The Literature of Peace

21st Annual Summer Course with Colman McCarthy

Course Description

This course examines the methods, history and practitioners of nonviolent solutions to conflict. The class, discussion-based, will include readings on the success of nonviolence, the Danish Resistance, Gandhian strategies, the death penalty, women and nonviolence, the proven methods of conflict resolution, and such thinkers as Tolstoy, Martin Luther King Jr, Barbara Lee and Jeanette Rankin.
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Council on Hemisphiric Affairs, 1250 Connecticut Ave. Washington D.C.

Tuition $40 payable at the 1st class.

June 11 - July 16 6:00pm to 8:15pm


Colman McCarthy, a former Washington Post columnist and for 25 years the director of the Center for Teaching Peace. He currently teaches courses on nonviolence at Georgetown University Law Center, American University, the University of Maryland, Wilson High School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.