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PJS 296B Topics: Women Activists for Peace and Justice

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I (Civic Engagement and Public Values). This is a service learning course.

Course Description: This course will explore the role of women in peacemaking and social activism throughout the world. Using the social change and empowerment frameworks, students will learn about the interdisciplinary nature of peace, viewing it from educational, social, economic, religious, health, and political perspectives. They will also examine the tools used in fostering peace on both a small and large scale, including nonviolent communication, appreciative inquiry, and nonviolent resistance. Finally, students will integrate service and learning by engaging in a community-based experience designed to promote awareness of, and action for, peace.

Coure Rotation: PL: Spring.


3 credits