John Prendergast will deliver the Keynote Address, "Conflict Resources and Conflict Prevention: The Case of Congo, The World's Deadliest War" at the Atlas Week Signature Symposium on Thursday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wool Ballrooms of the Busch Student Center. Prendergast is a human rights activist and best-selling author who has worked for peace in Africa for over 25 years. He is the co-founder of the Enough Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity. John is a board member and serves as Strategic Advisor to Not On Our Watch, the organization founded by George Clooney, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, and Brad Pitt. Prendergast will serve as a Visiting Peace Practitioner for two days at SLU (April 10th and 11th) and participate in several other organized events.
In addition, please join John Prendergast for a book signing from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., before the Signature Symposium in the Busch Student Center, Room 170. Prendergast's books will be available for purchase during this time.
PARADE OF NATIONS AND BILLIKEN WORLD FESTIVAL
On Friday, April 12th, the Parade of Nations and the Billiken World Festival will be held. Both food and non-food booths will be available for departments and student groups who want to participate. The deadline to reserve a booth is February 28, 2012.
If you are interested in reserving a booth at the Billiken World Festival, the forms for food booths and informational booths are available on this website. See the menu to the left.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Lorenzini at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-977-3243.