>Subject: CFP: Remembering World War II (grad) (3/1/05; 10/7/05-10/8/05)
>From: "MHL Grad Convention" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject Line: CFP: Drew University Interdisciplinary Conference,
>Oct. 7-8, 2005, Madison NJ.
>Drew Universityĺ─˘s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies announces
>the 2005 Modern History & Literature (MHL) Graduate Student
>Remembering World War II: Reminiscence, Commemoration and Invocation
>Conference date & location: October 7-8, 2005 at the Drew
>University campus in Madison, New Jersey.
>Call for Papers deadline: March 1, 2005
>Drewĺ─˘s MHL Program invites graduate students and junior scholars
>in history, literature, film and media, religion, cultural studies,
>and allied disciplines to participate in an interdisciplinary
>conference exploring the ways in which World War II has been
>remembered and the political, social, and cultural uses these
>memories have served.
>Possible topics include:
>Comparative memory (between WWII and other wars in American history).
>The role of film and other media in constructing memory.
>The historiography of WWII.
>Gender and memory.
>Book history approaches to memory.
>Literature and memory.
>The political uses of memory.
>Ritual and memory.
>Memory and popular culture.
>Propaganda and memory.
>Textbook presentations of the war.
>Reparations and compensations.
>Forgetting and denial.
>Controversies of memory.
>The conference program committee will consider individual
>presentations and full panel proposals. Please forward a 500 word
>proposal and brief vita for each paper (panel proposals should also
>include a brief panel description including the name and vita of the
>proposed moderator) to [log in to unmask] Please note: no
>attachments will be opened. Send all info in the body of the e-mail
>Panels should include no more than three speakers, with a total time
>for speakers, commentary, and discussion of 85 minutes. Individual
>presentations should not to exceed 20 minutes.
>Further information on the conference will be posted on the MHL
>website in the months to come at
>http://depts.drew.edu/gsdean/histg/events.html . Questions should be
>sent to [log in to unmask] .
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