Soldiers’, children’s accounts of war

UWW will honor Veterans Recognition Week (Nov. 3-11, 2009) with several events.

New York Times image of Things They Wrote OP-EDLetters Home” on Tues., Nov. 3rd, at 7:30pm (Young Auditorium) is a performance of stories of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. It’s inspired by The New York Times articles, The Things They Wrote.

Mon., Nov. 9, 6-8 pm: Student panel on UWW Veterans’ Firsthand Accounts (location: Involvement Center, University Center).

Wed., Nov. 11, 5 pm: Guest speaker Ben Collins shares his experience as a Green Beret in Afghanistan (location: Summers Auditorium, University Center).

When War Becomes Personal coverThere are also materials in Andersen Library. A search of HALCat, Andersen Library’s catalog, would find titles such as When war becomes personal: Soldiers’ accounts from the Civil War to Iraq (3rd-floor Main Collection, E181 .W565 2008) and Stolen voices: Young people’s war diaries, from World War I to Iraq (2nd-floor Curriculum Collection, Juvenile Non-Fiction, 302.23 Sto).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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