Women's Memoirs and the World of the Sixties (MLA Special Session, Los Angeles, 6-9 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna S. Parsons
contact email: 
donna-parsons@uiowa.edu

Many women have written memoirs about their lives in the 1960s. How have they characterized these times? Was it a decade of optimism, hope, accomplishment, regret, anger, betrayal, or confusion? Papers analyzing women's memoirs from diverse perspectives especially welcome. 300 word abstracts by 12 March 2010; Donna S. Parsons (donna-parsons@uiowa.edu).

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
gender_studies_and_sexuality
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond