Sonoma State University's War and Peace Lecture Series explores the relevance of the United Nations, the science of war, peace through sustainability and more with talks by Sonoma State faculty and invited guests. Lectures are Tuesdays, 5:30-6:50 p.m. in Ives 101. Admission is free, parking is $5-$8 on campus.
Introduction and OrientationChingling Wo, series host and War and Peace faculty members
Democracy and the Intelligence CommunityAndy Merrifield, SSU Professor of Political Science
Permanent War and the Transnational Capitalist ClassPeter Phillips, SSU Professor of Sociology and Former National Director of Project Censored
The Relevance of the United NationsRashmi Singh, SSU Professor Emeritus in Humanities and Peace Studies, current President of the United Nations Association of Sonoma County
America as Global Vigilante: Foreign Policy, Public Opinion, and Hollywood MythmakingMarco Calavita, SSU Professor of Communications Studies
The Science of War (and Peace)Lynn Cominsky, SSU Professor of Physics
Film: "The Day After Trinity"
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Historical Context and Personal ReflectionsTherese Mughannam, Nicholas Walrath, Chuck Sher and Laure Reichek, Peace Activists
The Case for an Enforceable International Bill of RightsKirk Boyd, Lawyer, Legal Activist and Executive Director of the International Bill of Rights
Internet Technology: Liberating or ControllingFarid Farahmand, SSU Professor of Engineering Science
The Russian Revolution at Its Centenary (Minus One Year)Stephen Bittner, SSU Professor of History
Veteran's PanelThree speakers will join us for a panel discussion
Peace and Protest Song, Literature and ArtTim Wandling, SSU Professor of English
Film: "Into the Current: Burma's Political Prisoners"
Nonviolence and the New ParadigmMichael Nagler, UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies and President of Metta Center for Non-Violence
Peace through SustainabilityJason Mark, Journalist and Organic farmer
Students Open Mic
For more information regarding the lecture series, contact Wo at email@example.com