UPDATE: Women & War in 20th C Lit. (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

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

Please note the extended deadline

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.

(dis)junctions is now proud to welcome our two
speakers. On Friday, April 6th, Dr. Bonnie Zimmerman
of SDSU will be joining us. Dr. Karen Tongson, USC,
will be speaking on Saturday, April 7th.

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 February 16th, 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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