This course offered students an introduction to the study of nonviolence and peace featuring a series of speakers who presented a range of issues.
This semester the following people spoke to the class:
Geshe Thupten Tendhar from Tibet, PhD Candidate “Understanding Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy”
George Dombi, Instructor in the URI Chemistry Department on “Naikan: A Method of Self Reflection”
Qutaiba Albluwi, Imam of the Kingston Muslim Community Center on “Challenging Myths about Islam”
Jim Kennedy from Rachel’s Challenge Program on “Helping Schools Become Safer & More Connected”
There were discussions on varied articles and readings about nonviolence as well as viewing films.
Congratulations to all on their interest in nonviolence and a successful semester of deep learning!