Conflict simulation, peacebuilding, and development

Reacting to the Past news (27/1)

The latest news from the Reacting to the Past folks at Barnard College:

Regional Faculty Conference at Newman University (Wichita, KS), Feb. 25-27, 2011

This 2.5-day regional conference will introduce faculty to two games:Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587 and The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the “New Cosmology,” and the Catholic Church. Registration is ongoing.

Visit the conference web page for details


2011 Annual Institute at Barnard College – Program and registration details now available!

The eleventh Annual Summer Institute at Barnard College will be held in New York City on June 9-12, 2011. Please visit the institute web page for further information.

Further details concerning the Institute program, concurrent sessions, and online registration will be available in early February. In the meantime, questions regarding the institute should be directed to Dana Johnson (


Additional Events

March 5, 2011: John M. Burney, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of History, Doane College; and Mark Higbee, Professor of History, Eastern Michigan University. Concurrent Session, ” Facing the Elephant: Overcoming Faculty Fears about Active Learning and Game Playing.” AAC&U Network for Academic Renewal Conference, General Education and Assessment 3.0: Next-Level Practices Now (Chicago, IL)

March 25-27, 2011: Regional Faculty Conference at the University of Georgia (Athens, GA)

July 27-31, 2011: Game Workshops at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Values Education, Elmhurst College ( Elmhurst, IL).

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