Khaki and Emerald Green


  • Nancy Taber Brock University


family, fiction, gender, military, museum, PTSD


A short story about a military woman struggling with family, career, and PTSD. Her perspective on her situation shifts when she visits the Canadian Museum of Human Rights with her young son.


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Author Biography

Nancy Taber, Brock University

Nancy Taber is a professor at Brock University. Her research explores the ways in which learning, gender, and militarism intersect in daily life, popular culture, museums, educational institutions, and military organizations. She teaches in the areas of critical adult education and sociocultural learning, with a focus on gender and militarism. Her work often draws on her experiences serving in the Canadian military as a Sea King helicopter air navigator. She is a member of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education and a professional member of the Canadian Authors Association. Dr. Taber is a former President of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education and the former Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education. Dr. Taber is currently focused on fiction-based research intended to disseminate her work to a wider audience.






Special Issue: Gender and the Canadian Armed Forces