Event Title

Reading: Peter Matthiessen

Presenter Information

Peter Matthiessen

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

19-3-1999 8:00 PM

End Date

19-3-1999 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1999 as part of the 30th annual UND Writers Conference: “Expressing the Sacred,” Peter Matthiessen delivers the Presidential reading. Matthiessen expresses his disappointment with UND's retention of the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo and the political implications of American Indian sport mascots, and reads from his new novel Bone by Bone and from The Snow Leopard. Matthiessen also responds to audience questions about how his Zen Buddhist lifestyle affects his writing, cultural preservation and the adaptation of his work to film.

Introduced via video by Kendall Baker and in person by Scott Lowe.

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Mar 19th, 8:00 PM Mar 19th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Peter Matthiessen

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 19, 1999 as part of the 30th annual UND Writers Conference: “Expressing the Sacred,” Peter Matthiessen delivers the Presidential reading. Matthiessen expresses his disappointment with UND's retention of the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo and the political implications of American Indian sport mascots, and reads from his new novel Bone by Bone and from The Snow Leopard. Matthiessen also responds to audience questions about how his Zen Buddhist lifestyle affects his writing, cultural preservation and the adaptation of his work to film.

Introduced via video by Kendall Baker and in person by Scott Lowe.