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‘Performing for the Camera’ ?: Oral History Interviews of Female Military Service Personnel
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, ...
Choices and Challenges 2014: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
(Virginia Tech, 2014-02-27)
The Choices and Challenges Forum brochure includes a schedule of events held Feb. 17, 2014, at the Lyric Theatre and Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown.
Envisioning Resilience through The Ume Group’s Inaugural Online Playback Theatre Event
Theatre across the globe faces difficult choices for how to best connect with their audience while staying safe. Some academic theatre programs produced Zoom performances and/or radio plays in the last few months, professional ...
MILITARY BRATS: A Living Study in Race Relations
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11)
In 1948, President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 9981, desegregating the United States military. Much has been written about the Order's effect on soldiers; almost none about the powerful effect it has had on generations ...
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 ...
Resisting & Re-inscribing Gender Norms: See Me/ Hear Me
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 ...
Examining the Differences in Veterans and Non-Veterans at the Chronic Pain Management Unit
The CPMU consists of both veterans and non-veterans who exhibit a wide range of chronic pain problems. In this study, it is hypothesized that veterans and non-veterans will score better at discharge than at admission, based ...
Writing War: Veterans in the College Writing Classroom
(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 ...
Developing a Survey to Determine Student Perceptions of Readiness at the Beginning of an Educational Leadership Program
In this study, researchers developed a survey to determine student perceptions of readiness prior to entering an educational leadership program. The researchers analyzed and established the reliability and validity of the ...
The Changing Face of War
Society has views of warfighters, who they are and the battles they fight. Recently a new group of warfighters have been brought into our consciousness; however, it is necessary to examine how we are influenced by the ...