Past Event

Writing About War

Jun 30, 2015 |
Stanford, CA
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The American Academy’s project on New Dilemmas in Ethics, Technology, and War hosted its first authors’ workshop at Stanford University on June 30 – July 1, 2015. At the workshop, authors contributing to two forthcoming issues of Dædalus discussed their draft essays and received feedback from other project contributors, military leaders, policy-makers, and scholars. In addition, the Academy hosted a public event on “Writing About War,” featuring Natasha Trethewey (19th Poet Laureate of the United States) and Phil Klay (author of Redeployment, winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction).

Videos
Welcome
Jonathan Fanton
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Introduction
Scott D. Sagan
Stanford University
Phil Klay Presentation
Phil Klay
American author and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Natasha Trethewey Presentation
Natasha Trethewey
19th Poet Laureate of the United States; Emory University