Event Title

Panel: Conflict Zones

Start Date

31-3-2011 12:00 PM

End Date

31-3-2011 1:00 PM

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This audiovisual recording features the noon panel on Thursday March 31, 2011, which discussed the topic “Conflict Zones.” The panel is moderated by Lucian Stone, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UND. Panel members are Matt Sienkiewicz, Loida Maritza Pérez, Jim Castellanos, and Sean Mclain Brown. The members discuss the conference’s theme [Inter]National affairs, and Peréz explains why she chose the movie Witnesses, directed by Vinko Brešan, for her contribution to the conference’s film series, and she mentions a book she is currently working on – a memoir called In the Dark. In addition, the panel members discuss their own difficulty with conflict that arises from controversy of their work, how to avoid conflicts among different communities, the idea of courage when writing about difficult subjects, and how to deal with graphic content in their work. Peréz discusses the graphic nature of an assault that takes place in her book Geographies of Home.

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Panel: Conflict Zones

This audiovisual recording features the noon panel on Thursday March 31, 2011, which discussed the topic “Conflict Zones.” The panel is moderated by Lucian Stone, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at UND. Panel members are Matt Sienkiewicz, Loida Maritza Pérez, Jim Castellanos, and Sean Mclain Brown. The members discuss the conference’s theme [Inter]National affairs, and Peréz explains why she chose the movie Witnesses, directed by Vinko Brešan, for her contribution to the conference’s film series, and she mentions a book she is currently working on – a memoir called In the Dark. In addition, the panel members discuss their own difficulty with conflict that arises from controversy of their work, how to avoid conflicts among different communities, the idea of courage when writing about difficult subjects, and how to deal with graphic content in their work. Peréz discusses the graphic nature of an assault that takes place in her book Geographies of Home.