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Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference schedule

Thursday, Oct. 8th:

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Plenary Session 1: Helen Prejean

Friday, Oct. 9th:

8:45 to 10:15 a.m. — Plenary Session 2

Janine Geske, professor of law, Marquette University; Robert Enright, “Forgiveness: The Missing Piece to the Peace Puzzle?”; Cheryl Maples

12:15 to 1:15 p.m. — Q&A with Helen Prejean

1:15 to 2:45 p.m. — Plenary Session 3: Dialogue on the Future of Peacemaking

Jonathan Schell, author of several books, most recently “The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger”; George Cheney, Director of Peace and Conflict Studies and of the Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy, University of Utah

8 p.m. — Concert: Emma’s Revolution

Saturday, Oct. 10th:

8:30 to 9:45 a.m. — Plenary Session 5: Ghandian Traditions

Veena Rani Howard, University of Oregon and Lane Community College; Cedric Prakash, Director of Prashant, the Jesuit Centre for Human Rights, Justice and Peace, Ahmedabad, India; Michael Nagler, founder-president of The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education

1:30 to 2:45 p.m. — Plenary Session 6: Food Sovereignty and Justice

Will Allen, Growing Power, Inc.; Whitney Sanford, University of Florida; Christian Petrauskis, researcher, food security

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. — Field trip to Growing Power

Details of all presentations can be found at the Peace and Justice Studies Association Web site at: