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2021-2022 Catalog

FYS 129 War Stories

Through the analysis of firsthand nonfictional or autobiographical accounts of war, students will gain a better understanding of the physical, psychological, and emotional impact that war has on both combatants and noncombatants. Course materials, which include letters, diaries, interviews, narratives, and novels, are drawn from a wide variety of wars and emphasize the experiences of individuals of different nationalities, classes, religions, races, and genders.