CFP: Women and the Arts in Historical Perspective.
Submission deadline: March 21, 2016
June 18, 2016
West of England and South Wales Women's History Network
Bath, United Kingdom
Keynote Lecture: Rebecca D’Monte, University of the West of England, Bristol
‘War Stories: Female Literary Responses to the Two World Wars’
Papers are invited on any aspect of women’s involvement in the ‘Arts’ and/or on the gendered issues that arise from this. For this conference the ‘Arts’ are broadly defined to include, for example: painting, design, sculpture, theatre, poetry and creative writing.
Papers might include women’s role as directors, collectors and financial supporters as well as their activities as performers and authors.
Proposals are welcome on any historical period and country.
Proposals of not more than 500 words should be sent to June.Hannam@uwe.ac.uk by Monday 21st March 2016.
For further information about the conference contact Katherine.Holden@uwe.ac.uk or June.Hannam@uwe.ac.uk
Downloadable version of the Call for Papers (opens in PDF): con 2016 cfp