Shared Syllabuses

We are always seeking out relevant syllabuses from educational institutions. Please feel free to send yours to us for posting.

International Center for Nonviolent Conflict’s (ICNC) Academic Online Curriculum on Civil Resistance (AOC) is an online resource to advance curriculum development, teaching, and research on civil resistance. 

Civil Resistance and Social Change: Stellan Vinthagen, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Civil Resistance and the EverydayStellan Vinthagen, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Postcolonial and Indigenous Resistance: Stellan Vinthagen, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Nonviolent Responses to Terrorism: George Lakey, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, USA

Introduction to Nonviolence: Tom Hastings, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA

From Ghandi to the Arab Spring: The Theory and Practice of Nonviolent Resistance: Ches Thurber, Ph.D. Candidate and Ben Naimark-Rowse, Ph.D. Candidate, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA

Communication & Mobilization: Mathias Klang, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA

Freedom from Corruption - A Curriculum for People Power, Movements, Campaigns and Civic Initiatives: Shaazka Beyerle, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., USA

Ahimsa Center - Nonviolence Curriculum: From the Ahimsa Center, established in 2004 in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, USA. The Center is focused on interdisciplinary teaching and learning about nonviolence and its practical applications at various levels.

Civil Resistance & Social Justice: Theory, Practice, Technology & Media: Kurt Schock, Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of International Institute for Peace, Rutgers University, Newark, N.J., USA

Organizing: People, Power, and Change: Jen Dolan, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Sounds of Resistance: Music and Politics in the Republic & Northern Ireland: Christian Sinclair, Director of International Studies at Moravian College

The African American Freedom Struggle and the Mass Media: Kathy Roberts Forde, Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA