Print

Print


>
>From: "Peter Davies" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFC: Masculinities and German Culture
>
>Dear colleagues
>
>In Autumn 2007 the first issue of the Edinburgh 
>German Yearbook, an international journal 
>published by Camden House, appears under the 
>title 'Cultural Exchange in German Literature' 
>(editors: Eleoma Joshua and Robert Vilain).
>
>In 2008 we shall be editing the second issue, with the key theme
>
>'Masculinities and German Culture'
>
>We are looking to examine the meanings and 
>significance of masculinity and/or the 
>masculine, as problem or ideal (or indeed both), 
>in German culture; the history, influence, and 
>reception of the idea. Possible topics might 
>include, but are not restricted to:
>
>Masculinity and medieval Minne; Luther and 
>Reformation masculinity; Amazons and warrior 
>women; Men and the Thirty Years War; German men 
>and World War 1/ World War 2; 18th-century 
>philanthropic pedagogy and gender; sexology and 
>the masculine; The discursive effeminization of 
>'the Jew'; The Nazi masculinization of society; 
>Fatherland or mother country?; Männerphantasien; 
>1968 and beyond: the 'new man'; Die Männer der 
>RAF: men and the revolution/ masculinity and 
>terrorism; Men and mothering; The masculine and 
>the media.
>
>Publication will be Sept/Oct 2008, so the 
>deadline for finished contributions would be 30 
>January 2008. Essays may be in English or 
>German. Abtracts for proposed contributions 
>should be submitted by email to both the editors 
>as soon as possible:
>
>Prof Sarah Colvin ([log in to unmask])
>Dr Peter Davies ([log in to unmask])
>
>With best wishes,
>Peter Davies
>
>Dr Peter Davies
>Head of Division, European Languages and Cultures,
>University of Edinburgh,
>David Hume Tower,
>George Square,
>Edinburgh,
>EH8 9JX,
>UK
>
>Tel: 0131 650 3632
>[log in to unmask]

*******************
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Megan McKinstry
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html