Open to any American veteran who has served in the US Armed Forces.
The program meets at three regional sites:
Columbia University, New York City, NY - Jan 2016 - June 2016
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - May 2016 - Sep 2016
University of Texas at Austin, TX - Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
A ten-week program that meets twice a week for two hours
Each session is guided by a veteran coordinator, a scholar and guest artists/speakers
Participants will develop their own or joint artworks in responses to ancient texts about war and homecoming
A humanities public program will be developed and rehearsed during the training.
The public program will tour to at least 5 cultural centers in the region
Program participants will receive a stipend for completing the training
Program participants will receive a stipend for each public program they participate
Program participants will keep a short video diary on the youstories.com site
Contact us to learn more.