jorth-veillon

About jorth-veillon

Orth-Veillon is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She teaches courses in human rights, artistic expression, and technology. Orth-Veillon received her PhD from Emory University in Comparative Literature, where she specialized in the intersections between political resistance and literature. She also holds a Maitrise and a DEA (Dilpome des Etudes Approfondies) in French Literature from the University of Paris VII. Her research interests include the intersections of human rights, technology, and creative expression, political theory, genocide studies, 20th and 21st-century French and Francophone literature and film, fiction writing, and translation from French to English.

Fiction and Veteran Experience

by Jennifer Orth-Veillon Memorial Day, July 4th, 9-11, Veterans Day. Over the past year, I have spent each of these commemorative holidays planning and teaching my English 1101 course, “American Veterans and the Non-Traditional Memoir.” While helping students improve their writing and communication skills, the class examines the way veteran… Continue reading