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AV-255496-17

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Jesse Kirkpatrick (Project Director: 10/31/2016 to present)
Edward Barrett (Co Project Director: 03/21/2017 to present)

Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War

A study and discussion program for veteran and active-duty military students and others on the moral, psychological, and spiritual impact of war.

The objective of the Coming Home project is to support study and discussion with U.S. military veterans and others using humanities sources in philosophy, history, literature, and poetry to explore the moral, psychological, and spiritual impacts of war. In addition, the Coming Home project will: (1) serve as a resource not only for the program’s participants, but also for military veterans and others who wish to learn about and explore the program’s themes; and (2) help raise awareness among non-military members of the public about how the psychological, spiritual, and moral effects of war impacts military veterans, military families, and society more broadly.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Literature, General; Philosophy, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018