Wed April 21

3:30-5 pm: Crystal Room, Alumni Hall, Meeting Street:
"Vet to Vet: Starting to Tell the Story" :
Frank Grzyb (Touched by the Dragon), facilitator, with
Marilyn McMahon, nurse poet. This is an open dialogue among veterans, including nurses, about writing their stories.

6:30 pm: Room 101, Salomon Center, Main Green of the University:
Tim O'Brien delivers the President's Lecture

Thurs April 22

1-5 pm: Crystal Room, Alumni Hall, Meeting Street:
Readings by Tim O'Brien (fiction:The Things They Carried, etc), Philip Caputo (journalism, memoir: Rumor of War, etc), Yusef Komunyakaa (poet: Dien Cai Dau, etc), Marilyn McMahon (poet: in Visions of War, Dreams of Peace), Laura Palmer (journalism, biography: Shrapnel in the Heart), Jade Ngoc Quang Huynh (memoir: South Wind Changing),

7 - 9 pm: Salomon, 101:
Forum on "Writing Vietnam" with invited writers.
The writers discuss their experience in Vietnam, the ways they have written about it, what they have learned as they have tried different genres, and the legacy of Vietnam in their lives and writing now.

9-10 pm: Reception, Salomon lobby
Exhibit: Between the Lines: Photographs from the National Vietnam Veterans War Memorial: Washington, DC. 1983-1999. by Tom Morrissey

Fri April 23

10-11:30 am: Crystal Room, Alumni Hall, Meeting Street:
"Writing the American War": Facilitator: Jade Ngoc Quang Huynh (Brown MFA), with Kathy Le, Brown '97 and Phuc Le, Brown '97. This is an open dialogue among members of the Southeast Asian community, about writing the stories of the war and its legacy in their lives.

11:30 -12:30 pm: Reception, Crystal Room