Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Time: June 13, 2019, All Day

Location: Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to apply for the 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies, June 10-14, 2019.

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

Highlights:

  • engage with leading thinkers on contemporary issues in peace studies practice, research, and teaching
  • explore the pedagogical, administrative, and communications challenges of developing peace studies courses and programs
  • collaborate with teams of faculty on course development while benefitting from the ideas and expertise of others in the field

Your Hosts

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute, a leading center for interdisciplinary peace research and peace studies education, and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), in Washington, D.C., share a commitment to the strengthening of peace studies programs, and the training of those who teach—or wish to teach—in this field.

Director and Staff

The Summer Institute is directed by George A. Lopez, an internationally-recognized authority on peace studies program development, former Vice President of USIP and The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at Notre Dame. The Summer Institute is staffed by a dozen faculty and staff from the Kroc Institute and USIP.

Schedule

The Institute begins in the late afternoon on Monday, June 10, and ends at noon on Friday, June 14. Mornings will feature plenary sessions and workshops on critical themes in the field and program development. Afternoon sessions will allow participants to work with their respective teams on campus plans.

Costs

Final registration costs will be posted soon. 

Application

Applications for the Kroc Summer Institute will be posted in November 2018. The final application deadline will be March 31, 2019. Early Decision Deadline is February 28, 2019.

Questions regarding program content or eligibility should be directed to George A. Lopez (lopez.1@nd.edu). Questions about logistics should be directed to Lisa Gingerich (lgallag3@nd.edu).