Dear to talk about working for Peace and Justice in a modern world on "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

Beginning Friday, Nov. 6

From St. Norbert College, October 15, 2009
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Rev. John Dear, Jesuit priest and peace activist will be the special guest on the November edition of "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the college, Michael Marsden. They will discuss working for peace and justice in a modern world.

Dear is organizer, lecturer and author/editor of twenty books on peace and nonviolence. He has an undergraduate degree from Duke University and holds two master's degrees from the Graduate Theological Union in California. In 2008 he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Dear has been a long-time practitioner and teacher of nonviolence and has written numerous articles and given hundreds of talks on nonviolence. His work for peace has taken him to El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, the Middle East, the Philippines, Northern Ireland, and more. Dear was presented the St. Norbert College Ambassador of Peace Award on Oct. 1.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Friday in Nov. beginning Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities, Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue Sundays at 10 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 411. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

For more information or to watch it online, visit the web site, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.