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February 4, 2012

CFP: Gender and war

Conference: Gender and War Student Research Conference
Place: University of the Pacific
Date: October 20, 2012
Submission deadline for abstracts: April 15, 2012

Description: »Possible topics may include but are not limited to the following:
• What have been women’s and men’s historical contributions to peace and to war?
• How does military service factor into gendered definitions of citizenship?
• How are masculinity, femininity and sexuality imagined and represented in literature and art about peace and war?
• In what ways is violence in warfare gendered?
• How have men’s and women’s cultural productions (art, literature, etc.) depicted war and peace?
Papers could also address specific topics such as:
• Life in militarized societies: The consequences of warfare for gender and various racial and ethnic groups
• Veterans experiences and the differences in women’s and men’s status
• Gendering the “home front”: Civilian contributions to war Women as weapons: from Abu Ghraib to women suicide bombers
• Joan of Arc turns 600: The legacy of Joan of Arc in the 21st century
• Women warriors in mythology and folklore
• War, Gender and Health: Global perspectives on suffering and war trauma
• Additional topics are also welcome.«

More information: CFP website