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Conference Papers (Conference 2)

Gender, War and Culture: From the Age of the World Wars to the Cold War, Anti-Colonial Struggle and the Wars of Globalization (1910sPresent)

Thursday to Saturday, 1113 September 2014

Friday, 12 September 2014

Panels II and III: Gendering the History of the Age of the World Wars

Panel II:

1. Mobilization for ‘Total’ Warfare: Gender, Culture and Propaganda in the Age of World Wars—A Transatlantic Comparison (PDF)
ANNEGRET FAUSER (UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of Music) 

2. ‘Total War’: Society, State and Gender in East and West Europe during the First and Second World War (PDF)
SUSAN GRAYZEL (University of Mississippi, Department of History) 

3. War Societies, Citizenship and Gender: The American and Canadian Homefront during World War I and II  (PDF)
KIMBERLY JENSEN (Western Oregon University, Department of History)  

4. Women in the Military in the Age of the Two World Wars: History and Memory in Comparative Perspective (PDF)
KAREN HAGEMANN (UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History) 

Comment 1: Claudia Koonz, Duke University, Department of History (PDF)
Comment 2: Richard Kohn, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History (PDF)

Panel III

5. Masculinity, Military Service and Combat in the Age of World Wars: A Transatlantic Comparison (PDF)
THOMAS KÜHNE (Clark University, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies)

6. Colonial Soldiers, Race and Masculinity during and beyond World War I and II (PDF)
RICHARD SMITH (Goldsmiths, University of London, Department of Media and Communications) 

7. Sex and ‘Total War’: Sexuality and Sexual Violence in the Age of the World Wars (PDF)
REGINA MÜHLHÄUSER (Hamburg Insititute for Social Research) 

8. Taming Warfare: Gender and the New International Politics of Humanitarianism and Peace, 19001948 (PDF)
GLENDA SLUGA (University of Sydney, Department of History)  

Comment 1: Sonya Rose,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor  (PDF)
Comment 2:  Jean Quataert, Binghamton University SUNY, Department of History (PDF)

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Panels IV and V: The Histories of Gender, War and the Military from the Cold War and Anti-Colonialism to the Aftermath of 1989: Introduction

Panel IV

1. Gender, Demobilization and Social Order: Post-war Societies in Europe and the United States after 1918 and 1945 (PDF)
ERIKA KUHLMAN (Idaho State University, Department of History)  

2. Gendering the Memories of World War II and the Holocaust: Europe and the United States in Comparison (PDF) FRANK BIESS (University of California, San Diego, Department of History)

3. Gender and Anti-colonial Warfare: The Decline of Empire and the Redistribution of Gendered Power after 1945 (PDF)
RAPHAELLE BRANCHE (CNRS Centre d’histoire sociale du XXe siècle)  

Comment 1: Konrad Jarausch, UNC-Chapel Hill, Department of History  (PDF)
Comment 2
Bruce Hall, Duke University, Department of History (PDF)

       Panel V

4. Challenges to Military Masculinities: Female Soldiers, Gay Rights and the Professionalization of Western Armies since the 1970s (PDF)
D’ANN CAMPBELL (Culver-Stockton College)  

5. The End of the Cold War, the Re-emergence of Small-scale National Wars and Sexual Violence as a Weapon of Warfare (PDF)
DUBRAVKA ZARKOV (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Institute for Social Studies  

6. The United Nations, Gendered Human Rights and Peace Keeping since 1945  (PDF)
SANDRA WHITWORTH (York University, Department of Political Science) 

7. Gender and the Current Wars of Globalization (PDF)
KRISTEN P. WILLIAMS (Clark University, Department of Political Sciences) 

Comment 1 Robert Jenkins, UNC-Chapel Hill, Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies   (PDF)
Comment 2:  
 Frances Hasso, Duke University, International Comparative Studies, Sociology, and Gender Studies (PDF)