IVCC's Diversity Team offers Mimetic Theory: Scapegoating, Bullying, Violence and a Way to Peace on main campus and Ottawa Center
|Oct 10, 2012|
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM|
Illinois Valley Community College's Diversity Team will host "Mimetic Theory: Scapegoating, Bullying, Violence and a Way to Peace" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Room C 316 and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 in Ottawa Center's Room 105.
Pastor Lisa Hadler will present an examination of anthropologist Rene' Girards' Mimetic Theory, explaining the roots of human conflict and violence and offering a way to peace.
“We humans engage in scapegoating and bullying, but we can do better. Join me in a discussion to learn why we do these things, and how we can stop,” said Hadler.
The event is one of the religious diversity programs offered this semester at IVCC and is free and open to the public. For information, contact Amanda Cook-Fesperman, diversity chair, at (815) 224-0203 or email email@example.com.