The Ashland Center for Nonviolence will host a the 3rd annual John D. Stratton Conference on the campus of Ashland University March 31 - April 1 2017. This year's theme will be Understanding Our Gun Culture.
For more information and to register, visit the conference website http://acn.nationbuilder.com/.
Presentations from a variety of national experts will include:
- Narratives of the Gun Paradox - Amanda Gillespie (Miami University)
- Should Concealed Guns Be Permitted on College Campuses? - Ian Young (Bowling Green State - University)
- Guns and their Owners as Material and Affective Assemblages: Notes toward an Ethnographic Account of American Gun Culture - Michael Grigoni (Duke University)
- Social Violence: Role of Gun Culture - Binod Kumar (University of Dayton)
- Who Owns Handguns?: An Analysis of the Correlates of Handgun Ownership - Mitchell Gresham (Bowling Green State University)
- A Carribbean Perspective: Gender and Age Lessons Learned from assessment of youth on youth violence factors of School Bonding, Protective, Threat, and Risk Factors - Carolyn Gentle-Genitty (Indiana University)
- The American Gun Culture: Potential Impact on K-12 School Violence - Gordon Crews (Tiffin University)
- Fatal and Non-fatal Shooting Incidents: Understanding the Circumstances of Victimization - Lauren Magee (Michigan State University) and Natalie Kroovand Hipple (Indiana University)
- Gun Shops as Local Institutions: Federal Firearms Licensees, Social Disorganization, and Neighborhood Violent Crime - Trent Steidley (University of Denver)
- The Storied Gun: Using Narrative to Grasp the Moral Logic of Guns in America - Mark Ryan (University of Dayton)
A Study in Contrasts: European Domestic Control of Guns and their International Export - Rachel Boaz (Baldwin Wallace University)