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  • Upcoming Event: Looking at the World Through the Lens of Torture

    From our friends in Interpretation Theory: Looking at the World Through the Lens of Torture Monday, February 17, 2014 4:30 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall Lisa Hajjar Professor of Sociology University of California, Santa Barbara Lisa Hajjar will address the significance of torture (and anti-torture) to understand historical developments in the relationship among law, state,…

  • Video: Dr. David Tombs lecture on sexualized violence and crucifixion

    We want to extend our profound thanks to Dr. David Tombs for his excellent well-researched lecture on “The Scandal of the Cross: Sexualised Violence, Silence and Crucifixion” on November 20, 2013. You can view the lecture below. In addition to his lecture, David visited Lee Smithey’s class on “Transforming Intractable Conflict” and offered an information…

  • Sexualized Violence, Silence, and Crucifixion

    The Scandal of the Cross: Sexualized Violence, Silence, and Crucifixion Prof. David Tombs Trinity College Dublin 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College Download a flyer Directions to campus St. Paul’s description of the cross as ‘a scandal’ (1 Cor. 1.23) is widely known. Christians around the world are familiar with…