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Remembering Vietnam

Clay Risen in Conversation with Christian Lentz
October 30th, 2018
12:00 PM

Remembering Vietnam


Tuesday, October 30, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics
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Duke's West Campus Quad
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Join us for a conversation with Clay Risen, editor of the New York Times series Vietnam ’67, and Christian Lentz, a specialist on the history of Vietnam, about the ways in which we remember the Indochinese and Vietnam wars. Duke History professor Adriane Lentz-Smith will moderate the discussion.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served.

Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy.


Vietnam '67

Clay Risen, Series Editor | New York Times | January 2017 - March 2018

Historians, veterans and journalists recall 1967 in Vietnam, a year that changed the war and changed America. Continue reading


Clay Risen

New York Times

Clay Risen is the deputy op-ed editor at The New York Times. Previously, he worked as an assistant editor at The New Republic and as the managing editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas. He has written for ...

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Christian C. Lentz

University of North Carolina - Chapel HIll

Christian C. Lentz is a human geographer and qualitative social scientist interested broadly in Southeast Asia’s politics, societies, and environments. His research brings classic themes of social inquiry, such as nationalism, state formation, and agrarian political economy, into dialogue with concepts of boundaries, ...

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Adriane Lentz-Smith

Duke University

Adriane Lentz-Smith is Associate Professor of History at Duke University. She researches African American history and the history of the US & the World. Her 2009 book, Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I, looks at the black ...

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