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Wednesday, 28 December

137. The Cultural Politics of British First World War Veteran Identity

10:15–11:30 a.m., Thomas Paine, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Carol Burke, Univ. of California, Irvine

1. “The War Veteran and Flanerie: ‘Lost in the Mean World, Jostled by the Crowd,’” Monika Gehlawat, Univ. of California, Berkeley

2. “Comradeship and the Formation of a Collective Veteran Identity,” Douglas Higbee, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. “‘The Bittern Cry’: Ireland’s Forgotten Veterans of the Great War,” Denell Downum, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

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