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UND Writers Conference Schedule

2017 UND Writers Conference Schedule

All events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 22
 10:00 a.m. Musical Performance: Red River Piano Trio
Ballroom
 11:00 a.m. ND EPSCoR Center for Regional Climate Studies Science Café: "Helpful Hydrogels: A Useful Tool for Hands-on Learning"
Lecture Bowl
 12:00 noon Panel: "Refuge" (Layli Long Soldier, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Mai Der Vang)
Moderator: Paul Sum
Ballroom
 1:30 p.m. Film: Journey from the Fall (Dir. Ham Tran, 2006, 135 min.) selected by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Lecture Bowl
 2:00 p.m. Community Workshop: Fiction (with Ben Morris)
Badlands
 4:00 p.m. Jackie McElroy-Edwards and Tom Edwards Writers Conference Endowment Reading: Mai Der Vang
Ballroom
 6:00 p.m. Film: The Split Horn: The Life of A Hmong Shaman (Dir. Taggart Seigel, 2001, 56 min.) selected by Mai Der Vang
Lecture Bowl
 8:00 p.m. Reading: Viet Thanh Nguyen
Ballroom
Thursday, March 23
 10:00 a.m. Public Readings
River Valley Room
 11:00 a.m. ND EPSCoR Center for Regional Climate Studies Science Café: "Extreme Weather of the Northern Plains"
Lecture Bowl
 12:00 noon Panel: "Voices" (NoViolet Bulawayo, Jeff Shotts, Layli Long Soldier,
Mario Ybarra, Jr.)
Moderator: David Haeselin  
Ballroom
 2:00 p.m. On Editing and Publishing
Presentation:
Jeff Shotts
Ballroom
 4:00 p.m. Reading: Layli Long Soldier
Ballroom
 6:00 p.m. Reading: Voices of the Valley
Ballroom
 8:00 p.m. Reading: NoViolet Bulawayo
Ballroom
Friday, March 24
 10:00 a.m. Public Readings
River Valley Room
 11:00 a.m. ND EPSCoR Center for Regional Climate Studies Science Café: "Fractal Dimension of Remotely Sensed Data"
Lecture Bowl
 12:00 noon Panel: "Community" (NoViolet Bulawayo, Jennine Capó Crucet, Mai Der Vang, and Mario Ybarra, Jr.)
Moderator: Emily Montgomery  
Ballroom
 2:00 p.m. Community Workshop: Poetry (with Layli Long Soldier)
Memorial

Film: Reel Injun (Dir. Neil Diamond, 2009, 75 min.) selected by Layli Long Soldier
Lecture Bowl
 4:00 p.m. Presentation: Mario Ybarra, Jr.
Ballroom
 6:00 p.m. Film: Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Dir. John Cameron Mitchell, 2001, 95 min.) selected by Jennine Capó Crucet
Lecture Bowl
 8:00 p.m. Reading: Jennine Capó Crucet
Ballroom