Exploring the Power of Nonviolence

Starting Date: 10-08-2009
Ending Date: 10-10-2009

Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53237
United States
The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) is pleased to announce that its annual conference will be hosted at Marquette University, focusing on the theme of "The Power of Nonviolence." Join us in exploring this rich subject in all its myriad forms, through the lens of historical narratives, current incarnations, and potential future applications to the struggles toward peace and justice in local settings and across the globe. Read more about the conference theme....

This year's incredible program already includes confirmed speakers such as:
Sister Helen Prejean
Jonathan Schell
2008 MacArthur Fellow Will Allen

Also featured will be musical powerhouse Emma's Revolution -- called "the epitome of great political music" by Sing Out! -- who will be performing in concert and facilitating a master-class on songwriting and activism.

A dynamic array of significant workshops and rejuvenating experiences will fill out this year's schedule, and the conference will include a focus on grassroots organizations in the region to help develop a bridge from dialogue to action.

Plenary panels, breakout groups, brainstorming sessions, and an impressive list of keynote speakers will offer multiple points of engagement and opportunities for networking with scholars, activists, and educators in the pursuit of peace and justice.
Geographical Scope: National


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