Event Title

Lecture: Barry Lopez

Presenter Information

Barry Lopez

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

21-3-2006 8:00 PM

End Date

21-3-2006 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 21, 2006 as part of the 37th annual UND Writers Conference: Border Crossings, Barry Lopez delivers the presidential lecture. In this lecture, Lopez explains some omnipresent questions that surround our relationships with outsiders, and in this explanation reveals who he is as writer, where he grew up, and his responsibility to challenge the world to question government and corporate power. Lopez encourages border crossing, examines the importance of language and endangered languages, and examines the circumstances of Meriwether Lewis's suicide. His lecture moves into the relativity of biology on Earth, understanding knowledge and wisdom, and the dangers of political control and profit.

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Lecture: Barry Lopez

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 21, 2006 as part of the 37th annual UND Writers Conference: Border Crossings, Barry Lopez delivers the presidential lecture. In this lecture, Lopez explains some omnipresent questions that surround our relationships with outsiders, and in this explanation reveals who he is as writer, where he grew up, and his responsibility to challenge the world to question government and corporate power. Lopez encourages border crossing, examines the importance of language and endangered languages, and examines the circumstances of Meriwether Lewis's suicide. His lecture moves into the relativity of biology on Earth, understanding knowledge and wisdom, and the dangers of political control and profit.