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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Diane Cameron in Troy

Millay Alum Diane Cameron to discuss politics, economics
and ethics of military trauma
          Troy, N.Y. – Diane Cameron, director of development at Unity House and an award-winning writer, will discuss her current work focusing on the politics, economics and ethics of military traumatic injury on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Public Library, 100 Second St. The topic of her discussion will be “Today’s Veterans and Military Trauma Across All Wars.”

Author of “Never Leave Your Dead,” a memoir and history of military trauma, Cameron has also written a very personal essay on the subject, “Iambic Pentameter and the Meter of War.”  The essay was published in the Bellevue Literary Review, a unique literary magazine that examines human existence through the prism of health and healing, illness and disease published by the Department of Medicine at New York University’s Langone Medical Center.

The event is open to the public and there is no charge.  Call 518.269.2255 for more information.

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