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2014–15

November 12, 2014
The 2014 Bahá’í Chair for World Peace 2nd Fall Symposium.
Series: Solidarity Across Differences Series.
Topic: Being Color Brave Rather Than Colorblind: Forming a Racially-inclusive Sociological Imagination.
Speakers: Dr. Rashawn Ray, Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, and Dr. Beth Cohen, Interim Assistant Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Maryland.
Time and Venue: 2 p.m., Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.
Fill out RSVP form for free event at: http://www.bahaipeacechair.umd.edu/.

November 24, 2014
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace.
Lecture topic: Women in Conflicts, Past and Present: The Syrian Case.
Speaker: Dr. Fruma Zachs, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa, Israel.
Time and Venue: 2 p.m., McKeldin Library, Special Events Room #6137, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.

February 13–15, 2015
Fifth Annual Artists & Scholars Symposium, Desert Rose Bahá’í Institute, Eloy, Arizona, USA.
Theme: Pathways to Peace.
Abstracts or descriptions: 100 to 150 words maximum and indicating whether your presentation is a lecture, discussion, or workshop. Also include title, five or six lines of biographical information, and audiovisual needs, if any. You must register for the conference in order for your abstract to be accepted.
Submitting abstracts: Send by January 15, 2015, to Richarddodge2@msn.com.
Conference fee and registration: None. Registration includes 2 lunches and Saturday dinner.
Lodging: Register online at www.drbi.org, or e-mail or call Virginia Healy at healy@pipeline.com or 760-612-6688. Includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and Saturday dinner.

February 25, 2015
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace.
Lecture Topic: Mars, Venus, or Planet Earth? Men & Women on Campus in a New Millennium.
Speaker: Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, New York.
Time and Venue: 2 p.m., Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.