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Community Dialogues on War and Reconciliation

When: Friday, September 23, 2016, 7:00 pm to Sunday, September 25, 2016, 4:00 pm
Where: Unitarian First Church • 66 Marborough Street • Boston
"Community Dialogues on War and Reconciliation" featuring three staged readings of Reconciliation, a Joiner Institute commissioned and produced play about the Iraq War 
 
The Joiner Institute invites you to a special event this September 23-25, "Community Dialogues on War and Reconciliation" featuring three staged readings of Reconciliation, a Joiner Institute commissioned and produced play about the Iraq War written by Joiner Writers' Workshop faculty member Charles Dumas, followed by talk backs and public discussions with veterans, writers, and artists. Free and open to the public. 
 
The events will be held at the Unitarian First Church Boston (66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA, two blocks from the Arlington T stop) on 
  • Friday, September 23 at 7:00 followed by discussion with Shareda Hosein (Lt. Colonel retired U.S. Army Reserves); Anne Loyer – artist and creator of the Odysseus Project; and Mitch Manning (moderator) – Joiner Institute
     
  • Saturday, September 24 at 7:00 followed by discussion with Juan Spinnato (Iraq War veteran and co-founder of Boston Warrior Writers); Carlos Sirah (Iraq War veteran, playwright, actor); Rachel McNeill (Iraq War veteran and co-founder of Boston Warrior Writers) and Erin Leach-Ogden (moderator)
     
  • Sunday, September 25 at 4:00 followed by discussion with Charles Dumas (actor, director, playwright)  
This event is sponsored by a grant from the UMass President's Office titled “From Boston to Baghdad: Healing the Wounds of War through Art, Theater, and Community Engagement.” 
 
Visit our website for more information.
 
We hope you can join us and share this information and flyer with your networks. Students and classes encouraged to attend.
 
Facebook event can be found here: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/355611158103704/

 
For questions or more information, feel free to contact:
 

Mitch Manning

Program Coordinator of Artistic, Media Projects, and Special Events

William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences 

UMass Boston

www.umb.edu/joinerinstitute

Office: 617-287-5863

 
 
 
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