Showing posts from October, 2010

Opinion: Let's Work to Put 'Never Again' on Par With 'Never Forget' | The Jewish Exponent

A great short article by Mark Hanis, director of Genocide Intervention Network - about our need to do more in our efforts to prevent genocide. I am hoping to get Mark to the OKC area in the forthcoming months. If you have connections that could help support that effort - that would be great! Feel free to email me personally at martymichelson (at) gmail (dot) com. Opinion: Let's Work to Put 'Never Again' on Par With 'Never Forget' | The Jewish Exponent ~ marty alan michelson, ph.d.

Opportunity for Civil Dicourse on Religion and Politics

Coming to Oklahoma City University - National Endowment for Humanities Chairman Coming to OCU The chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities will visit Oklahoma City University to present a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Kerr McGee Auditorium in Meinders School of Business. The lecture is free to the public. Jim Leach is on a nationwide tour with his presentation titled “Civility in a Fractured Society.” Through his tour, Leach is hoping to heal religious and political divisiveness by promoting respect for the cultural gifts of people around the world. “Today civilization is on trial as radical elements in distant parts of the world stoke differences between and within faith systems,” Leach said in a speech earlier this year on the topic. “In response to violent acts of various parties and the dislocating consequences of the global recession, a divisive rhetoric of anger has been precipitated in recent years in the West as well as the East. “If we don’t try to und

For Your Consideration and Application!

This past year has been meaningful and significant in many ways for me personally - but in large part I have grown, developed, learned, and been shaped as a Carl Wilkens Fellow through Genocide Intervention Network. I could enumerate numerous ways that I have grown through many opportunities opened up to me through this venue! I want to encourage any persons interested in working toward eupan to consider their own opportunity to become a Carl Wilkens Fellow for 2011! I wish I would have been more organized to have posted this information for your awareness earlier. But, alas, - it is not too late to apply ! Here is what you need to know: The 2011 Fellowship application is live on Genocide Intervention Network’s website yesterday and will be due by Friday, November 5th. You may access the application About the Fellowship Launched in 2009, the Carl Wilkens Fellowship Program seeks to bridge the gap between thought and action in the anti-genocide movement. The Fellowship is

October Advocacy Work - Derek Sparks

It was a great  to have Derek Sparks share his insight with numerous audiences over 2 days. His past work in D.C. with Senator Coburn, and his current work with Congresswoman Mary Fallin - along with a host of other keen insights from his life and study, made him an excellent conversationalist on many issues. He offered critical and solid information on issues regarding Muslim relationships, key issues for discerning southeast Asia, and insight into thinking about what it means to have a Christian perspective while being involved in politics. Toward eupan ! ~ marty alan michelson, ph.d. See and download the full gallery on posterous Posted via email from Eupan Global Initiative