Advancing Public Discourse in Colleges and Universities

By: David J. Smith, September 2, 2014 In August 2014 I was invited by Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia to offer a one day program that would build capacity for faculty to promote discursive activities in the classroom.  Bridgewater College is a small liberal arts institution of 1,800 students founded in 1880 and prides itself asContinue reading “Advancing Public Discourse in Colleges and Universities”

PeaceCast 2014: Looking for Submissions!

  By David J. Smith, July 30, 2014 PEACECAST 2014 will air its 3rd worldwide webcast on the U.N. International Day of Peace, September 21. PeaceCast would like you to be a part of it. Send videos about peace – news, music, culture, poetry, dance, animation, spoken word, public service, documentary – whatever speaks your peace.Continue reading “PeaceCast 2014: Looking for Submissions!”

Gandhi Memorial and Other Embassy and Diplomatic DC Peace Monuments

By David J. Smith, July 25, 2014   In two previous posts (West End National Mall Peace Monuments, June 22, 2014; Visiting Washington, DC this Summer? Visit a Peace Monument!, May 30, 2014) I discussed the numerous, and frequently under experienced, monuments, memorials, and sites to peace in Washington, DC.  As mentioned before, I recommend the workContinue reading “Gandhi Memorial and Other Embassy and Diplomatic DC Peace Monuments”