Syracuse Symposium 2010!

Syracuse Symposium is a semester–long exploration of the public humanities at Syracuse University through a diverse array of lectures, performances, exhibits, symposia, and other special events. The 2010 Symposium is organized around the theme of “CONFLICT: PEACE AND WAR.”

Whether understood as an ever–present scourge that marks the human condition, or as a tragic necessity of human progress, “CONFLICT” has always been a catalyst for humanistic inquiry into one of the most persistent features of individuals and societies.

The 2010 Symposium explores the meaning of “CONFLICT” in its often–opposing senses of “PEACE” and “WAR” in order to engage the entire SU community in reflecting on the root of this opposition, even if only to risk again the dream of its absence.

Check it! http://syracusesymposium.org/ Comment if you are interested in attending any of the events w/ Brothers

Here is one of the many speakers, art galleries, and film stuff going on this semseter:

ILLUMINATING OPPRESSION:

8TH ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (HRFF)

HRFF is an annual three–day festival featuring award–winning documentaries by independent filmmakers from around the globe.

September 30–October 2
All screenings and panel discussions will take place Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

Co-sponsors:
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, South Asia Center, LGBT Resource Center, LGBT Studies Program, INSCT, The Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor, an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation initiative, and the SU Humanities Center

Comment if you are interested! 😉

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