A member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit creates a space for dialogue to navigate a contested history, to pose questions about the human costs of war, and to commit to peace and social justice both at home and abroad.

For more information about the exhibit, visit libguides.asu.edu/MyLai or email Nancy Dallett at nancy.dallett@asu.edu.

Free and open to the public, the My Lai Memorial Traveling Exhibit is co-sponsored by the ASU Library, the Center on the Future of Warthe Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement and the Phoenix chapter of Veterans for Peace. 

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Noon — Opening Remembrance

  • Mac McDevitt, My Lai Exhibit Creator
  • Shawn Banzhaf, ASU Pat Tillman Veteran Center Military Advocate
  • Sanghoon Yoo, ASU Council of Religious Advisors
  • Marco Pina, ASU Department of English
  • Joe Brett, Vietnam Veteran
12:30 p.m. — Kyle Longley, Professor of History, ASU School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, The U.S. in Vietnam, and Major Jon Corey, Ph.D., Psychologist and Vietnam Veteran, The Allure of War.

2 p.m. — Mike Wold, Franciscan Renewal Center: Institute for Healing of Memories

Thursday, Oct. 3
9 a.m. — Valerie Adams, ASU College of Integrated Sciences and the Arts: Legacy of the Vietnam War

10:15 a.m. — Brett Hunt, Director of ASU Public Service Academy: Lessons on Leadership 

Friday, Oct. 4
1:30 p.m. — Joan McCarthy, Clinical Social Worker: Vietnam Veterans and Moral Injury

5 p.m. — Michael Messner, Professor of Sociology, University of Southern California, "Guys Like Me: Five Wars, Five Veterans for Peace"

Saturday, Oct. 5
10 a.m. — Veterans for Peace Phoenix Chapter: Military Experiences and Peace Advocacy

  • Dennis Stout
  • Ahmad Daniels
  • Charles Osburn
  • Richard Smith
  • John Johnson
  • Jose Olagues
  • Others

1 p.m. — Phoenix Veterans for Peace on Military Experiences and Peace Advocacy

1:30 p.m. — Joan McCarthy, Clinical Social Worker: Vietnam Veterans and Moral Injury

Sunday, Oct. 6
10 a.m. — Phoenix Veterans for Peace on Military Experiences and Peace Advocacy

1 p.m. — Phoenix Veterans for Peace on Military Experiences and Peace Advocacy

Monday, October 7
10 a.m. — Daniel Rothenberg, Co-director of the ASU Center on the Future of War: My Lai in the Context of War Crimes

11 a.m. — Michael Casavantes, ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication: War Journalism and Film and War

Noon — Shawn Banzhaf, ASU Pat Tillman Veteran Center Military Advocate, and Rev. Sanghoon Yoo, ASU Council of Religious Advisors: Trauma Informed Care Movement

2 p.m. — Kimberly Baldwin, ASU Public Service Academy: Students and the Future of Leadership

3 p.m. — Closing

a picture of a lotus flower

Downtown Phoenix campus Library

Event Map: 

For More Information Contact:

Nancy Dallett
Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement
nancy.dallett@asu.edu