Peace Studies News
Human Rights and Genocide Symposium 2016
The Hobart and William Smith Human Rights and Genocide Symposium is returning with its Spring 2016 Lecture Series focusing on the theme "HWS Students Take Action!"
The event kicks off on Tuesday, March 1 with an exhibition featuring student presentations in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Through the symposium, members of the HWS community are invited to learn,...
Professors Join National Religious Forum
At a forum on religion held at the U.S. Capitol, Associate Professor of Religious Studies Etin Anwar and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Shalahudin Kafrawi joined with scholars and experts from across the country for a dialogue about peace and unity among people of all faiths.
Hosted by the Center for Multifaith Partnerships, a project of the Global Peace Foundation, the forum invited th...
Love-In with Elephants in Thailand
Recently, 27 HWS students spent three weeks in Thailand exploring the importance of love and compassion in Buddhist and Thai culture. The trip was the first of a new January-term program offered through the Center for Global Education. Proposed and developed by Professor of Women's Studies Betty Bayer, the course, "The Revolutionary Power of a Love-In with Elephants: Environmentalism, Peace and H...
Frye '64 to Screen "In My Lifetime"
Emmy Award-Winning Producer and Director Robert Frye '64 will return to campus to screen and discuss his film, "In My Lifetime." The film showing and discussion will take place on Tuesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. in the Sanford Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library.
An official selection in The Global Peace Film Festival, Frye's film is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the 65-ye...
Civil Rights Activist to Speak
The Rev. Harold Middlebrook, an important voice in the Civil Rights Movement who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will present a President's Forum lecture on Thursday, Jan. 19 in conjunction with the Colleges' Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration. Middlebrook is a senior pastor at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in Knoxville, Tenn., where he accepted a pastorate in 1977. He has ...