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Wednesday March 29 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: Aspects of War

Aspects of War

Original prints from Kalamazoo Institute of
Arts’ permanent collection depicting imagery
of war and its aftermath throughout the centuries
March 9 – April 12

Location: Portage District Library

Wednesday March 29 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Art Exhibit: War in the First Person

“War in the First Person”

Photographs influenced by the stories relayed in The Things They Carried, interviews with those affected by war and images of Vietnam

Mary Whalen & Students
black & white photography
March 9 – April 15

Location: Portage District Library

Wednesday March 29 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Vietnam: Journey of the Heart

The Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition, Vietnam: Journey of the Heart, features a stunning collection of 52 color photographs of Vietnam taken by acclaimed photographer Geoffrey Clifford. 
February 14 - April 8

Location: Air Zoo

Wednesday March 29 7:00 PM -
Justice and War

Panel discussion moderated by Michael Pritchard, Co-Director of the WMU Center for the Study of Ethics in Society. 

Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried makes clear that among the things carried by those involved in war is a tremendous moral burden. This panel discussion will focus on this and other reflections in O'Brien's book that give rise to questions about war, justice, and morality.

Room 209 Bernard Student Center, WMU. 

Michael Pritchard (Co-Director, Center for the Study of Ethics in Society) will moderate.  Panelists will be:  Jilll McAllister (Minister, People's Church); Fritz Allhoff (WMU Assistant Professor, Philosophy), Walter Siewart (WMU Graduate Student, Philosophy), and Jennifer Praner (WMU Undergraduate Student).

Location: WMU - Bernhard Center

 

 

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