ARTS ON VIOLENCE is a semester-long, faculty-wide program examining themes of violence through the lens of the social sciences and humanities. All events are free and open to the public. For help locating events held on Memorial's St. John's campus, view this campus map.
Supported by the Vice President (Academic’s) fund for scholarship in the arts.
February 7 from 3 to 5 p.m., SN 2041 - Violence: A Definition – a panel with Barry Stephenson, Luke Ashworth, Noreen Golfman
February 12 from 4 to 5:30 p.m., A 1045 - Guest speaker Mostafa Miniwi of Cornell University discusses "Imperialism under the Radar: The Ottomans and the Scramble for Africa"
February 25, 7:30 p.m., Bruneau Centre's Innovation Theatre - Gwynne Dyer answers the question "Why is the Middle East so Violent?"
March 7, 3 to 5 p.m., SN 2041 – Violence: State & Society – a panel with Maria Mayr, Trevor Pomeroy, Carol-Lynne D’Arcangelis
March 27, 3 to 5 p.m., SN 2041 – Violence: Then & Now – a panel with Bill Schipper, Paul Smith, Messod Salama
March 28, 4 p.m., A1043 – Guest speaker Michael Carter discusses the culture of gladiators
April 3, 3 to 5 p.m., SN 2041 – Sublimating Violence?: Confronting chaos with the humanities – a panel with Joel Madore, Ariana Patey, Seamus O’Neill, Helen F. Patey, Michelle Mahoney
April 9, 4 to 6 p.m., Bitter's Pub - Screening of Pahuja's The Word Before Her (women & violence in Indian context) with panel (TBA)
April 17, 3 to 5 p.m., SN 2041 – Violence: Today – a panel with Christopher Lockett, Craig Cramm, Jeffery Learning, Virginia Harger-Grinling