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“After Hiroshima” Symposium

Professor Kinya Nishi, Konan University, Japan 
"A Postmodern Hiroshima? Trauma, History, and Poetic Language in Modern Japan"
10th November, 1.30-3.00 pm, Manchester Metropolitan University, GM302 .
Organised by Dr David Miller, Department of English Studies, MMU, with the generous assistance of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation.

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Call for submissions

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions on literature and trauma in the context of North African and Middle Eastern literatures. These categories can be interpreted broadly both historically and linguistically.

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Trauma and Gender in 20th Century European Literature

International Conference - Call for Papers
11th & 12th March 2016 - University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Trauma, just like other psychosomatic concepts in medical history such as shock and stress, has been subjected to a variety of interpretations across disciplines since it emerged in the nineteenth-century as a notion to capture certain psychological experiences and conditions in modern societies and cultures. Yet, it remains a highly contested term that has seen numerous redefinitions as its place in popular and medical discourse is continuingly under scrutiny.

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