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PEACE & JUSTICE STUDIES

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PEACE PANEL FACULTY/STUDENT PRESENTATION, INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY 2012

International Peace Day Forgiveness Presentation (PowerPoint)
Tulin Levitas and John Daniel

ASSIGNMENTS

Professor Baldassano, EN101, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

In-Class Exercise for "The Roots of War," essay by Barbara Ehrenreich from the Bedford Reader, 10th ed., (Word .doc)

Persuasive Exercise for the film The Ground Truth, (Word .doc)

Questions for "The Making, and Unmaking, of a Child Soldier", (Word .doc), Prof. Baldassano, EN101, Takoma Park/SS

Professor Eckert, EN102, Rockville

Colman McCarthy Summary 

Getting Acquainted Exercise and accompanying Identity, Structure, Power Chart 

Researched Position Paper 

The Things They Carried

Professor Mathews, EN001 and EN102, Germantown campus

Challenges to a Peaceful World (.doc)

Cause and Effect,

Cultural Perceptions, Influences, Decisions (.doc)


COURSE SYLLABUS
CONCEPTS OF FORGIVENESS
Honors Course HP251
Prof. Tulin Levitas, Philosophy

            This course will introduce the students to the concept of forgiveness as it has been applied by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa.  In their examination of this concept, students will explore the sources of the concept, both by investigating its Judeo-Christian roots as well as its African roots of ubuntu. For a complete description, see the syllabus (.doc file) 

COURSE SYLLABUS
FORGIVENESS AND JUSTICE
Independent Study Honors Course HP251
Prof. Tulin Levitas, Philosophy

            This course will introduce the students to the concept of forgiveness and its relationship to the concept of justice by examining the work that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has done in South Africa.  In their examination of this work students will explore the sources of the concept of forgiveness in its Judao-Christian roots as well in its South African roots of Ubuntu.  Additionally, students will investigate the question of whether the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has indeed led to the achievement of justice.For a complete description, see the syllabus (.doc file) 

COURSE SYLLABUS
SHAKESPEARE TUTORIAL. THEME: REVENGE AND FORGIVENESS
Independent Study Honros Course HP251
Prof. Francine Jamin, English

            This course involves reading the three Shakespeare plays As You Like It, Hamlet,  and The Tempest with a special focus on the theme of crime, revenge, and forgiveness. Students will read essays by literary critics who have ideas about Shakespeare and drama in general, talk about the period in English history that the plays represent, and consider defining features of the literary genres of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomic romance. For a complete description, see the syllabus (.doc file) 


Course materials page last updated September 28, 2012.


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