Event Title

Panel: Writing Nature

Presenter Information

Bill McKibben
David Treuer
Susan Griffin

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

20-3-1997 12:00 PM

End Date

20-3-1997 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1997 as part of the 28th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing Nature: The Nature of Writing” features Bill McKibben, David Treuer, and Susan Griffin forming the panel “Writing Nature.” The panel opens with a reading by Judith Hanson, the Grand Forks Herald-elected Poet Laureate of the winter of 1997, who reads her poem “Survivor.” The panelists then discuss their personal definitions of nature, wandering and rootlessness, the intersection of nature and technology, and their advice to people who want to write about place.

Moderator: Tami Carmichael.

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Panel: Writing Nature

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1997 as part of the 28th annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing Nature: The Nature of Writing” features Bill McKibben, David Treuer, and Susan Griffin forming the panel “Writing Nature.” The panel opens with a reading by Judith Hanson, the Grand Forks Herald-elected Poet Laureate of the winter of 1997, who reads her poem “Survivor.” The panelists then discuss their personal definitions of nature, wandering and rootlessness, the intersection of nature and technology, and their advice to people who want to write about place.

Moderator: Tami Carmichael.