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PEACE WEEK 2009

  • Date

    November 8 - 15

  • What

    PEACE WEEK 2009

    Sun Nov 8
    Movie Screening: "The Hurtlocker"
    8:00 pm, War Memorial Hall
    Tickets: $3 UofG students; $5 general admission
    Both an intense portrayal of real-life sacrifice and heroism, and a probing look at the soul-numbing rigors and potent allure of the modern battlefield.
    Brought to you by the Central Student Association

    Mon Nov 9
    Lecture: Peace-Shalom-Saalam: The Arab-Israeli Peace Process
    Location & Time: UC 103 12:30-1:30
    Hear a talk by Dr. Costanza Musu, a professor of International Relations who specializes in Arab-Israeli relations at the University of Ottawa

    Peace at Home
    Location & Time: TBA
    Violence against women in our homes right here in our community
    Brought to you by the Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity

    Tues Nov 10
    Peace Week Activities in the University Centre Courtyard include...
    A Hate Crimes Vigil from 1pm-2pm
    A photo exhibit of monumental historical figures and events that have made a strong statement about peace
    Painting for the Congo Art Exchange
    Paper Crane making and peace message writing
    and a dramatic performance

    Lecture: "From Child Soldier to Child Activist: The Journey to Hope"
    7:00 pm, Peter Clark Hall (Basement University Centre)
    Hear the story of Michael Chikwanine, a former child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Brought to you by the Central Student Association

    Wed Nov 11
    "Remembrance Day Service"
    10:30 am, War Memorial Hall
    Brought to you by the University

    "Documentary and Discussion:"Rethink Afghanistan"
    7 pm, Thornborough 1307
    Features experts for Afghanistan, the US and Russia discussing critical issues like military escalation, how escalation will affect Pakistan and the surrounding region, the cost of war, civilian casualties and the rights of Afghan women. Followed by a post-screening discussion
    Brought to you by the Central Student Association

    7pm Peace Jam and Slam-
    join us for a musical/poetic celebration and reflection of peace. If you are a musician or poet and would like to participate, please email [email protected]
    Bullring
    Brought to you by the Multi-faith Resource Team

    Documentary Screening:"Invisible Children"
    7 pm, Eccles Centre
    Also meet representatives of Invisible Children visiting all the way from San Diego!
    Brought to you by Student Housing Services

    Thur Nov 12
    Lecture: "The Story of Jim Loney"
    7 pm, UC 103
    Hear the story of a hostage survivor from the war in Iraq
    Brought to you by the Multi-Faith Resource Team

    Sun Nov 15
    Places of Worship Tour
    Location & Time: information on how to register for this free event will soon be posted on the uoguelph.ca/~peace site
    Join us as we explore 3 different places of worship. We will be going to a Catholic Church, a Sikh Temple near Hamilton, and hopefully a Synagogue here in Guelph.
    Brought to you by the Multi-faith Resource Team

  • Where

    University of Guelph

  • When

    Nov. 8-15

  • Why

    "you can bomb the world to pieces but you can't bomb it to peace"- Michael Franti

  • Cost

    free unless otherwise listed

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