CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in 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

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

War propaganda

Woman as witness to war


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

Women, war and media

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to by February 1, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
February 1, 2006 and sent to:

Department of English
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521-0323

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