2015 Baker Peace Conference

Vietnam Memorial Wall

"The Vietnam War: A Fifty-Year Retrospective"

Thursday, March 26

7:30 p.m., Baker 240/242 Keynote Speech by Dr. Fredrik Logevall

"Embers of War: The Meaning of the Vietnam War"

Logevall is winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in History for his book; Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam and the John S. Knight Professor International Studies at Cornell University. Read more about Logevall

All events are free and open to the public.

Friday, March 27

Nelson Commons

10 a.m. Welcome and Remarks by Dr. Steve Miner

Panel on The Military Commitment of Troops (Biographies.)

  • Moderator - Dr. Clarence Wyatt, Monmouth College
  • Dr. George C. Herring, University of Kentucky
  • Dr. Meredith Lair, George Mason University
  • Dr. Chester Pach, Ohio University

Noon to 1 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)

1 p.m. Panel on War and Social Changes (Biographies.)

  • Moderator - Dr. Katherine Jellison, Ohio University
  • Dr. Andrew L. Johns, Brigham Young University
  • Dr. Kevin Mattson, Ohio University
  • Dr. Penny Lewis, City University of New York

3 p.m. Panel on The International Context (Biographies.)

  • Moderator - Dr. Paul C. Milazzo, Ohio University
  • Dr. Pierre Asselin, Hawaii Pacific Univeristy
  • Dr. Mark Atwood Lawrence, University of Texas, Austin
  • Dr. Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, University of Kentucky