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September 2019

Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit at UMass Amherst

September 23 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm EDT
UMass Amherst MA 01003 United States + Google Map

Reception and book launch: Fri., Sept. 27, UMass Amherst Details to be announced. Symposium: Friday, Oct. 11, UMass Amherst Details to be announced. Amherst events sponsored by UMass-Amherst History Department, the Program in Public History, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the Program in Comparative Literature, the Writing Program, the Massachusets Review, and well as the School of Humanities and Fine Arts.

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October 2019

My Lai Memorial Exhibit

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - October 7 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Arizona State University, 411 N Central Av
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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A member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit creates a space for dialogue to navigate a contested history, to pose questions about the human costs of war, and to commit to peace and social justice both at home and abroad. For more information about the exhibit, visit libguides.asu.edu/MyLai or email Nancy Dallett at nancy.dallett@asu.edu. Free and open to the public, the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit is co-sponsored by the ASU Library, the Center on…

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Ball State 50th Anniversary Vietnam Moratorium Committee

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - October 11 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Ball State University, 2000 W University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Ball State University Vietnam Moratorium Committee 50th Anniversary Reunion and Commemorative Conference Co-sponsored by Ball State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies; Center for Middletown Studies; College of Sciences and Humanities; Honors College; and the departments of Communications Studies, English, History, Psychological Science, and Sociology; and University Libraries Archives and Special Collections. In October of 1969, a small group of students at Ball State University marched in unison to protest the Vietnam War as part of the Vietnam Moratorium…

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Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit in NYC

October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Details to be announced.

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Film Screening: The War at Home

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
The Orpheum Theater, 216 State St.
Madison, WI 95703 United States
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THE WAR AT HOME celebrates its 40th Anniversary in Madison, Wisconsin! One-Night Only Screening to Benefit The Progressive Magazine. Doors open at 5:00 pm. The War at Home by Glenn Silber is the best documentary to convey to a younger generation how the anti-war movement evolved from silent vigils to militant confrontation in the microcosm of Madison, Wisconsin from 1967 to 1972. It has just become available in a restored 40th anniversary DVD with supplemental material. The cost is $19.99…

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Fifty Years Later: The Antiwar Movement Then and Now

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, 33 E. Adams
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Frank Joyce is co-editor of the book, People Make the Peace—Lessons from the Antiwar Movement, recently translated and published in Vietnam and a member of the Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee (VPCC).

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Book Event: Waging Peace in Vietnam

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Columbia University School of International Affairs, 420 W. 118th St
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Presents: Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans who Opposed the War Co-edited by Ron Carver, David Cortright and Barbara Doherty Published by New Village Press, Distributed by NYU Press (Sept 2019) October 18, 2019, Noon to 2 p.m. Columbia University School of International Affairs Room 1512 (15th Floor) 420 W. 118th Street, Corner of Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY Program Participants: • Jan…

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Book talk: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
The Seattle Athenaeum, 93 Pike Street #307
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$10

Celebrated for its natural beauty and its abundance of wildlife, the Mekong river runs thousands of miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Its basin is home to more than 70 million people and has for centuries been one of the world's richest agricultural areas and a biodynamic wonder. Today, development policies, led by a rising China in particular, aim to interconnect the region and urbanize the inhabitants. And a series of dams will harness the river's energy,…

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Book talk: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Base Camp Brewing Co., 930 SE Oak St.
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free

In Last Days of the Might Mekong (Zed Books, 2019) Brian Eyler gives "a vivid account of how one of the most remote and naturally beautiful areas in the world is being wholly transformed by rapid industrial and urban development, the scale of which has never been seen before." This book talk is one of several public events on the Last Days of the Mighty Mekong Fall 2019 Pacific Northwest tour: Wed., Oct. 23 – 6:00pm Base Camp Brewing Co.…

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Commemorating Violent Conflicts and Building Sustainable Peace

October 24 - October 26
Kent State University, Kent, OH United States

An International Conference at Kent State University Commemorating the May 4, 1970 shooting by the Ohio National Guard of Kent State Students during a demonstration against the US wars in Vietnam and Cambodia and the occupation of the Kent State campus by the Ohio National Guard Kent, OH, USA October 24-26, 2019  The School of Peace and Conflict Studies of Kent State University The Peace History Society The Peace Studies Section of the International Studies Association  Opening on Thursday evening…

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Book talk: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
McConnell Foundation, 800 Shasta View Dr.
Redding, CA 96003 United States
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In Last Days of the Might Mekong (Zed Books, 2019) Brian Eyler gives "a vivid account of how one of the most remote and naturally beautiful areas in the world is being wholly transformed by rapid industrial and urban development, the scale of which has never been seen before." This book talk is one of several public events on the Last Days of the Mighty Mekong Fall 2019 Pacific Northwest tour. Mon., Oct. 28 – 12noon* Lunch talk at McConnell…

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Book talk: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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In Last Days of the Might Mekong (Zed Books, 2019) Brian Eyler takes us on a revealing tour of the Mekong and those who depend on its resources. He travels from the river’s headwaters in China to its delta in Southern Vietnam. Along the way he meets the region’s diverse peoples, from villagers to community leaders to politicians and policymakers. Through conversations with them, he reveals how China’s expansionist policies are drastically—and often literally—reshaping environments. He also highlights the work…

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Book talk: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

October 31 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
UC Berkeley Mulford Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, OR United States
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Free

In Last Days of the Might Mekong (Zed Books, 2019) Brian Eyler gives "a vivid account of how one of the most remote and naturally beautiful areas in the world is being wholly transformed by rapid industrial and urban development, the scale of which has never been seen before." Brian Eyler, Senior Fellow and Director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia program, will present: "Last Days of the Mighty Mekong." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in…

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November 2019

Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit opening and reception

November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This special Veterans Day exhibit opening and reception is the first in a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. OPENING RECEPTION LOCATION: 2nd floor Atrium of the Elliott School. PROGRAM: Welcome by Linda J. Yarr, PISA, and introduction to the exhibit and the week's events by Ron Carver. Launch of companion book, Waging Peace…

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Sir! No Sir! film screening

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This special screening of Sir! No Sir! with filmmaker David Zeiger is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. FILM LOCATION: Room 213 of the Elliott School. SYNOPSIS: In this documentary, celebrities such as Jane Fonda join their voices with veterans and soldiers to recount the largely suppressed antiwar movement that occurred…

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The War Comes Home: Moratorium and Mobilization, 1969

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This panel discussion is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. PANEL DISCUSSION LOCATION: Room 505 PANELISTS: Clara Bingham, author Dick Fernandez, director, Clergy & Laity Concerned about Vietnam Anne Gallivan, Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee (VPCC) Frank Joyce, National Council of Elders, VPCC Robert Levering, 1969 New Mobe MODERATOR: John McAuliff, Fund…

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Peace Poetry Workshop & Open Mic

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This Peace Poetry Workshop is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. Open to conference attendees as well as Washington D.C. area students. WORKSHOP LEADERS: Jan Barry, Poet Laureate of Veterans For Peace, and Lamont B. Steptoe. WORKSHOP LOCATION: Room 213 of the Elliott School OPEN MIC: After the workshop enjoy a…

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The Boys Who Said No! film screening

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This special screening of the soon-to-be-released documentary, The Boys Who Said No!, with filmmaker Bill Prince, is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. FILM LOCATION: Room 602 of the Elliott School SYNOPSIS: The nearly-completed documentary The Boys Who Said NO! is about draft resisters in the Vietnam War who rose up…

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Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
The George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This re-enactment is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. LOCATION: Jacob Burns Moot Court Room at the GW Law School A dramatic re-enactment of the landmark 1970 federal court case over the First Amendment rights of antiwar soldiers. Directed by Jodi Kanter with students from the Theater and Dance Program, Corcoran…

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The Whistleblower of My Lai film screening

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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This special screening of The Whistleblower of My Lai with filmmaker Connie Field is part of a series of events presented November 11-15, 2019 by Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace. FILM LOCATION: Room 213 of the Elliott School. SUMMARY: The Whistleblower of My Lai is an examination of one incident in one man's life: Army helicopter pilot Hugh Thompson and his…

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