The William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium is a two-day event hosted at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. The only program of its kind at an American university, this unique and powerful program invites distinguished authors and experts in the fields of military history, intelligence, or current affairs to campus for social events, book signings, presentations, classroom sessions, and a moderated panel discussion on the theme for the year.

2018 William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium

“Won the War, Lost the Peace: The U.S. Legacy in Iraq.”

Symposium Schedule

Announcing 2018 guest speakers:

The symposium features a moderated panel discussion, author and expert presentations, book signing, social events,  the announcement of the 2018 Colby Award, and the Meet the Authors Reception & Dinner. Full schedule of events can be found here. 

The panel discussion will be streamed live from 1:30-3:30 Eastern Time p.m. on Thursday, April 12.

The lunch and learn presentation will be streamed via Facebook Live on April 11 from 12:30-2:00 p.m.

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