2010 Lecture Series Schedule

Choosing Hope: A Young Woman's Journey
Lovetta Conto
Youth Advocate and Social Entrepreneur
Saturday, January 16, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Affirming the Dignity of All
Dr. Lawrence E. Carter
Dean, Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College
Sunday, January 17, 2010
4:00 pm
Chicago Culture of Peace Resource Center


Global Citizenship and Conflict Resolution
Kenneth Cloke
Director, Center for Dispute Resolution
President, Mediators Beyond Borders
Saturday February 20, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Engaging Women as Peacebuilders
Carla Koppell
Director, Institute for Inclusive Security
Tuesday, March 3, 2010
7:30 pm
Washington D.C. Culture of Peace Resource Center


Nuclear Disarmament
Martin Melkonian
Professor of Economics, Hofstra University
Margaret Melkonian
Co-Founder, Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives
Vice President, Hague Appeal for Peace
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Time TBA
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Story Medicine: The Transformative Power of Theatre
Velina Hasu Houston
Professor, Playwright, Poet, Essayist
Saturday, March 13, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Women and Girls: Rights and Empowerment
Betty Makoni
Girls' Rights Advocate
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Time TBA
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Fostering Peace Through Higher Education
Varun Soni
Dean of Religious Life, University of Southern California
Saturday, April 17, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Poetry as a Voice for Peace
Dr. George D. Miller
Professor of Philosophy, Lewis University
Saturday, April 17, 2010
4:00 pm
Chicago Culture of Peace Resource Center


An Evening with Five Hiroshima Bomb Survivors
Tuesday May 11, 2010
Panel Discussion 7:00 pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Rediscovering The Shared Cultural Heritage of Armenians & Turks Through Music
Ayse Taspinar
Pianist
Saturday, May 15, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Collaborative Reconciliation and Community Building
John Haworth
Director, The George Gustav Heye Center
Director, Museum of the American Indian (New York City)
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Buddhist Evening Prayers 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Lecture 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Entertainment for Social Change: Working with Hollywood's Storytellers to Improve Health and Well Being Worldwide
Sandra de Castro Buffington
Director, Hollywood, Health and Society Program
University of Southern California
Saturday, June 12, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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A New Generation of Women's Empowerment
Lindsey Horvath
Councilmember, City of West Hollywood
Saturday, July 31, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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The Sources of War and the Prospects for Peace
Richard Anderson
Professor of Political Science
University of California, Los Angeles
Saturday, August 28, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center


Taking the Quantum Leap to Peace
Dean Lawrence E. Carter
Professor of Political Science
Dean, Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Morehouse College
Thursday, September 16, 2010
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center


Countdown To Zero: Building Global Solidarity Toward Nuclear Abolition
Lisa Remington
Independent Documentary Producer
Saturday, September 18, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Education for Global Citizenship
Dr. Peter Stearns
Provost and Professor of History, George Mason University
Monday, September 27, 2010
Time TBA
Washington D.C. Culture of Peace Resource Center


The Threat of Nuclear Omnicide: Legal? Moral? Responsible?
David Krieger
President, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Saturday, October 16, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center


Promoting International Peace and Security: the Importance of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000)
Rachel N. Mayanja
Assistant Secretary-General,
UN Special Advisor on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
7:30 pm
New York Culture of Peace Resource Center
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Cheering for Change: Performance and Social Activism
La'Tonya Rease-Miles
Saturday, December 11, 2010
4:00 pm
Santa Monica Culture of Peace Resource Center



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