"Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans who Opposed the War" Conference

Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs presents a 5 day conference, exhibit, book launch, and cultural events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace from November 11 - November 15 at the George Washington University's Foggy Bottom campus.

Please register for all events you would like to attend; event details can be found at https://pisa.elliott.gwu.edu/events/

All events are free and open to the public.

Day 1: Mon. November 11th, 2019
- 5pm-7:30pm: Waging Peace Exhibit Opening & Reception with Seymour M. Hersh, authors, and veterans

Day 2: Tues. November 12th, 2019
- 6:30pm-8:30pm: Screening of Documentary Film “Sir! No Sir!” with David Zeiger, filmmaker

Day 3: Wed. November 13th, 2019
- 12pm-2pm: Panel Discussion — The War Comes Home: Moratorium and Mobilization, 1969
- 5pm-6pm: Peace Poetry Workshop with Vietnam veteran poets Lamont B. Steptoe and Jan Barry
- 6:30pm-8pm: Peace Poetry Open Mic with poet Alexa Patrick

Day 4: Thurs. November 14th, 2019
- 12pm-2pm: Screening of Fine Cut of Film “The Boys Who Said No” with Bill Prince, filmmaker
- 2pm-4pm: Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor, landmark case on First Amendment rights of anti-war soldiers
- 6:30pm-8:30pm: Screening of Documentary Film “The Whistleblower of My Lai” with Connie Field, filmmaker

Day 5: Fri. November 15th, 2019
- 8:30am-5:45pm: Symposium — “The American War in Vietnam: Then and Now”
- 6pm-8pm: Candlelight Vigil: Reenactment of “March Against Death” from Elliott School to the White House


The Elliott School can coordinate with the university to reasonably accommodate most disabilities. If you need specific accommodations, please contact Yasmine Sadoudi at (619) 493-5266. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least three business days prior to the event to ensure full accommodations.

Disability Support Services: disabilitysupport.gwu.edu
Motherhood rooms: benefits.gwu.edu/motherhoodrooms
Gender Inclusive Bathrooms: mssc.gwu.edu/bathrooms

Point of Contact:
Yasmine Sadoudi, Research Assistant
(619) 493-5266
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