Panel Discussion: Moral Injury and the Traumas of War

Event Details

October 11, 2019
7:00 pm

South College

Room: E470

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Chris Appy

Join us for the final event of the series Waging Peace in Vietnama panel discussion on "Moral Injury and the Traumas of War" featuring Doug Anderson, a poet and combat medic in the Vietnam War, Ross Caputi, an Iraq War veteran and UMass history graduate student, Karen Skolfield, an Army veteran and poet, and Wayne Smith, a community activist and former combat medic in Vietnam. The discussion will be moderated by Amherst College professor Khary Polk. 

This event is part of the Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit and series documenting the antiwar dissent of active duty military personnel and veterans during the Vietnam War, on display at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst from September 23 through October 11 in the main lobby of the Integrated Learning Center.

These events are co-sponsored by the the following UMass Amherst entities: Department of History; Program in Comparative Literature; Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Writing Program; Special Collections and University Archives; College of Humanities and Fine Arts; Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies; Center for Justice, Law, and Societies; Political Science Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Event Category

Lecture/Talk