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Prof. Kevin Howley Among Presenters at Conference on War, Media and Conflict Resolution

September 9, 2008

Kevin Howley 2008 wd.jpgSeptember 9, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Kevin Howley, associate professor of communication at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at Bowling Green State University's Conference on War, Media and Conflict Resolution (CWMCR), September 17-19. Dr. Howley will speak on "The War & Peace Report: Democracy Now! and Peace Journalism" on the morning of Thursday, September 18.

"Our presenters will discuss subjects from interdisciplinary perspectives to explore and contest themes about the media's role in the current geopolitical context," notes the event's Web site. "Accomplished faculty members, graduate students and professionals from the media will explore the relationship among media, war, and conflict resolution historically and as they relate to current events nationally and internationally. The goal of this conference TV Set Man.jpgis to question the paradigms and practices associated with the study of media as it relates to wars, conflicts and the processes involved in ending or resolving wars and other conflicts."

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Howley is the author of Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies. Learn more about him in this recent story.