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    • ‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel 

      Grohowski, Mariana (2014-04)
      This paper examines the discourse female military service personnel use to describe their military service. Using video-recorded oral history interviews available online from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, ...
    • Repeat what after whom? Exploring variable selectivity in a cross-dialectal shadowing task 

      Walker, Abby; Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn (Frontiers Media, 2015-05-12)
      Twenty women from Christchurch, New Zealand and 16 from Columbus Ohio (dialect region U.S. Midland) participated in a bimodal lexical naming task where they repeated monosyllabic words after four speakers from four regional ...
    • Resisting & Re-inscribing Gender Norms: See Me/ Hear Me 

      Broyles, Kathryn A. (2014-04)
      Women veterans not infrequently report the forced iconic characterizations of “bitch,” “whore,” or “dike” forced upon them by their fellow service-members, superiors, and the larger culture both during and after their ...
    • Review: Don't Go Up Kettle Creek: Verbal Legacy of the Upper Cumberland 

      Speer, Jean H. (Journal of American Folklore, 1984)
      In Don't Go Up Kettle Creek, Montell reconstructs the history of the Upper Cumberland River region "as it is perceived from the vernacular point of view, relying on personal reminiscences, oral traditions, balladry and ...
    • Review: Traditional American Indian Literatures: Texts and Interpretations 

      Fine, Emily C. (Journal of American Folklore, 1983)
      This book is a welcome addition to studies of American Indian folklore and ethnopoetics. Karl Kroeber has compiled five essays by himself, Jarold Ramsey, Dennis Tedlock, Barre Toelken and Tacheeni Scott, and Dell Hymes to ...
    • A Sample of Best Practices to Support Veterans in Attending and Completing Engineering Degree Programs 

      Kasarda, Mary; McCrery, Ennis; DePauw, Karen; Byrd, Carson; Mikel-Stites, Max; Ray, Victor; Pierson, Mark; Brown, Eugene; Hall, Simin; Soldan, David L.; Gruenbacher, Don; Schulz, Noel; Vogt, Blythe; Hageman, William B.; Natarajan, Rekha; Olson, Rick; Kramer, Kathleen; Lord, Susan (Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse; Virginia Tech, 2013-04-15)
      This paper describes some sample best practices identified by three institutions, Virginia Tech, Kansas State University, and the University of San Diego to support the recruitment, transition, and retention of veterans ...
    • A Servant of Two Masters 

      Johnson, David (Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts and Cinema, 2011)
      Poster for a production of Carlo Goldoni's "A Servant of Two Masters," directed by David Johnson, and produced at Virginia Tech's Squires Studio Theatre for the 2011-2012 season.
    • Standing Up To Be Counted: Female Military Personnel and Online Mentoring 

      Hart, D. Alexis (2014-04)
      Women working in male-dominated fields such as science and the military often encounter challenges fitting into their workplace communities, feeling themselves to be cast as less intelligent and less powerful (physically ...
    • Supplemental Tables for New Policies for New Residents 

      Unknown author (2014-02-07)
      Tables contain data concerning immigrants in Japan. These tables are a supplement to the book by Deborah J. Milly, New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond (Ithaca, NY: Cornell ...
    • Support the Troops? A Community in Dialogue 

      Montgomery, John; Salaita, Steven; Ott, Gil (2014-05-21)
      The vigorous national controversy surrounding Steven Salaita's article, "No, thanks: Stop saying 'support the troops' " in Salon.com (Aug 25, 2013: http://www.salon.com/2013/08/25/no_thanks_i_wont_support_the_troops/) ...
    • This 

      Rinehart, Susanna (Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts and Cinema, 2011)
      Poster for a production of Melissa James Gibson's "This," directed by Susanna Rinehart and produced at Virginia Tech's Squire Studio Theatre for the 2011-2012 season.
    • Understanding and Building Effective Narrative on Veteran Experiences to Compel Program and Policy Action 

      Dunkenberger, Mary Beth; Lo, Suzanne (2014-04)
      Virginia has the third highest per capita population of veterans, and the seventh highest in total population. Many of these veterans are faced with wide-ranging and complex health issues, which vary greatly depending on ...
    • Veterans and Broadband Access in Virginia: Implications for Healthcare Planning and Policy 

      Dunkenberger, Mary Beth; Lo, Suzanne; White, Nancy (Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
      The paper summarizes results and ongoing research into the implication of broadband access and utilization as a means to improve veterans' health care services and coordination. The study examines (a) broadband access, ...
    • Veterans as a Stabilising Factor in Politics: West Africa as a Case Study 

      Oshigbo, Kehinde Olaoluwatomi (2014-04)
      This paper discusses civil-military relations in Africa with an emphasis on regional instabilities as they affect the economic, socio-cultural, and political settings of the people. It observes the involvement of war ...
    • Veterans in Society Conference 2014: Humanizing the Discourse (Conference Program) 

      Virginia Tech. Department of English. Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society; Virginia Tech. Veterans Studies Group (2014-04)
      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 ...
    • Writing War: Veterans in the College Writing Classroom 

      Hart, D. Alexis; Thompson, Roger (Virginia Tech; Veterans in Society: Changing the Discourse, 2013-04-15)
      As writing classrooms may be the primary locations where students' military experiences are shared, writing instructors bear special ethical responsibility when teaching veterans. A discussion of research conducted with ...