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Call for Papers: Conference at Siena College (June 1989)
On 1-2 June 1989 Siena College is sponsoring the fourth in a
series of annual multidisciplinary conferences. The subject
of the 1989 conference will be "World War II--A Fifty-Year
Perspective." The focus will be on 1939, but papers dealing
with broad issues of earlier years will be welcome. Welcome
topics include, but are not limited to, Fascism and National
Socialism, the war in Asia, Spain, literature, art, film, di­
plomatic, political, and military history, popular culture,
and women's and Jewish studies dealing with the era. Post­
Munich Europe, Danzig, the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact, etc.,
would be particularly appropriate.
Please direct proposals
or inquiries to Prof. Thomas O. Kelly, II, Department of His­
tory, Siena College, Loudonville, N.Y. 12211.
A New Publication on the Second World War
An announcement has been received of a new English periodical,
World War II Investigator. A monthly, it was scheduled to be­
gin publication in March 1988. Its purpose is to deal with
the whole war in all of its aspects, focusing on questions,
events, persons, organizations, etc., that have been over­
looked or ne-glected in the general literature. Articles of
between one and three thousand words will be commissioned and
authors paid. Those interested in becoming subscribers or
contributers should write to World War II Investigator, 68
Staines Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 3LF, England.
Eisenhower Library Conference
The Eisenhower Library is sponsoring a conference on "Women
in War, Politics, and Government: 1942-1960" at the library
in Abiline, Kansas, on 20-21 October 1988. For information,
write to the Director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abiline,
Kansas 67410.
Individual Appointments
Dr. Carl Boyd, currently on leave of absence as Professor of
History from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, is
Visiting Scholar for two years (1987-89) at the U.S. Army Cen­
ter of Military History, Washington, D.C. His research deals
with "Magic" and the European Theater during World War II.
Prof. Warren F. Kimball of Rutgers University at Newark has
been named the 1988-89 Pitt Professor of American History and
Institutions at the University of Cambridge, England.
Estab­
lished forty-four years ago, the professorship was named for
the eighteenth-century British statesman William Pitt.
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