CSDR-LL.M. E-newsletter Archives

Vol. 3, Issue 7 - October 4, 2002

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CSDR / LL.M. PROGRAM NEWS

PROFESSORS RICHARD REUBEN AND SYLVIA LAZOS WILL GIVE TALKS ON WORKS IN PROGRESS
OCT. 8 AND OCT. 10 On Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m., Prof. Richard Reuben will give a talk on "Democracy and Dispute Resolution." On Thursday, Oct. 10 at 1 p.m., Prof. Sylvia Lazos, will speak on "Toward Cambio de Colores (Changing Colors) 2003: Legal & Policy Changes as Latinos Make Their Homes in Missouri." Both presentations are on works-in-progress. The sessions are brownbags and will take place in Room 204.

BROWNBAG LUNCH CONVERSATIONS ON TERRORISM
OCT. 14 AND OCT. 28 This month, the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and the LL.M. Program are sponsoring two brownbag lunch conversations with MU faculty about terrorism. Both conversations will take place on Mondays from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Room 109.

On October 14, Political Science Professor Paul Wallace will join us. He has a degree from the University of California-Berkeley and specializes on the politics of South Asia, particularly India, and on international terrorism. He recently wrote a paper entitled, "Terrorism and A Comparative Approach Toward Conflict Resolution." For more information about Prof. Wallace, see his web site.

On October 28, Psychology Professor Emeritus Wayne Anderson will join us. His doctoral degree is from MU and he teaches courses on crisis intervention. He is a team member of the International Center for Psychosocial Trauma and has trained mental health workers and teachers in techniques for working with victims of war and violence in Bosnia, Kosovo, Pakistan, India, Russia, Egypt and Bulgaria. He is a consultant and trainer for the Therapeutic Community Program Maximum Security Prison in Jefferson City.

All are invited to attend. Cookies will be provided. Thanks to Lynn Malley for organizing these two events.

GRADUATE SCHOOL NEWS

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY BROWN BAG SEMINAR
OCT. 8 A brown bag seminar, "Teaching With Technology," will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Memorial Union N208, University of Missouri-Columbia Campus, from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. The presenter will be Andy White, Director of Educational Technologies at Missouri. This session will explore use of a variety of technologies. Seminars are open to graduate students and faculty. Bring your own lunch. Drinks and cookies will be served.

MU PEACE STUDIES PROGRAM SPONSORS LECTURE ON "GLOBAL ACTION TO PREVENT WAR"
OCT. 17 The University of Missouri-Columbia Peace Studies Program is sponsoring a lecture by Prof. Saul Mendlovitz entitled "Global Action to Prevent War" on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in Neff Hall Auditorium. Prof. Mendlovitz is the Dag Hammarskjold professor emeritus of peace and world order studies at Rutgers University School of Law. For more information, contact the Peace Studies Program at 573-882-2079.

CONFERENCES / RESOURCES / CONTESTS

RESTORATIVE JUSTICE CONFERENCE: BUILDING THE RESTORATIVE COMMUNITY
FRESNO, CA, OCT. 24-26 The Ninth Annual Restorative Justice Conference, "Building the Restorative Community," will be held Oct. 25-26, at the Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies at Fresno Pacific University, Fresno CA. There also will be a pre-conference restorative justice training on Oct. 24. The conference brochure is available at their web site.

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS FOR FAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING CONFERENCE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN, JUNE 4-7, 2003 The American Humane Association issued a call for presentations for the 2003 Family Group Decision Making Conference and Skills-Building Institutes that will be held June 4-7, 2003 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference theme is "Pathways to Partnership." The deadline to submit an abstract is Nov. 1. For more information, please see the web site.

CALL FOR PRESENTERS FOR CONFERENCE ON CONFERENCING, CIRCLES AND OTHER RESTORATIVE PRACTICES
VELDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS, AUG. 28-30, 2003 The Fourth International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices will be held in Veldhoven, Netherlands, Aug. 28-30, 2003. Conference organizers are calling for proposals for presentations. For more information, see the web site or a pdf version of the call for proposals.