Terror, Trauma, Memory: Murrah Bombing Anniversary

Mon, April 13, 2015

 Terror Trauma and Memory

Terror, Trauma, Memory
A Symposium Dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

MONDAY APRIL 13
8:30 - 9 a.m. Coffee, Heritage Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
9 - 11 a.m. Panel, "Emotion, Mood, Affect: Charting the Public's Response to Terror" Heritage Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
11 - 11:45 a.m. Lunch reception, Frontier Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union

KEYNOTE
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. "Commemorating Disaster and Disobedience: National Park Service Initiatives in the 21st Century.”
Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union
Erika Doss
Professor of American Studies, University of Notre Dame, & Marta Sutton Weeks Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center.

2 - 5 p.m. Visit to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
OR:
1:15 - 1:30 p.m. Coffee, Meacham Auditorium Foyer, Oklahoma Memorial Union, Oklahoma Memorial Union
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Film Screening, Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union: Resilience (2015), a documentary on the Oklahoma City bombing; Q&A led by Mickie Smith, Production Manager, OETA; and Paige Dillard, Video Producer, The Oklahoman / NewsOK.com
6 - 7 p.m. Dinner reception, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

KEYNOTE
7 - 8:30 p.m. "The Predicament of Aftermath': Oral History and the Memory of Catastrophe"
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Ed Linenthal
Professor of History, Indiana University, & Editor, Journal of American History

TUESDAY APRIL 14

9:30 - 10 a.m. Coffee, Frontier Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
10 - 11:30 a.m. Panel, "Current Terrorism Threats and Emerging Challenges" Frontier Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch reception sponsored by the OU Center for Intelligence and National Security Heritage Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union

KEYNOTE
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. "Terrorism meets Medicine"
Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union
Kobi Peleg
Head, Israeli National Center for Trauma & Emergency Medicine Research, and Chair, Disaster Medicine Department, Tel Aviv University

1:45 - 3:15 p.m. Panel, "Perspectives on Violent Extremism" Frontier Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Panel, "Witness and Memory After Terror: The Oklahoma City Bombing" Frontier Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union
6 - 7 p.m. Dinner Reception, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

KEYNOTE
7 - 8:30 p.m. "On the Edge of Memory: Uneasy Legacies of Dissent, Terror, and Violence in the American Landscape"
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
Kenneth Foote
Chair, Department of Geography, University of Connecticut

Sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences; OU Center for Intelligence & National Security; Schusterman Center for Judaic & Israel Studies; Department of History; Department of Political Science; Gaylord
College of Journalism & Mass Communication; Division of Architecture; College of Architecture; Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage; OU Medical Humanities Program of the McClendon Honors College; Department of the History of Science; Center for Middle East Studies; School of Art & Art History; Department of Film & Media Studies; Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability.

For more information or accommodations on the basis of disability, contact Cathy Brister at (405) 325-2061.