Veterans

Roberta Stewart’s work with veterans in New Hampshire has recently been recognized with the SCS Outreach award (2017). Read her piece in Amphora, ‘Ancient Narratives and Modern War Stories: Reading Homer with Combat Veterans.’  Read a report on her work on the New Hampshire Humanities website.

Molly Harris’ work is documented in the SCS video of the Classics and Social Justice panel from 2018 and in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

New York Times piece on the Theater of War.

A performance of Ajax by Carthage College Theatretranslation was done by 2 students, one a student veteran: Article 1, Article 2

Some bibliography related to classics and veterans:

  • Caston, Victor and Silke-Maria Weineck, eds. 2016. Our Ancient Wars: Rethinking War through the Classics. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  • Meineck, Peter and David Konstan, eds. 2014. Combat Trauma and the Ancient Greeks. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shay, Jonathan. 1994. Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character. New York: Scribner.
  • Shay, Jonathan. 2002. Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming. New York: Scribner.
  • Tritle, Lawrence A. 2000. From Melos to My Lai: War and Survival. London: Routledge.