Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation - New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories - Heather Eaton

Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation - New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories - Heather Eaton

Chapter 18. Music and Nonviolence: Reflections on Possibility and Hope

Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation - New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories - Heather Eaton

Lauren Michelle Levesque [+-]
Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada
Lauren Michelle Levesque received her doctorate from Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada in the fall of 2013. Her dissertation examined the dynamics of contemporary protest music performances, spirituality, and violence in the context of the ‘war on terror’. Upon completion of her PhD, she was awarded a one-year postdoctoral fellowship with the Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice (ICASP) project at the University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada. Dr. Levesque currently holds a sessional Lecturer position at Saint Paul University. She teaches a range of courses in the Faculty of Theology and the Faculty of Human Sciences: methods in spirituality, feminist ethics, and trauma, healing and reconciliation. Her research interests include: nonviolence, arts-based research, and creative modalities of grassroots peacebuilding.

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Lauren Michelle Levesque’s brings her academic and personal expertise in spir- ituality, music, nonviolence, and social change to consider how nonviolence together with music can be seen as insightful and creative energies than can influence the social imagination.

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Levesque, Lauren. Chapter 18. Music and Nonviolence: Reflections on Possibility and Hope. Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation - New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 282-291 Nov 2016. ISBN 9781781794722. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=31998. Date accessed: 21 Sep 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.31998. Nov 2016

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