Special Events: Peace Week - Monday, September 29

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Want agenda-free pre-election info about peace and justice issues? USF-Tampa's second annual Peace Week launches this Monday with a lecture, "Physician Involvement in Torture," by Nathaniel Raymond of Physicians for Human Rights (7 p.m., Marshall Center, room 3707). Tuesday is "Bring Your Own Knowledge Day," a community event at which area folks share how-to expertise on anything from fixing a bike to registering to vote to increasing peace literacy (9 a.m.-5 p.m., MLK Plaza adjacent to the Marshall Center). "Wake Up Wednesday" is a student government event held to provide info about the candidates' views and to register students to vote. (Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., location TBA, free). And on Thursday, Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility presents "The Real and Growing Threat from Nuclear Weapons" by (Thurs., Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., Marshall Center Ballroom). Finally, locals are invited to take part in a two-part "Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) Workshop," which focuses on nonviolent conflict resolutions and community building (Sat., Oct. 4 and 11, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Marshall Center, room 1306). Sept. 29-Oct. 4, USF-Tampa, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., free and open to the public, 304-216-3534.

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