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2016 Conference Keynote Speaker: Peggy McIntosh

Mon, 10/03/2016 - 9:24pm
Peggy McIntosh, former associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women, and the founder and now senior associate of the National SEED Project, will be the keynote speaker at our 2016 conference on transforming race conflicts. Dr. McIntosh is the author of the seminal 1989 article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” Dr. McIntosh directs the Gender, […]

Sensitivity Trainings for Racial Equity

Sun, 10/02/2016 - 4:45pm
CCS will host two sensitivity training sessions facilitated by Ms. Ericka Huggins, a human rights activist, poet, educator, former Black Panther member and political prisoner. During these FREE sessions Ericka will help us explore the intersections of identity, power and privilege on our campus and will guide us to be better allies for racial equity. For more information […]

Call for Proposals: Transforming Race Conflicts Conference 2016

Sat, 10/01/2016 - 10:10am
CCS is very proud to announce our fifth Annual Conference: “Breaking Through Shades of Color: Transforming Race Relations and Conflict.” This year’s annual conference also marks five years since we began operations. Globally, racial tensions continue to be on the rise. After our very successful conference last year examining aspects of power and privilege in race conflicts, […]


Fri, 12/18/2015 - 7:56pm
CCS invites you to submit articles for the annual Reflections magazine. The theme of this year’s magazine is race and conflict. CCS seeks to discuss race as more than color, but rather as the power, privilege, identities, and discrimination tied to shades of color and the role that this plays in conflicts around the world. […]

Apply to the 2016 Summer Peacebuilding Program!

Sat, 12/05/2015 - 11:10pm
CCS is excited to announce our second Summer Peacebuilding Program (SPP), a three-week long intensive training program designed to bridge the theory and practice of building peace in societies that are emerging from conflict, violence or war. SPP provides an opportunity for participants to learn from the experiences and approaches of scholars and practitioners who […]

Peace Review – Special Issue on Race

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 6:38pm
Call for Submissions – Breaking Down the Shades of Color Under the guest editorship of Pushpa Iyer, associate professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and director of the Center for Conflict Studies, a part of Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice issue 28(4) will focus on exploring and understanding conflicts centered around race […]

2015 Race Conference – Registration is now open!

Thu, 10/15/2015 - 10:53pm
CCS is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Conference: Breaking Down Shades of Color: Power, Privilege and Potential in Race Conflicts. The conference will take place November 5-7, 2015 at the Monterey Marriott and MIIS Campus (Samson Reading Room). Registration for the Keynote Address and Reception for students is $20, […]

Book Club Discussion

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 11:08pm
On Tuesday, October 20, CCS together with the Willam Tell Coleman Library at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, will host a discussion on Race and Colonisation through a  discussion of the book ‘A Small Place.’ The event will take place at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 20 in the DLC Design Space (420 Calle Principal) […]

Ericka Huggins – 2015 Race Conference Keynote Speaker

Sun, 10/04/2015 - 10:04pm
CCS is proud to announce that Ericka Huggins will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Race Conference. Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, and educator, as well as a former political prisoner and leader in the Black Panther Party. Upon release from prison in 1972, Ericka became writer and editor for the […]

CCS Director to discuss “The Hunting Ground” at MIIS

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 9:50pm
The Monterey County Rape Crisis Center (MCRCC) and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) are partnering to bring the critically acclaimed film “The Hunting Ground” to the Institute’s Irvine Auditorium at 499 Pierce Street, on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. In the New York Times review of the film, Ann […]