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>From: "HELEN LOVEJOY" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Trauma Narratives (grad) (2/16/07; 
>(dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)
>
>Trauma Narratives
>
>This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
>held at (dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
>at the University of California Riversideís 14th
>Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 6-7,
>2007.
>
>Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
>traumatic narratives.  Papers may examine any aspect
>of trauma narratives, including specific texts and/or
>critical and cultural frameworks for such texts.  How
>are traumatic events articulated in our current
>cultural moment?  How do cultural understandings of
>trauma effect understandings of self?  How do trauma
>narratives influence and change notions of healing?
>
>Other potential topics include:
>
>Witnessing
>Giving testimony
>Trauma narratives and gender
>Confessions
>Community
>Domestic violence
>Child abuse
>War narratives
>Torture
>Psychological trauma
>Illness
>Social displacement
>Fictional and non-fictional narratives
>Trauma narratives and modernism/postmodernism
>
>Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed to
>[log in to unmask] by February 16, 2007 (text
>in the body of the message; please no attachments). 
>
>For more information, please visit the website at
>http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions/
>
>

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