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Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series Sponsors

Thank you to Sponsors of the Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series 

UMASS Amherst Graduate School; Falls Community Council; College of Social and Behavior Sciences; Department of Legal Studies; Law and Society Initiative, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program; Interdisciplinary Seminar in Humanities and Fine Arts (ISHA); National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution; Northern Educational Services; PeaceTones/Internet Bar Organization; Global Horizons/Center for International Education; Social Justice Mediation Institute. 

Additional partners:
Dunbar Center, Center for Human Development Detention Services, Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, First Generation Project. 

Sponsored by:
Office of the Chancellor, Legal Studies Program, UMass Women into Leadership and Falls Community Council (Belfast) 

Co-sponsored by: 
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Women for UMass Amherst, Center for Justice, Law, and Societies, Graduate School, Interdisciplinary Studies Institute, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, Interdisciplinary Studies Institute, SBS Conference and Visitor Grants, Commonwealth Honors College, College of Education, anonymous College of Education faculty member, Modern European Studies Program, Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy, Center for Women & Community, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, Auxiliary Enterprises, Facility Services, Quabbin Mediation Program; this program was made possible (in part) by a grant from the UMass Arts Council. Grant received from the Mass Cultural Council.

UMass Mural

History Behind Danny Devenny and Mark Ervine Painting Together

Mural Themes, Painting & Celebration Events

The Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series brings to UMass scholars, artists, and conflict resolvers to explore the geography of conflict; the spaces in and on which conflict has been imprinted and expressed, and the emerging terrains of resistance, resilience, and transformation.