Event Title

Panel

Presenter Information

James Welch
Joy Harjo
Ralph Beer

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

20-3-1987 12:00 PM

End Date

20-3-1987 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1987 as part of the 18th annual UND Writing Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage” features James Welch, Joy Harjo, and Ralph Beer forming the panel “Corrals and Fences.” The panelists discuss bar scenes in their work, writing chaotic situations, spirituality in their work, culture in the American west, why they choose the life of writing, issues facing American Indian writers, the role of the arts in modern society, racial and national memory, subtext, writing as cultural preservation, using inherited stories, feasibility and authenticity in myths of the American West, and mediating inspiration.

Moderator: Joseph E. De Flyer.

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Panel

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1987 as part of the 18th annual UND Writing Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage” features James Welch, Joy Harjo, and Ralph Beer forming the panel “Corrals and Fences.” The panelists discuss bar scenes in their work, writing chaotic situations, spirituality in their work, culture in the American west, why they choose the life of writing, issues facing American Indian writers, the role of the arts in modern society, racial and national memory, subtext, writing as cultural preservation, using inherited stories, feasibility and authenticity in myths of the American West, and mediating inspiration.

Moderator: Joseph E. De Flyer.