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    • Race and/or Reconciliation : Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Veterans in Society 

      VT Veterans Studies Group; Dubinsky, James M.; Pencek, Bruce; Davitt, Marcia; Catherwood-Ginn, Jon; Quigley, Paul; Reed, Wornie; Fields, Cynthia; Grady, Judy; Jones, Cheryl; Karnes, Daniel; Stevers, Tammy; Miller, COL John; Morse, Patricia; Sandoz, Elizabeth; Waalkes, Ruth; Hart, D. Alexis; Williamson, Richard A.; Lembcke, Jerry; Kennedy, John C.; Hepburn, Sharon A. Roger; Musil, Donna; Price, Stuart V.; Giguere, Joy M.; Duffey, Suellynn; Grant, Lenny; Craig, Jim; Grohowski, Mariana; Dahlstrand, Kate; Gunsallus, April L.; Nobles, Heidi; Davitt, Marcia; Virginia Tech. Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society (Virginia Tech, 2016)
      The Veterans in Society (ViS) research group is proud to present the proceedings of the Third Conference on Veterans in Society: Race and/or Reconciliation, with papers that represent a wide range of research and community ...
    • Race, Civil War Memory, and Sisterhood in the Woman's Relief Corps 

      Kennedy, John C. (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
      This paper explores the intersections of race and the public remembrances of the American Civil War in the Woman's Relief Corps (WRC), auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). It specifically examines the role ...
    • Rape in the Courts of Gusiiland, Kenya, 1940s–1960s 

      Shadle, Brett L. (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
      This article examines the history of rape prosecutions in the African courts of Gusiiland, Kenya, from the 1940s through the first years of independence. Drawing on transcripts from African courts, it demonstrates that ...
    • Recent Work on Aristotelian Biology 

      Grene, Marjorie (MIT Press, 2000-12)
    • Reconciliation as [Lofty] Aim: A Genre Analysis of Iraq War-Era Women Veterans' Memoirs 

      Grohowski, Mariana (Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
      Using the framework of rhetorical genre studies, this paper presents findings from an analysis of fifteen memoirs written by Iraq War-era women veterans. This work seeks to elucidate how the genre of "the war memoir" both ...
    • Reconstructing Iraq: merging discourses of security and development 

      Sovacool, B.; Halfon, S. (Cambridge University Press, 2007-04)
      This article argues that reconstruction is an emerging discourse of international politics that merges security and development discourses in powerful and troubling ways. We focus on Iraq as a site for articulating and ...
    • Rediscovering the King of Woodpeckers: Exploring the Implications 

      Walters, J. R.; Crist, E. L. (Resilience Alliance, 2005-12)
      The Ivory-billed Woodpecker has long held a special place in the psyche of North American conservation, eliciting unusually colorful prose, even from scientists, as an icon of the wild. The reverence in which it was held ...
    • relationship status, health, and health behavior: an examination of cohabiters and commuters 

      Fuller, T. D. (University of California Press, 2010)
      A large amount of literature on relationship status, health, and health behavior indicates that marriage conveys health benefits. This literature, however, devotes relatively little attention to two theoretically interesting ...
    • 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 ...
    • Research Centers as Change Agents: Reshaping Work in Rhetoric and Writing 

      Gogan, B.; Belanger, K.; Patriarca, A.; O'Neill, M. (National Council of Teachers of English, 2010-12)
      This article defines research centers as associative enterprises for solving scholarly and societal problems that cannot be adequately addressed by individuals. We identify more than fifty research centers in rhetoric and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rhetorics of Displacement: Constructing Identities in Forced Relocations 

      Powell, K. M. (National Council of Teachers of English, 2012-03)
      Forced displacement has often involved the use of rhetoric, both by government institutions and by people who struggle not only to survive displacement, but also to resist it. The author analyzes such discourses through ...
    • Rhythm in a Sinuous Stanza: The Anatomy and Acoustic Contour of the Latin Alcaic 

      Becker, Andrew S. (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2012)
      This essay explores the metrical as well as rhythmical aspects of the acoustic contour of the Latin Alcaic, focusing on patterns of natural, audible, performed word accents in coincidence and syncopation with the fixed ...
    • Rhythmatical: A game to combine music and mathematics for mobile devices 

      Moorefield-Lang, Heather; Evans, Michael A. (Music Reference Services Quarterly, 2011)
      Rhythmatical was designed to be an educational application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that conveyed mathematical topics via musical, rhythmic, or movement interactive techniques. Created by a team of professors, a ...
    • The Role of the Doctor in Managing an Abused Child 

      Obilade, Titilola T. (Virginia Tech, 2004-12-28)
      There are different forms of abuse perpetuated against children. The most common forms of abuse are sexual, psychological, physical and child neglect. There are several signs that the doctor should look out for when faced ...
    • Safety at the Margins: A Rhetorical Analysis of Occupational Risk Communication in Construction 

      Patriarca, Ashley S (Virginia Tech, 2013-05-07)
      This dissertation focuses on occupational risk communication created by grantees of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration\'s Susan Harwood Training Grant (SHTG) Program. Although the SHTG program is aimed at ...
    • 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 ...
    • Science and Technology: A New Alliance 

      Sanders, Mark E. (Science Scope, 1993)
      "The Technology/Science/Math (T/S/M) Integration Project is an attempt to bring these areas together by better coordinating instruction. In doing so, content is more relevant and therefore better internalized by students." ...