CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Victims and Perpetrators: 1933-1945
and beyond ... (Re)Presenting the Past in Post-Unification
Submissions are invited for a
collection of essays addressing the representation and reevaluation of
World War II and post-war suffering in German post-unification texts.
Proposals from all disciplines are encouraged. Possible areas of
inquiry include, but are not limited to
* Literary and/or filmic representation of
escape, forced expulsion, rape, and
* Public and personal commemoration of World War
* The politics of memory: German suffering seen
from within and from abroad
* Generational differences in the representation
and evaluation of suffering
* "Working through the Past" in the
* Collective mourning?
* European or transnational
Please send an abstract of 350 words
to both Laurel Cohen-Pfister and Dagmar Wienroder-Skinner by December
31, 2004 either per e-mail or regular mail. Both addresses
are listed below. Please be sure to include your name, e-mail
address and postal address as contact information.
Those contributors whose abstracts
are accepted are requested to submit their completed article for
consideration by May 15, 2005. Those articles accepted for
publication must be revised by July 31, 2005. The anticipated
publication date of the anthology is Fall 2005.
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