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Protest—violent and nonviolent—have shaped our lives dramatically in the last year. I’m excited to teach this course again to examine the theoretical foundations of nonviolence throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, and consider how these ideas help us understand contemporary discussions of these political strategies. Image: Counterprotestors at the “No to Marxism in America” rally in Berkeley, CA, August 27, 2017. Photograph by Thomas Hawk / Flickr
The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics seeks applications from junior scholars and recent Ph.D. graduates for up to four postdoctoral fellowships in residence at Washington University in St. Louis.