19 September 2001
WHAT: "Beyond Violence: Exploring Alternatives to War," a public forum to be held by the University of California, Berkeley's Peace and Conflict Studies program and the University Religious Council, an interfaith council of campus ministries.
In light of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a group of scholars, authors, activists and others will gather to discuss recent developments and alternatives to war. Student poets and musicians will perform.
WHEN: Tomorrow night, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Thursday, Sept. 20)
WHERE: Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley campus
WHO: Speakers will include:
UC Berkeley Professor Michael Nagler Chair, Peace and Conflict Studies
Rabbi Michael Lerner Editor, San Francisco-based Tikkun magazine
Joanna Macy Berkeley-based activist and Buddhism scholar
BACKGROUND: For more information call Dena Shupe at the campus's Institute of International Studies, (510) 642-2472.