International Day of Peace - Symposium

When Sep 21, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Chao Auditorium
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Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Director, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness on the intersection of violence and public health.
  • Susan Duncan, Interim Dean, Brandeis School of Law, on Restorative Justice and Louisville's pilot project with juveniles.
  • Dr. Maria J. Stephan, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, discussing her work and her recent book Why Civil Resistance Work: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict.
  • Professional Photographer and Vietnam veteran Michael Moryc addresses his return pilgrimage to Southeast Asia and opens the Ekstrom exhibit of "Return to the Land of Dragons: Photographic Impressions of Vietnam." Reception to follow.

The day-long symposium also features student peacemaking projects and includes lunch.  All events will be in the Chao Auditorium.  Additional information on registration, the speakers, and the full program can be found at louisville.edu/peace (after July 23.)