This essay follows an active duty Army officer from her first day in graduate school until a year after graduation, when she is able to situate her role as military student within the context of a civilian university. This essay argues that some of the boundaries surrounding those associated with the military can be of their own making and that a composition class, specifically, equips its military members and student veterans with the tools to recognize, name, and negotiate those boundaries.
Research Article| October 01 2016
Erin D. Hadlock; Exploring the Civilian-Military Divide and How My Role as Displaced Graduate Student Turned into a Search for Self. Pedagogy 1 October 2016; 16 (3): 526–532. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-3600861
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