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Proceedings of the Second Conference on Veterans in Society: Humanizing the Discourse
The second conference on Veterans in Society represented ongoing growth and continuity in our research program. Our first conference, “Changing the Discourse” (2013), marked the first academic conference solely focused on ...
Veterans in Society Conference 2014: Humanizing the Discourse (Conference Program)
This program lists the daily sessions, presentations, and events that took place during the 2014 Veterans in Society Conference, which was held from April 27-28, 2014 at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, VA. This program also ...
Bridging a Gap Between Knowledge and Experience: Civilian Views of Military Service
Assume that knowledge can never exceed experience. In the case of studying the military and veterans’ issues, then, how much can a civilian understand, or how much credibility might a civilian have to leverage when making ...
Images of Reintegration: Alternative Visual Rhetorics of the Returning World War II Soldier
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
During World War II, comic books and movies buoyed the public's spirits and offered hope to combat the uncertainty of a world at war. However, these visual media often did so at the expense of portraying authentic military ...