W. D. Ehrhart  
 

RECENT ACTIVITIES and SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS

  Interviewee, The Vietnam War, Florentine Productions, 2017.  
  Featured Speaker, The Sixties: The Age of Aquarius in Chester County, Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, PA, April 2016.  
  7th Annual Paul Lyons Memorial Lecturer in American Studies, Stockton University, Galloway, NJ, March 2016.  
  Featured Speaker, 40th Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War, Japan Women's University, Tokyo, June 2015.  
  Opening Presenter, Vietnam: The Power of Protest, Washington, DC, May 2015.  
  Participant, "The Vietnam War in Poetry: Ancient History or Prescient Harbinger?" Haverford College, PA, November 2014.  
  Guest Speaker, St. David's Episcopal Men's Fellowship, Wayne, PA, April 2014.  
  Kick-off Speaker, "The Big Read," West Chester University, West Chester, PA, September 2013.  
  Faculty, Summer Writers Workshop, William Joyner Center, University of Massachusetts—Boston, June 2012.  
  Featured Poet, National Poetry Month, Echoes & Visions Reading Series, Wor-Wic Community College, Salisbury, MD, April 2012.  
  Featured Speaker,Toko-ji Temple, Amakusa, Japan, June 2011.  
  Featured Poet, The Home Front: Jane Irish's Art of War, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, February-March 2011.  
  Featured Poet, Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac, December 2010.  
  Presenter, 17th International Boys' Schools Coalition Conference, June 2010.  
  Featured Poet, Jane Crown's Poetry Radio (www.janecrown.com), August 2010.  
  Featured Poet, A Celebration of Community, performances in honor of Rebecca Chopp's Inauguration as 14th President of Swarthmore College, May 2010.  
  38th Joe Patterson Smith Lecturer & IC Connections Convocation Speaker, Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL, October 2009.  
  Presenter, Vietnam Now! Symposium, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, July 2009.  
  Keynote Speaker, "War & War's Aftermath," Netherlands American Studies Association, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, June 2009.  
  Featured Poet, Cochin Chinoiserie , Jane Irish, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2009.  
  Featured Poet, River Poets Quarterly , v.2, #3, Summer 2008.  
  Presenter, New Jersey Council for the Humanities Teacher Institute, 2008.  
  Featured Poet, Paintings for Winning Hearts and Minds, Jane Irish, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, December 2007-January 2008.  
  Featured Poet, Marah's DVD Sooner or Later in Spain, released November 2006.  
  Featured Poet, Poets & Writers Festival, Community College of Philadelphia, Feb. 2006.  
  Keynote Speaker, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society Regional Conference & Undergraduate History Forum, April 2005  
  Keynote Speaker, Pennsylvania College English Association, April 2005  
  Featured Writer, Bucks County Writer, v.5, #3, Spring 2004  
  Featured Speaker, Library of Congress Professional Association, 2003  
  Featured Poet w/Marah ("the Last Rock-n-Roll Band") at the Tin Angel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003  
  Keynote Speaker, Margins Conference of Independent Secondary School Teachers of English, The Haverford School, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 2002.  
  Visiting Scholar, Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry, Ball State University, 2002.  
  Featured Guest, "Talk of the Nation," National Public Radio, Washington, DC, 2001.  
  Keynote Speaker, Conference on Contemporary Views of American Literature and Culture in the Great 60s, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, 2000.  
  Keynote Speaker, Conference on War in Memory, Popular Culture and Folklore, Center for the Study of the Korean War and the National Archives and Records Administration Central Plains Division, Kansas City, Missouri, 2000.  
  Featured Poet, Acoma 18: Rivista Internazionale di Studi Nordamericani, Rome & Bergamo, Italy, 2000.  
  Participant, Korea-America Dialogue, Maureen & Mike Mansfield Center, University of Montana, 1999.  
  Featured Speaker, 25th Annual Eastern Community College Social Science Association, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1999.  
  Participant, Vietnam-America Dialogue, Maureen & Mike Mansfield Center, University of Montana, 1998.  
  Guest Editor, War, Literature & the Arts, Fall/Winter 1997 special issue titled I Remember: Soldier-Poets of the Korean War.  
  Participant, 43rd National Security Seminar, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1997.  
  Featured Poet, A Public Symposium: History, Literature & Music of the Vietnam War, El Paso, Texas, 1996.  
  Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer, Rutgers University-Newark, New Jersey, 1995.  
  Featured Poet, Austrian Association of American Studies, Universitat Klagenfurt, 1993.  
  Faculty, Second Mountain Empire Conference: Trauma & the Humanities, Department of Veterans Affairs, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1992.  
  Featured Writer, Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series #9: American Writers of the Vietnam War, Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1991.  
  Foreword, Visions of War, Dreams of Peace: Writings of Women in the Vietnam War, Warner Books, 1991.  
  Participant, First Conference of U.S. & Vietnamese Veteran-Writers, Hanoi, 1990.  
  Isota Tucker Epps Lecturer, Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1989.  
  Poetry Advisor, The Lessons of the Vietnam War, Center for Social Studies Education, 1988.  
  Featured Poet, Steinman Arts Festival, St. Lawrence University, New York, 1987.  
  Contributor, Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans, First Casualty Press, 1972.  
       
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