CFP: Women & War in 20th C Lit. (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
HELEN LOVEJOY
contact email: 
helen.lovejoy@sbcglobal.net

Women and War in 20th Century Literature
 
This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions2007: Malappropriation Nation at
the University of California Riverside’s 14th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference on April 6-7, 2007.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
women and war narratives. These papers can examine
works both by women or in which women are included.
Any theory or critical approach is welcomed, as are
interdisciplinary works.
 
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
 
Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant
with a war environment
 
Women on the home front
 
Sexuality in war narratives
 
Feminism and war
 
War propaganda
 
Woman as witness to war
 
Longing/loss/desire
 
Forgetting and denial/controversies of memory
 
Mothers in a war environment
 
Representations of women in war movies
 
Gender roles/ gender blurring within war narratives

Women as refugees of war
 
Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
helen.lovejoy_at_sbcglobal.net by January 5, 2007 (text
in the body of the message; please no attachments).

For more information, please visit the website at
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions/

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