Cultural Perspectives of The Great War: Arts, Media, and Memory

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April 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm CFP Deadline

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, The Institute for Applied Humanities at Farmingdale State College (State University of New York) is hosting a multidisciplinary, multimedia, one-day conference on “Cultural Perspectives of The Great War: Arts, Media, and Memory.” The conference welcomes presentations that focus on the cultural dimensions and legacies of the Great War in literature, film, history, art, music, and public art (memorials).

The conference will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 on its campus, which is located on Long Island, approximately 35 miles from New York City. Interested participants should submit individual 300-word paper proposals or complete panel proposals to Professor Larry Menna, Farmingdale State College, SUNY, 221 Memorial Hall, 2150 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735 by April 4, 2014. Registration deadlines forthcoming.