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"On War and Peace: Teaching about World Conflict"

2002 Summer Teachers Institute
June 4–7, 2002

All events will be held in the Dean's Conference Room, Homer Rainey Hall 3.102 unless specified

MONDAY, JUNE 3

7:00 - Film: Not One Less (China, 1999)
Texas Union Theatre

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

8:30 - 9:00 - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 - Welcome and Opening of Summer Institute
Jordan Phillips, Center for Asian Studies
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Natalie Gober, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Icebreaker
Shagufta Ellam, Teacher-Facilitator, Cedar Valley Middle School

9:30 - 12:30 - The Challenges of Teaching about Peace and Conflict in an Interdependent World
Jeff Helsing, United States Institute of Peace

12:30 - 2:00 - Lunch, sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts
University Faculty Center, Walter Webb Hall, Room 203
405 West 25th Street

2:00 - 3:30 - Connecting the Dots: 40 Years of Teaching about World Conflict
Elspeth D. Rostow, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Walt Rostow, Department of History

3:30 - Welcome from the College of Liberal Arts
Linda Ferreira-Buckley, Associate Dean

3:30 - 4:00 - Human Rights
Shagufta Ellam

7:00 - Film: Guelwaar (Senegal, 1992)
Texas Union Theatre

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

8:30 - 9:00 - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 - Colombia: A Democracy in Crisis
Nidia Salamanca, Political Asylum Project of Austin

10:00 - 11:00 - Chechnya: The Tale of Two Wars
Robert Moser, Department of Government

11:00 - 12:00 - Land Rights Struggles in Latin America: The Awas Tingni Case (Nicaragua)
Juliet Hooker, Department of Government

12:00 - 1:30 - Gourmet Pizza Lunch from Sweetish Hill Bakery

1:30 - 2:30 - Nothing for Ourselves: War and Revolution in Chiapas
Manuel Callahan, Department of History

2:30 - 4:00 - Using the Media as an Educational Tool
Dina Ibrahim, Department of Journalism

4:00 - Ice Cream Social, sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts
Gebauer Hall, 4th Floor Gallery

7:00 - Film: Prisoner of the Mountains (Russia, 1996)
Texas Union Theatre

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

8:30 - 9:00 - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 11:00 - The Road to Peace: Israelis and Palestinians
Video presentation followed by roundtable discussion with filmmaker
Yaron Shemer, Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

11:00 - 12:00 - North vs. South: Slavery, Ethnic Cleansing and Civil War in Sudan
Akel Kahera, Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

12:00 - 1:00 - Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka
Kristen Rudisill, Center for Asian Studies

1:00 - 2:30- Indian Lunch by Taj Palace Restaurant

2:30 - 3:30 - Political Islam in South Asia
Kamran Bokhari, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

3:30 - 4:30 - China vs. China
Gordon Bennett, Center for Asian Studies and Department of Government

7:00 Film: Kandahar (Iran, 2001)
Texas Union Theatre

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

8:30 - 9:00 - Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00 - Ethnic Conflicts in Africa
Toyin Falola, Department of History

10:00 - 12:00 - Conflict Activity
Shagufta Ellam

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch from Sweetish Hill Bakery

1:00 - 2:00 - The Unheard Voices of War
John Burnett, National Public Radio

2:00 - Closing, evaluations

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