Tuesday, January 4, 2011


Seminar, Day 2: Exploring the Human Cost of War
Guiding Questions:
  • When is war worth it?
  • How does war affect those back home?
  • What makes "good people" kill other people (in wartime)?
  • What responsibilities do we have to our troops?
  • How can soldiers reintegrate into healthy civilian lives when they return?
"Sharing the Tragedy of War" by Aileen Mory
"The Dawning of a New Era" by Suzanne Fields
"Iraq War: the New Patriotism" by Anna Haislip
"Coaching Winter Track in Time of War" by W.D. Ehrhart
"Vietnam: Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost" by Tony Karon
"Facing It" by Yusef Komunyakaa

HW: Read the first chapter, "The Things They Carried," (pages 1-25) of The Things They Carried and be prepared to discuss.

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