CPP 2008 Final Schedule and Hotel

(updated Oct. 19)

CONCERNED PHILOSOPHERS FOR PEACE
TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE

SUNY CORTLAND, CORTLAND NY
OCTOBER 30-31, NOVEMBER 1-2, 2008

“RESISTING WAR, EDUCATING FOR PEACE”
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ARUN GANDHI

Cost: $75.00 including Thursday Reception, Friday and Saturday lunches, Saturday night Banquet. Checks payable to Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice

Conference Hotel Country Inn and Suites (details below)
Nearest Airports Ithaca (ITH) 19.5 miles 32 minutes

and (SYR) 48 mins 41 miles

Final Program

All sessions in Dowd Fine Arts Gallery unless stated
Registration and all food served in the mezzanine outside Main Gallery

Thursday October 30

Reception 7:30-8:30 pm
Main Gallery

Menu
Raspberry Brie En Croute
Cheese Quesadilla
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Basil
Bruschetta
Petit Four
Wine and soft drinks

Friday October 31

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
Bagels, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Orange and Cranberry Juice

9:00-10:30 Session 1

Room A
Duane Cady (Hamlin University, MN) “Religion and War”
Rick Werner (Hamilton College, NY) “The Right to Hope and the Ethics of Belief”

Room B
Lawrence Whitney (Boston University) “ Strategic Transition: The Cosmology of Security”
Margaret Gilleo (Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri) “Challenging war in Eleven Words”

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 Session 2

Room A
Katina Sayers-Walker (SUNY Cortland) “The Blues Guitar, Blue Frog, and the Blues”
Bob Murhlnickel (Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, NY) “Vulnerability and the Peace-Making Virtues”

Room B
Jean-Marie Makang (Frostburg State University, MD) “Poverty as a Way to Peace”
Chuck Guenther (St. Louis Community College) “An Assessment of the Economic Conversion Movement”

12:15- 1:30 Lunch
Roast Turkey or Hummus Sandwiches, Pickles, Potato Chips, Cookies and Brownies, Cold beverages

1:30-3:00 Session 3

Room A
Ron Hershbein (California State University, Chico) “Bad News: Propaganda is Passé”
Bill Gay (UNC Charlotte) “Nonviolent Rhetoric in Geopolitics”

Room B
Paul Parks (SUNY Cortland) “Building Bridges to Peace: Teaching Tolerance Through the History of Art”
Danielle Poe (University of Dayton, Ohio) “Intersubjective Women and Intersubjective Mothering and Nonviolent Activism

3:00-3:15 Break
Assorted cookies, coffee and tea

3:15-4:45 Session 4

Room A
Ronald Glossop (Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville) “Toward World Citizenship: Why and How?”
Fuat Gursozlu (Binghamton University, NY) “Political Virtues for Democratic Pluralism”

Room B
Joe Betz (Villanova University, PA) “Will Kymlicka as Peacemaker”
Edmund Byrne (Indiana University) “Armed Homicidal Self-Defense: A natural Right?”

4:45-5:45 CPP Executive Committee Meeting Room A

7:30 Keynote Address
Sperry Center 105
Arun Gandhi

Saturday November 1

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
Bagels, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Orange and Cranberry Juice

9:00-9:30 Welcome
Main Gallery

9:30-11:00 Session 5

Room A
Christina Michaelson (Le Moyne College, NY) “Pedagogy in Peace Education”
Abby Thomas (India) “Educating for Peace: An Asian Philosophical Blueprint”

Room B
Animals and Violence Panel
Steve Best (University of Texas, El Paso), Andrew Fitz-Gibbon (SUNY Cortland) and Anthony Nocella (SUNY Cortland)

11:00 -11:15 Break

11:15-12:00 Session 6

Main Gallery
Dennis Rothermel (California State University, Chico) “Teaching Anti-War War Films”

Room A
Colleen Kattau (SUNY Cortland) Workshop: “The Power of Song for Nonviolent Transformative Action”

Room B
Wendy Hamblet (North Carolina A&T State University) “Cultivating Peaceful Communities: An Exploration of the Paradoxes and Frustrations”

12:00- 1:00 Lunch
Roast Turkey or Hummus Sandwiches, Pickles, Potato Chips, Cookies and Brownies, Cold beverages

1:00-2:30 Session 7

Room A
Andrew Fitz-Gibbon (SUNY Cortland) “Religious Nonresistance to Violence as Political Resistance to the State
Barry Gan (St. Bonaventure University, NY) “Pacifism as Pathology”

Room B
Anna Lübbe (University of Applied Sciences of Fulda, Germany.) “Systemic Constellations and Their Potential in Peace Work”

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:30 Session 8
Resisting War Panel
Main Gallery
Chair: Larry Ashley (SUNY Cortland)
Panel: Michael Smith (Ithaca College), Mr. Finn (Cornell University), Ron Hershbein (UC Chico),

4:30-5:30
CPP Annual Meeting, Room A
CNYPSC Executive Committee Meeting, Room B

7:30 Banquet and President’s Address
Gail Presbey (University of Detroit, Mercy) “Gandhi on the Problem of Violence within the Indian Struggle for Independence.”
Caleion Room Corey Union
Menu
Spinach Salad, Dinner Rolls
Tomato Soup
Apple Sage Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cranberry Chutney Glaze
Lasagna ala Florentine
Herb Seasoned Rice
Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Cheesecake with strawberries and whipped cream
Wine and Perrier Water
Coffee and Tea

Sunday November 2

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
Bagels, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Orange and Cranberry Juice

9:00-10:30 Session 9
Sanjay Lal (Columbus State University) “Gandhian Non-Violence Does Not Presuppose Human Goodness”
Joseph Rayle (SUNY Cortland) “Peace Education: An Ecological Framework”

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 Session 10
Academic Repression Panel
Chair: Anthony Nocella (SUNY Cortland)
Panel: Steve Best (University of Texas, El Paso), Liat Ben-Moshe (Syracuse University), Caroline Kaltefleiter (SUNY Cortland), Mecke Nagel (SUNY Cortland)

Conference Hotel

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Cortland, NY
3707 Route 281, Cortland NY 13045
Reservations: (888) 201-1746 US Toll Free
Telephone: (607) 753-8300 Fax: (607) 753-8301
Email: cx_cort@countryinns.com
Standard room (2 queen beds)
Rate is $113/night including tax
We have reserved 40 rooms
Cut-off date is 9/30/08
When calling to reserve the room, ask for “Fall Peace Conference for SUNY Cortland”

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