Conferences

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Vietnam War ‘Summit’ at LBJ Library

April 20, 2016

The LBJ President Library and the University of Texas at Austin are hosting what they're calling "The Vietnam War Summit" April 26-28. This "summit" will feature appearances by some big names in the Vietnam War world.…

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St. Paul Event on Lessons of the Vietnam War

November 12, 2013

The Twin Cities (Minnesota) Chapter of the National Writers Union and the PeaceMakers of Macalester Plymouth Church are co-sponsoring an event called "Then and Now: Vietnam, 40 Years Later: What Have We Learned?" The event---a…

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'Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day' Event Nov. 11

October 23, 2012

The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is sponsoring a unique arts-oriented Veterans Day event, Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day, on November 11 at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. The event consists of lectures, performances, sculpture, readings, and paintings "in…

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Veterans Writing Project Free D.C. Seminar, Nov. 5-6

October 22, 2011

The Veterans Writing Project will hold two days of seminars November 5-6 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. This free series of seminars is open to all veterans, as well as to current active…

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Hofstra's 'Into Sunlight' VN War Conference

April 9, 2011

During the 1980s and 1900s colleges and universities seemed to be putting on some sort of Vietnam War academic conference, seminar, panel discussion or other type of similar event on a fairly regular basis. But…

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VN War Music Conference in Wisconsin

October 27, 2010

Mark your calendars for November 18, 19, 20. Those are the dates for “…Next Stop Is Vietnam: The War on Record, 1961-2008,” a three-day symposium examining the music of the Vietnam War sponsored by the…

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Pop Culture Confab '11 – Call for Papers

August 31, 2010

Next year's annual meeting of the Popular Culture Association will take place in San Antonio from April 20-23, 2011.  The conference in previous years has had a section devoted to the Vietnam War. Next year,…

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Richard Currey Veteran Writers Workshop

March 4, 2010

Richard Curry, the former Vietnam War Navy corpsman whose novel, Fatal Light, is among the best literary treatments of the war, will be taking part in a series of workshops called "Veterans Tell Their Stories"…

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Call for Popular Culture Papers

December 9, 2009

December 15 is the deadline for proposal submissions for presentations for this year's Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, which will be held March 31-April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis--and…

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Operation Homecoming Doc: Muse of Fire

May 17, 2009

On Friday, May 22, the Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland, will present a screening of the documentary, Muse of Fire, a film by Lawrence Bridges that looks at the National Endowment for the Arts’ Operation…

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