Event Title

Panel: Imagining the Enemy

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

22-3-2000 12:00 PM

End Date

22-3-2000 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 22, 2000 as part of the 31st annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing War” features Barbara Sonneborn, Helen Fremont, John Balaban, Louis Simpson, and Robert Olen Butler forming the panel “Imagining the Enemy.” The panelists discuss their notion of “enemy” during war time, their involvement with World War II and Vietnam, politics of war, the abstraction of the enemy, teaching patriotism, notions of otherness and self, perpetuation of racism and oppression, and justification of war.

Moderator: Janet Kelly Moen

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Mar 22nd, 12:00 PM Mar 22nd, 1:00 PM

Panel: Imagining the Enemy

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 22, 2000 as part of the 31st annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing War” features Barbara Sonneborn, Helen Fremont, John Balaban, Louis Simpson, and Robert Olen Butler forming the panel “Imagining the Enemy.” The panelists discuss their notion of “enemy” during war time, their involvement with World War II and Vietnam, politics of war, the abstraction of the enemy, teaching patriotism, notions of otherness and self, perpetuation of racism and oppression, and justification of war.

Moderator: Janet Kelly Moen