February 1, 2016
Seminary Ridge Review’s Poetry + Theology editor Katy Giebenhain joins the Anglo-Welsh poet Tony Curtis for a conversation about war poetry. The emeritus professor of poetry at University of South Wales was on a visit to the Gettysburg Battlefield and Seminary Ridge Museum in-between other events in the U.S. Curtis is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature and the Welsh Academy of Writers and the author of more than 30 books.
December 4, 2015
Dennis F. Carter, Career Foreign Service Officer, Department of State addresses several important questions: How is the U.S. and the United Nations handling the refugee crisis? Is there reason to fear the influx of Syrian refugees? What religious ideology drives Isis to detest the “secular state”? Why does Russia support the Assad regime?
October 26, 2015
James Roach, retired Site Manager of the Eisenhower National Historical Site and Chief of Interpretive and Visitor Services, Gettysburg National Military Park, discusses the complex reasons for the formation of Yugoslavia after World War I and its break-up into seven different countries during a devastating war between 1992 and 1995. Among the complex factors are long memories of previous conflicts together with ethnic and religious differences: Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Muslim. Two results were the displacement of four million people and an abiding feeling of distrust.
December 9, 2014
Dr. Christianson speaks with Ambassador Lawrence Taylor who describes the current tensions in
eastern Ukraine and suggests that the U.S. and NATO were surprised by Russia’s
incursions. On the other hand, Vladimir Putin was not prepared for the
resistance from the new government in
Ukraine. He suggests that we take
seriously Russia’s claim to protect Russians everywhere and do so unilaterally,
but also try to bridge the gap between the Old Europe (“Mother Russia”) and the