Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events

 

Every fourth Thursday of the month*, Oregon WAND explores a compelling topic in depth with special features, guest speakers, and presentations. All Oregon WAND events are free and open to the public. Below you’ll find the Monthly Programs marked next to the event date. Oregon WAND Members & Allies: If you know of or are involved in an event that is aligned with the mission of WAND, please send us information about it for consideration in the Upcoming Events. *January-May, September, October, and November (third Thursday due to Thanksgiving; no program in December)

 

APRIL 2015


April 11 & 12, 2015

THE EMPIRE HAS NO CLOTHES: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL, HUMANITARIAN, AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

image of GZ Center Resistance

David and Anne Hall of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Washington state will share their stories of nuclear resistance over the past 30 years. David is a past president of the national Physicians for Social Responsibility and Anne is a retired Lutheran pastor. Together they have worked toward a nuclear weapons-free world and they will share their extensive knowledge and talk about the history on non-violent action.

Photo: GZ Center
  • The Empire Has No Clothes: Presentation & Discussion – April 11, 7:00-8:30 pm. Eugene Hotel, 222 E. Broadway, Eugene. Opening Music by Late for Dinner.
  • Trident Nuclear Submarine Base, Stories of Resistance – April 12, 7:00-8:30 pm. United Lutheran Church, 2230 Washington St, Eugene. Refreshments and opening music by the Eugene Peace Choir.

For more information, please contact CALC at calcpeace@efn.org or call 541-485-1755

 

 

April 26, 2015 – Oregon WAND Program

FRAMING THE DEBATE – HOW NARRATIVE INFLUENCES POWER

Dr. Ajit Maan photoAfter she established her theory of inter-narrative identity, which examines individual sense of personal identity, Dr. Ajit Maan shifted her attention to the analysis of narrative as a way to better understand and combat terrorist recruitment tactics. See her post on the Oregon WAND blog. We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Maan for our April WAND program.

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: First United Methodist Church,  1376 Olive St., Eugene
Cost: Free