People Power: 
Stories of Global Nonviolence Since 1980

 

Michael True
author of 10 books, including the newly released, People Power: 50 Peacemakers and Their Communities, An Energy Field More Intense Than War:  The Nonviolent Tradition and American Literature, and Daniel Berrigan:  Poetry Drama Prose.

Monday, March 26

7-8:30 P.M.

Auerbach 424

University of Hartford

 This International scholar and activist tells compelling stories of movements for social change around the world, from the overthrow of Marcos in the Philippines, the Democratic Uprising in China and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, to demonstrations against the war on Iraq.  Major activists include Lech Walesa, Poland; Helder Camara, Brazil; Adolfo Perez Esquivel and Madres de Plaza de Mayo, Argentina; Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Philip Berrigan and the Plowshares, Roy Bourgeois, M.M., and School of Americas Watch, and the Nonviolent Peaceforce.

 

Hear the stories from someone who was there at many of these events with many of these groups!

An activity of the Honors Class, Creating Cultures of Peace and co-sponsored by

The College of Arts and Sciences

Hillyer College

History Department

The Humanities Center

CAPPA (Campus Alliance for Progressive Politics and Change)