Nonfiction Reading Series Fall 2016—Nancy Sherman

A Reading and Discussion with Nancy Sherman October 14 2:30-4:00 207 Hall of Languages Please join the Nonfiction Reading Series and the Moral Injury Project of Syracuse University for a reading and discussion by Dr. Nancy Sherman, author of Afterwar and the Untold War on Friday, October 14th, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in 207 Hall of Languages. Following her reading,… Read more

Almost Sunrise (NYTimes Film Review)

War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal By JANE E. BRODY     Link   No doubt in the course of your life, you did something, or failed to do something, that left you feeling guilty or ashamed. What if that something was in such violation of your moral compass that you felt unable to… Read more

Adaptive Disclosure: A New Treatment for Military Trauma, Loss, and Moral Injury

Link A complete guide to an innovative, research-based brief treatment specifically developed for service members and veterans, this book combines clinical wisdom and in-depth knowledge of military culture. Adaptive disclosure is designed to help those struggling in the aftermath of traumatic war-zone experiences, including life threat, traumatic loss, and moral injury, the violation of closely held… Read more

Free Screening of “Resilient” on Feb. 15th, 2016

Monday, Feb. 15, 3:45 pm – 5:05 pm School of Management, 001 Corner of University Ave. & Marshall St. Attend a film screening and Q&A session with filmmaker Cynthia Kao this coming Monday, Feb. 15 at 3:45 pm.  Ms. Kao will screen her 30-minute documentary, Resilient, about PTSD, and conduct a Q&A session afterwards with… Read more

11/11/2015: Veterans Day Reading

Syracuse University Hosts Veterans Day Reading Program Nov. 11 Members of Syracuse Veterans’ Writing Group to present original poetry, nonfiction… Link

7/3/2015: Mention in the Atlantic Monthly

Coverage here: And at Syracuse University, The Moral Injury Project is an interdisciplinary organization that connects local veterans, faculty, chaplains, researchers, and community members through events like academic panels, art exhibits, and literary readings. “It’s incredible to have these men and women in the same room, approaching moral injury from different angles,” says Andrew Miller,… Read more

4/10/2015: from the archives, WERW’s Interview with MI Project

WERW’s Jeremiah Thompson interviewed Moral Injury Project committee members Jennifer Jeffery and Andrew Miller on the radio show The Forum. Listen to the interview from April 10th, 2015. WERW: http://www.werwradio.com/

KPBS.ORG: “Incoming”

A combat photojournalist fears conflict. From the streets of Afghanistan he tells his story of unwinnable war and moral injury. Another soldier avoids being the last casualty of a forgotten war. He decides whether he must get out of his current life of revolving battles or go back home, where everything is foreign. Listen: http://www.kpbs.org/audioclips/24546/

Reception & Conference Flyers

A New Theory of PTSD and Veterans: Moral Injury

A New Theory of PTSD and Veterans: Moral Injury (Newsweek) “It’s an epidemic,” Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta admitted to Congress this summer. “Something is wrong.” Military leaders have pointed to alcohol, guns, and girl trouble. The secretary of Veterans Affairs recently suggested wider societal woes, noting that suicide is up for all young men… Read more