>Subject: CFP: The Experience of War in the Space Between, 1914-45
>From: "Brassard, Genevieve" <[log in to unmask]>
>THE EXPERIENCE OF WAR IN THE SPACE BETWEEN, 1914-1945
>Submissions are invited for the 9th annual conference of The Space =
>Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, in Annapolis, =
>Maryland, 7-10 June 2007.
>Keynote speaker: Michael Saler, Department of History, University of =
>This interdisciplinary conference aims to explore the cultural contexts, =
>manifestations, representations, and effects of war, as a four-decade =
>state of combat, mobilization, upheaval, dislocation, anxiety, =
>devastation, and unquiet aftermath between 1914 and 1945. The =
>experience of war generated creativity and innovation as much as it did =
>destruction and reactionary responses. Some vital questions might be =
>-- How has historical interpretation of the period 1914-1945 affected =
> conceive of the period, especially imagining intersections between
> historiography and cultural production in all forms?
>--Did war foster or inhibit Modernism(s)?
>--Did specifically classed or gendered experiences of war empower
>--How was popular culture influenced by the experience of war?
>--How did war fought in colonies affect metropolitan cultural =
>--How politically-engaged, or apolitical, or subversive were the =
> "isms" or artists and writers of the interwar years?
>--Are there connections between art, war propaganda, and the rise of =
>--How was the rationalization and systematization of violence reflected =
>in art? =
>The Space Between Society welcomes papers that engage with any aspect of =
>the relationship between war and culture in the years between 1914-45. =
>We are eager to explore the multitude of ways the experience of war was =
>reflected and represented in the lives and works of policy makers, =
>writers, artists, musicians, architects, advertisers, dancers, =
>filmmakers, educators, philosophers.
>Please send 300-word abstracts by December 15, 2006 to David Boxwell =
>([log in to unmask]).
>The Space Between is a society dedicated to the study of literature and =
>culture between the wars, providing an interdisciplinary forum for =
>discussion and research on overlooked texts, understudied authors, and =
>new approaches to traditionally canonical texts. It also encourages =
>fresh examination of art, society, and culture illuminating the war and =
>interwar period. For information about our journal and membership in =
>The Space Between Society, please visit our website: =
>http://www.precursors.org <http://www.precursors.org> .
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