CFP: "Be/longing: Women and the American Home," Film and History conference in Milwaukee (7/1/17; 11/1-11/5)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Be/longing: Women and the American Home (revised 5/20/17)

Representing “Home”: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging
The Hilton, Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017

DEADLINE for abstracts: July 1, 2017

AREA: Be/longing: Women and the American Home

BOOK RECOMMENDATION: 'The Holocaust and Motherhood'

The following book may be of interest to you: ' Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule' by Beverley Chalmers (Grosvenor House Publishers, UK, 2015). This book has won ten book awards including the USA National Jewish Book Award, the Canadian Vine Award for Jewish Literature, the Canadian Jewish Literary Award, and a CHOICE 'Outstanding Academic Title' award. The book provides a novel perspective on the Nazi era and on the neglected issue of the Nazi abuse of childbearing and sexuality.

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