Amherst College Students Study Sophocles And War

An Amherst College English class this fall called, The Narrative of Suffering, veers from the likes of the Book of Job and King Lear. The change happened after the professor heard countless stories in the news about struggling veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. So, he decided to weave contemporary combat trauma into the curriculum.

Revisiting Iraq: A Sister On The Edge

It’s been 10 years since the U.S. invaded Iraq. This week we’re taking a look back, revisiting voices you first heard on NPR In 2007. […]

Letters To My Dead Father

Ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, NPR is taking a look back, revisiting people and places first encountered during the war.