War Stories: Reading and Writing the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars


From Professor William Pinch:

A panel discussion on recent war literature featuring:

Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya, an Indian writer who resides in the Hudson Valley and author (most recently) of The Watch: A Novel (2013)

Roy Scranton, Ph.D. Candidate in English at Princeton University and co-editor of Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (2013)

Lt. Col. Peter Molin, Academy Professor of English at the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and the author of the blog “Time Now: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in Art, Literature, and Film” (Link)

Sponsored by the Wesleyan History Department with the generous support of the Dean of Division II and the co-sponsorship of the Departments of English, Government, and American Studies, the College of Social Studies, and the Writing Program.

For more information, check out the Writing Workshop’s blog.

Date: April 22
Time: 4:30-6pm
Place: PAC 001
Cost: Free

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