The 2018 Colby Symposium will be hosted April 11-12, 2018, at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018
9:00–9:50 a.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“Iraq Counter-insurgency: Lessons Learned,” featuring R. Alan King, author of Twice Armed: An American Soldier’s Battle for Hearts and Minds
10:00-10:50 a.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“Viewing War Parochially,” featuring Saifaldin Abdul-Rahman
11:00-11:50 a.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
Presentation featuring Jonathan Wriston NU ’18, inaugural Richard S. Schultz ’60 Colby Symposium Fellow
12:30–2:00 p.m. • Milano Ballroom
Lunch and Learn: “IEDs as Force Multipliers in Iraq”
Featuring BG Peter DeLuca, USA (Ret.) and David Ulbrich, PhD
Co-hosted by the Sullivan Museum & History Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate and Norwich University College of Graduate and Continuing Studies. Light refreshments provided
Watch the presentation via Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/SullivanMuseum/
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018
9:25–10:40 a.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
“Unraveling Iraq,” featuring Emma Sky
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. • Todd Multipurpose Room, Kreitzberg Library
Friends of the Colby Symposium Spring Meeting
All are invited to attend.
1:30–3:30 p.m • Plumley Armory
Panel Discussion: “Won the War, Lost the Peace: The U.S. Legacy in Iraq”
Featuring panelists Saifaldin D. Abdul-Rahman, Andrew Bacevich, R. Alan King, Emma Sky
Moderated by Sarwar Kashmeri, Adjunct Professor of Political Science & Applied Research Fellow, Peace & War Center, Norwich University; Fellow, Foreign Policy Association
3:13–4:30 p.m • Milano Ballroom
Book Signing featuring Andrew Bacevich, R. Alan King, Sarwar Kashmeri, David Ulbrich, Carlo D’Este, Emma Sky
6:30 p.m. • RRTC National Guard Armory, 161 University Drive, Norwich University campus
Meet the Authors Reception & Dinner
Pre-registration and ticket required.
Announcement of the 2018 Colby Award winner
Norwich University undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate, no registration required (please do register if attending the Meet the Authors Dinner). All other guests, we ask that you register to attend.