Peace Studies

Annual Peace Studies Conferences

Fall 2019

Fall 2018
Religion, Politics, and Peacemaking
October 29, 2018

Fall 2017
Moving Beyond Stereotypes: The Somali Community in Minnesota
September 12, 2017

Fall 2016
Toward the Beloved Community: Ending Racial Disparities in Health
September 22, 2016

Fall 2015
Restorative Justice, Peacebuilding & the Use of Circles in Minnesota's Schools & Communities
September 14th & 15th, 2015

Fall 2014
Lighting the Darkness: Exploring Alternatives to Violence
September 17, 2014

Fall 2013
Acting on Faith: Nonviolence and the Struggle for Interracial Justice, Then and Now
October 14, 2013

Fall 2012
Challenges Facing Africans Today
September 17, 2012

Fall 2011
Toward a More Sociable World: The Struggle Against the Death Penalty and the Legitimation of Violence
September 19, 2011

Fall 2010
Justice, Peace, and Environmental Sustainability
September 27-27, 2010

Fall 2009
Have we Overcome? Race and Racism in the Age of Obama
September 28, 2009

Fall 2008
Educating for Peace and Justice: From Minneapolis-St. Paul to Johannesburg.
September 22, 2008

Fall 2007
A Conference Exploring the Connections Between Peace and the Fine Arts.
September 17, 2007

Fall 2006
Islam and Peace: Exploring peace, war, nonviolence, and peacebuilding in the Islamic tradition.
September 18, 2006

Fall 2005
Against Forgetting: The Legacy of the Vietnam War for People and Politics
September 26, 2005

Fall 2004
The Peaceful Sex? Women and Peace in the 21st Century
September 20, 2004

Fall 2003
A Call to Build Peace and Justice
September 29, 2003

January 2003
Through the Eyes of a Child: War, Peace, and Reconciliation
January 21, 2003

Fall 2001
Democracy, Development and Human Rights in Kenya
September 24, 2001

Fall 2000
Healing Hands: Medicine and the Quest for Peace and Justice
September 24, 2000

Fall 1999
Nowhere Else to Go: Local, Regional, and Global Dimensions of Homelessness
October 19, 1999

Fall 1998
"Media and Violence" - Dr. Joanne Cantor and Colman McCarthy
October 5, 1998

Fall 1997
"Crime and Punishment: Retribution or Redemption" Kenneth Schoen and Dr. Donald Cabana
October 6, 1997

Fall 1996
"From Rage to Renewal:  Seeking Urban Peace" Nancy Hartevelt Kobrin and Fr. Gregory Boyle
October 7, 1996

Fall 1995
"United Nations: The Past and Future" Dr. Hrach Gregorian
September 25, 1995

Fall 1994
"Africa" Professor Ron Walters and Mahmoud El-Kati
October 17, 1994

Fall 1993
"Women and Development" V. Spike Peterson and Vanessa Castro
September 27, 1993

Fall 1992
"Order and Disorder: Implications for Violence and Nonviolence" Dr. Richard Falk
September 28, 1992

Spring 1992
"Environmental Dimensions of the Arms Race and Disarmament" Michael Renner
April 4, 1992

Contact the Peace Studies Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Jeff Anderson
Chair, Peace Studies Department
SJU Simons 122
320-363-3047

Sheila Hellermann
Department Coordinator
SJU Simons 150
320-363-2731