Event Title

Bern Porter Occasional Symposium Series (2011): Video 1 of 4

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Location

Colby College Libraries Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, United States

Start Date

5-8-2011 10:00 AM

End Date

5-8-2011 11:00 AM

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The first in the Bern Porter Occasional Symposium Series took place at Colby College on August 5, 2011. The topic, "The Bomb, the National Security State and the Advanced Thinking of Bern Porter," attracted a wide variety of participants from the Arts and Sciences, and Nuclear activists as well. Keynote speakers were Joel Lipman, Prof., University of Toledo English Department, and Mark Melnicove, Literary Executor of the Bern Porter Estate. Organized by Patricia Burdick, Colby College Special Collections Librarian and curator of the Porter Collection at Miller Library.

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Video 1 of 4 contents:

  • Welcoming remarks
  • Poetry readings by Jacob Fricke, Sheila Holtz, Joel Lipman and Mark Melnicove
  • Scholarly talk, Part 1 by Jacob Fricke

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Bern Porter Occasional Symposium Series (2011): Video 1 of 4

Colby College Libraries Special Collections, Waterville, Maine, United States

The first in the Bern Porter Occasional Symposium Series took place at Colby College on August 5, 2011. The topic, "The Bomb, the National Security State and the Advanced Thinking of Bern Porter," attracted a wide variety of participants from the Arts and Sciences, and Nuclear activists as well. Keynote speakers were Joel Lipman, Prof., University of Toledo English Department, and Mark Melnicove, Literary Executor of the Bern Porter Estate. Organized by Patricia Burdick, Colby College Special Collections Librarian and curator of the Porter Collection at Miller Library.