 PM Paces Cafe Remi Kanazi is a poet, writer, and activist based in New York City. He is the editor of Poets For Palestine and the author of the collection of poetry, Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and…