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In fiction and nonfiction, new professor tells war stories — and challenges war myths

Author: Josh Weinhold

Roy Scranton, who joined the Notre Dame faculty in fall 2016, doesn't write about war the way most Americans do. In his acclaimed debut novel War Porn and in his nonfiction writing in Rolling StoneThe New York Times, and the LA Review of Books, the Iraq War veteran pushes back against what he calls "the trauma hero" — the trope of making the American soldier the victim of American military aggresion. 

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Cultural Analytics Symposium

Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

Cultural Analytics 2017 is a two-day symposium devoted to new research in the fields of computational and data-intensive cultural studies. Combining methods and insights from computer science and the quantitative social sciences with questions central to the interpretive humanities, the event explores some of the most compelling contemporary interdisciplinary work in a rigorous, collegial environment.…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Cultural Analytics Symposium

Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

Cultural Analytics 2017 is a two-day symposium devoted to new research in the fields of computational and data-intensive cultural studies. Combining methods and insights from computer science and the quantitative social sciences with questions central to the interpretive humanities, the event explores some of the most compelling contemporary interdisciplinary work in a rigorous, collegial environment.…

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