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UND Writers Conference Schedule

2017 UND Writers Conference Schedule

(2018 Schedule will be posted as soon as it is available)

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