This conference, sponsored by The Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, will examine the history of the American veteran from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam Era from a variety of disciplinary frameworks. It will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Knoxville, Tennessee on Sunday, November 12 and Monday, November 13, 2000.
The Keynote Address, "The Best Years of Their Lives" will be delivered by Thomas Childers, University of Pennsylvania, on November 12.
The Luncheon Address, "Injury, Identity, and the State in the Experience of Disabled Veterans in Western Europe, North America, and Australia" will be offered by David A. Gerber, SUNY-Buffalo, on November 13.
The following panels are scheduled:
*The Veteran: Images and Reality
*The Veteran In Need
*The Veteran and the Modern State
*The Veteran: Coping with Modern War
*The Veteran and Vietnam
Visit the Center for the Study of War and Society Website, listed in this announcement.
For additional information about this conference, including registration and hotel accommodations, please contact G. Kurt Piehler by phone, e-mail, or mail, listed below. Registration deadline is November 1, 2000.
G. Kurt Piehler
Director, Center for the Study of War and Society
220 Hoskins Library
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0411
(865) 974-0128 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://web.utk.edu/~csws
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