This coming Tuesday, February 19, 2008, Blasé Bonpane will present a talk titled “Militarism: What Do Morals Have To Do With It?” The talk will be at Cal State L.A., in the 3rd floor ballroom of the Golden Eagle building, from 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM.
For more information, please call (323) 876-1767. To see a map of the campus and parking lots, please go to
Blase Bonpane, Ph.D., is director of the Office of the Americas. He has served on the faculties of UCLA and California State University Northridge. His articles have been
published internationally as a contributor to the Los Angeles Times and New York Times,
He is host of the weekly radio program World Focus on Pacifica Radio (KPFK, Los Angeles). Blase also hosts the program World Focus on Time/Warner Educational and Cable TV Stations.
His books include:
Common Sense for the Twenty-first Century, Red Hen Press, 2004.
Guerrillas of Peace on the Air, radio commentaries, reports and other works which examine and promote the ideology of peace, Red Hen Press, Los Angeles, 2000 (second printing, 2002).
Guerrillas of Peace; Liberation Theology and the Central American Revolution, third edition, toExcel Press 2000, second edition, South End Press, Boston, 1987; first edition, South End Press, Boston, 1985.
His upcoming book, Civilization is Possible, will be released in winter of 2008.
The Blase Bonpane Collection has been established by the Department of Special
Collections at the U.C.L.A. Research Library (Collection 1590). This is compilation of his published and unpublished writings together with recordings of his lectures, radio and television programs.
The Regents of the University of California under the auspices of the Oral History Program of the University of California at Los Angeles published, The Central American Solidarity Movement by Blase Bonpane, 2005.
He was named "the most underrated humanist of the decade" by the Los Angeles Weekly.
In 2006 Blase Bonpane was awarded the Distinguished Peace Leadership Award by the
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.