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August 18, 2013

CFP: War, Memory, and Gender

Conference: War, Memory, and Gender: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Place: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Date: March 27-29, 2014
Submission deadline for proposals: October 15, 2013
More information: H-Net Announcements

Description:
»The past several decades have seen an explosion of scholarly interest in the subject of war and gender. At the same time, the study of collective or cultural memory, especially in connection with armed conflict, has become a veritable cottage industry. This conference seeks to bring these two areas of intensive study into dialogue with each other, exploring the complex ways in which gender shapes war memory and war memory shapes gender. ...
Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
Remembering male and/or female bodies at war
War propaganda and gender
Women and forgotten conflicts
Gender, Race, and War
Women of color and war memory
Sexuality and War
Restoring women to the so-called Greatest Generation
Women and veterans’ organizations
The Vietnam War and the crisis of American masculinity
Remembering women combatants
Women as custodians of war memory
War, gender, and grief
Gender, war, and modernism(s)
Male and female war films
Women writers, male war stories
Medicine, war, and gender
LGBTQ memories of war
Trauma and gendered memory
Women artists/architects and public war memorials
Gender and military video games
Gender and historical writing about war
Gender and war reenactment«.