A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

2014 Faith & Justice Symposium

"War/Conflict/Violence: Stories of Hope"

September 24-26, 2014


Tentative Schedule

*Wednesday, Sept. 24

  • Chapel: Molly Little, Humanitarian Affair, United Nations

*Thursday, Sept. 25

  • ‘Engaging the Arts Coffee House from 7-9pm in Van Dyk Lounge  
    • Music for Justice—Foundation of Hope , Julian Cook and Gospel Choir
    • Testimony - Inti Martinez
    • Art Display, Screen Printing, Peace Plate Painting, Auction

*Friday, Sept. 26

  • Lunch Discussion with Chapel Speaker
  • Workshops (Between 1-4pm) - Confirmed Presenters include:
    1. Rev. Celestin Musekura, ALARM, ‘Building Bridges: Picking up the Pieces after War’
    2. Han Moe and Lay Lay, Jericho Road Community Health Center, Buffalo/Burma--'Surviving War and Conflict: A Story of Hope'
    3. Julian Cook, Boston University--'The War in Our Backyard: Violence in the US'
    4. Jackie Ogega, Catholic Relief Services--'Rape as a Weapon of War'
    5. Sukhdeep Brar, Senior Education Specialist, The World Bank--'Impact of War/Conflict on Development--Education, Agriculture and Health Sectors’
    6. Chris Palusky, Senior Director, Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs, World Vision International—‘Do No Harm: Humanitarian Responses and Issues in War-Torn Regions’
  • Reception at 4:15pm in Campus Center
  • Movie in Recital Hall at 7:30/8pm