The Center for European Studies, the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, the Curricula in Women's Studies and Peace, War, and Defense, and the Dept. of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll are pleased to announce the second event of a new workshop series entitled, "Gender, Politics, and Culture in Europe and Beyond," to be held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, February 3rd, 2006.
The theme of this semester's workshop will be "Gender, War, and Nation in 20th Century Europe." The public is warmly invited to the following events:
Friday, February 3rd, 2006, Hamilton Hall 569, UNC Chapel Hill
1:30-2:15 Welcome and Coffee
2:15-3:45 Public lecture by Maureen Healy (Oregon State University)
"Engendering a Republic: Women and Men in Austria after the Great War,"
Comment: Susan Grayzel (University of Mississippi)
Chair: Chad Bryant (UNC Chapel Hill)
4:00-5:30 Public lecture by Holly Case (Cornell University)
"Identity on Trial: Slander Trials in Northern Transylvania during World War II,"
Comment: Christopher Browning (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Chair: Karen Hagemannn (UNC Chapel Hill)
6:00-7:30 Evening lecture by Susan Grayzel (University of Mississippi)
"Babies and Bombs: Gender and Experience of 'Total' War, 1914-1945"
Chair: Barbara Harris (UNC Chapel Hill)
The aims of this workshop series are to promote gender history in studies of Eastern and Western Europe, to foster a European history reflecting the borders of the new Europe and to think beyond them, and to intensify comparative and transnational research that systematically includes the gender dimension. The series also seeks to provide interested scholars and students from the North Carolina Research Triangle and beyond with an exciting opportunity to present and discuss the findings of recent research.
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