A Mansion for Peace Peace- that was the other name for home. Kathleen Norris Welcome to the home of the Dayton International Peace Museum. Like a peace movement, places are defined by their diverse character and deeply rooted history. So, you can imagine the excitement when dedicated supporters were able to acquire the Isaac Pollack […]
Fiction Insurrecto by Gina Apostol (Penguin Random House) Histories and personalities collide in this literary tour-de-force about the Philippines’ present and America’s past. Two women, a Filipino translator and an American filmmaker, go on a road trip in Duterte’s Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during […]
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of International Cities of Peace The Dayton Council on World Affairs (DCOWA) hosted J. Frederick Arment, the founding director of International Cities of Peace, recently at an event at the Museum. ICP is a Dayton-based nonprofit organization with Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC, the United Nations Committee for NGOs. Arment is […]
This is the official music video for “The Flower,” off the Michael Franti’s record Stay Human Vol. II.
ABOUT THE FILM It’s no secret that the heroin epidemic is a nationwide problem, but it seems to have impacted Ohio, especially Dayton, disproportionately. Media Production students at the University of Dayton are creating a documentary that educates and enlightens people as to the reality of living in the epicenter.
Sworn-Again America is a project to revitalize citizenship. Let’s reconsider what it means to be an American. Reimagine what we can do to make an unum out of the pluribus, and then, in ceremonies at dinner tables, block parties, or town square, with five or five thousand, take the oath to become a Sworn-Again American! […]